As 2021 draws to a close we would like to thank you for your business, loyalty and continued support during this challenging year.

To enable you to plan your work in advance we would like to make you aware that RSSL will be closed during the festive season and our opening hours will be as follows:

Friday 24 December (Closing 14:00, Last sample delivery 12.00)*
Monday 27 December Closed (Bank Holiday)
Tuesday 28 December Closed (Bank Holiday)
Wednesday 29 December Closed
Thursday 30 December Closed
Friday 31 December Closed
Monday 3 January Closed (Bank Holiday)
Tuesday 4 January Open (Business as usual)

*Please note that on 24 December 2021, 12:00 GMT (noon) is the that latest time for the delivery of samples.

RSSL will not be open to receive delivery of samples until we reopen on Tuesday 4 January 2022.

Emergency Response Service (ERS) Platinum Members

If you require assistance out of hours, Platinum ERS members can contact the team on the ERS telephone number for support to resolve crisis situations.

If you have any questions regarding our opening hours over the festive period, please contact us on +44 (0)118 918 4076 or email

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Reading Scientific Services Ltd
Reading Science Centre
Whiteknights Campus
Pepper Lane
United Kingdom

Switchboard: +44 (0)118 918 4000

Customer Services: Tel +44 (0)118 918 4076 or Email:

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Shipping: Email

Map and Directions

  • By road: You can reach us by road via the M40 or the M4. Get detailed directions here.
  • By rail: From Reading Train Station - The Number 21 bus takes you to the University of Reading. Follow signs to Pepper Lane entrance and Reading Science Centre. Alternatively, there are taxis that are based outside Reading Station. We are only a 10 minute drive from Reading Train Station.
  • By air: The best and cheapest method of travel from Heathrow Airport is the rail air coach which you can goes directly from Heathrow Airport to Reading Rail Station. See their website for more details: There are also trains that come into Reading from London. Please check for times and route:

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Reading Scientific Services Ltd
2-3 Millars Business Centre
Fishponds Close
RG41 2TZ
United Kingdom

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