Office access and opening times

For general enquiries, please email: apha.corporatecorrespondence@apha.gsi.gov.uk

Field Services

Contact details for the Field Services in England, Scotland and Wales that deal with animal health and welfare.

To find your nearest Field Service office (animal health), you can also use the postcode search tool

To find your nearest Plant Health and Seeds Inspectorate (PHSI) office in England and Wales, see the PHSI contacts.

England: North

Leeds

Email: EnglandNorth@apha.gsi.gov.uk
Telephone: 0300 303 1324
Fax: 0113 261 0212

APHA Field Services
Olympia House
Gelderd Lane
Gelderd Road
Leeds, LS12 6DD

Newcastle

Email: EnglandNorth@apha.gsi.gov.uk
Telephone: 0300 303 1324
Fax: 0191 266 3605

APHA Field Services (animal health)
Whitley Road
Longbenton
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE12 9SE

Preston

Email: EnglandNorth@apha.gsi.gov.uk
Telephone: 0300 303 1324
Fax: 01772 861 798

APHA Field Services
Barton Hall
Garstang Road
Barton
Preston
Lancashire
PR3 5HE

England: Midlands

Leicester

Email: AHROMidlands@apha.gsi.gov.uk
Telephone: 01162 787 451
Fax: 01162 770 153

APHA Field Services
Saffron House
Tigers Road
Wigston
Leicester
LE18 4UY

Lincoln

Email: AHROMidlands@apha.gsi.gov.uk
Telephone: 01162 787 451
Fax: 01162 770 153

APHA Field Services
Ceres House
2 Searby Road
Lincoln
LN2 4DT

Shrewsbury

For queries about Field Services
Telephone: 01162 787 451

For queries about post-mortems and laboratory tests
Email: shrewsbury@apha.gsi.gov.uk
Telephone: 01743 467 621
Fax: 01743 441 060

APHA Field Services
Kendal Road
Harlescott
Shrewsbury
Shropshire
SY1 4HD

Stafford

Email: AHROMidlands@apha.gsi.gov.uk
Telephone: 01162 787 451
Fax: 01785 231 901

APHA Field Services
Beacon House
Staffordshire Technology Park
Dyson Way
Stafford
ST18 0GU

Worcester

Telephone: 01162 787 451
Fax: 01905 764 352

APHA Field Services
Block C, Government Buildings
Whittington Road
Worcester
WR5 2LQ

England: South West

Exeter

Email: APHASWEngland@apha.gsi.gov.uk
Telephone: 01392 266 373
Fax: 01392 266 375 or 01392 266 374

APHA Field Services
Isca Building
Manley House
Kestrel Way
Exeter
Devon
EX2 7LQ

Gloucester

Telephone: 01392 266 373
Fax: 01452 627 483

APHA Field Services
Unit 1
Saw Mills End
Barnwood
Gloucester
GL4 3DE

Truro

Telephone: 01392 266 373
Fax: 01872 479 634

APHA Field Services
Polwhele
Truro
Cornwall
TR4 9AD

England: South East

Chelmsford

Email: AHROSouthEast@apha.gsi.gov.uk
Telephone: 01284 778 150
Fax: 01245 398 299

APHA Field Services
Redwing House (Ground Floor)
Hedgerows Business Park
Colchester Road
Springfield
Chelmsford
Essex
CM2 5PB

Bury St Edmunds

For queries about Field Services
Telephone: 01284 778 150
Fax: 01284 724 500

For queries about post-mortems and laboratory tests
Email: BurySt.Edmunds@apha.gsi.gov.uk
Telephone: 01284 724 499
Fax: 01284 724 500

APHA Field Services
Rougham Hill
Bury St Edmunds
Suffolk
IP33 2RX

Scotland

Ayr

Email: APHA.Scotland@apha.gsi.gov.uk
Daytime telephone: 01292 291 350
Night-time: 07000 780 124
Fax: 01292 291 351

