At the Material Workshops we combine a number of facilities for your use.

Click the link below the photos for virtual area tours

Shop and Tool Loan Area

We stock a large variety of model making materials. See our shop page for a detailed price list.

22 tool kits and 7 drill kits are available here as well as a wide variety of power and hand tools. See our equipment page for more details.

Here we have all of the larger machinery that requires supervision to operate. See our equipment page for more details of the machinery available.

You will need to complete a safety induction to access this area. Inductions can be booked here.

Digital Area

Here we have our laser cutters and CNC machine. This area is supervised and full training provided.

Hand Tools Workshop

This area is for hand tools only but can be used unsupervised for light model making and fabrication.  We have a wide selection of hand tools available as well as 22 tool kits and 7 drill kits.

This area does not close for lunch.

Studio @George Porter

This area is for classes, tutorials, digital reviews, sketching, computer work and card model making. The area is bookable for teaching sessions, but the rest of the time students have open access to the facility.

This area does not close for lunch.

Arts Tower

We have 8 hand tool kits and 3 drill kits are available for loan from the Print Unit to use in this area.