The Scientific Support Services Team

About Us

Our History

Scientific Support Services Ltd based in Alton Hampshire has been supplying high quality laboratory instrumentation and after sales support services throughout the UK and Ireland for nearly 25 years.

The company was founded in 1994 by Keith Gosden, he was initially providing after sales support for customers of Hewlett Packard, Analytical Group. The product range he supported included the full range of Gas Chromatographs, High Pressure Liquid Chromatographs and Mass Spectrometers, covering the South and South-West of England region. This division of Hewlett Packard was later to become Agilent Technologies, Chemical Analysis Group. SSS business continued to expand by adding customer training and consultancy to its after sales care.

In 1995 SSS was appointed the UK and Ireland after sales support provider for AC Analytical Controls, Rotterdam, now part of PAC. The range of products from AC include some of the most advanced and complex chromatography solutions on the market. This successful long term relationship has led to SSS becoming experts in the application of Gas Phase Chromatography in the Oil and Gas Industry. SSS and it's field services engineers deliver installation, breakdown service, preventative maintenance, performance verification, and on-site customer training. SSS also supply service parts and consumables for the full range of products from AC. 

Today SSS has expanded it's product portfolio to include the sales and support of a range of laboratory instrumentation from some of the world's most innovative manufacturers:

Some of our customers

SSS has a customer base which includes many of the major corporations, universities and hospitals across a wide range of industires. Our customers include Shell, Ineos, Total, Valero, ITS Intertek, SGS, NPL Teddington, National Health Service, Environment Agency, International Flavours and Fragrances and many others.


Scientific Support Services Ltd operates a quality management system which complies with the requirements of ISO 9001-2015  for "the sale and service of analytical scientific instrumentation and the provision of associated training and consultancy services"

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