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Switchboard: +44 (0)118 918 4000

Customer Services: +44 (0)118 918 4076

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2023 Christmas opening hours



Friday 22 December 2023: 9:00 to 14:00 GMT (Closing early)*

Monday 25 December 2023: Closed (Christmas Day)

Tuesday 26 December 2023: Closed (Bank holiday)

Wednesday 27 December 2023: Closed

Thursday 28 December 2023: Closed

Friday 29 December 2023: Closed

Monday 1 January 2024: Closed (Bank holiday)

Tuesday 2 January 2024: open (Business as usual)


*Delivery of samples deadline

Please note that on Friday 22 December 2023 the latest that we can accept the delivery of samples is 14.00pm (GMT). After this time we will not be able to receive samples until we reopen on Tuesday 2 January 2024.


Emergency response service (ERS) - Platinum members

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


Priority response service (PRS) - Platinum members

If you require assistance out of hours, PRS members can contact the microscopy team on the usual PRS telephone number for support with crisis resolution situations.


If you have any questions regarding our opening hours over the holiday period, please do not hesitate to contact us on +44 (0)118 918 4076 or email


From everyone at RSSL, we would like to wish you a happy, restful and safe festive season and New Year.

Direction details to our sites are as follows:

Reading site

Reading Scientific Services Ltd.

Reading Science Centre

Whiteknights Campus

Pepper Lane

Reading, Berkshire

RG6 6LA, United Kingdom


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Wokingham site

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


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