Services open to the public

Blackburn College isn’t just for students. As a member of the public, you can access a wide range of our services delivered by students and their highly qualified tutors.

From accessing our substantial library collection and getting your MOT and service, to indulging in a well-deserved spa treatment or treating someone special to a delicious three course dinner at Scholars Restaurant, there’s something for everyone.

Academy Hair and Beauty

Academy Hair and Beauty Full hair and beauty service including hairdressing, barbering, spa treatments, nail and make up services.

Regional Automotive Tech Hub (RATH)

Regional Automotive Tech Hub (RATH) Keep you trusty motor running with MOTs, servicing, vehicle diagnostic checks and a full range of motor maintenance.

Scholars Restaurant

Scholars Restaurant Our fully licensed training restaurant and offers a great lunch and dinner dining experience at fabulous prices.

Physiotherapy Performance Lab

Physiotherapy Performance Lab Physiotherapy assessments, treatments and personalised rehabilitation programmes to improve and resolve any health problems.

Cookery School

Cookery School Learn cookery techniques or how to deliver the perfect fine dining experience at dinner parties – the Cookery School is a must for all foodies.


Libraries Our libraries welcomes visitors on a ‘reference’ basis. Access our substantial collection of books, a magazines, online databases, journals, e-books and DVDs.

Room Hire & Conferencing

Room Hire & Conferencing Find out how you can book room and conferencing facilities on campus.

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