A unique resource

Cass Works.

About Cass Works

Cass Works is a unique resource within The Cass. We have highly skilled specialist staff in areas as diverse as textiles, rapid prototyping, jewellery and silversmithing, musical instruments making, print and many more.

Our core philosophy is to work with our students and staff at The Cass to realise the potential of the workshops and technical facilities as unprecedented places for designing and making.

Specialist Workshops and Facilities

Digital Manufacturing

  • Rapid prototyping
  • CNC routing 
  • 3D printing


  • Woodmill
  • Furniture making workshops
  • Musical instrument workshops
  • Upholstery workshops
  • Soft furnishing 
  • Finishing area
  • Metal fabrication workshop
  • Plastic and model making workshop
  • Ceramics
  • Silversmithing and jewellery workshops
  • Restoration and conservation


  • AV/TV hire shop
  • Recording studios
  • Audio laboratories
  • Editing suites
  • Darkrooms
  • Photographic studio

Print and Textiles

  • Printroom
  • Textiles workshop

For further information, contact Marcus Bowerman at m.bowerman@londonmet.ac.uk.

Open access time

We are in the process of collating the information for you on all of the facilities of Cass Works. In advance of this, we have created a schedule of each of the principal workshops that you can download as a PDF from the Downloads section below.


3D Workshops and Facilities

Digital Manufacturing Workshops and Facilities

Media Workshops and Facilities

Print Workshops and Textile Facilities

Cass Works Team

Marcus Bowerman

Head of Cassworks

Worked at number of management levels in the development and production of bespoke products and the delivery of services and training centered on the creative industries.

Jude Dennis

Cassworks Upholstery Technician + Upholstery Business Development Coordinator

Works on her own projects as well as high profile commercial and private commission pieces.

Padmasiri K Gamage

Materials Technician

Worked nearly 15 years as a teaching academic in Sri Lanka.

Fred Gatley

Senior Technician - Ceramics

Member of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining, (MIMMM) and also a Member of the Craft Potters Association.

Damian Grist

Senior Technician - Printroom

Completed a MA in Fine Art at London Metropolitan University.

Andy Hills


Andy joined the university in 1979 with a background in furniture manufacturing and restoration.

Peter Hufton


Pete works in G25 the Woodmill at Commercial Road.

Anatol Just

Technician supporting 3D Design and Manufacturing Technologies

Anatol Just is a 3D Digital Designer.

Harvey Reehal

Technician for extended degree, fine art, and architecture programmes at Central House

Harvey Reehal trained in sculpture, installation art and performance art.

Lisa Rigolli

Photographic Technician at The Cass

Lisa has been a technician at London Metropolitan University since 2006.

Stuart Yates

Senior Technician

Technician since 1986 supporting various furniture making workshops. Operates the 3 axis CNC router at Commercial Road.

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