Porton Library

The library at Porton is a welcoming and comfortable space, offering print resources, high-quality services, and professional expertise.


  • Study spaces – desks and comfortable seating chairs for working or relaxing
  • Photocopier/scanner


  • Print book collection reflecting current research on novel and dangerous pathogens, vaccine development, emerging zoonoses, and disaster management
  • Porton Staff theses and publications
  • A selection of Fiction and Wellbeing books
  • A selection of books for your Learning and Development

The library opening times are 9.00 to 17.00 (weekdays only), and for the immediate future, library staff will be present only on Tuesday and Thursday each week.


The Porton Library team are happy to provide training on the topics outlined here. This can be on a one-to-one basis, or in groups. We can provide this via Skype.

Porton BioPharma Ltd.

Please see our guide for details of library services available to PBL staff. Please contact us​​ for further assistance.

Contact details:

Email: libraries@phe.gov.uk

Telephone: 01980 612450

Porton Library
Public Health England
Manor Farm Road
Porton Down

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