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12-week Design for Grade C Filling Line

12-week Design for Grade C Filling Line

31/03/2021

Our design team recently delivered both the concept and detailed design of a Grade C Filling and Sterilization Facility for a manufacturer of plasma-derived products in the South East. BES was appointed as Principal Designer for the project, with responsibility for process, mechanical, electrical, and architectural design. As part of this fast-track commission, we developed a solution to refurbish a large area of the ground floor of an existing two-storey building, to increase capacity for existing products and enable larger batch sizes...READ MORE

BES returns to AstraZeneca GPC for a time critical upgrade

BES returns to AstraZeneca GPC for a time critical upgrade

09/03/2021

We have now delivered a follow-on project at the GPC as principal designer and principal contractor, adding a further five packing lines to the clean environment in a fast-track six month design and delivery programme. Maintaining business-as-usual (BAU) operations throughout the project, we absorbed significant changes to the scope within the original programme. The project was completed on time against strict quality, health and safety requirements, despite pandemic safety restrictions. READ MORE

BES wins integrated design and construction contract for Terumo Aortic Facility

BES wins integrated design and construction contract for Terumo Aortic Facility

02/03/2021

We are very pleased to announce that we have won a major contract for a global medical device manufacturing facility located near Glasgow. BES will be principal designer and principal contractor on the project for Terumo Aortic which is part of Terumo Corporation based in Tokyo, a global leader in medical technology for 100 years. Terumo Aortic manufactures a comprehensive portfolio of innovative surgical, endovascular and hybrid products that provide clinicians around the world with solutions for treating patients with aortic disease. BES will be responsible for process, architectural and building services design of a unique manufacturing environment, along with fit out and procurement of the facility’s specialist production equipment. READ MORE

Feature Case Study: Warehousing, Packing and Logistics Project

Feature Case Study: Warehousing, Packing and Logistics Project

17/02/2021

This complex capital project, consisting of more than 225,000 square feet of total site development, was delivered in a live pharmaceutical environment, while enabling business as usual operations throughout. The utilised sustainable design and construction solutions and the exceptional collaborative efforts led to completing this time-critical project on time and within the budget, with safety performance five times safer than industry average. The new facilities incorporate technological innovations, which benefit productivity, enable collaborative ways of working and ensure the security of supply of essential medicines for global distribution. READ MORE

BES expands team to manage growth

BES expands team to manage growth

16/12/2020

Following a period of sustained growth, we have increased our team by more than 30 in just the past six months. Based in Rochdale and Milton Keynes, we have built an enviable reputation for the successful design, construction, commissioning and validation of sophisticated facilities for the pharmaceutical, healthcare and life sciences sectors. We deliver innovative project solutions to stringent standards of quality and compliance across the UK and beyond. BES’ recent expansion ensures the company can continue to provide the specialist expertise and project experience required by customers in highly-regulated industries. It also prepares the company for further managed growth, ensuring the availability of the right skills, experience and collaborative approach on every project...READ MORE

Our project wins Constructing Excellence in North West Awards

Our project wins Constructing Excellence in North West Awards

01/12/2020

Our High Bay Warehouse, Packing and Logistics project, delivered with AstraZeneca, was announced winner of the Integration and Collaborative Working Award at this year's Constructing Excellence in North West Award virtual ceremony. We are very proud of our collaboration with AstraZeneca which has enabled us to deliver many technically challenging and strategically important projects over the years. The High Bay Warehouse, Packing and Logistics project has been meticulously delivered in a series of discrete phases within one of the busiest medicines packing operations in Europe...READ MORE

BES designs new Syringe Filling Line for the Sterile Production Plant

BES designs new Syringe Filling Line for the Sterile Production Plant

26/11/2020

BES recently completed a multidisciplinary design of the new primary packing facility, including full integration of a state-of-the-art sterile syringe filling line, for AstraZeneca in Macclesfield. The project comprised the fit-out of an existing fallow area within the live cancer drug manufacturing plant – a facility BES designed and constructed in 2016. By bringing production and packing capabilities under one roof, AstraZeneca will further streamline the distribution of their highly sensitive and valuable product, increasing its overall capacity...READ MORE

BES named as winners at the Construction Computing Awards

BES named as winners at the Construction Computing Awards

16/11/2020

We are very pleased to announce that alongside Excitech Ltd, we were named as winners at the Construction Computing Awards 2020 in the "Innovation of the Year" category. The Awards showcase and reward the excellent work carried out by companies within the construction sector and the sophisticated technology they use to design, construct and modify buildings across the UK...READ MORE

BES shortlisted in the 2020 North West Regional Construction Awards

BES shortlisted in the 2020 North West Regional Construction Awards

09/11/2020

We are delighted that the High Bay Warehouse, Packing and Logistics Project we delivered in partnership with AstraZeneca, has been shortlisted in the Integration & Collaborative Project category at the North West Regional Construction Awards. The awards are the most significant celebration of best practice and best value in the north west and the only event of its kind that connects every single discipline of construction working towards a sustainable built environment...READ MORE

BES to deliver a new ISO7 cleanroom for TEVA

BES to deliver a new ISO7 cleanroom for TEVA

03/11/2020

BES has been awarded a significant contract to carry out the detailed design, construction and commissioning of a new cleanroom located at TEVA’s manufacturing facilities in Runcorn. Fulfilling the role of Principal Designer and Principal Contractor, our dedicated project team will design and construct the new facility...READ MORE