Open hours

Opening Hours : CLOSED (Except for pre-arranged return of equipment)

Monday-Friday: Closed

Saturday-Sunday: Closed

All Bank Holidays & DMU Closure Days: Closed



Contact us

AV Loan Hub Equipment Store

  • Portland Building Room 00.27
  • Telephone: +44 (0) 116 2577460
  • Email:

Please note:

We cannot take bookings via telephone or via email.



07/09/20 Loans for academic staff

As of today, the AV loans service will be providing academic staff only with the opportunity to email to arrange to use recording equipment to support teaching preperations.

Please check back for updates.

02/09/20 Return to campus and return of equipment.

Staff are currently back on site and preparing AV Loans for the start of the new academic year. Whist we are not able to facilitate booking requests as yet, we are accepting the return of equipment that has been out since the pandemic forced everything closed. Please contact AV Loans to arrange a mutually agreeable time to return your equipment.

 17/07/20 Equipment still on loan?

If you still have equipment on loan from the service, please keep it safe until we re-open. We will contact you to arrange a mutually convenient return date.

If you have graduated and are still in posession of kit please drop us an email to let us know and discuss options.

23/3/20 AV Loans will be closed until further notice.

Due to the current Covid-19 situation and the Universities decision to move to online teaching we have been instructed to suspend loans until the situation can be evaluated.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused, our priority at this time is keeping our customers and staff safe.

Please check back for updates.

4/1/20 Monthly Student Image Challenge

An opportunity to to have you work displayed and credited on the AV Loans Website homepage for a month. Click here for details.