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About Richmond Scientific

For over twenty-five years, Richmond Scientific have been trading in used scientific equipment of almost every type and specification – giving us an excellent base of knowledge. This helps us assist our customers in sourcing the best value equipment on the market. 

Our ethos is rooted in our family approach—we are small, efficient and always ready to respond to the demands of our customers, some of whom we have been looking after since the beginning. 

The Richmond Scientific team is headed by husband and wife Nick and Wendy Edmond and supported by their two sons Richard and Robert. Alongside them is a dedicated team dealing with sales, buying, administration and accounts.

Meet the Team

About Nick at Richmond Scientific

MD & Founder
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Nick is the founder of Richmond Scientific and has been at the helm for over 25 years now. He is renowned in the industry as the man to call if you need to kit out a lab on a budget! He prides himself on running a fair business which provides good value equipment and great service to its customers, some of whom Nick has been assisting since the beginning. 

About Debbie at Richmond Scientific

Executive Assistant
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Debbie is Nick’s executive assistant and keeps everybody in the office, not only Nick, on task. She deals with buying and sales, so most customers will hear Deb’s voice during their dealings with us. She has a a great eye for detail and can be relied on to keep everything organised and running smoothly.  

About Harry at Richmond Scientific

Sales Support
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Harry interfaces with our system to shoot all enquiries to the right people. Most interactions with customers go through him, so he has a good idea of the current status of most ongoing sales and buying deals. He also does some admin and accounts related work when he needs to. A great all rounder we couldn’t do without!

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Admin Assistant 
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Jo helps with various admin tasks including Nick’s personal matters and also ensuring we are compliant with health and safety. She also ensures security is up to scratch and amongst many other things. She gets her teeth into problems and sorts them out all in good humour!

About Eddie at Richmond Scientific

Warehouse Assistant
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Eddie is a safe pair of hands and can be relied on to track anything down. He can be found in the warehouse packing and dispatching orders, cleaning and testing, and generally keeping things going!

About Liz at Richmond Scientific

Social Media Marketing
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Liz has a great eye for marketing! She keeps all our followers up to date with what’s going on here, and works out new areas we should be moving into. She is the life and soul of the annual Christmas do!

About Wendy at Richmond Scientific

Finance Director
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The other half of the dynamic Richmond duo, Wendy has been managing the accounts for the business since the beginning, and still keeps her eye on them today – nothing gets past her! She also advises on where the business should go and how we can better serve our customers.

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Warehouse Supervisor
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Stuart is the main link between the office and warehouse, he makes sure the correct items are being picked and packed for each order and that they are complete and working as described. He also flies up and down the country dropping off smaller orders and making collections. He’s a mad Wanderers fan!

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Facilities Manager
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Rob does a bit of everything here. He usually handles clearances and disposal, along with helping with logistical and warehouse strategies. He also dips his toe in sales and customer care when he has the time. Without doubt, he makes the best cup of tea to be had in the building!

About Lisa at Richmond Scientific

Merchandising & Facilities
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Lisa can usually be found in the warehouse checking, photographing and allocating new stock, or out on lab clearance missions, and all with a huge smile!

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Admin Assistant 
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Jen helps Rob with various tasks including booking in new stock and researching equipment. She’s steady and gets things done with a calm and collected approach! 

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Dave is our in house engineer, he can usually be found in the warehouse tinkering or up in the kitchen chatting over a brew! He’s a great all rounder and knows his way around most things that come through the door.

We deal with customers from universities, contract, private and public laboratories around the world. Our wealth of experience translates to excellent value for money for our customers, who are able to fully kit out laboratories or simply replace any old pieces of equipment at a fraction of the price of buying new. Don’t hesitate to pick up the phone and let us know how we can help.

Why Use Us?

As a family business, we offer a personal service to all of our customers. Our clients use us again and again for their lab equipment supply and removal.

Personal Service

As a family business we offer a personal service to all of our customers. Our clients use us again and again for their lab equipment supply and removal.


Many of our pre-used devices are less than 1/3rd of the price of a new one, allowing you to extend your research project budget.


We carry a huge range of stock that is available off the shelf from our UK warehouse and add new items every week. We also offer priority urgent delivery on most times. This means we can be responsive to industry needs and reduce lead times for urgent work.

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Warranty & Returns

All new and used equipment comes with a warranty and returns policy meaning peace of mind for all purchases.


Our business is built around the repurposing and re-tasking of old and unwanted equipment. This helps us to to reduce landfill and make the scientific world more sustainable.


With over 20 years in the industry we have gained a wide range of knowledge about what equipment is right for your lab or project – Let’s chat about your project or take a look at our buying guides, lab management and other interesting advice.