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ALS Acquires ALcontrol’s Businesses in the UK



We are pleased to inform you that ALS today completed the acquisition of ALcontrol’s food, water and environmental businesses in the UK. The deal includes the ALcontrol laboratories in Hawarden, Rotherham, Aberdeen, Bellshill, Dunstable, Shrewsbury and Newton Abbot as well as the online reporting systems. Moving forward the laboratories will operate as usual but will be incorporated into the existing ALS operating structure and will be trading as ALS.

Hawarden Laboratory Christmas & New Year Opening Times

The calendar for our Christmas 2016 & New Year 2017 opening times has been now been released, please contact us if you have any queries on 01244 528777 or email

Please note that there is a seperate calendar below for customers in Ireland. 

Emerging contaminants: is the UK equipped for the challenges?

A newly released article written by ALcontrols Technical Director Paul Gribble in collaboration with Ian Ross PhD, Jonathan Miles PhD and Jake Hurst of Arcadis on the origin of the contaminants, emerging analytical methodology, regulatory responses and remediation options is now available. Please see the full article here.


Takeaway Expo 2016


We are exhibiting at Takeaway & Restaurant Innovation Expo 2016 at London ExCel today and tomorrow, come and see us at stand 642 to ask any questions you have about your testing requirements and recieve your copy of 'The little book of testing Takeaways & Street Food'. The booklet, which launches today, has been designed by ALcontrol especially to address all the testing needs in the takeaway industry.

Excellence in Customer Service awarded to ALcontrol Food & Waters


 ALcontrol laboratories, who have a large laboratory in Rotherham have been awarded the prestigious ‘ServiceMark’ award.