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Are You Looking for a Recording Studio for London?

Are you looking for a recording studio for London?If so, you are definitely in the right place. Here, we look at some of the most iconic studios in London, plus a particularly special collection of modern recording studios in the North London area.

London: giving birth to many great musicians

Home to over nine million people and being the UK’s capital city, it’s easy to see why London has a thriving music scene. The city hosts many big music companies, such as Warner Music Group and Universal Music Group International, and has some of the world’s best music performance venues, such as:

  • The Royal Albert Hall
  • The Royal Opera House
  • The Barbican Arts Centre
  • Cadogan Hall
  • The London Coliseum
  • The O2 Arena
  • Wembley Arena
  • Brixton Academy
  • Hammersmith Apollo

As for musicians and bands, you are in good company in London. Here are some well-known musical artists from the city:

  • Adele
  • Amy Winehouse
  • Led Zeppelin
  • David Bowie
  • Queen
  • Pink Floyd
  • George Michael
  • Rolling Stones
  • Coldplay

Are you looking for a recording studio for London?

If you are looking for a recording studio for London, particularly in North London, look no further than Ten87 Studios. We are not just one studio. We are a collection of studios and a whole musical community. More than 150 recording artists call Ten87 their musical home. 

And it’s easy to see why. We have over 40 recording studios across three locations in Tottenham, North London. These can be hired for whatever length of time suits you, from a couple of months to two years. 

  • High Cross is our newest site, containing ten studios with an advanced acoustic design and plenty of natural light. Thanks to the customised panelling, the reverb times are superb, and there is plenty of storage space if you have lots of gear.
  • Markfield Road is our largest site, with 31 long-term let studios. And if you need refreshments, the onsite restaurant, cafe and bar have some of the best food and coffee around.
  • Gaunson House is where it all began and contains six studios that were all refurbished in 2020.

But what if you don’t want to hire a studio for several months? That’s fine. In that case, our day hire studio contains all the audio recording and processing equipment you need and enough space to fit a 10-piece ensemble. 

The most famous recording studios in London

Of course, we couldn’t talk about recording studios without paying our respects to London’s most famous recording studios. 

  • Britannia Row Studios. Pink Floyd built this studio to record their 1975 album Wish You Were Here. Since then, it has played host to Jocelyn Brown, Westlife, and Mike Skinner.
  • Abbey Road Studios. Famous for the Beatles album of the same name and that iconic pedestrian crossing that everyone now photographs themselves walking across. 
  • Trident Studio. The Beatles recorded here, too, when making some of their White Album. It has also welcomed Elton John, Queen, the Bee Gees, Lou Reed, and the Rolling Stones.
  • RGM Sound. Created by producer Robert George Meek, well-known for making experimental pop with space-age sounds. He went on to win the prestigious Iver Novello award in 1962.
  • Sarm Studios. Opened by producer Trevor Horn, Sarm went on to be used by Band Aid, the Pet Shop Boys, Stereophonics, and Radiohead. 
  • Olympic Sound Studios. An iconic studio on par with Abbey Road, Olympic Sound has played host to Jimi Hendrix, the Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, and Dusty Springfield.
  • Townhouse Studios. Created by Richard Branson in 1978, Townhouse has been used by The Jam, Coldplay, Jamiroquai, and Phil Collins. 

So, if you are looking for a recording studio for London, you are spoilt for choice. But rather than go for one of the expensive well-known studios, why not opt for something more affordable? That’s where Ten87 Studios comes in, and you will surely find a studio space that suits you.

At Ten87 Studios we offer long term studio hire and day hire music studios. Each recording studio is acoustically treated and sound proofed to optimise any type of audio recording and music production. We are home to a large community of musicians, producers, engineers and audio professionals working in the music industry. Our main day hire studio is a world class tracking facility equipped with the best in recording studio gear, instruments, outboard and backline. We’re based in Seven Sisters, Tottenham with easy transport links to the city centre – ideal for anyone looking for a London recording studio.

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