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The Maintenance section aids in ensuring an uninterrupted 24/7 running of the research and teaching facility.
This is achieved through:

  • Scheduled and continuous maintenance of the facility on a day to day basis
  • Response to daily requests from the members of the laboratory

The Maintenance section also gets involved in various refurbishments and assists the academic staff with support


There are no costs charged to groups for basic routine maintenance on the Cavendish Laboratory infrastructure. However there will be a cost associated with the maintenance of equipment owned by the research groups.

For more extensive work and refurbishments the group will be charged for materials, or fully charged if external contractors are need / used.