Project Details

Biotech Research Facility, Dundalk

Warner Chilcott


Warner Chilcott

Project Type:

Healthcare & Pharmaceutical

Project Value


Project Detail:

Overview Warner Chilcott, a global specialty pharmaceutical company that currently focuses on the gastroenterology, women’s healthcare, dermatology and urology segments of the U.S. and Western European pharmaceuticals markets. The plant in Dundalk houses executive offices, analytical services, manufacturing operations and shared services to support operations in the EU. Designer Group delivered the mechanical and electrical installation in this pharmaceutical environment. The quality of the installation resulted from the detailed commissioning policy system used during construction.

More Detail:

Designer Group are responsible for all Mechanical and Electrical Services comprising of

  •  Extensive cable containment distribution system
  •  Main power distribution system
  •  Intrinsically safe electrical installation to laboratory areas
  •  L1 Addressable fire alarm linked to the campus network
  •  Structured cabling installation to Cat 6A standard
  •  Lighting and emergency lighting
  •  Lighting controls system with high frequency daylight compensation dimming
  •  Building Management System (BMS) cabling
  •  Fibre optic network and copper backbone network cabling
  •  Full security system suite, access control, barriers, intruder alarm, CCTV system
  •  Disabled support systems, accessible accessories and toilet alarm
  •  Lightning protection system
  •  External lighting installation
  •  Installation of a new 10KV transformer to the existing MV network
  • 800 KVA standby generator for full load backup
  •  200 KVA UPS system for Irish equipment and 160KVA USA rated UPS system
  •  Shared 110Vac and 230Vac general services installation
  •  Fully validated QBMS system
  •  Integrated compressed air system
  •  Low pressure hot water pipe work system
  •  Treated air in zoned areas
  •  Medical gas distribution system for Helium, Nitrous Oxide, Hydrogen and Nitrogen
  • Fume cupboards installation
  •  Oxygen depletion system
  • Laboratories workspace fit-out
  • Gas fired variable refrigeration volume (VRV) system
  •  Domestic hot and cold water systems
  •  Above ground soils and waste