Criminal Law

Speed  ·  Quality  ·  Clarity ·  Support

Cansford Laboratories is proud to offer the UK’s fastest drug and alcohol testing service – including hair, blood, nail and oral fluid (salival) testing.

As part of our ISO 17025-certified testing processes, our clients benefit from:

Unrivalled test speed:

99% of our test results are offered within 3 days of receipt – the fastest in the UK. We also provide test quotes over the phone, and can typically send our dedicated collectors to you within 48 hours – helping to minimise case complexity and to keep your team ahead of court-imposed time limits.

Hassle-free sample collections:

Our team of 50 trained collectors can travel almost anywhere in the UK to take samples  – making the process as quick, convenient and comfortable as possible.

Hassle-free sample collections:

Our team of 50 trained collectors can travel almost anywhere in the UK to take samples  – making the process as quick, convenient and comfortable as possible.

Unmatched service:

Your case will be handled from start-to-finish by your dedicated contact at Cansford, and we can provide scientific support over the telephone immediately, Monday to Friday. Our laboratory team will help you identify the right test method for your case and answer any questions or concerns about the test process and results.

Dependable accuracy:

Our laboratory test processes are ISO 17025-accredited, ensuring the highest standards of accuracy, reliability and laboratory expertise across our portfolio.

Dependable accuracy:

Our laboratory test processes are ISO 17025-accredited, ensuring the highest standards of accuracy, reliability and laboratory expertise across our portfolio.

Clarity and quality:

Our test reports are designed to be both comprehensive and easy-to-follow. We also offer an expert witness service – our scientific expertise in written report format, for your use in court.

Reputation and experience:

Our team pioneered hair testing more than 25 years ago, and continue to invest in scientific research in order to improve standards across the testing sector. Our reputation for accuracy and expertise speaks for itself – and explains why many of our clients have trusted us to support their clients for decades.

Reputation and experience:

Our team pioneered hair testing more than 25 years ago, and continue to invest in scientific research in order to improve standards across the testing sector. Our reputation for accuracy and expertise speaks for itself – and explains why many of our clients have trusted us to support their clients for decades.

The reports Cansford offers are very clear, very concise. Easy to understand. We get a witness statement; we get the report explaining what it is, and how it’s tested, and what it means. It’s very good.”

Legal Executive

London

Our Services

Drug & alcohol testing

Best-in-class hair, blood, oral fluid and nail testing for drugs and alcohol

DNA testing

DNA testing via oral fluid (saliva) samples, including for immigration cases

Expert witness support

Our scientific expertise in written form, for your use in court

Who do we work with? More than....

Partners Worldwide

Organisations with thousands of employees

Family solicitors in the UK

Individuals UK wide

Find out more about our expert collections team

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Collecting quotes for drug, alcohol, or DNA Testing?

Request yours below, or contact our lab team with your questions about testing on
029 2054 0567