Historical OU Campus Tour

A historical tour of the buildings of The Open University Walton Hall campus in Milton Keynes

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video preview image for Wilson Building Image Wilson BuildingExternal view of the Wilson Building on the Open University campus, Milton Keynes.2018
video preview image for Walton Hall Campus Image Walton Hall CampusView of the Mulberry Lawn at the Open University Walton Hall campus.23 August 73
video preview image for Walton Hall Image Walton HallExternal view of the front of Walton Hall on the Open University Campus, Milton Keynes.2011
video preview image for Walton Hall Image Walton HallHistorical postcard image of Walton Hall. Undated1900
video preview image for Venables Building Image Venables BuildingExternal view of the entrance to the Venables Building on the Open University campus in Milton...2018
video preview image for Vaughan Harley Building Image Vaughan Harley BuildingExternal view of the Vaughan Harley Building on the Open University campus in Milton Keynes. Named...2018
video preview image for The opening of the BBC OU Production Centre Video The opening of the BBC OU Production CentreThe opening of the new BBC/OUPC in the Perry building by HRH Prince Charles on July 1982. Followed...1982
video preview image for The Hub Image The HubLocated on the Open University campus in Milton Keynes. Built originally in 1970 the Catering...2011
video preview image for Stuart Hall Building Image Stuart Hall BuildingExternal view of the Stuart Hall Building on the Open University campus, Milton Keynes. Named after...2018
video preview image for St Michael's Church Image St Michael's ChurchSt Michael's Church and graves on the Open University Campus in Milton Keynes.2015
video preview image for Sports Pavilion Image Sports PavilionThe Sports Pavilion Building on the Open University Campus in Milton Keynes.2018
video preview image for Sir Paul Chambers Image Sir Paul ChambersSir Paul Chambers (1904-1981). First Treasurer of The Open University from 1969 to 1975. Image...1973
video preview image for Robert Hooke Building Image Robert Hooke BuildingExternal view of the Robert Hooke Building on the Open University campus in Milton Keynes. Named...2011
video preview image for Reg Meacham Image Reg MeachamReg Meacham was Head Porter and the first Mace Bearer of the University. Photograph taken at the...1972
video preview image for Philip Sully Building Image Philip Sully BuildingExternal view of the entrance to the Philip Sully Building on the Open University east campus in...2011
video preview image for Peter Venables Video Peter VenablesPeter Venables talks about his role as Pro-Chancellor and the governance of The Open University.1973
video preview image for Perry Building Image Perry BuildingExternal view of the entrance to the Perry Building, named after the first OU Vice Chancellor...2018
video preview image for Pentz Building Image Pentz BuildingExternal view of the Pentz Building on the Open University campus in Milton Keynes. Professor...2018
video preview image for Overseas visitors to the OU Video Overseas visitors to the OUVice Chancellor John Horlock describing overseas visitors to the OU in 1982.1983
video preview image for Open University fees in the early 1980s Video Open University fees in the early 1980sDon Feasey asks University Secretary Joe Clinch about Open University fees.1983
video preview image for Official opening of the Wilson Building at Walton Hall. Image Official opening of the Wilson Building at Walton Hall.Harold Wilson visiting The Open University on the occasion of the naming of the Wilson Building on...1990
video preview image for OU BBC Production Centre Ceremony Image OU BBC Production Centre CeremonyVice-Chancellor Walter Perry at the topping out ceremony of the new BBC/OU Complex.25 January 79
video preview image for Mulberry Lawn Image Mulberry LawnView of the Mulberry Lawn and Mulberry tree on the Open University Walton Hall campus, Milton...2018
video preview image for Michael Young Building Image Michael Young BuildingExternal view of the Michael Young Building on the Open University Campus, Milton Keynes2007
video preview image for Michael Young Image Michael YoungMicheal Young at the OU Graduates Dinner in 1973, outside Walton Hall on the Open University campus...1973
