Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst
Modular Spark Building
3PM were appointed by Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst (SBC) to provide Project Management services to deliver this modular build laboratory & offices facility with a globally unique operating model.
Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst (SBC) was established in 2012, located within the GSK campus in Stevenage SG1 2FX. with the aim to build a globally recognised cluster for therapeutics and related technologies incl. cell & gene therapy that provides support for translation and commercialisation. SBC currently provides accommodation for 39 companies incl. Cell & Gene Therapy Catapult and have invested a total of £650m in the start-up companies and a further £300m in the collaborating companies.
There is further demand from current occupiers and others for integration, scale up, GMP and training facilities within the Stevenage bioscience campus, however, the wider portfolio currently under development were not able to meet the demand in time therefore a modular build project proposal submitted to the Local Enterprises Partnership (LEP) who funded the project, which both helped to accommodate 54 new skilled jobs and safeguarded an estimated 125 existing jobs.
- Project manager as the lead consultant managing the architectural, civil & structural, MEP,QS and planning consultant, from LEP fund application, concept design through offsite & onsite construction to handover and occupation.
- Employers Agent under the JCT D&B Contract, managed the design process and the offsite modular manufacturing and onsite installation programme following the appoint of the main contractor.
- Facilitated the coordination between client operations & facility management team with the occupiers/lab & office tenants.