Council appoints contractor for £14m creative hub

Artist’s impression of the Vulcan Works creative hub project.
Contractor Stepnell has been appointed by Northampton Borough Council to build a £14m creative hub which could create around 300 jobs. Work is set to start on the project, which includes the refurbishment of Grade II-listed former Vulcan Works – once at the forefront of Northampton’s internationally-renowned shoe industry – and the construction of a brand-new three-storey building. The overall scheme will create 59 studios, workshops and offices available to let by creative businesses with the focus on start-ups and fledg... For the full story register now for free or login below...