Official Trafford Fab Lab Opening in Altrincham

Farrat attend the Trafford Fab Lab opening in AltrinchamToday Farrat attend the Trafford Fab Lab official opening in Altrincham – a collaboration between Trafford Council, Trafford College and the Manchester-based Manufacturing Institute.

Fab Labs were set up to inspire people to turn their ideas into new products and prototypes by giving them access to a range of advanced digital manufacturing technology. Farrat strongly believe in supporting UK Manufacturing and are pleased to work with the Manufacturing Institute to promote the facility within the local community.

Neville Chamberlain, Chairman of the Manufacturing Institute said: “Fab Labs go right to the heart of our mission – to support manufacturing. Altrincham is the perfect spot for a Fab Lab.


“We’re right in the middle of the town centre, with great public transport links, and we have the fantastic support of our partners Trafford Council and Trafford College. We look forward to making this Fab Lab a special success. ”

Cllr Sean Anstee, Leader of Trafford Council, alo added: “I am delighted to be involved in the launch of the new Trafford Fab Lab which is an excellent example of partnership working between the Council, Manufacturing Institute and Trafford College.

“Trafford Fab Lab will be accessible to all residents young and old and local businesses to encourage entrepreneurship and the growth and development of manufacturing skills. Trafford Fab Lab has got off to a great start and I look forward to seeing it go from strength to strength. ”


If you wish to get involved with Trafford Fab Lab, contact 0161 928 0809 or email hello@fablabaltrincham.co.uk.