Intra-Regional Framework Agreement for the Supply of General Laboratory Equipment (IRLE) 2016 - 2020


Special Pricing for High Quality Laboratory Equipment

Lot 1 – Centrifuges
Lot 2 – Environmental Control
Lot 3 – Safety
Lot 4 – Measurement
Lot 5 – Environmental Storage
Lot 6 – Water Purification
Lot 7 – General Category

“Appleton Woods is pleased to be included as a supplier of all seven lots of the new framework agreement for the supply of general laboratory equipment. As a leading independent laboratory supplier, we aim to offer a high-quality range of products, excellent customer service, innovative supply solutions and a flexible approach to business. We look forward to working with you.”


For Orders & General Enquiries

Tel: 0121 458 7740

What does this mean for me?

If your institution is part of this agreement you have access to special pricing on a broad range of equipment, enabling you to order directly knowing you are getting a competitive, market tested price.

What is included on the agreement?

The 7 lots listed above cover Autoclaves, Balances, Centrifuges, Cryogenic Vessels, Fridges, Freezers, Heating Mantles, pH Meters, Rotary Evaporators, Safety Cabinets, Spectrophotometers and many other types of equipment.

For a full list of products and prices please contact

How do I buy a piece of equipment?

Appleton Woods is on all major hosted catalogues including Science Warehouse, SciQuest, Parabilis and PECOS. The products on the agreement will already be listed with their discounted prices. If you can’t find Appleton Woods on your platform contact for assistance.

You can, of course, order by phone, fax or post and simply quote the IRLE agreement to benefit from the special prices. We are happy to accept payment by account, debit or credit cards and can manage level 3 line details and VAT exemption.


I'm buying in bulk, is there room for negotiation?

In certain circumstances, e.g. you are buying a large quantity, we may be able to offer additional discounts. Please contact with your requirements.