LRAT Facilities


Supporting Teaching Spaces

For help, advice and information please either:

  • Phone our helpline on 0121 414 3322 (x43322 from an internal phone)
  • Report Faults to the LRAT Service Desk at

The Helpline is for users of centrally managed teaching spaces and for customers of the LRAT Technical Team in other locations.

We can provide help with: 

  • AV
  • Zoom 
  • IT in the lectern (except in computer clusters)
  • Curtains and blinds
  • Screens and boards
  • Building issues such as leaks
  • Heating and Ventilation
  • Defective Furniture
  • Lost property
  • Panopto Hardware

Service desk staff will endeavour to fix IT and AV problems remotely and escalates other problems to the LRAT Technical Team, Estates Maintenance, other building fabric contractors, IT Services and Cleaning Services.

We cannot help with excess furniture left in rooms or with furniture layouts left in a mess by a previous user. Please look at our page on the responsibilities of room users.

The helpline is open:

  • Monday to Friday 07:45 - 18:30

Contact by phone to x43322 is preferred but emails can also be sent for non-urgent matters to

Help us to help you

Always phone from the room where you have experienced a problem or need guidance, and always phone yourself. We can't help with third-hand reports which are vague such as 'the Projector was broken this morning'.

TAMU also provide evening, weekend and 24/7 staff cover in the Murray Learning Centre.

Murray Learning Centre

LRAT Facilities staff look after the Murray Learning Centre. Matt Carroll is the building co-ordinator and others in the team staff the reception desk on weekday evenings from 18:00 to 23:00 and 09:00 - 19:00 on Saturdays and Sundays. Building faults outside these hours should be reported to the Helpline on x43322

Other buildings

We look after five other buildings.


Professional Services