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 instrument 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 on all of the facilities of Cass Works. In advance of this, we will create a schedule of each of the principal workshops that will be available for you to 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.

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.

Recent news from The Cass

On the water in Hayes

Studio 3 go kayaking.

Architecture students from Studio 03 continue working in Hayes.

Recent Film Successes

News from London, Italy and LA

Current students visit London Film Festival and Cass Alumni find success abroad.

Open Field: Louise Sayarer

31 October – 3 December 2016

Second residency announced in new fine art residency programme at The Cass.

Unseen Radiohead portraits

Exhibition by photographer and The Cass technician Sebastian Edge includes unseen portraits of Radiohead.

Tak Tak Tak – Built

Fundraising campaign success

Calais Kids Space for unaccompanied children completed by Tak Tak Tak team.

Fuzz photography exhibition

4 - 6 November 2016

A photographic show by Cass alumni that presents work somewhere between completely true and completely false.

Cavespace in Pimlico

Crowdfunding for new project and gallery space

Fine Art BA alumna Karen Turner is crowdfunding for Cavespace.

Discovering Collections, Discovering Communities

10 to 12 October 2016

Senior Lecturer, Gina Pierce, will be presenting a paper at the Discovering Collections, Discovering Communities Conference at the Lowry Centre in Salford this month.

Young talent recognised

Winner to be announced 28 October

Cass student Shenpei Ha is shortlisted in the international Young Talent Architecture Award (YTAA).

Festival success for The Cass

17-24 September 2016

Hundreds attend exhibition of work by Cass design graduates and alumni for London Design Festival 2016.

Film production collective head to Poland

Find out how to support the project

Final year Cass Film students are crowdfunding their graduation film set in Poland.

Stirling Prize 2016

Sucess for Cass Tutor's Practice

The gallery designed for Damien Hirst by The Cass tutor Peter St John's practice Caruso St John has won the prestigious Stirling Prize 2016.

Cass tutor's practice is shortlisted for the Stirling Prize

The gallery designed for Damien Hirst by The Cass tutor Peter St John's practice Caruso St John is shortlisted for the prestigious Stirling Prize 2016.

The Cass at Photomonth

October and November

Cass staff, students and alumni participate in east London's international festival of photography.

Hayes Canal Festival 2016

25 September 2016

Cass Projects and Architecture Studio 3 present Cass work at the Hayes Canal Festival