Test laboratory

A high quality service for manufacturers or regulators who needs product testing in the UK. We specialise in testing access equipment, such as portable ladders, scaffold towers and podiums, and care deeply about the need for these products to be as safe as they possibly can be. 

Product testing in our test laboratory

Whatever your challenge – maybe you’re frustrated at how costly it is to test so many different sizes of ladders from one range or maybe you need third-party surveillance on imported products – we think you’ll be impressed with what we can do.

Load testing

Static load-based testing of products and components, up to 3kN


Cyclic durability testing of products up to 4.5kN

Component testing

Component testing for validation or Research & Development

Safety testing

Product safety testing or market surveillance testing

Working in accordance with international standard ISO 17025 for Testing Laboratories, our test laboratory can:

Please contact us for a quote or more information on product testing. If you want to go further and have your product and production method fully tested to a standard, published specification or your own requirements, we can help with this too.

ladder testing
ladder testing

Gain your T&RGETMARK by having your product independently tested and certified by Test & Research Centre. We’ll ensure that both the product and its production method comply with a published Certification Scheme. The T&RGETMARK  is Certification Mark, owned and managed by Test & Research Centre, and applied to qualifying products as a mark of quality assurance.