One Scientific Ltd is an independent food and water testing laboratory, UKAS accredited to BS EN ISO 17025 (accreditation no. 2048), with Marks & Spencer ISA and Tesco TLAS approval. Established in the 1980s, we offer a 365 day a year service to our customers.

Our technical expertise cover all aspects of food manufacturing and water service industries. We have a large customer base working with businesses from small outlets to blue chip companies. Our friendly team are on hand to answer your queries and questions in an efficient and timely manner. We offer extremely competitive pricing whilst maintaining a high quality of service. All services are delivered from our modern, well-equipped laboratory using a fully integrated Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS).

One Scientific offer testing to regulatory and industry standards with fast out-of-specification notification alerts at all times. We can also offer advice on legal responsibilities associated with food manufacturing and the implications of results.

One Scientific can offer the following client services:

  • Out of hours support
  • Dedicated client managers
  • Customer tailored registration systems
  • Customer tailored reporting of results

More about our friendly team of highly-experienced staff below:

Tony Barrett-Jones – Managing Director

Tony has spent the last 30 years working in the laboratory industry in the food and water sectors. His extensive knowledge of microbiology and chemistry provides the solid base on which the company is built.

Sophie McElhatton, BSc – Technical Manager

Sophie, our qualified Microbiologist can provide technical support and advice on all of your microbiological issues. She manages the structures and technical disciplines of our microbiological laboratory that are needed to ensure it maintains our high UKAS standard to BS EN ISO 17025:2017, along with technical compliance to M&S and Tesco requirements.

Kate Elliott – Client Services and Operations Manager

Kate provides friendly customer-focused support which, along with her technical knowledge, allows her to respond to all of our customers’ differing requirements.

Jenny Youngs, MSc – Compliance Manager

With a background in compliance, Jenny is experienced in managing laboratory quality systems to BS EN ISO 17025. Responsible for Quality (BS EN ISO 17025 and ISA/TLAS), Health & Safety and Environment, Jenny ensures that we maintain the highest standards for our customers, and as a business follow industry best-practice.

Anna Tsoukala, PhD – Technical Manager (Chemistry)

Anna is our highly-qualified Chemist, who is able to provide technical guidance and advice on a range of topics relating to allergen, meat authenticity, full nutritional, and general chemical analysis. Anna ensures that her qualified laboratory staff and technical structure remain compliant to BS EN ISO 17025:2017, and that our customers have access to a wealth of knowledge relating to chemistry food and water testing.

Samantha Brown, BSc – Laboratory Services Manager

Samantha has worked in various sectors of the laboratory and has extensive knowledge in many facets of the business. She ensures that laboratory supply chains remain reliable and meet the high standards our customers expect, and that customer samples are processed efficiently and without error.

Laboratory and Office Staff

Our enthusiastic team of laboratory and office staff are trained to deliver the level of quality testing and analysis, and customer service that you would expect from One Scientific. All of our laboratory staff participate in the LGC or FAPAS Standards Food Proficiency Testing Scheme on a monthly basis to cover all UKAS accredited methods in a twelve month period.

Drivers

Our friendly drivers collect your samples in our modern, refrigerated vehicles.