Works are progressing well on the construction of a new pharmacy and aseptic suite for chemotherapy and clinical trial/emerging therapy at Weston Park Hospital in Sheffield. Following the demolition and strip out works, we have converted the 7th floor areas into a plantroom. Last week we reached a significant milestone with new Air Handling Units (AHU) being safely delivered and installed on site. READ MORE...
“We have a great culture”, “we’re inclusive”, “we’re collaborative” – it seems that everyone is keen to promote a positive business culture as an indicator of their company’s success. The Oxford dictionary defines culture as “the ideas, customs, and social behaviour of a particular people or society”. Quite simply then, from a business perspective, culture starts with the people within a company and the behaviours they adopt. READ MORE...
Today marks World Mental Health Day (WMHD), an annual campaign designed to raise awareness of mental health issues. This year it’s main focus is on suicide prevention and promoting positive mental health. To show our support for better mental health and celebrate this important day, this morning we held a meditation session in our office. The purpose of the class was to explain the benefits of the meditation practice as well as to introduce techniques which can help reduce and manage stress...READ MORE
This year, to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the hospice, we are taking part in their Corporate Challenge, trying to raise as much money as possible until the end of this month! To support this worthy cause, on Tuesday 1st October BES hiking team conquered the highest mountain in Wales, Snowdon. Taking the Pyg Track route to the summit, they tackled the rocky and wet terrain, wind and dense fog. Despite the bad weather, our team braved the challenging conditions, completing the walk with a great enthusiasm! We would like to thank to those who have supported the team by making donations to help our cause...READ MORE
We are looking forward to attending this year’s IHEEM Healthcare Estates Conference, 8-9 October in Manchester Central. 'Healthcare Estates' is a unique two-day event that consists of the prestigious IHEEM Annual Conference, the UK’s largest trade Exhibition for the sector and the Healthcare Estates IHEEM Awards Dinner...READ MORE
We were delighted to support the AstraZeneca family fun day on Saturday 14th September. The closed event saw some 3000 AZ North West based employees staff, contractors, suppliers and their families attend the Family fun day at the Macclesfield campus. The event was a celebration of Science, technology, engineering and manufacturing...READ MORE
Since the company was founded in 2002, we have designed and built many cleanrooms and laboratories, particularly for the pharmaceutical, medical devices and biotech markets. During this time, we have established a strong customer base including blue chip customers such as AstraZeneca, GSK and Smith & Nephew who require sophisticated facilities for the discovery, development and manufacture of drugs. However, cleanrooms and controlled environments are used in practically every industry including automation, aeronautical, healthcare and semiconductor and these industries are providing further opportunities to utilise our design expertise and construction experience to full effect....READ MORE
BES are proud to be part of our local community and we are committed in our support of Springhill Hospice in Rochdale. This year, to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the hospice, we are taking part in their Corporate Challenge to turn a £30 loan into as much money as possible in just 2 months! We will run a series of fundraising events across our company until the 31st October. We’ve selected the health and wellbeing as a theme for our events, which will include sports competitions, meditation classes, workshops, park runs and walks. ....READ MORE
We are pleased to confirm that BES acquired the leading partition solutions provider, Norwood Group. Our teams work closely together to offer tailored architectural designs which meet specific needs of our clients for pharmaceutical, healthcare and semiconductor markets. Our clients can also benefit from the direct communication with the manufacturer, and the opportunity to influence the partition system at the early stages of the project....READ MORE
In our continued strive for improvement of our BIM processes we recently attended a BIM Accreditation Masterclass seminar hosted by Excitech in collaboration with Lloyds Register at The Etihad Stadium in Manchester. The course provided a thorough explanation of the BIM accreditation processes, discussed the complexities of the recent changes from PAS 1192 standards to the newly released ISO 19650, and explored the role that document management has to play in the process.... READ MORE