When you study Fashion with us, you’ll get access to industry-standard facilities in our £55 million New Adelphi building, which opened in 2016. The facilities are geared towards helping you harness your creativity, with everything from sewing machines to photography studios. Not sure how something works? Don’t worry, our team of experts will ensure you'll get the most out of using our Fashion facilities at the University of Salford.

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Our fashion facilities

Studio space

The New Adelphi building has two floors of flexible studio space, with each course having its own dedicated area. They offer lots of natural light and room for you to work on your projects.

Print workshop

Who says print is dead? You’ll be able to use the workshop to explore a range of new and traditional techniques, From etching, aquatint and screenprint to monoprint, linoprint and photoetch, you’ll find the right equipment to bring your ideas to life.

Fibre and textiles workshop

Sewing machines, felting machines and looms are just some of the kit available here for you to use when working with textiles.

Photography studios

We have seven fully equipped studios, just like those used by the professionals, available for use. To get the best out of them, you’ll also be able to use a range of cameras, including Canon DSLRs and medium format cameras such as Phase Ones and the Hasselblad H series, and a range of lighting equipment. It’s all industry-standard and will prepare you for stepping into the studio or on location when you begin your professional assignments.

Darkrooms

We have two sets of darkrooms available for a range of image processing. Our New Adelphi space allows for more experimental photography processing, while those in the nearby Peel building feature enlargers for more conventional printing.

MakerSpace

Depending on your course, you may need to create a range of physical items, from poduct prototypes to models. 

Our MakerSpace is another facility available for you to use to bring your designs to life using 3D scanners and printers, power tools and a range of art and craft materials. Experienced technicians are also on hand to show you how everything works and make sure you know exactly how to get the best from the equipment. 

Mac suites

Equipped with the industry-standard software you’ll need during your studies and in the world of work.

Take 360 tour of New Adelphi

Take a 360 tour of our £55 million New Adelphi building below - it's the home of Fashion on campus.

Read through our Fashion facilities FAQs

How accessible are your facilities?

Our rooms, buildings and spaces have been designed to cater for everyone's needs. They have disabled toilets, large lifts, large dressing rooms, and accessible entrance and exits points, so you don't need to worry about getting around.

Visit our partner, disabledGO for more information. 

How do I get to and view your facilities?

Our highest priority is to ensure that we’re following the government guidance to keep you safe on campus. This means that you may not have an opportunity to visit our campus; however, through our virtual tours, you could virtually visit our Peel Park campus. 

When the government guidance changes and you can visit our campus you can travel to our Peel Park campus: 

By rail 

The University of Salford has a dedicated train station, Salford Crescent. Direct services run to and from Manchester Airport, Manchester Piccadilly and Victoria, as well as Blackpool, Bolton, Buxton, Blackburn, Southport, Preston and Lancaster. 

By bus 

Staff and current students can get around campus for free using the 50 bus. The number 50 runs every 10-15 minutes between East Didsbury and MediaCity via our Peel Park campus. You can also get to us by using services 8, 12, 26, 31, 32, X34, 36, 37, 38, 50, X61, 67, or 100.  

By car 

The New Adelphi building is located in the Peel Park Campus just off the Crescent (A6). The closest campus carpark is Irwell Place car park. There are Blue Badge spaces on campus closer to the building. 

Parking is chargeable 7 days a week between the hours of 9am – 6pm. After 6pm, parking is free. Please note: all university car parks us the PayByPhone App, Irwell Place has an optional Pay and Display machine.