Moulton College Food & Drink Innovation Centre

Moulton, Northamptonshire

The construction of a new high-tech Food and Drink Innovation Centre in Moulton, Northamptonshire

This exciting, cutting edge development at Moulton College’s Pitsford Centre has seen the creation of a new state-of-the-art Food and Drink Innovation Centre aimed at providing opportunities for current and prospective students and to meet the skills development needs of the food and drink sector across Northamptonshire and the South East Midlands.

  • Client:

    Moulton College

  • Architect:

    Lyall, Bills & Young

  • Programme:

    31 weeks

The new 850m2 single-storey building provides purpose-built food technology teaching rooms fitted with the most up-to-date technology and equipment; a preparation kitchen and sensory room for product testing; a concept development kitchen; a bakery and confectionery laboratory and a micro-brewery. In addition, the facility includes an employers’ lounge area enabling industry partners to network and meet with students.

The Centre is now used by students on the college’s further education food production courses, including food science and technology, food operations, health and nutrition, and supporting the many food and drink producers in Northamptonshire.