Canary Wharf Group / AviadoBio


Canary Wharf Group / AviadoBio | Level 6, 20 Water Street, Canary Wharf, London


Approx. 11,000 sq. ft.


19 Weeks

Project Goal

Canary Wharf Group is the developer of the largest urban regeneration project in Europe. They are a commercial and residential property company who, as owner, manager and developer, is responsible for the regeneration of 128 acres of the once-derelict Docklands district of East London. Their purpose is to transform urban spaces into extraordinary environments.

AviadoBio is a leading gene therapy company with a focus on two of the most debilitating and life-threatening neurodegenerative disorders - frontotemporal dementia (FTD) and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

Our task: Bulb was appointed to provide high quality CL2 laboratories, open plan office space and breakout area.

Skills & Results

Canary Wharf Group commissioned Bulb to design and deliver this superb R&D facility in Canary Wharf for their tenant, AviadoBio. The facility includes CL2 laboratories located within the west wing of the floor and exceptional office space within the east wing.

The two large research and production spaces feature functional laboratories such as tissue culture, PCR, Plasmid, and Cell Production for various activities and support rooms such as a dedicated cryogenics & freezer room, stores and glass wash. Services include pumped drainage into a vulcathene stack resistant to chemicals and specialized gases and mechanical ventilation for containment and comfort. A thorough equipment audit and furniture placement have delivered a perfectly bespoke solution for AviadoBio. Each laboratory space has stunning views overlooking Canary Wharf.

The office space in the east wing is a well-designed area that includes a reception area, meeting facilities, a large open plan office area, and an impressive breakout area. The office is characterised by its exposed ceiling services and brand colours, creating a vibrant and professional atmosphere.

The client team is extremely pleased with the finished facility.


Bulb Laboratories

Photo Credit: Gary Mills, Saw Mill Films


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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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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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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