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Our Locations

In the UK, we have around 2,500 colleagues across five locations, working within our commercial business, research and development (R&D), manufacturing, packaging and distribution operations. 

Walton Oaks, Surrey

Pfizer's UK commercial headquarters are located in Walton Oaks in Surrey. 

Opened in 2002, the 320 acre site houses around 800 employees, who work across the biopharmaceutical and consumer businesses or in one of the business support functions (such as finance or HR). 

The site also serves as a hub for some of Pfizer's European business operations.

 

Sandwich, Kent

Pfizer's presence at Discovery Park is as diverse as the company itself, with around 700 scientists, technicians, regulatory professionals and business experts all working towards creating life-saving medicines for patients.

A number of functions critical to the delivery of the company's mid to late stage portfolio are located at Discovery Park including the Medicinal Sciences Pharmaceutical Sciences Small Molecule Group, Worldwide Safety & Regulatory, Quality Assurance and many business support functions.

Read more about the Pfizer Sandwich and DCoE sites contribution to innovation in the UK.

 

Devices Centre of Emphasis (DCoE), Cambridge

The Device Centre of Emphasis (DCoE), based in the life science hub of Cambridge, specialises in the design and development of medicines 'delivery devices', such as injectors or inhalers. The team work with a wide array of external partners to design the best possible devices for patients using Pfizer medicines.

 

Pfizer Global Supply, Havant

The Pfizer Global Supply site in Havant, Hampshire is home to highly sophisticated production lines. These provide state-of-the-art packaging of vaccines and specialist injectable products, often in highly secure refrigerated conditions, which are then distributed to over 100 countries around the world.

Medicines arrive in their bulk form, either in a pre-filled syringe, pen or vial, and emerge packaged in numerous formats for distribution. Working with internal and external global partners Havant provide secure, validated air and road freight solutions that ensure products arrive in the country of destination in compliance with label requirements ready for patient and practitioner use.

These have ranged from a small container to transport cold chain medicines by four-wheel drive to remote mountainous locations, to large airline shippers that can carry many thousands of doses, reducing the overall cost of air freight. Designs are tested on-site using environmental chambers which can simulate the huge temperature ranges that a package might encounter during its journey.

In 2016 the site packed in excess of 85 million doses.

 

Hurley, Berkshire

Located in the countryside close to Maidenhead the Hurley site is home to around 140 employees. Hurley is an office-based site with global and regional teams representing vaccines research & development and customer services, marketing, quality operations, regulatory affairs, medical information and safety.

The teams at Hurley are dedicated to working with their Global colleagues to deliver Pfizer’s vision of working together to transform lives.

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