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.