School of Natural and Environmental Sciences

Glassblowing Workshop

Our Services

Our Glassblowing Workshop offers a unique, cost effective and specialised service.

At the Glassblowing Workshop, we design and manufacture complex glassware.

We can cover all aspects of scientific glassblowing using soda, borosilicate and quartz.

The workshop has a comprehensive range of equipment. Using both hot and cold glass working, we can accommodate many different glass requirements.

We offer consultation and design services on glassware for commercial customers. As well as making and repairing glassware for researchers and teaching laboratories

Our skilled staff provides a service that is personalised, offering quality products at affordable prices.

We keep a range of glass stock including: borosilicate, silica, soda tubing, quickfit joints, general purpose stopcock, borosilicate high vacuum taps and young’s taps.

Find out how to book a job with us.

Further information

Find information about glassblowing on the British Society of Scientific Glassblowers website. 

How to Book

How to book work with the Glass Blowing Workshop.

Before we can start work you will need to ensure that all glassware for repair or modification is clean of all chemicals, solvents and grease. Unfortunately, work cannot begin until this is completed.

Internal customers

If you are a member of staff at the University, contact us about your requirements. You can then complete an internal requisition form (you can get a quotation on request).

External customers

Contact us to discuss your requirements and our costs.

Gallery of Work

View a selection of our glassblowing work.

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Contact Us

Contact us by phone, email or even visit us to discuss your job.

The Glassblowing Workshop
School of Natural and Environmental Sciences
Bedson Building
Newcastle University
Newcastle upon Tyne

Tel: +44 (0)191 208 7100

The workshop is open Monday to Friday from 9.00 to 16.00.