Newcastle, UK - Science

A space to support the expanding science and bioscience sector.

The Biosphere is dedicated to the commercialisation of life science research and development. Changing the shape of the sector, facilitating job creation, and raising Newcastle’s profile as a hotspot for life sciences.

Newcastle City Council
Newcastle, UK
Complete 2019

A prime city development built for function.

Two wings served by a central core accommodated over seven floors, the building construction houses meeting spaces, amenities, ancillary accommodation and a social hub. Split between offices and laboratories, the building design provides high levels of functionality in an uplifting environment.

Outside Biosphere

Modular designs for dynamic business operations.

The building design is on a modular basis, placing emphasis on supporting the development of a cluster. This approach offers flexibility to the space, allowing seamless adaptation to the ever evolving requirements of current and future occupants. In doing so, it contributes to the growth of a new generation of businesses and facilitates the expansion of science within the area.

Biosphere through the windows

Changing the face of Newcastle’s science landscape.

This award-winning building supports a generation of new businesses, job opportunities and graduate retention, as well as furthering Newcastle as a national centre for biosciences.

Biosphere office space
Biosphere glass staircase
Ryder has provided excellent design and project management services for our building at Newcastle Helix. They have met challenging deadlines and achieved a building design that is elegant, timeless, affordable, and most importantly fit for purpose, providing a balance of flexibility and fixed work setting to cater for current and future demand in the life sciences sector.

Sean Trott

Project Manager, Newcastle City Council

four people walking outside Biosphere
Biosphere steps
Biosphere outside area

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