APHA Field Services
Russell House
King Street
Ayr
KA8 0BE

Galashiels

Email: APHA.Scotland@apha.gsi.gov.uk
Telephone: 01896 758 806
Fax: 01896 756 803

APHA Field Services
Cotgreen Road
Tweedbank
Galashiels
TD1 3SG

Inverness

Email: APHA.Scotland@apha.gsi.gov.uk
Telephone: 01463 728 800
Fax: 01463 711 495

APHA Field Services
Longman House
28 Longman Road
Longman East
Inverness
IV1 1SF

Inverurie

Email: APHA.Scotland@apha.gsi.gov.uk
Telephone: 01467 626 610
Fax: 01467 626 611

APHA Field Services
Thainstone Court
Inverurie
Aberdeenshire
AB51 5YA

Perth

Email: APHA.Scotland@apha.gsi.gov.uk
Daytime telephone: 01738 602 211
Night-time telephone: 07071 506 050
Fax: 01738 602 240

APHA Field Services
Strathearn House
Broxden Business Park
Lamberkine Drive
Perth
PH1 1RX

Wales

Carmarthen

Email: APHA.CymruWales@apha.gsi.gov.uk
Telephone: 0300 303 8268 Fax: 01267 245 500

APHA Field Services
Ty Merlin
Heol Glasdwr
Parc Pensarn
Carmarthen
SA31 2NF

Caernarfon

Email: APHA.CymruWales@apha.gsi.gov.uk
Telephone: 0300 303 8268 Fax: 01286 674 626

APHA Field Services
3rd Floor, Government Building
Penrallt
Caernarfon
Gwynedd
LL55 1EP

Veterinary Delivery Partners

Contact details for the Veterinary Delivery Partners.

To find your Veterinary Delivery Partner, you can also use the VDP CPH number search tool

Midlands

XL Farmcare Midlands Ltd

Email: rob.henderson@xlfarmcare.co.uk
Telephone: 0800 6125289
Website: http://www.xlfarmcare.co.uk/

c/o Glenthorne Veterinary Group
Derby Road
Uttoxeter
Staffordshire
ST14 8EB

North

XL Farmcare North Ltd

Email: bridget.taylor@xlfarmcare.co.uk
Telephone: 0800 6125289
Website: http://www.xlfarmcare.co.uk/

c/o Tithe Barn
Kendal Road
Kirkby Lonsdale
Carnforth
Lancashire
LA6 2HH

South East

XL Farmcare South East Ltd

Email: bill.pepper@xlfarmcare.co.uk
Telephone: 0800 6125289
Website: http://www.xlfarmcare.co.uk/

c/o 21 Cliffe High Street
Lewes
East Sussex
BN7 2AH

South West 1

XL Farmcare Devon and Cornwall Ltd

Email: phillip.leighton@xlfarmcare.co.uk
Telephone: 0800 6125289
Website: http://www.xlfarmcare.co.uk/

c/o Penbode Veterinary Group
North Road
Holsworthy
Devon
EX22 6HB

South West 2

XL Farmcare Wessex Ltd

Email: andrew.davies@xlfarmcare.co.uk
Telephone: 0800 6125289
Website: http://www.xlfarmcare.co.uk/

c/o West Hill Barns
West Hill
Evershot
Dorchester
Dorset
DT2 0LD

Wales North

Menter a Busnes

Animal Health Services / Gwasaneth lechyd Anifeiliaid
Email: gia@menterabusnes.co.uk
Telephone: 01248 668639
Welsh site: http://www.menterabusnes.co.uk/cy/
English site: http://www.menterabusnes.co.uk/animalhealthservices

Uned 3
Parc Gwyddoniaeth
Aberystwyth
Ceredigion
SY23 3AH

Wales South

Iechyd Da (Gwledig) Ltd

Email: info@i-da.co.uk
Telephone: 01970 636688
Website: http://i-da.co.uk/index.php/en/

Gorseland
North Road
Aberystwyth
SY23 2WB

Plant Health & Seeds Inspectorate

Head office

Email: planthealth.info@apha.gsi.gov.uk

Telephone: 01904 405 138

APHA Plant Health & Seeds Inspectorate
Room 10GA02/04
The National Agri-food Innovation Campus
Sand Hutton
York
YO41 1LZ

PHSI regional offices

To find your nearest PHSI office in England and Wales, see the list of PHSI regional offices (PDF, 30.7KB, 4 pages)

