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Site Rules

To use our facilities you must:

  • Be 16 years old or over.

  • Any 16 year old must be accompanied by an adult over 18.

  • Wear rough clothes that you do not mind getting damaged.

  • Wear natural fibre trousers or jeans that cover the whole leg.

  • Wear natural fibre tops with sleeves past the shoulder preferably full length.

  • Wear suitable shoes – leather or steel toecaps that cover the whole foot.

  • Not wear synthetic fibres in the forge, including most common polyesters, nylons, acrylics, etc.

  • Not wear any jewellery or clothing with dangling parts that may get caught.

We will:

  • Induct you into correct use of the equipment.

  • Mentor you throughout your project.

  • Guide you where guidance is wanted and required.

As daily maker you are also required to:

  • Bring your own materials or contact us so we can source them or point you in the right direction.

  • Bring your own hand tools if you have them.

As a professional monthly user you are also required to:

  • Provide your own personal protective equipment and hand tools.

  • Provide ID, proof of insurance and any relevant qualifications your currently hold.

We will:

  • Give you the freedom to design and make independently, unless you need or want help.

  • Check your familiarity with equipment and show you how to use any that you are unfamiliar with.

  • Maintain the equipment available.

Please note:

  • We have limited car parking, so please travel by other means or call ahead to check availability.

  • There is a car park nearby which is 50p for all day, located to the rear of TPG Disable Aids, around the corner and within easy walking distance from us.

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