Holborn: mini studio complex for sale (leasehold)

£75,000 + VAT

About the Property

Holborn, Central London WC1

Leasehold property comprising of 3 finished studios and space for 2 more.

Initial premium to acquire the studio fixtures & fittings circa £75k + VAT. Fixtures and fittings can then be sold on by incoming tenant at the end of the new lease if required.

Ongoing rent thereafter £50k PA (zero VAT) with business rates, utilities, broadband, cleaning & insurance etc. £21k PA

Potential subletting income £30k PA

A new lease will be negotiated with landlord, once the premium is paid to the outgoing tenant.

Full floor plans with additional photos are available upon request.


Basement – leaseholder’s studio with own live room and machine room area.

Ground floor – ‘Studio 1’ (as per floor plan) is a control room looking into a live room, which  can also be shared with a smaller adjacent ‘Production Room 1’ via video tie lines. This live room is completely isolated and ideal for voiceover work as well as recording instruments.

Also on ground floor is a reception/ lounge area with TV; kitchen with back door to garden area; WC; networking and audio patch cupboard (Van Damme balanced audio, CAT 5 & 6, BNC); plus an additional room with window – shown as ‘Programming 2’ (not yet developed).

First floor/ ‘mezzanine’  studio, office or lounge area (currently it’s the leaseholder’s private space).

All studios contain floating floors, air conditioning, room within a room construction and are acoustically accurate and treated. Originally constructed in 2010 by an industry-leading builder of recording studios. Concept and designed by an award winning media composer.

Centrally located in fashionable area and close to many coffee shops, food outlets, shops and bars. Tube: 5 min walk. Train: 12 min walk.

Unique selling point: tie-lines to Conway Hall’s large hall over 2,200 square feet, rented separately by arrangement (subject to availability).

In other words, it is possible to record an orchestra in a room larger than Abbey Road Studio 2 from any of the production rooms.