File: Owens Park

Scope and Content

The Owens Park campus or "village" was a major University residential project of the 1960s, which provided a new type of student accommodation. Owens Park was situated in Fallowfield to the south of the University campus, and opened in 1964. The file includes minutes of the Planning Sub-Committee ,and the committee responsible for the administration of Owens Park. There is also correspondence and reports supplied by the head of the Owens Park Tutors, the award of a Civic Trust prize for the project (1966), discipline issues and extension of visitors hours (1968). A separate folder (4) relates to discussions of further development of the campus between 1967-1970.

Former reference: 310

Access Information

Access restrictions apply to some documents in this file. The documents have been removed form the main file and are closed to public inspection.

Related Material

See also minutes of the Owens Park Tutors committee (OPT) and file VCA/7/912 for post-1976 period.