Coronavirus Statement


Company Statement - Coronavirus 


Cookson Dental is taking the spread of Coronavirus in the UK extremely seriously. Our number one priority remains the safety and wellbeing of our staff and customers, and we are taking active measures to keep them safe.

Service Update - Monday 30th March

We have paused taking new orders as we have reached our threshold. Please re-visit later for more information. We appreciate your understanding and continued support.


Important Logistics Update – Reduced Service from Monday 30th March

In order to protect our logistics staff, ensuring they can work in a safe environment, and continue to support the need for social distancing, our logistics operation from Monday 30th March will only open Monday – Wednesday. Therefore no orders will be despatched on a Thursday and Friday.

It is our aim to fulfil as many orders as we can on these three days however, this does mean we will suspend our cut off and same day despatch promise, we hope you understand why it may take us a little longer than usual.

We will continue to notify you once your order has been despatched. Thank you for your patience and understanding.


Online ordering & our Contact Centre

Our website remains open to take orders however, our same day despatch guarantee has now been removed. From Monday 30th we will only despatch parcels Monday – Wednesday. 

Our contact centre remains open, so if you have any questions regarding your order, current delivery schedule, and our products then please contact us via the normal channels.

The bulk of our contact centre is now home working, and if working in the office are adhering to strict social distancing.

Delivery Information

Our couriers are doing their utmost to maintain deliveries. Parcels will now take a little longer to be delivered.

Please click here to see Royal Mail’s delivery status during Coronavirus outbreak:

Please click here to see DPD’s delivery status during the Coronavirus update:

At this time, we have good availability of our products and we are in close contact with our supply chain to maintain good stock levels. However, it is possible that some suppliers may be unable to meet their delivery times and some items become temporarily unavailable. We will do our best to have accurate information on when inventory will be back in stock so that you can plan accordingly.


Free Returns Now Extended – 60 days

We have extended our free returns from 30 days to 60 days, click here for more details.

International Delivery Update

We are now aware that there is interruption in the international postal networks so your parcels may be subject to delays.

For our international customers if you do not receive your parcel after 20 working days please get in touch with our contact centre who will advice of next steps. If this situation changes we will update this page and social media to keep you up to date.

Scrap Update  

Our scrap processing team are working a change in shift pattern, this may result in scrap jobs taking a little bit longer to process.

General Information

To help minimise the spread of the virus, we are following the latest Government recommendations. 

During these unprecedented times, we are extremely grateful for the service our teams have continued to deliver to our customers.

Where possible our team members are now working from home, and we have put in place measures in our factory and our logistics warehouse to improve social distancing.

We will do everything possible to support all our staff through these uncertain times, taking all precautions to protect our customers and colleagues.

We are asking any member of staff with flu-like symptoms to self-isolate for 7 days.

Team members with serious health conditions have also been asked for their own safety not to be in work.

We continue to request that any member of staff returning from certain affected areas abroad – or those who have been in close personal contact with someone who has contracted the virus - to self-isolate for fourteen days. 

We have also asked that staff with mild symptoms who have been to any of the countries listed on the Government website, do not come to work. 

If you have any questions, our contact centre staff are ready to help you get the answers you need.


Information provided in the statement reflects the current Coronavirus position. Any changes will be reflected in this statement.

Date: 27th March 2020 


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© 2020 Cookson Precious Metals Ltd. VAT Registration No. GB161 8062 21. Registered in England no. 2775187. Registered Office: 59-83 Vittoria Street, Birmingham, B1 3NZ
Tel: 0345 100 1122 or 0121 200 2120 Fax: 0121 212 6456