Astellas Pharma, Ireland

Project Name

Astellas Pharma, Ireland


Astellas Pharma

Main Contractor:

DPS Engineering


DPS Engineering


Ark 17 Warehouse Upgrade Project


Kerry, Ireland




Life Sciences


Electrical Services and Instrumentation, Mechanical Piping & HVAC Services, and Off-Site Manufacturing


Kirby was responsible for all mechanical and electrical services associated with a new High Bay Warehouse Facility, including offices, QA/QC area, plantrooms and production area. Manpower on site peaked at 105.

Kirby implemented Building Information Modelling (BIM) which ensured the project was successfully delivered and facilitated early client access.


The Kirby scope of works included the installation and commissioning of all electrical and mechanical services.

The electrical systems installed by Kirby included:

• LV Distribution
• General and Emergency Lighting
• General Service Power
• Mechanical Plant Service Power
• Fire Detection and Alarm
• Access Control, Intruder and CCTV
• Earthing and Bonding
• Voice and Data Distribution
• Lightning Protection

The mechanical systems installed by Kirby included:

• Chilled Water
• Low Temperature Hot Water
• Supply and Extract Ventilation Distribution
• Rain Water Harvesting
• Solar
• Above Ground Drainage
• Nitrogen
• Process Air
• Compressed Air
• Steam
• Soils and Wastes
• Mapress Stainless Steel Domestic Water Services

Installed plant items included 1 no. MDB, c/w PFC, 3 no. SDB, 1 no. UPS system, 4 no. comms cabinets, 1 no. fire alarm panel, 1 no. gas detection panel, 10 no. circulating pumps, 1 no. condensate skid recovery, 4 no. extract fans, 31 no. fan coil units 2 no. calorifiers, 3 no. solar arrays, 2 no. water storage tanks, 6 no. AHU’s, 2 no. steam/LPHW heat exchanger skids and 9 no. BMS outstations.

The total project meterage consisted of 150,000m of cable, 2,100m of containment, 1,000 no. instruments, 800 no. loops,240m of impulse piping, 800 no. I/O points, 3,750m of black utilities pipework, 1,600m of plastic pipework, 3,100m of stainless pipework, 6,000m² of ductwork.


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