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Steve Whitson Studio

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Interior of the Steve Whitson Studio at Toynbee Studios

The Steve Whitson Studio is frequently used for larger-scale dance, theatre and musical rehearsals.

It is equipped with a fully sprung dance floor with harlequin covering, full-length rehearsal mirrors, barre and has an air handling system. The mirrors and barre can be screened if not required. The Steve Whitson Studios offers panoramic view across east London and lots of natural light.

  • Exclusive use of the space
  • Space to load in and load out
  • Passenger lift (for use by arrangement) lift spec
  • WiFi
  • Shared kitchen
  • Showers
  • Access to cycle racks
  • Tables and chairs
  • Piano
  • Flipcharts

  • Catering from the Artsadmin Canteen
  • Projector and screen
  • TV and DVD player
  • Printing and photocopying

  • Toynbee Studios is accessible to wheelchair users.
  • All of our toilets are gender neutral. Fully accessible toilets are located on the ground, first and third floors.
  • In the first floor disabled toilet, there is a wheelchair-accessible shower with a fold-down shower seat and an ergonomic sink that is adjustable in height.
  • In the third floor disabled toilet, the accessible toilet has a shower with a hoist, which is an Opemed OT200c and has safe working weight of 200kg, and a powered nursing bench with safety rail. Please note that this equipment is currently under repair and not in use.
  • There is a quiet space on the fourth floor.
  • We welcome guide, hearing, emotional support and assistance dogs. A drinking bowl is located in the café foyer.
  • More about our accessibility policy

Our studios are in the heart of London, a stone’s throw from The Square Mile, less than 3 minutes walk from Aldgate East tube, and conveniently close to key tube, bus and rail networks.
Plan your visit

Catering from the Artsadmin Canteen is paused due to Covid-19.
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13m x 11.5m
Capacity 80
Fourth floor

Physical distancing

Max capacity: 30
Active work suggested capacity: 15


Sprung dance floor
Full-length mirrors
Upright piano
Air-handling/climate control
Panoramic views

Technical info

Entry door: 2m high × 1.6m wide


Standard rateCharity rate
Per day (Mon–Fri)£615£390
5 day week (Mon–Fri)£2460£1560
6 day week (Mon–Fri plus Sat/Sun)£2952£1716
7 day week£3444£1872

All prices exclude VAT
Charity rates apply to charities, not-for-profits and performing arts companies. Regular studio hours are 10am–6pm, Monday–Friday. Hires outside of these hours are subject to additional duty management charges. All bookings are subject to a £30 administration fee. Conferences, public events and filming are possible by negotiation at separate rates.

Make a booking

For all space hire enquiries and bookings please contact:

Samuel Skoog
020 7247 5102