Queens Award

About S+B

S+B is one of the UK’s longest established and leading specialists in the design, manufacture and installation of bespoke Educational and Commercial laboratory furniture, Fume cupboards and associated services.

Our expertise

We have over 50 years’ experience of converting old fashioned, uninspiring learning and lab engineering spaces into smart, modern and highly functional contemporary educational and industrial laboratories.

The sustained growth in our contemporary designs together with our international experience and exceptional overseas sales has enabled us to win the Queen’s Award for Enterprise for International Trade. This award is the UK’s highest accolade for business success with winners selected by the Prime Minister’s office and approved by Her Majesty the Queen.

Our products:

The S+B standard product range includes:

  • free standing loose furniture
  • working walls
  • fume cupboards
  • overhead service delivery systems
  • fully serviced fitted furniture

Our Services:

  • Consultancy
  • Design
  • Manufacture
  • Installation

Areas we work in:

  • Schools and Colleges
  • Universities
  • R&D
  • Healthcare
  • Universities
  • Utilities
  • Food & Beverage
  • Industry

Our customers:

S+B has worked with prestigious international schools and well-known school groups such as Nord Anglia & GEMS Education, as well as numerous FOBISIA, COBIS, BSME & CEESA School Members.

We are also members of SEFA and worked with world renowned universities and distinguished lab engineering companies both in the UK and abroad.

 Where we are:

We design and manufacture at our facilities in Manchester, United Kingdom and install internationally .


Our extensive range of design-led standard products will readily meet most applications and we are always happy to develop and produce for client specific requirements.

We can supply everything from a single workstation, overhead service delivery system or fume cupboard, to a complete suite of state-of-the-art research laboratories.