Contract Type: Design & Build
Client: Lynn’s Country Foods
Total Build Value: £15 million
Consultant: Dowds Group In-House
Dowds Group were entrusted by artisan food producer Lynn’s Country Foods to design and build the complete M&E services in their new state of the art food manufacturing facility at their plant in Finnebrogue, Down Business Park Downpatrick.
The new factory has been built on a 6 acre site, a project that comprised the conversion and extension of an existing 1069m2 warehouse, increasing the building to 3700m2 during phase one and then further extended under phase two, the completion of which sees the factory standing at a staggering 14,500m2.
The building now provides Finnebrogue with process mix rooms, production halls, equipment wash rooms, cold rooms, chilled storage, dry goods storage, spice prep, engineering workshops, automated packing and warehousing, a complete energy centre housing load centre, mechanical plant, hot water generation plant (with. heat recovery) and chiller plant plus full administration and technical support office and staff changing facilities.