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  • Bulb Laboratories Exhibiting at BioForward 2022

    11/11/22

    Bulb Laboratories Exhibiting at BioForward 2022 BioForward is OBN’s ‘Roadmap for Growth’ Life Sciences event. The BioForward event is designed to provide support, skills and…

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  • Meet Emily Urban – Bulb’s Laboratory Specialist!

    10/11/22

    Meet Emily Urban – Bulb’s Laboratory Specialist! Tell me about your scientific background "I went to the University of Essex, where I studied an undergraduate…

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  • Lab Incubator Essentials

    14/02/22

    Lab Incubator Essentials   At Bulb Laboratories, we deliver bespoke lab spaces for your scientific needs. We have so far delivered such labs for a…

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  • Bulb Laboratories x BW: Workplace Experts Partnership Brochure 2021

    29/11/21

    Bulb Laboratories x BW: Workplace Experts Partnership Brochure 2021   As part of our previously announced partnership with BW: Workplace Experts, we have created a…

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  • 6 Top Tips for Creating Safe Laboratories

    21/09/21

    TOP TIPS FROM THE BULB TEAM Six tips to follow in order to make your laboratories safer at the design stage: 1. Carry out a…

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  • Further Government funding supports phase II R&D lab conversion at The Oxford Trust’s Wood Centre…

    08/09/21

    Further Government funding supports phase II R&D lab conversion at The Oxford Trust’s Wood Centre for Innovation The Oxford Trust, the local charity encouraging the…

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  • BW: Workplace Experts and Bulb Laboratories Announce New Joint Venture

    24/06/21

    BW: Workplace Experts and Bulb Laboratories Announce New Joint Venture BW: Workplace Experts and Bulb Laboratories today announced they have entered into an agreement to…

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  • The Benefits of a Shared Research Facility for Early Stage Companies

    04/06/21

    The Benefits of a Shared Research Facility for Early Stage Companies Start-up culture is booming in the UK, especially in the life sciences sector. These…

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  • 5 Top Tips for Project Sustainability

    19/04/21

    TOP TIPS FROM THE BULB TEAM 5 Top Tips for Project Sustainability 1. Stakeholder Engagement From agreeing concept: client, design team and contractor share environmental…

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  • We have arrived in Cambridge!

    09/04/21

    We have arrived in Cambridge! We are delighted to announce that we now have a workspace located in Cambridge. Having already completed projects in this…

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  • £0.5 Million Headington Life Science Laboratory Development

    10/03/21

    £0.5 million Headington life science laboratory development at The Oxford Trust’s Innovation Centre supported by funding secured by OxLEP The Oxford Trust, the local charity…

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  • A Fully Laboratory Enabled Building for Arlington in Hammersmith, London

    05/03/21

    A Fully Laboratory Enabled Building for Arlington in Hammersmith, London Arlington, one of the leading real estate investors, have announced planning consent for their latest…

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  • 5 Top Tips for Planning Your New Lab

    24/02/21

    TOP TIPS FROM THE BULB TEAM If you are planning a new laboratory or refurbishing an existing one, here are 5 key areas that we…

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  • Oxford Office – We’ve Moved!

    20/01/21

    Oxford Office – We’ve Moved! Photo Credit: Pixabay We are thrilled to announce that our new Oxford office will be at ‘The Works’ on Oxford…

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  • UK Research and Development Roadmap: Our Thoughts

    20/10/20

    UK Research and Development Roadmap: Our Thoughts Published on 1st July 2020, the government’s Research and Development (R&D) Roadmap1 sets out the UK’s vision and…

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  • The Role of the Principal Designer

    08/10/20

    The Role of the Principal Designer What is a Principal Designer? Why do you need one? We asked the professionals! Shore construction consultants answer these…

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  • High-Quality Research Facility for Engitix in White City, London

    17/09/20

    High-Quality Research Facility for Engitix in White City, London The Bulb team is delighted to be creating a new high-quality research facility design for Engitix,…

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  • Let’s Talk About Laboratory Health & Safety

    16/09/20

    Let’s Talk About Laboratory Health & Safety Are laboratories dangerous places? The answer is YES. But only if appropriate control measures are not implemented while…

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  • A state-of-the-art quantum laboratory for OQC

    10/09/20

    A state-of-the-art quantum laboratory for OQC The Bulb team is super excited to be creating a new cutting-edge facility for Oxford Quantum Circuits (OQC), the…

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  • COVID-19: Reducing risk through Ventilation and Air Quality

    17/07/20

    COVID-19: Reducing risk through Ventilation and Air Quality Photo Credit: Pixabay There is mounting research to suggest that clean air plays a vital role in…

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  • Has sustainability taken a back seat since Covid-19?

