Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA)

2. Responsible public or private organization or company
Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra)
3. Location and postal address
Woodham Lane, Addlestone, Surrey , KT15 3NB
4. Source(s) of financing of the reported activity, including indication if the activity is wholly or partly financed by the Ministry of Defence

Most funding is through Defra. 

5. Number of maximum containment units5 within the research centre and/or laboratory, with an indication of their respective size (SqM):
ABL 4 , 100.00 SqM
ABL 4 , 100.00 SqM
ABL 4 , 100.00 SqM
ABL 4 , 100.00 SqM
ABL 4 , 800.00 SqM
Animal facility consisting of 14 individual rooms divided into 2 suites
BL 2 , 200.00 SqM
Suite of Serology laboratories capable of increasing to SAPO level 4, but which usually runs at ACDP† level 2 * Specified Animal Pathogens Order † Advisory Committee on Dangerous Pathogens
6. Scope and general description of activities, including type(s) of micro-organisms and/or toxins as appropriate

Diagnosis, statutory testing and applied research on the epidemiology and pathology of the disease of farmed, domesticated livestock (cattle, sheep, pigs and poultry) and wild animal reservoirs. Bacteria and viruses in ACDP hazard groups 1-3, GM class 1-4 and SAPO hazard groups 2-4. These include Avian influenza, Newcastle Disease, Rabies and African swine fever. 

(4) For facilities with maximum containment units participating in the national biological defence research and development programme, please fill in name of facility and mark "Declared in accordance with Form A, part 2 (iii)".

(5) In accordance with the latest edition of the WHO Laboratory Biosafety Manual, or equivalent.