UKCEH analytical chemistry laboratories

Short description:

Across our sites, our laboratories provide specialised chemical analysis for a wide range of environmental science needs.

Major research issues/sites:

Areas of analytical expertise include metals, nutrients, organics, microplastics and stable isotopes. We have specialist groups carrying out and refining methods for water quality analysis, physical and chemical soil analysis, and greenhouse gas analysis. We maintain high standards of quality control and are UKAS-accredited to ISO 17025:2017 for many of the analyses offered. We offer collaborative opportunities for a wide range of organisations.

centre running the infrastructure:

UKCEH - UK Centre for Ecology and Hydrology

type of facility:

Laboratory / high-end instrument


  • UKCEH - UK Centre for Ecology and Hydrology
  • Phone: +44 (0) 1491 692395
  • Email:

Wallingford, Oxfordshire (Please contact Mike Bowes for more information).

Bangor, Wales (Please contact Jane Hall for further information).

Lancaster (For quotes or information on chemical analysis please contact Dr M Gloria Pereira).