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Lab Furniture Fit Out for Birmingham University’s Molecular Science Building

S+B UK are proud to have contributed to the creation of world-class research facilities at Birmingham University’s Molecular Science Building. Our role involved manufacturing and installing cutting-edge laboratory furniture to support the university’s vision of fostering excellence in research and academia.

Lab Furniture Fit Out at University of Birmingham Molecular Sciences Building

Working in collaboration with Associated Architects and Morgan Sindall, we provided a range of specialized furniture for this remarkable project. This included our Exemplaire C frame system with Trespa Toplab Plus worktops, reagent shelves, and mobile cabinets, Elevaire suspended service carriers, safety stations and heavy-duty mobile balance benches.

Lab Furniture Fit Out at University of Birmingham Molecular Sciences Building

The Molecular Science Building is a sustainable hub designed to offer 3,700m² high quality laboratory spaces while prioritizing energy efficiency. The facility features innovative technologies such as air-source heat pumps, rooftop solar power generation, high-performance thermal design, and LED lighting with smart controls. These elements align with the University of Birmingham’s commitment to sustainability and its ambitious net-zero targets.

The sustainable hub encourages interdisciplinary collaboration and cutting-edge research, reinforcing the university’s reputation as a leader in the chemical, environmental, and biomolecular sciences.

To find out more about this project and discover more pictures, please visit our Case Studies page.

All photos are courtesy of Associated Architects.