Plant Varieties & Seeds

Email: pvs.helpdesk@apha.gsi.gov.uk

Telephone: 0300 060 0497

Fax: 0300 060 2115

APHA Plant Varieties and Seeds
Eastbrook
Shaftesbury Road
Cambridge
CB2 8DR

Bee health

Bee Health Policy

Email: BeeHealthInfo@defra.gsi.gov.uk
Telephone: 0207 238 2017

National Bee Unit

Email: nbu@apha.gsi.gov.uk
Telephone: 0300 303 0094
Fax: 01904 462 240
Website: www.nationalbeeunit.com

Information about office staff, and regional or seasonal bee inspectors, is available on the National Bee Unit website.

Egg Marketing Inspectorate

To contact your local Egg Marketing Inspector, telephone or email your nearest APHA Field Services office.

GM Inspectorate

Email:gm-inspec@apha.gsi.gov.uk

Further information and contact details are available on the GM Inspectorate website.

Post-mortem Examination Centres

Contact details for the post-mortem examination centres.

To find your nearest centre, you can also use the postcode search tool

Aberystwyth WVSC

Telephone: 01970 612374
Email: enquiries@wvsc.wales

Website: English version - www.wvsc.wales Welsh version - www.cmc.cymru

Aberystwyth WVSC
Wales Veterinary Science Centre
Buarth Road
Aberystwyth
Ceredigion
SY23 1ND

Bristol University

Telephone: 0117 928 9402
Email: pmservices@langfordvets.co.uk

Farm Animal Post Mortem Services
Langford House
Langford
Bristol
BS40 5DU

Bury St Edmunds

For queries about post mortems and laboratory tests
Email: BurySt.Edmunds@apha.gsi.gov.uk
Telephone: 01284 724 499
Fax: 01284 724 500

For queries about Field Services
Telephone: 01284 778 150
Fax: 01284 724 500

APHA Veterinary Investigation Centre
Rougham Hill
Bury St Edmunds
Suffolk
IP33 2RX

Carmarthen

Email: carmarthen@apha.gsi.gov.uk
Telephone: 01267 235 244
Fax: 01267 236 549

APHA Veterinary Investigation Centre
Job’s Well Road
Johnstown
Carmarthen
Dyfed
SA31 3EZ

Cowfold, Sussex (University of Surrey)

Telephone: 01483 689 823
Email: vetpath@surrey.ac.uk

Harry Hawkins – Farm Animal and Equine Cremation Company
Chates Farm
Henfield Road
Cowfold
West Sussex
RH13 8DU

Davidstow, Cornwall (University of Surrey)

Telephone: 01483 689 823
Email: vetpath@surrey.ac.uk

F. D. Statton & Son – The Slaughterhouse
Davidstow
Camelford
Cornwall
PL32 9XU

Flagg, Derbyshire (University of Surrey)

Telephone: 01483 689 823
Email: vetpath@surrey.ac.uk

F. Redfern & Sons Ltd
Edge Close Farm
Flagg
North Buxton
Derbyshire
SK17 9QT

Lasswade

Lasswade is a diagnostic laboratory site.

Email: lasswade@apha.gsi.gov.uk
Telephone: 0131 445 6169
Fax: 0131 445 6166

APHA Veterinary Investigation Centre
Pentland Science Park
Bush Loan
Penicuik
Edinburgh
EH26 0PZ

Newcastle

Newcastle is a diagnostic laboratory only site; post-mortem examinations are no longer performed at this centre. Please contact APHA Thirsk for all PME-related enquiries.

