New Members Induction. You MUST bring 2 ID’s - Please read in detail

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16 Mill Lane, Cambridge, CB2 1RX · Cambridge

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PLEASE READ BEFORE SIGNING UP - in the past we have had to turn prospective members away because they have not read this invitation in detail.

If you would like to join Makespace, please FIRST visit the space, by coming to a 'See the space' event - these happen every week and can be found at (

If you have visited the space and would like to become a member, you may sign up for this induction. On signing up you will be asked for some information - your answer will be seen only by the inductor.

Once you have signed up for this induction and before coming to your induction, please set up a regular membership payment by visiting

Please ensure that you have access to a web-mail account as you will have to log in and upload your receipt, you will not be able to join if you cannot upload it. We supply Chromebooks for you to use for your induction so please have a valid Google account, your own computer or mobile phone cannot be used.

At the induction you must bring two types of ID

1. Any of the listed Government issued photo IDs
-Current, valid full passport (certified copies must show nationality, place and date of birth, passport number, expiry date, photograph and signature)
-Current, valid full UK photo-card driving licence with signature or ‘old style’
-Current, valid UK photo-card provisional licence
-Armed Forces ID Card
-Residence permit showing your full name and current address. This is issued by the Home Office to non-EU Nationals on sight of your own country’s passport.


2. Any of the listed documents for address verification
-Household utility bill (eg gas, electric, water or fixed line telephone but not a mobile phone bill). It must be no more than three months old and show your name and current address
-Bank, building society or credit card statement. It must be no more than three months old and show your name and current address
-Local authority tax bill (e.g. council tax) valid for the current year
-Local authority rent book
-HM Revenue & Customs (Inland Revenue) tax document e.g. tax assessment, statement of account, notice of coding. It must contain your full name and current address. P45s and P60s are not acceptable
-Original notification letter from the relevant benefits agency confirming the right to benefits or state pension

After the induction (which take 2 hours) you will be a full member of Makespace. Your key-fob will be enabled, giving you 24-hour access.

If you fail to bring the two specified documents (one of each), you will be turned away from the induction.

If this induction is full you can look on the calendar ( for another one - if none are shown, then more will be scheduled soon!

If you have problems signing up or have any questions about the induction or about membership more generally, please e-mail membership (at) makespace (dot) org.

We look forward to seeing you at Makespace.