Choosing Wasdell Group

Quality, innovation and reliability are the key attributes of the Wasdell Group

With comprehensive facilities in Swindon, Newcastle and Burnley, our purpose-built production suites are all fully GMP certified. Production takes place 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, employing a workforce of over 500 staff.

We moved to our 100,000 sq ft purpose-designed headquarters in 2010. Located in Swindon and with easy access to Junction 16 of the M4, we have 16 production suites as well as 130,000 sq ft of storage and distribution facilities, providing space for over 20,000 pallets.

Our headquarters are on the same site as Wasdell Technical allowing us to draw on their skills and experience to offer our customers fast and cost-effective turnaround of bespoke tooling with unrivalled lead times.

As well as the packaging site in Swindon we also have an established in Burnley, this site provides the Wasdell Group with a prime location in the north of England, close to Manchester and Leeds Bradford International Airports. In 2016 we added Wasdell Manufacturing to our portfolio; located in Newcastle upon Tyne this site further extends our offering with the addition of pharmaceutical manufacturing to our capabilities.

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.

Choosing Wasdell, 40+ years experience


The Wasdell Group has over 40 years’ pharmaceutical contract packing experience and today is one of the largest and most experienced pharmaceutical, healthcare and veterinary packaging providers in Europe, supplying UK manufacturers and 47 other countries around the world.

Blister Packing, Blister packaging


Customers can be assured that their products are manufactured and packaged under rigorous quality controls.

Our commitment to product quality is embedded in our culture. We employ continuous improvement methodologies to ensure that everything we do meets the highest standards of quality, safety and efficiency. The Wasdell Group is cGMP and BRC approved and undergoes regular customer and regulatory authority inspections.

Wasdell on time in full


Reliability of product supply is vital to any business and Wasdell takes great pride in its delivery reliability. The Group operates a robust On Time In Full (OTIF) production planning system, and we enjoy an excellent reputation in that delivery commitments once given are strictly adhered to.

We offer fast packaging lead times, generally just ten days from receipt of the last component to order completion, increasing your products’ speed to market and your opportunities for commercial success.

Wasdell Packaging Flexibility


The business requirements of our healthcare customers are constantly changing. We offer the people and production resources to meet the ever-changing needs of our customers’ businesses, often at short notice or at a late stage.

Our in-house pharma tooling facilities enable us to respond to changing requirements rapidly and effectively as we are able to design and install new tooling quickly and easily whenever required.

Blister packaging innovation


We understand the needs of customers who want to differentiate their products in the market. We offer a confidential consultancy and design service from concept development to commercial implementation to develop new packaging styles and formats for particular applications.

Examples of this are interlocking blister and letterbox-friendly packaging for the mail order healthcare market and developments in Child Resistant Senior Friendly (CRSF) packaging.

Wasdell Packaging Product and Material Supply Services

Product & Material Supply Services

We can often leverage economies of scale with our ability to purchase packaging material supplies on our customer’s behalf.