Northampton College Advanced Engineering Centre

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A Starship Robot driving down a street

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School students having a discussion with their teacher

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East Northamptonshire Enterprise Centre

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People talking in a building under construction

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Northampton Waterside Campus

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Vulcan Works

7th February 2018

Central to the cultural quarter in Northampton Town Centre, the Vulcan Ironworks will transform a largely derelict building into a business and learning space for creative industries. 

Funding Stream: Local Growth Fund (LGF)
LGF Awarded:
Total Project costs: £13.5m
Delivery Partner: Northampton Borough Council
Project Status: Due to open in Autumn 2020
Projected Outputs: 174 new jobs, 59 new lettable units and 116 businesses supported

January 2020

On Wednesday 29 January, a topping-out ceremony took place at the Angel Street element of Vulcan Works, where the steelwork is now complete and the facade well underway...Read more. 

November 2019

Construction continues with the tower crane installed; brickwork repairs continue on the Guildhall Road elevations. The Fetter Street and Angel Street structures are progressing.

June 2019

Works progressing on site with the restoration of the roofs and brickwork and foundations being laid for the new build.

March 2019

Demolition work on the former Amalgamated Tyres site is complete. 

October 2018

The project is now out to tender following a successful bid for a further £3.06m from the European Regional Development Fund.  Read more in the Business Times, Developing Northamptonshire, here.


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