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(UK) Stockport: New autism school to meet "existing and future needs"

Oct 5, 2023, Place Northwest: Autism school to take over vacant Stockport office

N. England

Solutions House, located next to the town’s famous Pyramid, is to be converted into an education facility under plans lodged with the local council.

Outcomes First Group has submitted an application to convert the 12,000 sq ft Stockport office block into a school for people aged four to 19 who have autism spectrum disorders.
The school would have capacity for 50 students and would employ around 40 staff.

A planning statement prepared by consultancy Alder King states that the facility would “help meet both the existing and future needs for specialist education in Stockport and surrounding areas”.

In addition, the school would “reduce both the current number of children who need to travel ’out of area’ to find an appropriate education environment and overcrowding in existing settings.” …


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