video preview image for Meacham Building Image Meacham BuildingExternal view of the Meacham Building on the Open University campus in Milton Keynes. Reg Meacham...2018
video preview image for Legacy Garden Image Legacy GardenView of the Legacy Garden at the Open University campus in Milton Keynes. On the site of a section...2018
video preview image for Kenneth Berrill Image Kenneth BerrillPro-Chancellor Sir Kenneth Berrill (1920-2009) at the naming ceremony of the new Berrill Building...1997
video preview image for Kenneth Berrill Video Kenneth BerrillOpen University Pro Chancellor Sir Kenneth Berrill introducing a lecture by Vice Chancellor John...14 December 86
video preview image for Julie Walters visit Image Julie Walters visitActress Julie Walters with University Secretary Joe Clinch. Julie Walters visited the OU campus on...19 April 83
video preview image for Jim Burrows Building Image Jim Burrows BuildingExternal view of the Jim Burrows Building on the Open University campus in Milton Keynes. Jim...2018
video preview image for Jennie Lee Library Image Jennie Lee LibraryThe original OU Library (The Jennie Lee Library) displaying an Open Library banner.1999
video preview image for Jennie Lee Building Image Jennie Lee BuildingExternal view of the Jennie Lee Building. Built on the site of the original Jennie Lee Library...2018
video preview image for Jennie Lee Video Jennie LeeJennie Lee at the foundation stone ceremony for the Jennie Lee Library in 1973.1973
video preview image for Introduction to D100 Video Introduction to D100Michael Drake introduces D100, the foundation course in social sciences.10 January 71
video preview image for Horlock Building Image Horlock BuildingExternal view of the Horlock Building on the Open University campus in Milton Keynes. Names after...2011
video preview image for Harold Wilson Video Harold WilsonFootage from Harold Wilson's 'University of the Air' speech given at the Labour Party Conference in...1963
video preview image for Gerald Gardiner Video Gerald GardinerOpen University Chancellor Gerald Gardiner speaks at the University Mace Ceremony in 1973.1973
video preview image for George Abell Observatory Image George Abell ObservatoryExternal view of the George Abell Observatory on The Open University campus in Milton Keynes.2018
video preview image for George Abell Video George AbellGeorge Abell looks at the significance of a photograph of the Andromeda Nebula made by Edwin Hubble...29 August 79
video preview image for Gass Building Image Gass BuildingExternal view of the Gass Building on the Open University campus, Milton Keynes. Named after...2011
video preview image for Gardiner Building Naming Ceremony Image Gardiner Building Naming CeremonyLady Gardiner at the naming ceremony for the Open University Gardiner building. Also shows...12 June 86
video preview image for Gardiner Building Image Gardiner BuildingExternal view of the Gardiner Building on the Open university campus in Milton Keynes. Named after...2008
video preview image for Funeral Procession of Vaughan Harley Image Funeral Procession of Vaughan HarleyThe funeral procession of Professor Edward Vaughan Berkeley Harley (1864-1923) outside Walton Hall,...1923
video preview image for Frank Henshaw Building Image Frank Henshaw BuildingExternal view of the entrance to the Frank Henshaw Building, on the Open University's East Campus...2011
video preview image for Francis Aprahamian Bust Image Francis Aprahamian BustFrancis Aprahamian (1917-1991) was the OU’s first editor and senior science editor. The bust,...2018
video preview image for First OU Programme Video First OU ProgrammeIn this opening clip from the very first Open Forum programme shown on television, the University...1971
video preview image for East Campus Buildings Naming Ceremony Image East Campus Buildings Naming CeremonyOU Student Philip Sully, Chancellor Betty Boothroyd and Frank Henshaw at the naming ceremony of the...2006
video preview image for Drake Court Image Drake CourtDrake Court on the Open University campus in Milton Keynes. Named after Professor Michael Drake,...2018
video preview image for Crowther Building Image Crowther BuildingExternal view of the Crowther Building on the Open University campus in Milton Keynes. Originally...2011