GMP Pharmaceutical Refurbishment

TCi (GB) Ltd has been engaged more than two years in the site-wide refurbishment and construction of clean-room GMP manufacturing and laboratory facilities for a major OTC pharmaceuticals producer.

Industry: Pharmaceutical

Scale: >800,000 sqft

Contract: Refurbishment of laboratories and GMP working areas

To date, works have included:

  • Complete, embedded floor drainage systems with contamination control traps and access ports as necessary
  • Development of a bespoke floor-covering process to provide a hardwearing (for heavy machinery), sealed, hygienic, high slip resistant solution with radius-coved corner detail
  • Preparation and finishing of smooth, continuous wall surfaces, featuring shallow radius inner corner detail, decorated with hygiene paint
  • Both tiled and painted ceilings, using high-grade hygiene tiles paint
    Remote and button-operated large airlock door units
  • Air-conditioning and heating/cooling units with contaminant separation supplied by KJR Refrigeration Ltd – clean room specialists
  • LED lighting meeting workplace standards (Lighting at Work Act HSG38), maintaining minimum 500lux at working height
  • Emergency lighting and alarm systems 3 Phase high-current AC supply installed in each facility for large
    machinery
  • M&E (data, electrical and alarm systems), plumbing and compressed gas works overseen by TCi within the scope of the project

Project Delivery

Throughout the manufacturing facility, techniques have been developed to provide a hygienic and easy to maintain, continuous scheme of renovations. The site comprises Wet/loose material production areas, dry packing areas, warehouse storage and office facilities, requiring a strict anti-contamination policy between zones, as well as the careful separation of building works via temporary containment walls. 2-stage entrance porches are used to incorporate decontamination/dust removal and an onsite cleaner employed to carry out hourly maintenance to site access areas.

Other works have included the installation of mezzanine floors and transport areas, respecting the sensitivity of the environment at all times.

Outcomes

The schedule of works has included a programme of small laboratory refurbishments alongside the repurposing of large GMP manufacturing areas, upgrading a traditional factory environment into a state-of-the-art facility. The result is a continuous, clean and futuristic manufacturing premises, reflecting the prestige of our customer.

TCi construction WORKS specialises in clean room and GMP environments within the commercial construction and refurbishment sector. TCi construction WORKS is a part of the TCi (GB) Ltd family.

 

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