Following Mr Jim Kendall’s retirement, in 1990 Mr David Kendall was appointed by the Governors as Director of the College and continued to increase student numbers.
David established Derwen Enterprises, a programme of work experience and supported residential development for young people with disabilities.
Derwen College developed customer facing outlets moving away from the workshop style of work experience.Through fundraising activities, grants from numerous benefactors and legacies Derwen saw a rapid increase in facilities available on campus.
1990s Under the Derwen Enterprise remit, the Garden Café, Garden Centre and
Ceramic Buildings along with the Walled Garden were created.
Accommodation increased with the addition of Thomas House, Junior College
(laterally renamed Juniper Court), Cadbury Court and Acorns
Derwen House was refurbished to become meeting rooms and the Orangery Restaurant
2000s Derwen Estates
Bradbury Computer Centre
Young’s Farm Shop in the Bradbury Retail Unit
Bradbury Food Centre