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The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland became a Member State in 1884.



Dr Martyn Sené, Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Director of Operations at NPL (United Kingdom), was elected to the CIPM in 2016.

The Director of the BIPM, Dr Martin J.T. Milton, is also of British nationality.



Representatives of the NMIs or designated institutes of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (see CIPM MRA) participate in the following Consultative Committees:

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Contact:
  NPL
Hampton Road
TW11 0LW Teddington
Tel.: + 44 208 977 3222
Fax: + 44 208 943 6458
Web: http://www.npl.co.uk/
Participating in the CIPM MRA since: 14 October 1999

Signed by: John RAE (then Director, NPL)
Signatory/NMI:
  • National Physical Laboratory (NPL), Teddington

  • Designated institute(s):
  • For chemical and bio-metrology excluding gas analysis: LGC, formerly Laboratory of the Government Chemist (LGC), Teddington
  • For gear standards: National Gear Metrology Laboratory (NGML), Newcastle upon Tyne
  • For bio-activity metrology related to international activity units: National Institute for Biological Standards and Control (NIBSC)
  • For fluid flow: static volume: National Measurement and Regulation Office, formerly National Measurement Office (NMO) (NMRO), Teddington
  • For fluid flow: gas and liquids: TUVNEL, formerly National Engineering Laboratory (TUVNEL), Glasgow

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  • Internationally recognized Calibration and Measurement Capabilities (CMCs)
  • Participation in key and supplementary comparisons
  • Submission of CMCs through: EURAMET.
  • The following institutes are authorized to use the CIPM MRA logo, for the fields of measurement supported by CMCs published in the KCDB:

    LGC Ltd (United Kingdom) from 13 October 2006
    NPL (United Kingdom) from 28 August 2006
    TUVNEL (United Kingdom) from 24 August 2010


    Over the last 15 years the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland has benefited from BIPM comparison and calibration services in the following fields:


    BIPM calibration certificates issued to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and/or its NMI(s)

    Delegates at the meeting of the CGPM in November 2014:
    • Mr Mark Holmes (Head of Delegation)
    • Dr Brian R. Bowsher
    • Dr Martyn Sené
    • Dr Graham Sims
    Delegates at recent meetings of NMI Directors and State Party Representatives:
    • Dr Martyn Sené (18-19 October 2017)
    • Dr Brian R. Bowsher (24-25 October 2016)
    • Mr Robert Gunn (24-25 October 2016)
    • Dr Martyn Sené (24-25 October 2016)
    • Dr Graham Sims (24-25 October 2016)
    • Dr Peter Thompson (24-25 October 2016)
    • Dr Brian R. Bowsher (13-14 October 2015)
    • Mr Robert Gunn (13-14 October 2015)
    • Dr Kamal Hossain (13-14 October 2015)
    • Dr Martyn Sené (13-14 October 2015)
    • Dr Peter Thompson (13-14 October 2015)
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