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Industry experts for over 140 years providing UKAS accredited services you can trust.

Welcome to Somerset Scientific Services

Somerset Scientific Services provide expert asbestos, water, workplace and environmental testing in the heart of the South West to local authorities, public bodies, schools, businesses and the general public. We are a traded service of Somerset County Council. Based in our brand new purpose built laboratory at J26 on the M5, we are ideally located to serve Somerset, Devon, Dorset, Bristol, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and beyond.


We're currently still open for business and following the latest government guidance on hygiene and social distancing. If the situation changes, we'll update this information as soon as possible.
If you are planning to drop off a water or asbestos sample, please contact us on 01823 355951 to ensure someone from the team is on site at the lab.
For general advice on Covid-19/Coronavirus, please check the NHS website:

Asbestos Analysis and Surveying

Water Analysis

Environmental Testing

Occupational Hygiene

Did you know?

We test fume cupboards for schools and colleges

We don’t sell equipment or remedial solutions so we can be totally impartial

We test private water supplies and boreholes

Our essential monitoring enables your business to comply with health and safety legislation

We provide all aspects of asbestos surveying and analysis

We test swimming pools, hot tubs & jacuzzis

We offer acoustic testing for industry, schools and public buildings

Why Somerset Scientific Services

Expert services since 1875

UKAS accredited

Cost effective, fast and reliable service

Independent and impartial

No selling of additional services, equipment or remedial work

Free advice as a public service

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