An additional benefit to working with us is our excellent and broad range of specialist facilities and equipment complementing our expert knowledge base.

State-of-the-art facilities and equipment

Our University campus is constantly evolving to ensure we offer the best resources to support our students and business partners. We have a variety of state-of-the-art laboratories, workshops, engineering facilities and other spaces, encompassing multiple fields and subject areas. All our facilities are equipped with high-end equipment and instrumentation and are supported by our dedicated professionals. Whatever your need, be it a specialist service, testing, analysis or simulation you can access our resources to develop your business. Some of our resources include:

  • 3D modelling, prototyping and printing
  • Bloomberg Trading Room
  • Broadcast media studios and editing facilities
  • Chemical analysis and process development and optimisation services
  • Diagnostic engineering
  • Materials analysis and characterisation
  • Metrology and precision engineering
  • Multi-media performance equipment
  • Music technology studios and professional recording studios
  • Photography studios
  • Podiatry clinic with orthotics lab, gait analysis and surgical theatre suite
  • Specialist inspection and measurement services
  • Textiles workshops (embroidery, knitting and weaving)

Meeting rooms and lecture theatres

We also have meeting rooms, classrooms and lecture theatres that are available for hire, seating up to 280 attendees. Situated in both contemporary and historical buildings, all our rooms are equipped with up-to-date AV facilities and Wi-Fi. Please note that at certain times of the year some of our facilities may have limited availability.

More information

Through expertise, housed within the University and our 3M Buckley Innovation Centre we connect business and academia to facilitate growth.

For more information about our specialist facilities and equipment please contact our Services to Business team on +44 (0)1484 473666 or email