Item LSBU/6/6/7 - Ceremony for the Designation of the Polytechnic and Presentation of Awards Brochure and Invitation, 1971

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LSBU/6/6/7

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Ceremony for the Designation of the Polytechnic and Presentation of Awards Brochure and Invitation, 1971

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  • 22 November 1971 (Creation)

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1 invitation and booklet

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(1970-1987)

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In 1970 the Borough Polytechnic Institute merged with the Brixton School of Building, City of Westminster College and National College for Heating, Ventilating, Refrigeration and Fan Engineering to form the Polytechnic of the South Bank. The Designation Ceremony took place at the Royal Festival Hall on the South Bank on 22nd November 1971. Margaret Thatcher, the Education Secretary at the time was the special guest.

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Held in the Queen Elizabeth Hall on the South Bank with the awards being presented by The Right Honourable Mrs Margaret Thatcher as Secretary of State for Education and Science.

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For photos of this ceremony please see LSBU/7/4/1/18-26.

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