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Your facilities atJohn Dalton

Opening hours

All year round

  Monday–Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
JD Central
7am – 9pm 7am – 8pm 9am – 5pm 9am – 5pm

JD Tower

(swipe access 6am - 7am for Facilities staff)

7am – 9pm 7am – 8pm 9am – 5pm 9am – 5pm
JD East 7am – 9pm 7am – 8pm Closed Closed

The Shed

(swipe access 6am - 7am for Facilities staff)

7am – 10:30pm 7am – 8:15pm 8am - 5:30pm 11:30am – 6:30pm

JD South

7am - 9pm 7am - 8pm Closed Closed

Buildings closed to undergraduates at weekends unless by special arrangement.

Check opening times for the Engineering & Technology Computing Facilities in JD East with the Faculty.

All JD Buildings closed: bank holidays, Easter weekend and between Christmas and New Year.

Any weekend room bookings will incur an additional charge.

Don’t forget your MMU ID card – it’s the only way to ensure you can gain access to MMU buildings.

Key Contacts

  • Security emergency 2222
  • Security control room 1334
  • First aid 1358
  • Building reception

    Your nearest reception is on the ground floor. Reception can be reached on x1358.
    Find out more about what our receptions offer.

  • Facilities Team Leaders

    Please call Anthony McLaughlin x1782.

    Domestic Team Leaders

    Please call Andy Cloake, Colin Woodward or Gillian Hurst x1342. 

    If you have a problem that you can't sort out, please call the Facilities Manager: Lee Willcocks x1325. 
    Assistant Facilities Manager: Sarah Marsland x3576.

  • Hospitality

    For any issues with your hospitality order, please contact George Reti x5265.

    Lost property

    Please contact Matthew Lewis, Security Supervisor, by email or on 1334


See the energy use certificates for every building on each MMU campus.

Prayer room

A prayer room is located in Cavendish North.

Cycle parking

The nearest cycle shelters for staff are located at John Dalton.

Visitor Car parking

Go to the visitor car parking page for more information on how to reserve a visitor car parking space.

Mail services

Find out more about the mail services available at this building.

For more information, please contact Lee Willcocks in the central mail room on x3421 or email

Portering services

To request this service please contact the Facilities Team Leader with the following information:

  • item(s) to be moved
  • building and room to be collected from
  • building and room to be delivered to
  • contact name and number at the collection and delivery locations

Furniture Ordering

To order office furniture, please follow the procedures found on the Facilities website.

Postal address

Chester Street
M1 5GD

Contact us on +44 (0)161 247 2000 · find a specific contact

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