SITES

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London City Island, Canning Town

16,000 square feet of space have been dedicated to creative workspace, studios and a project space for 5 years at peppercorn rent by developers Ecoworld Ballymore. Studio operators arebyte moved their headquarters into 3 commercial units of this new district in October 2017 and will be joined on site by English National Ballet, London Film School and The Line in 2019.

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Rendered image London City Island, Ballymore Ecoworld

 

Baker Street Residency, Marylebone

One floor of an office block on Baker Street in June 2016 is being used as a shared artist studio space, and housed a temporary exhibition for The Empire Remains Shop. Creative work hub and gallery The Koppel Project have occupied the ground and lower ground floor, before redevelopment by Gertler Properties where two new affordable studios will be included in the new complex.

 

NX Gate, New Cross

In April 2016, the café space in a new residential development by Realstar Group in New Cross was allocated long-term space to a curated programme of new art projects by students from Goldsmiths College across the road.

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Breaking a line, installation at NXgate, Studiomakers site © William Mackrell, Photo credit: Agnese Sanvito

Laser House, Clerkenwell

In partnership with property developers General Projects and studio operators arebyte, 14,000 square feet of disused warehouse space in Clerkenwell was given over for 35 studios, 15 desk spaces, 3 offices for creative organisations and 2 galleries. Over a period of 12 months until September 2017, 70 artists made use of the space, with 10 exhibitions and hundreds of visitors to the site.  Redevelopment of the property will see a new community space for creatives included within the new design.
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Laser  House studios,  photo by Luka Radek
Studiomakers logo © Eddie Peake