We are delighted to announce that we have completed a complex £50 million project to upgrade and future-fit the warehousing, packing and logistics facilities at AstraZeneca’s Macclesfield site. Working collaboratively with the pharmaceutical giant as an integral part of the company’s user, quality assurance and project management team, BES was principal designer and principal contractor on the three-phase programme. The project involved full design, construction and commissioning of a new high bay warehouse, a low bay warehouse refurbishment and a technically-demanding Global Packing Centre.
We are pleased to report that we have completed an £8.1 million design and build project to deliver Compound Semiconductor Applications (CSA) Catapult’s facility in the world’s first compound semiconductor cluster in south Wales. The world-leading Catapult Innovation Centre will drive advances in compound semiconductor technology and applications, enabling the UK to spearhead future technologies, including autonomous vehicles, 5G mobile networks, renewable energy and the Internet of Things (IoT). READ MORE...
If you are interested in the design and construction of diagnostic treatment centres and imaging facilities, come and join us at the next HCN breakfast, which will take place on Friday 14 Februrary in RICS, London. Our Southern Regional Director, Gavin Statham and Joshua Bannister from Norwood will be there to share their specialist knowledge and experience of delivering complex sophisticated facilities.
As we look forward to an exciting New Year, we have reviewed last years’ key accomplishments which are summarised in our infographic.
We are pleased to report that our Milton Keynes team have successfully completed the new Quality Assurance (QA), Sterility testing laboratory and write up space for a pharmaceutical blue chip client in the South East. The project involved remodelling an existing 1960s building, centrally located within a busy manufacturing facility, whilst maintaining ‘business as usual’ operations at all times. Working as principal contractor, we provided a full turnkey service, including architectural fit out, HVAC, LEV, Electrical, BMS, EMS installations and all site operations were carefully controlled by our experienced project and construction management team. READ MORE...
Merry Christmas from all at BES
We are delighted to announce that our Design Lead, Martina Antalova won the BESA Outstanding Woman in Building Engineer Services Award! The award, which was presented by Women's Engineering Society chief executive officer Elizabeth Donnelly during BESA National Award Ceremony in London, recognises a woman who has made an outstanding contribution to engineering in the built environment and is a fitting role model for women in the building engineering workforce. Congratulations Martina! It's a fantastic achievement and we could not be more proud!
We are delighted to announce that Martina Antalova, BES Design Lead is a finalist for the BESA Outstanding Woman in Building Services Award 2019. The award, which will be presented by the Women’s Engineering Society (WES), will recognise a woman who has made an outstanding contribution to engineering in the built environment and is a fitting role model for women in the building engineering workforce...READ MORE
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...
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