Newcastle University – Medspan Refurbishments
category Laboratories, Universities
client Newcastle University
location Newcastle Upon Tyne
project value £10M
TGA Consulting Engineers LLP were employed by Newcastle University to carry out the full Mechanical and Electrical Services Design a large scale refurbishment of research laboratories in the Medical School.
The overall project value was approximately £10m with the M&E elements comprising approximately £4.6m.
The project consisted of 28 individual sub projects across all levels of the Cookson and Leech Buildings of the Medical School.
Due to the number and complexity of the sub projects a detailed contract programme was developed to coordinate the movement of departments, temporary relocation of facilities etc. to minimize the disruption to adjacent departments and facilities that were required to be maintained in full operation throughout the program of works.
Despite the size and complexity of the works, the overall project was completed on programme and within budget.
Approximately 50% of the projects were for the provision of a range of research and teaching laboratories, mass spectrometer facilities and constant temperature rooms.
Laboratory types included Cat 2 and 3 molecular science tissue culture, mitochondrial and cellular science laboratories.
Individual sub projects