ZEISS Life Sciences Partner

ZEISS Life Sciences Partner

About Appleton Woods

Appleton Woods are a family business supplying consumables, equipment, and reagent products into life science laboratories since 1967. They have a dedicated equipment team fully trained by ZEISS, and all enquiries are led by their Microscopy Sales Specialist; this provides a seamless and reliable customer experience. Appleton Woods has a long and successful relationship with ZEISS, supplying their microscopes throughout the UK for many years.  

ZEISS and Appleton Woods have worked closely over many years to develop a strong partnership to best serve the Life Science Market. Appleton Woods serve the whole of the UK and are able to offer demonstrations of the ZEISS microscope range on request. Appleton Woods supply the full range of ZEISS light microscopes including the widefield, stereo and zoom microscope ranges.


  • Dr John S. Noyes, Scientific Associate, Natural History Museum, London

    "I am pleased to support Appleton Woods partnership with ZEISS I recently purchased from Appleton Woods a ZEISS Axiolab 5 compound microscope with a range of bright field and phase contrast objectives and a camera attachment. The service has been excellent. This included a prompt home demonstration by a very knowledgeable representative who also provided some very practical advice with regards to ZEISS objectives."

  • T. Clarke, Chief Technician, Oxford

    "I have been dealing with the company Appleton Woods for several years now and have been extremely satisfied with their level of service. The local representative regularly makes contact with various members of the department with information on new products and special offers that he considers would be of interest and I also receive email updates for circulation. Quotations are sent promptly and orders dealt with efficiently with personal follow ups to ensure we are satisfied with the products. I look forward to a continued association with the company."

  • Dr S. Shawcross, University of Manchester

    "Appleton Woods provides an extensive range of laboratory consumables and equipment - both large and small - and on request they make every effort to source spares and replacement parts. The customer service is excellent and the local representative extremely helpful, professional and quick to respond to queries and requests. In addition, Appleton Woods listens to and acts upon customer feedback. This company is on my list of top suppliers of good quality, competitively priced laboratory goods."

  • Dr R. David Researcher, London

    "Appleton Woods is always the first company I consult when ordering laboratory equipment or consumables. They stock an extensive range of products to suit all needs at prices for every budget. Having liaised with both the customer services team and sales representatives I can say they are always professional, knowledgeable and happy to help. Delivery of items is always very prompt and their regular e-newsletter provides updates of the latest offers and product information. I would definitely recommend this company"

Meet the team

Lana Robinson – Equipment Sales Specialist

Lana has worked for Appleton Woods for over 4 years, after graduating from the University of Liverpool in Biochemistry. Lana’s role within Appleton Woods is to help customers with all their equipment needs. She works to expand the equipment product range, answer technical enquiries, provide quotes, and oversee equipment orders/projects.

Mark Perkins – Microscopy Sales Specialist

Mark recently completed his PhD in Microbiology from the University of Nottingham, in which microscopes featured heavily in his research. Marks role within Appleton woods is to configure and customise ZEISS microscopes for a whole host of customers. Mark is there to support all your microscope needs!


Appleton Woods Limited
New Lindon House, Catesby Park, Kings Norton
Birmingham, B38 8SE
Phone: 0121 4587740
Email:  info@appletonwoods.co.uk