GSK QA Labratory - Project Azur


Sisk / GlaxoSmithkline




900 sq.m.


IDA, Carrigtwohill, Business Park, Cork.

Project details:

The recently completed GSK QA Laboratory (Project Azur) provides a new centralised laboratory facility for Pharma Supply Chain (PSC), with the capability to carry out Active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) and Raw Materials testing.  The laboratory has enough space to allow equipment for materials characterisation to be added later as the need is identified. The new laboratory has been constructed at the IDA, Carrigtwohill, Business Park, Cork. It was a greenfield site of approximately 1 hectare in area.

The completed works comprise of a 900m2 new build laboratory facility with associated ancillary areas, including, open plan office area, canteen, toilets, board room, plant areas etc with all associated services and specialist services installations.

For this Design & Build contract Wilson Architecture provided full architectural services, in terms of tendering packages, detail design, construction drawings & documentation, completion of the planning process & implementation of the related planning conditions, fire safety certificate and DAC applications & BCAR compliance.