Our opening hours over the holidays

Our laboratories will close at noon on December 24 and resume normal working hours on January 4, 2022.

Please ensure your samples are submitted to us as soon as possible. Should you require an expedited turnaround, please contact the laboratory directly - we will be happy to discuss how we can support your needs.

Thank you for your valued custom throughout 2021, and we look forward to working together to support your analytical needs in 2022.

Bedford laboratory

10th December - Last date to submit samples (10-day turnaround) with results reported before Christmas, (excluding subcontracted analysis).

15th December - last date to submit samples (10-day turnaround) with results reported before Christmas, (excluding subcontracted analysis).

20th December - 20th December Before 11 a.m. this is the last date we can organize courier collections for delivery to the laboratory before Christmas (please be aware that samples will be kept in cold storage and analysed after the Christmas shutdown).

If you have very urgent samples that require analysis please call the laboratory directly.

22nd December - Before 11 a.m. this is the last date we can despatch sample containers to clients.

23rd December - Normal working day in the laboratory, last day for local delivery collections and drop-off.

24th December - The laboratory will close at 12 noon and will re-open at 8:30am on the 4th  January 2022.

Manchester laboratory

10th December - If you are planning to send samples beyond this date that have specific holding times, please contact the laboratory to confirm the analysis can be facilitated.

13th December - Last date to request media for delivery before the Christmas shutdown.

17th December - Last date to submit blood samples for lead analysis.

20th December - Before 11 a.m. this is the last date we can organize courier collections for delivery to the laboratory before Christmas (please be aware that samples will be kept in cold storage and analysed after the Christmas shutdown).

22nd December - Last date media will be despatched via courier or post before the Christmas shutdown.

23rd December - Normal working day in the laboratory, last day for local delivery collections and drop-off.

24th December - The laboratory will close at 12 noon and will re-open at 8:30am on the 4th  January 2022.

Contact us:

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Matthew Hickson

Laboratory Manager - Analytical Services T: +44 1462 480 400 Email
Bedford | UK
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Andrew Best

Business Development - Laboratories T: +44 (0) 161 8722 443 Email
Manchester - Waters Edge | UK

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