Babraham Research Campus

Client: Babraham Bioscience Technologies Ltd

Location: Cambridge

Contractor: SDC Building Ltd

Project Value: £1.8m

Building B580, on the Babraham Research Campus, replaces an out-of-date laboratory building with new facilities over two floors, consisting of a series of laboratories and a Central Computing Services Machine Room (BICS) which provides the network infrastructure for the entire site.

The mechanical works include a roof top plant room; close control, duty stand-by air conditioning units to ensure continual temperature; comfort cooling throughout the BICS room. All laboratories and supporting offices are comfort cooled by ceiling mounted fan coil units; various laboratory gas supplies; and a Building Management System.

The electrical works include lighting, power, access control to achieve a secure building and fire alarms.