Email: newcastle@apha.gsi.gov.uk
Telephone: 0300 303 8269

APHA Veterinary Investigation Centre
Whitley Road
Longbenton
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE12 9SE

Penrith

Email: penrith@apha.gsi.gov.uk
Telephone: 01768 885 295
Fax: 01768 885 314

APHA Veterinary Investigation Centre
Merrythought
Calthwaite
Penrith
Cumbria
CA11 9RR

Royal Veterinary College

Telephone: 01707 666 630
Mobile: 07793 801 684
Fax: 01707 666 640

Farm Animal Pathology and Diagnostics
PPB (Pathology and Pathogen Biology)
Hawkshead Lane
North Mymms
Herts
AL9 7TA

SAC Consulting Veterinary Services

Email: George.Caldow@SAC.co.uk
Alternative email: Fiona.Burns@SAC.co.uk
Telephone: 01835 822 456

St Boswells Disease Surveillance Centre
Greycrook
St Boswells
Roxburghshire
TD6 0EQ

Shrewsbury

For queries about post-mortems and laboratory tests
Email: shrewsbury@apha.gsi.gov.uk
Telephone: 01743 467 621
Fax: 01743 441 060

For queries about Field Services
Telephone: 01162 787 451

APHA Veterinary Investigation Centre
Kendal Road
Harlscott
Shrewsbury
Shropshire
SY1 4HD

Starcross

Email: starcross@apha.gsi.gov.uk
Telephone: 01626 891 121
Fax: 01626 891 766

APHA Veterinary Investigation Centre
Staplake Mount
Starcross
Exeter
EX6 8PE

Sutton Bonington

Sutton Bonington has limited diagnostic laboratory facilities; post-mortem examinations and postal submissions are no longer accepted at this centre. Please contact Flagg, Derbyshire (University of Surrey) for all PME-related enquiries. All postal submissions should be sent to Bury St Edmunds.

Email: suttonbonington@apha.gsi.gov.uk
Telephone: 01509 672 332
Fax: 01509 674 805

APHA Veterinary Investigation Centre
The Elms
College Road
Sutton Bonington
Loughborough
LE12 5RB

Thirsk

Email: thirsk@apha.gsi.gov.uk
Telephone: 01845 522 065
Fax: 01845 525 224

APHA Veterinary Investigation Centre
West House
Station Road
Thirsk
North Yorkshire
YO7 1PZ

Weybridge

Contact Weybridge for diagnostic laboratory services only.

Email: lab.services@apha.gsi.gov.uk
Telephone: 01932 357 335
Fax: 01932 357 838

APHA Veterinary Investigation Centre
Woodham Lane
New Haw
Addlestone
Surrey
KT15 3NB

Specialist Service Centres (SSC)

Contact details for the specialist service centres

Centre for International Trade: Carlisle

Imports and exports of animals and animal products, Pet Travel Scheme and quarantine, welfare in transport

General enquiries email: CentralOps.Carlisle@apha.gsi.gov.uk
Telephone: 01228 403 600
Fax: 01228 591 900

Centre for International Trade - Carlisle
Hadrian House
Wavell Drive
Rosehill Industrial Estate
Carlisle
CA1 2TB

Team email contact details (PDF, 64KB, 2 pages)

Centre for International Trade: Bristol

Wild bird registration, part of the UK management authority for the Convention on International Trade for Endangered Species (CITES).

Email: wildlife.licensing@apha.gsi.gov.uk
Telephone: 0117 372 3700
Fax: 0117 372 8206

Centre for International Trade - Bristol
1/17 Temple Quay House
2 The Square
Temple Quay
Bristol
BS1 6EB

SSC Worcester

Specialist Service Centre

Broiler directive registration, Poultry Health Scheme, Compulsory Scrapie Flocks Scheme, movement licences for pre-1996 born cattle, DNA tagging, OV training and authorisation

Email: AHspecialistservicecentreworcester@apha.gsi.gov.uk
Telephone: 01905 768 725
Fax: 01905 768 649

Spur 10
Block C Government Buildings
Whittington Road
Worcester
WR5 2LQ

Tracings, poultry registration

Email: SSCCardiff@apha.gsi.gov.uk
Telephone: 029 2076 8555
Fax: 029 2076 8520

66 Ty Glas Road
Llanishen
Cardiff
CF14 5ZB

APHA headquarters

Email: apha.corporatecorrespondence@apha.gsi.gov.uk
Telephone: 01932 341111

Woodham Lane
Addlestone
Surrey
KT15 3NB

Press enquiries

Email: apha.corporatecommunications@apha.gsi.gov.uk

Telephone (office hours): 01905 765212

Telephone (out of hours): 07881500146

APHA Scientific

Commercial products and services

See the APHA Scientific website