    08/07/20

    Has sustainability taken a back seat since Covid-19? It’s difficult to imagine a corporate property strategy that hasn’t been reviewed and amended several times over…

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  • Designing a Diagnostic Laboratory during COVID-19

    25/06/20

    Designing a Diagnostic Laboratory during COVID-19 Although life in many places worldwide is getting back to new normality, the COVID-19 pandemic is not over yet…

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  • Is the Property Industry really following the Science?

    04/05/20

    Is the Property Industry really following the Science? ‘We are following the science’ has become one of the best used phrases in the media over…

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  • Formula for Scientific Success

    29/04/20

    Formula for Scientific Success Around five years ago Bulb Interiors set up a specialist division focussed on the very specific requirements of the scientific community.…

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  • Coronavirus Handling & Microbiological Safety Cabinets (MSCs)

    16/04/20

    Coronavirus Handling & Microbiological Safety Cabinets (MSCs) In our earlier article, Coronavirus Handling & Biosafety Levels we explained the UK government’s interim advice on the…

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  • Coronavirus Handling & Biosafety Levels

    30/03/20

    Coronavirus Handling & Biosafety Levels For the last few days, Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) and the disease it causes (COVID-19) is what we are all talking about.…

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  • Bulb Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update, 23 March 2020

    23/03/20

    Bulb Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update, 23 March 2020 These are challenging times. A case of watching, listening and learning for all of us and hopefully being…

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  • Our First GMP Facility - Delivered

    24/02/20

    Our First GMP Facility - Delivered We are delighted to announce that - last week - we delivered our first ever Good Manufacturing Practice /…

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  • New Bulb Team Member – Aaron Motsi

    29/01/20

    Bulb is extremely pleased to welcome Aaron Motsi, Assistant Quantity Surveyor, to the team. Aaron originally studied and qualified as a mechanical engineer, before transitioning…

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  • Laboratory Projects at Harwell Science & Innovation Campus, Didcot, Oxfordshire

    15/11/19

    We are delighted to have secured our first two projects at the Harwell Science & Innovation Campus. Harwell is a world-renowned Campus driving forward science…

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  • Bulb Laboratories: OBN Awards 2019 Finalist

    04/11/19

    Bulb Laboratories: OBN Awards 2019 Finalist We are delighted to announce that Bulb is a finalist in the Best Sector Support Organisation category of the…

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  • Oxford Office New Address

    08/10/19

    Our Oxford office address has changed. The new office is opposite the Radcliffe Observatory Quarter and the address is: 46 Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6HT…

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  • Bulb Laboratories joins UKSPA

    26/07/19

    Bulb Laboratories joins UKSPA We are delighted to announce that we have recently joined UKSPA (United Kingdom Science Park Association) as an Affiliate Member. The…

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  • Bridging the Gap Between Science and Construction

    25/06/19

    Bridging the Gap Between Science and Construction This article was originally published in Building Design and Construction Magazine Issue 258. Bulb Laboratories is an interior…

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  • Which air conditioning system is best for your refurbishment?

    05/06/19

    Which air conditioning system is best for your refurbishment? The refurbishment of older properties can introduce bespoke challenges to overcome, not least when specifying the…

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  • Laboratory Furniture Guidance

    30/04/19

    Laboratory Furniture Guidance Laboratories are the heart and soul of any research activity, a prime requirement for innovation. Science and technology personnel spend a great…

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  • Another New Project at Arlington Business Park, Theale, Berkshire

    19/03/19

    We are delighted to have won a major office refurbishment project for APAM at the Arlington Business Park, Theale. Bulb Interiors have previously worked with…

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  • Laboratory Ventilation Basics

    04/03/19

    Laboratory Ventilation Basics Laboratories can be dangerous places. Because laboratories handle toxic chemicals, combustible substances, flammable solvents, harmful organisms, obnoxious vapours and so on… Various…

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  • How Much Time Do I Need To Create A New Laboratory?

