Translation and interpreting services

If you need a translator or interpreter, we can offer you services in over 200 different languages.

Written translation

First 150 words from £28 excluding VAT depending on the language

Each additional word 17p to 23p depending on language
Includes options for

  • large print  braille
  • legal and medical documents
  • CD / Audio tapes

Face-to-face interpreting

List of charges

Telephone interpreting

  • First 10 minutes £13.20 minimum charge)
  • Each additional minute  94 pence to £1  depending on language

BSL sign language interpreting

  • First three hours £166.65  (minimum charge)
  • Each additional hour £55.55
  • Court (full day) Quote on request

Other services

Tape recording  / audio tapes

Additional costs for all interpreting

  • short notice (within 24 hours) 15% surcharge
  • out of hours weekdays (5.30pm to 8.30am) and weekends 50% surcharge
  • public holidays 100% surcharge

All charges are subject to VAT

How to book a translation service

Complete this online form and we will contact you

Contact us

Translation and Interpreting Services
Civic Centre
Lampton Road
Hounslow
TW3 4DN

Telephone 020 8583 2299

Email interpreters@hounslow.gov.uk

Office hours are Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5.30pm.