The Studio is available for hire to photographers, models and other creatives.
Hires are exclusive to you and include the whole studio - both upstairs and downstairs.
Scroll down to check availability and to book your session.
We also offer complete battery lighting kits for hire for your location shoots.
Large white/black shooting area - 4m wide with 7m
Dappled Grey painted wall - 2.4m wide.
Colorama paper backdrop 3 hanger system - (usually a dozen different colours in stock) - 2.72m wide with 4m shooting length.
Cloth textured brown backdrop 3m x 3m (can be used upstairs or downstairs).
Various other smaller cloth backdrops.
3m wide x 11m long chroma green cloth (can be used upstairs or downstairs).
Huge shooting area with bed and stripped, waxed floorboards.
Lots of natural light.
Also a white area with floor to ceiling window.
Colorama paper backdrop 3 hanger system - (usually a dozen different colours in stock) - 2.72m wide with 7m shooting length
Various other smaller cloth backdrops.
Warm, dry and clean! - Yes! A warm studio! Centrally heated throughout, but also with air conditioning for the summer months!
Refreshments - FREE tea, coffee, soft drinks, biscuits etc. FREE Wi-Fi
Changing room and make-up area with large mirrors and sink with hot running water.
Free parking- Easy private off road parking at rear of studio for up to 4 cars.
For hire to photographers, models, MUAs etc.
£30 per hour (minimum 2 hours) non commercial use. If hiring for commercial purposes please contact us before booking.
Resident award winning photographer available to give help at no extra cost!
Modifiers include soft boxes, strip boxes with grids, octaboxes (some with grids), deep parabolic soft boxes with grids, parabolic, shoot through and reflective umbrellas, snoots, beauty dishes with grids, reflectors with various grids, high intensity reflector with grid, focussing fresnel lens, optical snoot spot projector.
Other equipment includes smoke machine, bubble machine, large fans, hair fan, coloured gels, C stands with booms, regular boom stands, regular lighting stands, floor stands, reflector holders, flags/polyboards, iron and ironing board etc.
Camera Hire Available - contact us for details.
Location Lighting Hire - need portable battery lighting for your location shoot? Get in touch for rates and options.
Book the studio below
By making a booking you agree to the terms of hire at the bottom of this page
Terms and Conditions of Studio Hire
Hire includes use of lights, modifiers and all areas of the studio along with any props currently available. Free refreshments available from our well stocked fridge as well as tea and coffee!
Rates are for non commercial use, for a single photographer. If sharing the hire period additional photographers will be charged at 50% of the full rate. (VIPs will pay their standard rate per person, non VIPs sharing with a VIP will pay 50% of full standard rate).
Minimum 2 hours booking.
We have full public liability insurance, but we do not accept any responsibility for accidents caused by the hirer or their associates during the hire period. If you are hiring the studio for commercial use (receiving payment or benefit of any kind from your client) then you must have your own public liability insurance and will need to show proof at the studio. If booking for commercial use you must contact us before booking online.
For all bookings we require full payment to confirm the booking.
Cancellation prior to 7 days of the booking has no penalty and payment will be returned.
Cancellation between 7 days and 48 hours prior to booking half payment will be returned.
Cancellation shorter than 48 hours of the booking or a 'no show' results in loss of payment.
The hirer is responsible for all damages and breakages of studio facilities and equipment.
Length of Use
Studio clean-up must be completed by the end of the rental period. If the studio is not satisfactorily returned to the state it was prior to the rental period, a clean-up fee will be assessed.
Use of the studio and equipment is at hirer’s own risk. The hirer agrees to leave the studio in the same condition as it was when they arrived. Hirers are solely responsible for any legal infractions they or members of their party make during the hire period. Hirer agrees to be solely responsible for the conduct and welfare of all persons accompanying them while on the studio premises. Hirers are solely responsible for the safety and well-being of any models, make-up artists, assistants etc. engaged by them. Hirer understands that if the studio observes dangerous, pornographic, or negligent practices or activities the studio reserves the right to stop the shoot and require the hirer’s party to leave immediately. Hirer agrees to hold the studio, its agents, representatives, and anyone acting on behalf of it completely harmless from any action, legal or otherwise, that results from hirer’s conduct. Hirers are solely responsible for verifying that all models engaged during hirer’s rental period are of legal age for the activities they are to be engaged in. The studio has no responsibility to determine or verify the age of participants in the hirer’s activities but reserves the right to end those activities if it becomes aware that legal age violations are occurring. Hirer agrees that a studio representative will be present in the studio at all times hirers are using it.
The studio agrees to provide equipment in good working order, but makes no special guarantees as to said equipment’s functionality or suitability to hirer’s purposes. The studio is not liable for acts out of its control that affect the shoot, such as power cuts, weather or emergencies. In such cases the studio will refund a prorated portion of the hirer’s payment.
The studio has no control over final usage of material shot by hirers and accepts no responsibility for its usage.
By booking the studio you agree to the above terms and conditions.