Our studios provide a collaborative space for growing businesses and creatives alongside technical support and advice. Our FabLab and Makerspace is open and inclusive, offering an exciting range of tools and machinery for our community to use as well as a space for knowledge exchange between residents, students and tutors. This is your chance to tinker, boil, bake, turn, mill, mend, spin, scan, print, cut, cast, drill, sand, scrape and sculpt.

All studio residents get full access to the FabLab facilities included in their rent:

  • Technical assistance 

  • Industrial Sewing Machines

  • Fully equipped wood workshop

  • Laser Cutting 

  • 3D Printing

  • Soldering

  • Fabric Dying (BioLab) 

  • Basic Screen Printing facilities

  • High-Performance Computer Suite + full Adobe Creative Cloud

  • VR equipment

  • Discounted darkroom hire 

  • Discounted Ceramic Kiln hire (from March)

  • Communal meeting space / day project space

  • Research Library - see more here

Our facilities and equipment have only been made possible thanks to the generous donations by our community, and the hard work from our staff and local businesses.  Thank you to everyone who has helped to make the reality of these creative areas possible! If you would like to donate equipment, materials books or other please send a message to info@themargateschool.com