Contact and Directions

The Making Rooms
1 Exchange Street

See map at the end of the page

Twitter: @themakingrooms
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Opening Hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday-Friday 09:00-16:30 Events, training, machine hire and commercial prototyping
Wednesday 16:30-18:30 Hack//Burn & Artburn
Saturday 09:00-16:00 Free public open access
Sunday Closed

We may also occasionally provide access for groups or events during the evenings.


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Getting here by train:
Blackburn Train station is only a pleasant 7 minute walk through the Cathedral Quarter and has regular services from across the North West

Getting here by bus:
Blackburn Bus Station is a 5 minute walk and any bus headed for Blackburn Town Centre should be OK

Getting here by bicycle:
There are secure short and long stay cycle lockers at Waves Water Fun Centre and Blackburn Railway Station free of charge and monitored by CCTV.
We can accommodate 1 or 2 bicycles in the Pop-up for short periods of time.

Getting here by car:
The closest car park is at The Blackburn Mall which has entrances at both Astley Gate – BB2 2DQ (coming from South or West) and Richmond Terrace/Exchange Street – BB1 7JN (coming from North or East).

There is also a multi-storey car park at Fielden Street – BB2 1LQ about a 4 minute walk.

Wheelchair Access:
Our door on Museum Street is accessible by wheelchair. Please ring us on 01254460150 when you arrive and we will come and put the ramp down.