Rates and Membership

FabLab offers membership packages for regular users.

You receive discounts on workshop fees, bookable access to the Lab throughout the week, 25% discount on all bookable machine time and free induction workshops on using the kit on offer. Charges are made for the time spent on the equipment and for materials used.

Membership Rates Yearly Quarterly
Students, Cardiff Met staff and first year alumni £75.00 £30
Young people (<18) £100.00 £25.00
Sole trader/inventor/individual £150.00 £40.00
Small/Medium enterprise/business £200.00 n/a
Sixth form and FE colleges £200.00 n/a
Program delivery: external university £200.00 n/a
Large company £500.00 n/a


Hourly Rates Amount Time
3D printing £2.00 per hour
CNC milling £10.00 per 15 min
Laser cutting £7.50 per 15 min
Vinyl cutting £7.50 per 15 min
Electronics £12.50 per session
Inductions and Technical support £20.00 per 30 min

Prices include VAT and are subject to change.

Members will receive 25% discount on hourly rates above, excluding Inductions which are free.