The UK ATC in Edinburgh is well equipped with the facilities required
to design and build large instruments for astronomy and other
purposes. This includes support for cryogenic systems, and clean rooms
for assembly of components for ground and space operation.
Further information is given here.
The Institute for Gravitational Research and Experimental Particle
Physics Groups in Glasgow have equipment for manufacturing
and testing advanced detector systems, and a suite of instruments for
metrology and surface characterisation.
Further information is given
here and here.