Don Whitley Scientific



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Whitley A95 Anaerobic Workstation
The Whitley A95 is the largest model in our range with a huge capacity of between 1000 and 1400 x 90mm Petri dishes, depending upon the w...

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Whitley Petrifoto
The Whitley Petrifoto enables bacteria in Petri dishes to be photographed inside a workstation during all stages of growth and incubation...

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Whitley Automated Spiral Plater (WA...
The Whitley Automated Spiral Plater (WASP) eliminates serial dilutions. It offers a real reduction in the cost per test and standardises ...

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Whitley H35 Hypoxystation
The H35 Hypoxystation creates hypoxic and anoxic conditions within a controlled and sustained workstation environment. It is ideal for re...

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Whitley A35 Anaerobic Workstation
The recently launched Whitley A35 Workstation has been developed specifically for anaerobic microbiology. A revolutionary new porthole...

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Company Profile


Don Whitley Scientific Limited is a leading international supplier of innovative equipment and services to the microbiology and tissue culture industries.
We develop, manufacture, market and service instrumentation and associated products for the public and private sector - primarily for use in hospitals, public health laboratories, food testing organisations, pharmaceutical companies and research institutions. We also provide extensive contract research microbiology from our UK-based GLP-compliant laboratories.

Don Whitley Scientific Limited sells to both public and private sectors in a variety of scientific disciplines in organisations such as health protection agencies, pharmaceutical companies, food laboratories, contract microbiology organisations, hospitals, university research departments, water analysis companies and other research facilities. In the UK, Australia and Germany products are sold directly. In other parts of the world we supply and support our products via a carefully chosen distributor network.

Products sold include:
• Anaerobic workstations
• Variable atmosphere workstations
• Cell/tissue culture workstations
• Electrical microbiological detection systems
• Automated counting systems
• Image analysis systems
• Spiral platers
• Media preparators
• Automated temperature monitoring systems
• Gravimetric diluters
• Sample preparation equipment

And many other products for automating microbiology, pathology, virology and tissue culture laboratory tasks.

Brand names you may recognise include the Whitley Workstation range, Hypoxystation,WASP (Whitley Automated Spiral Plater) and RABIT (Rapid Automated Bacterial Impedance Technique). We also distribute products for AES Chemunex, Copan Italia SpA, Rodwell Scientific Instrumentsand Synoptics Ltd.

As an independently owned business we have deliberately organised ourselves so as to be large enough to do a thorough, good quality job and yet be small enough to be responsive. We have a short chain of command so that we can make the right decisions quickly and look after our customers properly.