Wasdell Manufacturing

With quality, reliability and productivity at its core, our manufacturing site offers capacity and flexibility to manufacture a range of pharmaceutical products.


Wasdell’s 26,000 sq ft pharmaceutical manufacturing site in Newcastle offers flexible solutions for your non-sterile manufacturing requirements in dedicated clean rooms.

This high quality facility is MHRA approved for pharma manufacture of liquid oral dose forms, and has a Home Office Controlled Drugs licence, with on-site storage facilities, compliant with Schedule 3.

Purpose built in 2012, and opened in 2013, the site has flexible space to work with you on your manufacturing needs. The site is ready to offer customers dry heat sterilisation, non-sterile oral syringe manufacture, and to support production, packaging and logistics for clinical trials.

We have a highly skilled, flexible workforce of 70 with the capacity to expand.

Overview of facilties at Wasdell Manufacturing

  • 26,000 sq ft (2,500 m2) factory providing manufacturing fill/finish
  • 6 Grade C (ISO7) clean rooms
  • 9 qualified Grade D (ISO8) clean rooms
  • Microbiology Laboratory
  • Temperature controlled warehousing
  • Grade C Material sampling facility
  • Dry heat sterilisation
  • Manufacture of liquid oral dose forms
  • Support for clinical trials
  • 4 QPs are employed by the site

Proposed additional facilities

  • On-site Analytical Laboratory
  • Manufacture of creams, ointments and filling of hard gelatin capsules
  • Vial/ampoule filling
  • Medical device assembly
  • Ability to work with Schedule 2 Controlled Drugs

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide a comprehensive and outstanding service that exceeds our customers’ manufacturing, packaging and logistical requirements and become the preferred outsourcing partner to the pharmaceutical and nutraceutical industries.

Wasdell Manufacturing Services


From our pharmaceutical manufacturing site in Newcastle we are able to provide a range of services to support the management of supplies for clinical trials, from Phase I projects through to large, global Phase III/IV studies.

We are able to provide Qualified Person Release Certification to meet the QP certification requirements for clinical trials, as well as QP EU Release for imported IMPs. In this way we are able to help our customers ensure they comply with the Clinical Trial Directive 2001/20/EC.

Wasdell Manufacturing have a Microbiology Laboratory on site and facilities to provide dry heat sterilisation and Grade C material sampling.

Overview of Manufacturing services

  • Oral syringe filling
  • Secondary packaging capabilities
  • Microbiology Laboratory
  • Temperature controlled warehousing
  • Grade C Material sampling facility
  • Dry heat sterilisation
  • Support for clinical trials
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