• Client: Ovagen International Limited
  • Architect: Beer & Burgess
  • Quantity Surveyor: BHL Consultants
  • Duration: April 2008 - August 2008
  • Contract value: £3.7M
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Construction of a new industrial facility for Ovagen Limited, which is a biotechnology company that has developed a process of producing germ free chicken eggs and germ free birds in commercial quantities for use primarily in the pharmaceutical industry.

This project consisted of 2,500m² building which contains Germ Free Suites for flocks of 550 birds, Isolators, Incubators Laboratories, Egg Processing Units, Research & Development Units, Head office a .5km access road and associated works.

The project involved:

  • A number of large Clean Rooms which were supplied with high quality air at positive pressure. These rooms were fitted with HEPA filters and temperature controlled.
  • Changing rooms with controlled access showers to clean side.
  • Fitting of transfer isolator unit and sterilization feed bin.
  • Extensive ventilation ducting & AHU’s throughout the building with all controls being linked by BMS.
  • Sub-station constructed with its own transformer and a plinth for future expansion.
  • Offices and canteen along with comm’s room were also constructed.