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Welcome to Hopwood Hall College

We are a vocational college set across two campuses in Middleton and Rochdale. With over 200 courses on offer, including programmes in Building Maintenance, Dental Nursing, Painting & Decorating, Plastering, Plumbing and Sports Science, we're sure to have something that's just what you're looking for. We understand college is not just about courses but about life and our campuses are designed to help each student reach their full potential and develop core skills needed for their future careers.

At Hopwood Hall College, we pride ourselves on the high quality training facilities we can offer our students.

But it isn't only our students who can benefit from those facilities. In addition to our learning environments we also offer top quality services to members of the public. So, whether you’re a student or member of the public, find out more about what Hopwood Hall can offer you by clicking into the sections below.


Our licensed restaurant serves modern a la carte British and International Cuisine. Open during term time for lunch and evening meals.

Unique Speciality Theme nights


A state of the art theatre and event space. This facility is used by our students for a number of performances.

Theatre hire available


A contemporary hair & beauty salon offering a range of services & treatments by qualified students or staff members.

Try our Special occasion packages


Our facilities include a sports arena and sports park, as well as many other activities, such as providing local community football.

Corporate memberships available



Jimmy Barker, Boxing Academy Manager at time said:

“We are all very proud of Nicola achievements during her time at the Hopwood Hall College Boxing Academy. I’m sure that the national titles and medals she won during her time as a Sports student would have provided the foundations on which Nicola can achieve her dreams.”

Nicola Adams MBE - Boxer

Gold Medalist - 2012 Olympics


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“Studying at the college was a complete awakening for me. To a large extent, my time at Hopwood Hall was the most important developmental period of my life as I was encouraged by the teachers here to try things (artistically) that would have been frowned upon in other establishments."

Clint Boon