National Composites Centre

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The National Composites Centre is a world-class research centre, where companies of any size and across industry sectors, can access cutting-edge technology and specialist engineers, to drive innovation in the design and manufacture of composites.

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  • NCC donates thousands of PPE to help protect frontline workers

    The National Composites Centre has donated thousands of pieces of PPE to local medical facilities, including the Royal United Hospital in Bath, to help them during the coronavirus pandemic.
  • IMPORTANT UPDATE - COVID-19

    The NCC is taking a break for the Easter holidays and will be completely shutdown from Good Friday (10th April), returning on Monday 20th April.

    From 20th April, all NCC staff will work a 4-day week, from Mondays to Thursdays. We will be completely shut on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Plataine joins the NCC to strengthen innovation partnerships in automation and digitising factories

    We're pleased to announce that Plataine, a leading provider of Industrial IoT (IIoT) and AI-based software for advanced manufacturing optimisation, has joined our growing membership network, Together, we will present further opportunities on performing digital transformation of advanced manufacturing processes.
  • NCC supports #ppe4nhs campaign

    The NCC is proud to support Composite Distribution leader, GRP Solutions, who are encouraging businesses to donate PPE to local hospitals, GP surgeries and emergency services.
  • Supporting the VentilatorChallengeUK Consortium

    The High Value Manufacturing Catapult is leading a consortium of UK industrial, technology and engineering businesses from across the aerospace, automotive and medical sectors, to produce medical ventilators for the UK.

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COVID-19 update - Easter shutdown and new working pattern

The NCC is taking a break for the Easter holidays and will be completely shutdown from Good Friday (10th April), returning on Monday 20th April.

From 20th April, all NCC staff will work a 4-day week, from Mondays to Thursdays. We will be completely shut on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. We will also re-open our workshop to support customer work and the national ventilator and recovery efforts, following a message from the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy to the UK manufacturing sector. We will have a phased return to the workshop for some of our manufacturing team, observing special measures for social distancing. 

The majority of our staff will continue to work from home. You can get in touch with us through your usual contacts via email and phone, or please email info@nccuk.com

Thank you for your understanding and patience. We will continue to update our website and social media channels to keep you informed.