About Philip Harris

For over 200 years, Philip Harris has been at the forefront of developing high quality science resources, which are used by schools, colleges and universities around the world!

We can trace our origins back to 1817 to Birmingham when Thomas Ellis and Philip Harris began expanding their chemistry business to offer a comprehensive range of science resources to schools and colleges.


Philip Harris retains the values of our founder – uncompromising on quality and unbeatable on price.

Why choose Philip Harris

Free technical advice

If you need a helping hand, we offer FREE technical advice from our technical support team. Our team of technical experts have worked as school Science Technicians and offer
advice and support when you need it.

Philip Harris also offers technical support, spares and repairs for the Unilab range of Physics, Electronics and Technology resources.

New product development

At Philip Harris, we pride ourselves on developing innovative science resources in-house. You won’t find our own developed products anywhere else!

The best product ideas come from you – Teachers and Science Technicians – so we are always open to hear ideas for new resources from you. Send your ideas to brilliantideas@philipharris.co.uk

All the science resources you need

Our comprehensive range of curriculum led resources includes everything you need to safely undertake Physics, Biology and Chemistry practicals. From topping up on stocks, to a whole new lab; from absorber plates to zinc plates, we have you covered.

Most Philip Harris resources are in stock and ready for next day delivery, so you can get the science resources you need, when you need them.

Even more great reasons to choose Philip Harris

Free  Delivery
Free Expert Technical Advice
Quality you can trust
Unbeatable on price

Terms and Conditions
Next day delivery available on stocked items on orders placed before 12pm. UK mainland only. You should request next day delivery when prompted. Free delivery available on orders over £25 excluding VAT. Orders under this value are subject to a charge of £2.95. We reserve the right to amend or withdraw our next day delivery service if necessary.