The Maker Space

The Maker Space is a collaborative workspace designed for creatives, inventors, and enthusiasts to come together, share ideas, learn, and work on various business ideas. Located on the 3rd floor of the prestigious Barbara Hepworth Building in room BH3/07, the space is equipped with tools, equipment, and resources that enable individuals to develop their businesses in areas such as digital design, internet of things, fashion, textiles and more.

As well as access to an extensive range of resources, members benefit from the expertise and guidance of fellow makers, and participate in workshops, events and networking opportunities that foster creativity, learning, and collaboration.

You can become a member if you are student or alumni of the University or a member of the Startup business community with Kirklees Council. 

Don't wait any longer! Embrace your passion for innovation by becoming a member of the Maker Space today. Contact us at for more information and to get started on your exciting journey.

Together, let's build the future!



Sewing Workstation

Use the sewing machine, overlocker or cutting table



Embroidery Machines

Embroider with the Juki LZ-271 zig zag freehand



Open source electronics and prototyping platform


Mac Suite

Graphic design, video editing and digital media


PC with 3D Printers

High powered PC to run complex software applications


Maker Space Workshops

Attend a workshop to get the most of the equipment and technology.