Opposition to Greenwich University move to Royal Naval College

August 28, 1998

Opposition to Greenwich University's moving into the Royal Naval College has swayed between the anodyne and the aggressive.

Country Life, July 31, 1997: "Let the government seize the opportunity to retain the buildings in state use, either as a defence college or, if not 00that, then for state functions."

Private Eye, Aug 7, 1998, Nooks and Corners column: "The University of Greenwich used to be the South East London Polytechnic (sic) - one of those second-rate institutions dumbed up by Margaret Thatcher...

"Few - least of all members of staff - seem to think this 'university' is a suitable occupant of the Royal Naval College."

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