Published: 3rd March 2022
3rd March, 2022 – Cardiff, UK – Lextox Drug & Alcohol Testing (Lextox) today announced that it has been awarded a contract for its services by Cheshire West and Chester Council.
The contract, which constitutes the provision of drug, alcohol and DNA testing for use within the Council’s Children and Families Service, will see Lextox provide testing to ISO 17025 UKAS Accredited Testing Laboratory (No. 7516) standards and analysis that is legally defensible in UK courts of law for the purpose of Family Court proceedings on behalf of the Council. The contract, which went live in February 2022 will be for an initial three years, with the potential to extend this by a further 12 months.
Managing Director at Lextox, Paul James commented on the award saying “We are delighted that Cheshire West and Chester Council has appointed us as a provider following our tender bid. Lextox has worked with the Council for over 6 years, delivering more than 900 analysis results during this period. We look forward to continuing our partnership with the Council by providing them with a quality service and reliable results to support the Children and Families Service”.