UKAS Reaccreditation 2024

PBA Laboratories were reaccredited by UKAS on 5th April 2024 (subject to internal review). The majority of our accredited tests are now to BS EN ISO 17892. Our website test listing will be updated shortly.

May 2024

Christmas Shutdown 2023

We will be closed from end Friday 23/12/23 until Tuesday 3/01/24, after which a limited laboratory service will operate until 8/01/24. Happy Christmas and New Year to all our clients.

December 2023

ISO 9001 Reaccreditation

Peter Baxter Associates Ltd’s Quality Management System has been reaccredited to  ISO 9001 for another year.

September 2023

UKAS Reaccreditation 2023

PBA Laboratories were reaccredited by UKAS on 28th April 2023. The majority of our accredited tests are now to to BS EN ISO 17892, which has replaced many of the BS1377 tests.

Please note that we continue to offer water soluble sulphate and pH testing to BS1377-3 but chose not to apply for reaccreditation for these tests

May 2023

Christmas Shutdown 2022

Our office and laboratory will be closed from 14.00 23/12/22 until 8.30 09/01/23.

Please email any enquiries during this period and we will respond on our return

Happy Christmas

December 2022

Change of Address

We have moved our office and correspondence address to our Laboratory at Kestner Works, Bredgar Road, Gillingham Kent ME8 6PL. We have rented out our previous office in Rochester and staff will be working from home on a permanent, part time, basis where possible. This change will continue beyond the Covid pandemic and will significantly reduce our overheads. A mail redirection service is in place, and addresses will be updated on this website shortly.

April 2021

Open for Business

Peter Baxter Associates Ltd are open for business during the current 2021 lockdown. We operate Covid control measures beyond Government guidance and welcome enquires.

January 2021


We are open for business and welcome enquiries. We have updated our risk assessment based on recent Government guidance for construction work and laboratories. This risk assessment is attached to this post.

Coronavirus Risk Assessment 3.1 14.05.20

May 2020


Peter Baxter Associates Ltd is open for business and welcomes enquires.

We are homeworking where possible and have introduced social distancing and hygiene measures for site works, our laboratory, and subcontractors in line with Government and industry guidance. These will slow output to some extent.

Best wishes to all

May 2020

25 Years in business

Peter Baxter Associates Ltd started on 13th March 1995.