Pictures: Rolle College demolition nearly complete

PUBLISHED: 11:57 07 February 2018 | UPDATED: 11:57 07 February 2018

The former Rolle College site being demolished to make way for the Deaf Academy, due to open in September 2019. Picture: David Bunton

The former Rolle College site being demolished to make way for the Deaf Academy, due to open in September 2019. Picture: David Bunton

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The final stages of demolition work at the former Rolle College site in Exmouth are taking place ahead of construction of Exeter Deaf Academy’s new home.

The former Rolle College being knocked down ahead of works to create the Deaf Academy on the site. Picture: David BuntonThe former Rolle College being knocked down ahead of works to create the Deaf Academy on the site. Picture: David Bunton

These pictures show demolition work taking place at the former Rolle College site ahead of construction of Exeter Deaf Academy’s new home.

Last year, the deaf academy was granted planning permission to construct its new home on the site in Exmouth.

Pictures taken by Exmouth photographer David Bunton show bulldozers knocking down the former college.

A spokesman for Exeter Deaf Academy said this is the last building to be demolished to make way for student accommodation.

The former Rolle College being demolished ahead oi construction starting on the Deaf Academy's new home. Picture: David BuntonThe former Rolle College being demolished ahead oi construction starting on the Deaf Academy's new home. Picture: David Bunton

The spokesman added: “We expect to have the site cleared by March and are firmly on track to commence the build in May.

“The doors of our new Deaf Academy will open for the beginning of the academic year in September 2019.

“Exmouth is a town with a strong sense of community and we are already receiving such a warm welcome.

“Being an active part of this community is at the heart of our vision for the new Academy.”

Bolldozers knocking down the former Rolle College site to make way for the Deaf Academy due to open in 2019. Picture: David BuntonBolldozers knocking down the former Rolle College site to make way for the Deaf Academy due to open in 2019. Picture: David Bunton

Demolition of the former Rolle College taking place to make way for the Deaf Academy. Picture: David BuntonDemolition of the former Rolle College taking place to make way for the Deaf Academy. Picture: David Bunton


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