Key announcements

Due to essential maintenance, our housing rents online service will be unavailable from Friday 21 January at 5pm until Monday 24 January at 9am. We apologise for any inconvenience. Coronavirus remains a serious health risk. It’s important to stay cautious and help protect yourself and others. Continue to follow national guidance.

Birmingham City Laboratories

We are an independent consultancy and test house that has been established for over 100 years. Our roots can be traced back to 1910 when a laboratory was established by Birmingham to research into explosives and metallurgical processes.

Today BCL is a UKAS accredited laboratory, incorporating a range of scientific and engineering disciplines. We provide consultancy, investigation and survey services to Birmingham City Council, other local authorities and the private sector throughout the UK.

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