Physical Resources

Library Makerspace

Wednesday Evenings from 6.30-8.30. Lancaster University Library room C130

Physical Computing Collection (Available at Makerspace Evening)

Components, Single Board Computers, Cables, Modules, Light Strips, Robot Parts.

Lendable Equipment (Slowly arriving, list will grow over time! Available to use at the Makerspace Evening)

3x Oculus Quest VR Headsets

3x Oculus Go VR Headsets

1 Ricoh Theta V 360 Camera with Spherical Microphone

Digital Resources

If you are a student at Lancaster University, you have access to the Library Collection via OneSearch.

We also have the Maker Reading List which focuses on popular books, electronic resources and websites that are available from the library.  You can Request a Resource and the Library will look into buying it.

Software is available to students and staff via the Software Catalogue or ELMS.

Other Local Resources

Bike Workshop

There is a Bike Workshop on the University Campus at Bowland Avenue East. Staff can obtain a key for the workshop at Bowland Security Reception at any time, or talk to the Library Liason who holds a key. If you want to fix your homemade eBike, there is a tool station and pump at the bike parking in InfoLab.

Lancaster and Morecombe Makers (LAMMSpace)

Located in town, LAMMSpace has a selection of 3D printers, a lasercutter, tools, and a healthy community of makers and creators. Open nights are on Wednesday evenings 6 – 10PM, and every 3rd Saturday in the month.


LuneLab Makerspace provides an affordable shared workspace that members can use for pleasure, business or education; most activities are craft-based, but it’s use is driven by the members.

Precious Plastic Lancaster

Precious Plastic creates and sells products using plastic which would otherwise be burned. This generates revenue for local businesses, gives local people and students a shared objective and helps them learn new skills such as design, manufacturing and entrepreneurship.

Work in Progress

Have you been working on a project you would like to develop further? The Lancaster University Enterprise Team support students, alumni and staff to develop their 21st century skills and transform their ideas into reality.


A free, volunteer-led, community-based programming clubs for young people. Anyone aged seven to seventeen can visit a Dojo where they can learn to code, build a website, create an app or a game, and explore technology in an informal, creative, and social environment.

Lancaster University Ethical Hackers

Hacks and hijinks. That is all.

ReCentre Lancaster

The purpose of the re:Centre Lancaster is to provide an innovative incubator space for groups and individuals to develop innovative and creative solutions to recycle, repurpose and upcycle industrial waste materials and reclaimed building supplies. They also hold a monthly Repair Café.