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Warning icon Warning! This page is out of date. The photo is of Mabgate Green hackspace; we are now in Sheepscar House hackspace. We also now have more equipment.

Leeds Hackspace - Interior

We have approximately 1000 square feet of space with areas for the workshop, computing, electronics, general hackery and just relaxing as well as a well stocked tuck shop with tea and coffee facilities.



  • XBMC Media PC
  • WiFi-HiFi
  • Wii, PS2, PS3, Xbox with CRT TV and dance mats
  • Amstrad, Commodore 64
  • BBC Micro
  • Video arcade (MAME) machines, upright and cocktail cabinet styles
  • LED cube 8x8x8 (That's 512 10mm led's)
  • 7 player DND / gaming table, each player has their own little space with USB charging


  • Microwave
  • Fridge Freezer
  • Oven
  • Single plate induction hobs
  • RAIC (Redundant Array of Inexpensive Coffee-machines)
  • Kettle
  • Mugs
  • Plates
  • Cutlery
  • Hot water boiler

Tuck Shop:

  • Savory snacks (crisps etc)
  • Chocolate bars
  • Dehydrated noodle based snacks/meals
  • Biscuits
  • Carbonated canned drinks (located in kitchen fridge)


  • Wall screen for space info
  • Lots of PCs. Wired and wireless internet connectivity is available.
  • A large pile of donated stuff for using in projects - see Inventory
  • Noticeboard
  • Whiteboards
  • Laser printers, A4, and a Minalta colour A3 with scanner / copier functions)


FDM 3D Printers:


  • Work benches
  • Tools (screwdrivers, security bits, crimping tools, pliers, cutters etc)
  • Soldering irons
  • Hot air rework station
  • Bench PSU's
  • Mulitmeters
  • Oscilloscopes
  • Logic Analizer
  • Components
  • PCB etching tank (not currently set up.. CNC machine can 'machine' PCB's)


  • Industrial sewing machine
  • Selection of smaller home style sewing machines including an overlocker
  • Heat press for t-shirt design (selection of heat press vinyl in stock)
  • Knitting needles, crochet hooks, yarn
  • Knitting machine
  • Large layout table

Dark Room:

  • New Adition, Still being finalized
  • Red working light
  • Running water / Sinks
  • Ventilation
  • Film Processing chemicals
  • Enlargers
  • Timers

Water Closets:

  • 3 toilets
  • 2 sinks with cold running water, one with hot water
  • Selection of hand cleaners from basic soap to Swarfega
  • Hot air hand drier (not yet operational.. blue roll for hand drying in place)
  • Store cupboard with cleaning materials, paper based rolls, mop and bucket etc

Hackspace business

Memorandum of association and articles of association Directors meetings