Cavendish Technical Services

Specialising in full product design, development and manufacturing of precision scientific equipment’s for the department’s research requirements. We also provide a service to the rest of the University of Cambridge and to industry.

The workshop team have a wide range of design and machining experience to cover most requests. The variety of jobs undertaken can be small machining items to large complex design and manufacture projects on our CNC mills/lathes and wire-cut EDM. Our range of manual machines can aid quick turnaround jobs.

The University of Cambridge is one of the world’s oldest and most successful universities. We are a renowned centre for research, education, and scholarship that makes a significant contribution to society. The University is consistently ranked amongst the top universities in the world. Our affiliates have won more Nobel Prizes than any other University.

Our sustained pursuit of academic excellence is built on a long history of first-class teaching and research within a distinctive collegiate system. For eight centuries our ideas and innovations have shaped the world. Our principal goal is to remain one of the world’s leading universities in an increasingly competitive global higher education sector.

Meet our team

Here at Cavendish Technical Services we are proud of our hard working, enthusiastic staff members. Any job big or small our staff will handle it with the upmost precision and care. Between our staff members we have a vast pool of knowledge, and are always keen to share and help other get the most of what we offer in the workshop. With this expert knowledge we are able to train the next generation through apprenticeship programs, in turn passing on the fundamentals of being an engineer. Below is the list of staff members we currently have working with us.

Head of Engineering

Dominic Martin

Workshop manager

Gary Large

Student workshop manager

Kevin Mott

Commercial team leader

David Chapman


Sean Geraghty

Mechanical Workshop Apprentice​

Dylan Hutton

Principle Technician

Jay Guyett

Principle Technician

Scott Dell

Mechanical Workshop Apprentice​

Fayaz Kharn

Principle Technician

Gavin Ross

Principle Technician

Ollie Norris


Dennis Purchase


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