It opened in 1964 when in Holland. It became administered by Lincolnshire in 1974. It is the place to take A levels in Boston for those not attending the two grammar schools. Unlike some local further education colleges, it is not affiliated to the University of Lincoln.
It has two main sites and a performing arts centre:
Skirbeck Road (Rochford Campus) - next to the River Witham and the Boston Leisure Centre. Students can swim there for free. This site has the engineering workshops and beauty therapy. It has halls of resident for up to 200 overseas students. Also learning English at the college are Boston's many migrant workers.
Mill Road (De Montfort Campus, PE21 0HF) - off St Nicholas Road, in the east of Boston (known as Skirbeck), just south of (and next to) CE Primary School. This site is the former Kitwood Boys School (the girls' school became Haven High). It has the gym and sports pitches. It has the computer suites and artwork department.
In the town centre is the Sam Newsom Centre on South Street, which has music facilities and a concert hall.