Askham Bryan College, York is adding a zoo to its facilities and Ryland Horticulture Ltd have been awarded the contract for supplying and installing a section of the infra-structure for the new development. The work is to be completed by summer of 2016. Rylands initial job is the installation of a no dig geo-cell footpath system, within the arboretum, to prevent any damage to the rooting systems of the valuable tree stock. The new footpath will connect all areas of the site for public access.
Flamingo Land has a successful link with Askham Bryan College, an agricultural and animal management college based in York.
Askham Bryan College is adding a Zoo to its facilities, to operate at its new Wildlife and Conservation Centre.
An inspirational and educational journey through evolution and animal habitats is on the horizon as students at Askham Bryan College prepare to start using the new Wildlife and Conservation Centre as the focus for their studies.
The £6.8m building at the York campus showcases a range of world-class wildlife habitats – from a Yorkshire river to arid deserts, to a mangrove swamp, and a coral reef – giving students a unique educational experience of caring for and working with exotic species in a practical work environment.