Cansford Labs - Pioneering drug and alcohol testing

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Cansford Labs - Pioneering drug and alcohol testing

Award-winning pioneers: Cansford is the UK’s fastest laboratory drug, alcohol and steroid testing service.

Results within 3 days. Guaranteed.


Accredited to UKAS ISO17025: 2017 for the widest range of drugs tested in-house in the UK


Pioneers since 1993 when our founders brought hair testing to the UK.


Lightening the load for family law with fast, responsive drug and alcohol testing service

What do we offer?

Hair drug testing

UK’s largest hair strand drug testing lab with a 3 working day turnaround

Hair alcohol testing

Trend, abstience and segmented testing for EtG and FAEE

Oral fluid testing

For the detection of drug use in the moment or within 48 hours

DNA testing

MoJ accredited DNA testing services across the UK

PEth testing

Dry blood spot laboratory testing for alcohol to show the last 28 days of use.

Steroid testing

UK’s only accredited hair testing service for detecting steroid drug use

Cansford Labs turnaround times for test results and reports

For the last 12 months – 100% within 3 days

What sectors do we work within?

Family Law

Social Care

Work Places

Educational Institutions


Criminal Law


All Our Customers

Collections by Cansford Labs

Our 50 collectors are on-hand to help take samples UK-wide – making collection quick, convenient and comfortable.

What sectors do we work with? More than…

Partners Worldwide

Organisations with thousands of employees

Family solicitors in the UK

Local Authorities

What do our clients say about our testing?


"Thank you for your magnificent and prompt service, you delivered on time and was very professional. I will definitely recommend your service to my colleagues."

Social Worker - London

"Thank you – very pleased with the speed of the results. Had issues with other companies with delays so will definitely be using Cansford again in the future"

Solicitor - London

"Great service as always. I always find your quick and efficient in responding to enquiries and it is so helpful to receive the results expeditiously."

Solicitor - West Sussex

"You and your team were all very friendly helpful and efficient. I got my results in good time. I would definitely recommend you."

Adam - Birmingham