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The latest digital and analogue tools to support teaching and research through hands-on making.

Our school benefits from a purpose-built workshop building completed recently in 2018, and a further extension due to complete in 2020.

Our excellent bespoke facilities include: 

  • modelling and prototyping equipment
  • digital fabrication suite including 3D printers and laser cutters
  • a bio-fab lab for biotechnology work, one of the first in the world in our disciplines.
  • woodworking and hand tools 
  • bench space

Our skilled and helpful technicians are on hand to help, guiding you and ensuring your safety. All students receive a full induction before gaining access to the workshop and its facilities

Workshop Booking System

To access the workshop facilities we are currently asking all students to reserve a time slot in order to help us adhere to social distancing guidelines. Slots can be reserved using our online booking system.

Digital equipment

Anyone wishing to use digital equipment must book it out here.

Workshop materials

The workshop provides materials to buy, although we can't always guarantee immediate availability.

2020 Materials Price List 

Workshop projects

The workshop machinery provides the tools to produce a wide range of models and large scale structures. Below are examples of students' work and live-build projects.