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The Factory

The Factory is an innovation space for making, digital fabrication and product design in the heart of South Bristol. We offer training and enterprise support – helping everyone to make it!

About Us

Based in Filwood Green Business Park, KWMC: The Factory offers laser and CNC cutting facilities, product design and prototyping services, and access to inductions and machine hire. Our friendly team can support you with your making needs.

The Factory also offers a programme of creative residencies, training courses and volunteer opportunities, providing support and advice for those looking to develop these new skills into a career or business of their own.

Find out more by visiting a blog created by one of our PHD students Alice Haynes Here

What’s On at The Factory

Factory Tours

Making Courses

Machine Inductions

Creative Residencies

Upcoming Courses

Workshop: Laser Cut Jewellery

Learn how to design and make a piece of laser cut jewellery in this 4 hour Saturday workshop.

Saturday 16th March
10am – 2pm

Book your place here

Workshop: Laser Cut Easter Decorations

Learn how to design and make a laser-cut Easter card and decoration in this morning workshop

Thursday 11th April
10am – 12.30pm

Book your place here

What our clients say about us:

“We loved working with The Factory on [our] Tinkering Space – the team were brilliant to work with from beginning to end, and have produced a really high quality, robust result that we and our visitors enjoy every day. “

(Anna Starkey, Creative Director, We the Curious, Bristol)

Contact Us

Knowle West Media Centre
Leinster Avenue
Knowle West
+44 (0) 117 903 0444

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