About Roots

Roots Restaurant

Whether you want to escape the hustle and bustle of work or just fancy dining out, enjoy a light bite or a fully-fledged banquet, our menus will ensure you get exactly what you need at Roots.

Please make a reservation for all of our lunch and evening meals.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

Roots Restaurant and a front-of-house learner collecting a drinks order.

Learners in the Roots Bakery.

Training and Education

We aim to provide you with the best education and courses that can be offered in East Lancashire. The Heartwood Centre and Roots Restaurant provides students with professional industry standard equipment, including training kitchens, a bakery and patisserie to make the very most of your time training and learning with us.


Events and Conferencing

The Heartwood Conference Centre and Roots Restaurant boast brand new facilities designed for businesses large and small located within easy reach of Junction 7 on the M65 and other motorway connections. There are two meeting rooms which can be adapted to host events for between 10 and 100 delegates.

Online conference taking place in the Elm Suite, Heartwood Conference Centre.

One of the training kitchens at Roots Restaurant available for commercial hire.

Facilities Hire

Our new state-of-the-art Heartwood Centre and Roots Restaurant has brand new facilities which can be hired by individuals and companies wishing to arrange product and recipe development and testing, filming and food photography.