Catalyst Coffee Shop

Serving fresh craft coffee, hot and cold sandwiches and paninis plus cold beverages and retail items.

Just outside the coffee shop doors, we have a small comfortable seating area and idle for relaxing or catching up with colleagues, as well as a selection of retail and impulse buys.


  • Muffin and a hot drink for £3.00
  • Toast / crumpets / teacake and regular americano or Tea for £2.00
  • Danish pastry and regular americano or tea for £2.30

This outlet has a loyalty scheme.

Opening times

Monday 10am – 8pm
Tuesday 10am – 8pm
Wednesday 10am – 8pm
Thursday 10am – 8pm
Friday 10am – 8pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed


The Catalyst
Leek Road

Contact us


Inspection 27th April 2022
UK University

StudentCrowd University Awards 2022

for Job Prospects

StudentCrowd University Awards 2022

for Student Satisfaction

Complete University Guide 2022

for Social Inclusion

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023

for Course Content

StudentCrowd University Awards 2022

of Research Impact is ‘Outstanding’ or ‘Very Considerable’

Research Excellence Framework 2021