Laboratory and office fit-out firm and former Thames Tap partner Bulb Interiors has been acquired by Unispace Life Sciences.

Bulb will operate as Unispace Life Sciences, part of Unispace Global. Bulb has previously carried out projects for Kadans Science Partners, Advanced Research Clusters (ARC) and Astroscale.

Unispace Life Sciences chief executive John O’Reilly said: “We are thrilled to welcome Bulb to our growing life sciences segment. Our businesses are well aligned, we share similar values, growth ambitions, and our combined teams have a wealth of experience to offer clients.

“Life sciences is one of the strongest performing sectors in the UK and to maintain business growth these firms need access to quality facilities and working environments that attract the best talent, drive innovation, and enables collaboration.

“With our new team on board, we are well placed to support clients with their changing needs in a fast-moving market.”

Bulb managing director Derek Jones said: “We are excited to join a fast-growing, global business such as Unispace Life Sciences; our joined-up team of experts will be able to offer clients a much wider range of capabilities and services.

“We look forward to beginning our new journey as Unispace Life Sciences and continuing to deliver inspiring, sustainable, work environments that address the challenges today’s life sciences businesses are facing.”

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