Birmingham City Laboratories

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Birmingham City Laboratories (BCL) form part of Acivico’s extended services. Our wide range of analytical services, within the chemical science and building sectors, are available to public and private clients in the Birmingham and West Midlands areas as well as nationwide.

BCL is an independent consultancy and United Kingdom Accreditation Services (UKAS) accredited laboratory based in Garretts Green, approximately 5 miles from Birmingham International Airport.

Our experienced teams of engineers, surveyors and chemists are specialists in sectors related to:

BCL’s services have developed to meet the requirements and aspirations of Birmingham’s burgeoning population. Consequently, we are continually expanding our services to a wider audience. BCL now have clients and site teams working on projects across the UK.

Our client base consists of a wide range of clients from many sectors of business, including; consulting engineers, architects, local authorities, housing associations, building surveyors, forensic engineers, coroners, facility managers, food processing companies, food suppliers, manufacturing companies and the general public.

At Birmingham City Laboratories, we take pride in providing a wide range of services to meet our clients’ needs. The above represents a small selection of our key services. We would be more than happy to discuss specific projects or specific testing services that you may require. As a UKAS accredited laboratory we strive to provide a high quality service, designed to meet our clients’ timescales and budgets. In addition, we are members of the leading trade association Asbestos Testing & Consulting Association (ATaC) as well as proud associate members of the Concrete Repair Association (CRA). BCL are also a CHAS compliant laboratory which means we meet the acceptable standards of health and safety.

What our clients say...

"Very pleased with service, quick & efficient"
Michael Hadley Chartered Surveyors

"We have been dealing with BCL for many years and have never had any problems. It is a reliable and professional service that has always been helpful. We would recommend it to others"

"Friendly service and staff. No faults, would recommend to other people needing this service"
Mr Chef Indian Catering

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