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Scientific Services

Worcestershire Scientific Services is a UKAS accredited testing laboratory No. 0627. The accreditation is to ISO17025 and covers a wide range of testing on food, consumer goods and asbestos.

Worcestershire Scientific Services is a UKAS accredited inspection body No. 5244.The accreditation is to ISO17020 and covers surveying for asbestos in domestic and commercial premises.

Our schedules of accreditation can be found on the UKAS (opens in a new window) website.

Consultancy and Scientific Advice

The laboratory is able to offer advice and consultancy for food, consumer goods and asbestos related issues.

The Scientific Services laboratories are managed by Public Analyst and Scientific Advisor Paul Hancock. Years of investment in equipment, and a focus on developing the laboratory as a centre of excellence, mean the laboratory now serves local government and private clients across the UK. We owe our success to our expert staff, who come form a range of disciplines - biology, geography, food science, occupational hygiene, chemistry and microbiology. Their skill, plus our quality systems development, auditing skills and environmental management make Worcestershire County Council Scientific Services a one stop shop for all scientific needs. The laboratory is also home to the Pollution Control Team.

Get in Touch with the Scientific Services Team for More Information

Find out more about the services we offer by email or by telephone 01905 751300.


Unit 5
Berkeley Business Park
Wainwright Road