A leading independent company, supplying a comprehensive range of quality laboratory equipment, consumables and reagents to life science laboratories.


Welcome to Appleton Woods

We enable UK science in Research, Education and Healthcare and aim to build a sustainable business based on strong relationships between the people in our team and with our customers and supply partners. We aim to trade in an ethical and sustainable way and add value to the supply of a comprehensive range of quality products with strong technical ability and excellent customer service.

The product portfolio has been developed to encompass a comprehensive range of Equipment, Consumables and Reagents and is supplied to Life Science Laboratories across the UK. Appleton Woods has a growing number of its own high-quality Appleton branded products as well as supplying equipment and consumables from over 60 manufacturers from around the world.





Congratulations to Chris Moore, our New Commercial Director

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Moore as Commercial Director. Chris joined us in 2017 as Operations Manager and became the Commercial Manager last April. This is quite a milestone in the Appleton Woods journey, as Chris becomes the first non-family director.

Global Filter Tip Shortages – Is There Another Solution?

If you work in a lab or purchase on behalf of one I’m sure you will have experienced shortages or delays on one or many of the products you buy. The huge increase in global demand due to COVID-19 testing has put a strain on everything from PPE to robotic tips and seemingly everything in between.

Meet Sam – our newest Customer Services Officer

We are excited to announce the newest member of the Appleton Woods Team, Sam Garvey. Sam has joined our Customer Services team, after recently completing his degree in Biotechnology from the University of Nottingham.