• Occupier: AF Blakemore
  • Size: 16,254sqm / 174,932sqft
  • Completion Date: Ongoing
  • Sector: Food & Drink

UMC Architects are delighted to be supporting Barwood Capital and Equation Properties with the construction of a new purpose built temperature controlled distribution facility for AF Blakemore at Manton Lane, Bedford.

The new site which will house, ambient, chill and frozen chambers will complement A.F. Blakemore’s existing network of distribution centres and provide the business with additional supply-chain capacity to support targeted growth across its retail, wholesale and foodservice divisions.

UMC Architects were initially appointed to prepare concept designs for the new facility before acquiring a successful planning consent. Completion of the unit is expected in Q1 2021. UMC Architects working alongside Main Contractor McLaren Construction throughout the detailed design and construction phases of the project.