Our UK laboratories


The Fordham site is one of the largest bioanalytical centres and home to our analytical solutions. The site employs around 380 scientists operating from 8,000m2 purpose-built, state-of-the-art analytical labs. 

Our high-tech campus is in a beautiful rural setting just outside the British horseracing centre of Newmarket and 20 minutes from the bioscience hub of Cambridge, UK.

LGC's Fordham UK site

Sandwich, Kent

Dedicated Materials Science Lab

Our scientists are based at Discovery Park in Sandwich, Kent and offer extensive expertise in material and compound characterisation including:

  • Physical Properties
  • Solid Form Characterisation
  • Foreign Particulate Analysis
  • Forced Degradation studies
  • Dissolution
  • Structural Elucidation

The lab contains a wide range of equipment to support characterisation of all aspects of drug substance, product and excipients, such as SEM-EDX, PXRD, FTIR, Laser Diffraction, iGC, DVS, HPLC/ UPLC, and HR-MS.

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Newmarket Road, Fordham, Ely, CB7 5WW


Discovery Park, Ramsgate Road, Sandwich, CT13 9FF