S+B are delighted to have secured the Laboratory Furniture Package for the University of Warwick new Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Building.
The £40m project was designed by Hawkins Brown Architects along with the main contractor Willmott Dixon and The Fairhursts Design Group and is due for completion at the end of 2020.
The research building will bring together up to 300 biomedical researchers from across the School of Life Sciences and Warwick Medical School to fight human diseases and will provide a world-class environment in which to train future generations of biomedical researchers.
In keeping with the high-quality standards required for the state of the art building, the design team chose to use S+B UK laboratory furniture and fume cupboards Exemplaire C frame system with mobile cabinets and Trespa worktops.
To find out more about this furniture system download the PDF Brochure from the Exemplaire C Fram page or visit our Case Studies page to discover other completed projects.
Elevaire Overhead Service Delivery System and Mobilaire flexible furniture system chosen by Leeds University
The Faculty of Biological Sciences (FBS) Garstang building refurbishment contract at Leeds University has been awarded to S+B UK Limited.
S+B was first approached by Associated Architects, Leeds, to provide specialist advice for specification development and budget costings in Spring of 2018.
The supplier and product selection process involved the university visiting the S+B manufacturing plant, showrooms and offices in Manchester as well as an inspection of 2 completed installations of similar size and scope at Manchester University.
S+B then worked closely with the design team, including the M&E consultants and also AA Projects, Leeds who are the cost consultants for the project to fully detail the specification and costings for the project.
S+B has been appointed as the specialist subcontractor by Styles and Wood who are the main contractor for the project. The first phase is on site on October 19 and will be the 9th floor, floors 8,7 & 4 will follow in later phases across 2020.
These labs will be fitted out with a combination of Elevaire Overhead Service Delivery System, Mobilaire flexible furniture and Exemplaire modular fixed furniture system.
Whitehouse Scientific has been producing precision glass microspheres for calibration for over 30 years and is the highest ranking European certification laboratory for primary methods of particle size analysis.
Having filled over 1 million bottles using a unique 100 stage spinning riffler system, they are now the world’s leading manufacturer of single-shot glass microsphere standards.
The references, nearly all NIST traceable range in size from 0.1µm to 5.0mm and are available as single sizes or broad distribution standards.
The founder of Whitehouse Scientific, Dr Graham Rideal has just completed a 2 year term as Chairman of The Filtration Society.” (extract from the Whitehouse Scientific website)
S+B has been chosen by Whitehouse Scientific to fit out its new laboratory with a brief that includes all the operational requirements and a desire to create a space which will be safe, comfortable and attractive for its staff and which can be used for marketing purposes with prospective clients. The furniture system chosen is the modular Exemplaire C Frame System with suspended storage cabinets, wall units with integral lighting and the SpaceSaver Working Wall Storage System.
The S+B installation team, Gareth and Josh, started the new year with a trip to Algeria where they installed a laboratory and fume cupboard, expanding the international project portfolio.
The Project Manager was Intertek, the provider of innovative and bespoke Assurance, Testing, Inspection and Certification services.
The system provided was Utilaire with Trespa Toplab Plus Worktops, mobile cabinets and also our Ecoline Fume Cupboard.
We have received this prestigious award for our exceptional overseas sales and achieving increased year-on-year growth. Our Sales director Paul Bentham accepted the Queen’s Award.
The Queen’s Award for Enterprise is the UK’s highest accolade for business success with winners selected by the Prime Minister’s office and approved by Her Majesty the Queen.
All our furniture for learning is designed and built at our facilities in Manchester. We are understandably proud that we are now being recognized not only by winning a Queens Award for Enterprise in International Trade but through our membership with COBIS worldwide for our educational furniture.
You can read more in the Halifax Courier.
It was a memorable day at the S+B factory when Her Majesty The Queen’s Representative for Greater Manchester, The Lord Lieutenant of a Greater Manchester visited the S+B factory to present The Queens Award for Enterprise, International Trade.
Also in attendance to celebrate the occasion was the Deputy Lord Mayor of Salford and his Consort.
Following the presentation, the distinguished visitors were given a guided tour of the S+B offices, manufacturing plant and showrooms.
Local media attended and various newspapers are featuring the event and Irish TV will be broadcasting a report in a couple of weeks which will feature interviews with the Directors and a tour of the facilities.
Pictured above from left to right are Craig Norris Operations Director, Mike Serridge Managing Director, Claire Connor Consort to the Deputy Lord Mayor, Paul Bentham Sales Director, Councillor Peter Connor, Deputy Lord Mayor and of course Mr Warren J Smith The Lord Lieutenant of Greater a Manchester.