    26/11/18

    How Much Time Do I Need To Create A New Laboratory? You feel like you have done so much hard work: The business case is…

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  • Laboratory Fume Cupboard Basics

    05/11/18

    Laboratory Fume Cupboard Basics I am a Synthetic Organic Chemist by training and have worked in various chemistry laboratories on the synthesis of chemical compounds…

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  • Third Laboratory Project at Harwell Science & Innovation Campus, Didcot, Oxfordshire

    15/10/18

    Laboratory Project at Harwell Science & Innovation Campus After successfully completing our first two laboratory projects at the Harwell Science & Innovation Campus, Bulb Laboratories…

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  • New Project at Arlington Business Park, Theale, Berkshire

    08/10/18

    We are delighted to have won a new office fit-out project for APAM at the Arlington Business Park, Theale. Bulb Interiors have previously worked with…

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  • Bulb Laboratories, Oxford

    28/09/18

    Bulb Laboratories are delighted to announce the opening of their new office in the historic city of Oxford on the 1st October 2018. PC: Flickr,…

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  • Your Laboratory Fit Out 'How Much It Will Really Cost'

    19/09/18

    Does this sound familar? As a fast-growing, ambitious start-up company, recently spun out of university; for convenience, we have continued working in the university laboratories.…

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  • New Pilot Plant for a Drinks Company in East London

    03/09/18

    The Bulb team is excited to be creating a new pilot plant for a well-known drinks company in East London. Works include the conversion of…

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  • Laboratories – Past, Present & Future

    11/07/18

    Laboratories – Past, Present & Future Remember these? PC: SchoolWale This dull, inflexible space with bulky furniture was typical of school laboratories in the past.…

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  • GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)

    16/05/18

    GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) Bulb Interiors GDPR Compliance Summary: At Bulb, keeping personal data of our supply chain, clients and employees, safe and secure…

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  • Bulb Interiors Exhibiting at BioTrinity 2018

    09/04/18

    BioTrinity is Europe’s Leading Biopartnering and Investment Conference to be held in LONDON on APRIL 23-25, 2018. BioTrinity offers unique access to investors, big pharma…

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  • Do you have Capabilities to Fit-out a Complex Biotechnology Research Facility?

    13/03/18

    Do you have capabilities to fit out a complex biotechnology research facility? Year of Collaboration – Guest Blog 2 Yes, we do and have just…

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  • Relationship between Fit-out & the Lease Process

    06/03/18

    Relationship between Fit-out & the Lease Process The Bulb team aim to guide our clients through every step of their fit-out project. For clients moving…

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  • Need to create a new Laboratory?

    06/03/18

    Have you really considered all your laboratory building options? Typically, property specialists will seek to help you agree some criteria for building selection. Thereafter by…

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  • Laboratory Health & Safety

    06/03/18

    Laboratory Health & Safety Bulb’s Laboratory Specialist, Dr Manisha Kulkarni has recently completed an IOSH (Institution of Occupational Safety and Health) accredited course in Laboratory Safety.…

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Benching

Laboratory benching forms a central part of any laboratory and procuring the laboratory benching to suit your equipment needs and budget is important to us.

If you prefer fixed, robust benching or modular benching that offers flexibility and reconfiguration, our laboratory furniture manufacturers can deliver the perfect solution.

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Worktops

Depending on your research focus your worktop design requirements might change to allow:

  • Chemical resistance
  • Bacterial resistance
  • Water & moisture resistance
  • Durability & scratch resistance
  • Ease of cleaning
  • High impact

Trespa Toplab Base is the industry favourite, but we can offer alternative worktops such as Corian, Stainless Steel, Epoxy Resin, Hardwood, Phenolic Resin to match your needs.

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Shelving

We offer both wall mounted and benchtop shelving for reagents, typically in either 18mm MFMDF or 16mm Trespa Toplab Base. Wall shelving is mounted on a bracket system, while benchtop shelving is typically supported by fabricated steel frame.

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Fume Cupboards & Extract

Properly ventilated Fume Cupboards offer a safe way to handle chemicals and solvents in laboratories.

From ducted to portable ductless Fume Cupboards, our specialist and experienced partners are at hand to advise and install the right solution.

We provide Fume Cupboards manufactured and installed to meet the industry requirements (e.g. BS EN 14175) in various sizes (External Width 1000mm - 1200mm - 1500mm - 1800mm - 2000mm), Specifications and types (Bench Mounted, Walk In, Double Fronted, Integral Scrubber, HF Type, Thin Wall Bench Mounted) to meet your requirements and safe extraction.

Unsure of what type to go for? Our lab furniture suppliers can help, just get in touch.

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Safety Cabinets

If you prefer fixed, robust benching or modular benching that offers flexibility and reconfiguration, our laboratory furniture manufacturers can deliver the perfect solution.

Whether you need Class I, II or III to handle Hazard Group 1 to 4 pathogens we can recommend suitable furniture suppliers.

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Specialist & Other Requirements

If you have any specific needs such as Cold Room or Clean Room installation services, Industrial Gases, Liquid Nitrogen, Non-ionising Radiation (LASER), Plumbing, Temperature & Humidity Control or other, we can help.

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