Cliff Ton

What was this school (or schools) ?

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Going out of Nottingham up Carlton Road, on the right-hand side before you get to the Porchester Road junction, there are several school / college buildings. Some have recently been demolished (the one called Castle College) but some remain - called City College. You can see them here on Streetview : https://goo.gl/maps/mDWtt1F57iE2

When they were operating as schools, what were they called ?

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That was Manvers pierrpoint. I think, it is used as a form of community college now.

Part of it was demolished, a couple of years ago. NCT are supposed to be moving there from Parliament st.

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I the 1880s till the school was built? The Nottingham Builders Brick Company had their works on this site.

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That was Manvers pierrpoint. I think, it is used as a form of community college now.

Part of it was demolished, a couple of years ago. NCT are supposed to be moving there from Parliament st.

Thanks for that, the name Manvers Pierrepont rings a bell. City College is the surviving part, and the bit that was demolished was also part of Manvers but became Castle College for a while.

And as Bubblewrap says, it was the site of one of many brickworks in that area.

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My cousin went to that school, late sixties, when it was Manvers Bilateral.

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I think Manvers school was for boys and Pierpoint was for girls. Maybe they merged when schools went Comprehensive.

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I believe that the demolished one is my old school namely Forest Field Grammer. It was the new building we moved to from the Stanley Road buildings in about 1968-9. I never warmed to it, in fact disliked it intensely and wasn't there long and left in early 1970. It may well have become some other named school later. Its ironic that the old building on Stanley Road remains to this day but the 'new' school is rubble.

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Yes Manvers was for boys and Pierepoint the girls. I was at Manvers for a short time in the 50s before moving to Trent Bridge and I lived on Handel Street and Ashley Street and walked to school.

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On 3/12/2016 at 11:43 AM, Cliff Ton said:

Going out of Nottingham up Carlton Road, on the right-hand side before you get to the Porchester Road junction, there are several school / college buildings. Some have recently been demolished (the one called Castle College) but some remain - called City College. You can see them here on Streetview : https://goo.gl/maps/mDWtt1F57iE2

When they were operating as schools, what were they called ?

I am sure the school was know as Manvers Secondary School.

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