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This page outlines all the necessary details regarding changes to our cafés and events due to coronavirus (COVID-19)

Update: 26 February 2021

West Café and The Buttery have extended their opening hours for take away service from 08.30-14.30

Update: 13 January 2021

West Café and The Buttery will continue to be open during the national lockdown as a take away service from .

Update: 14 December 2020

During the week commencing Monday 14 December, West Café and The Buttery will be open from 09:00 to 14:00.

For the Christmas and New Year break, West Café and The Buttery will be closed from 2pm on Friday 18th December and will reopen at 9am on Monday 4th January.

Update: 2 November 2020 

West Café and The Buttery will continue to be open from Thursday 5th November as they both operate a take away service only.

West Café is open from 10am-3pm Monday-Friday.  The Buttery is open from 9am-3pm Monday-Friday.

All other cafes and the University Centre, including Blue Fitness and Riverside Restaurant, have been closed since 20th March 2020. This is to protect the health and wellbing of our customers and staff due to the health risk of COVID-19 (coronavirus).

Although the University Centre is closed, we will be still communicating online, via our website, and on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook

We are not taking event bookings at this time. If you have an event booked with us, or have an event query, please contact

We will keep this page updated with any changes happening to the University Centre, our cafes or our events running