Robinson Road, E2
15 Robinson Road, Bethnal Green, London, E2 9LX
(Main entrance: 44 Bonner Road, Bethnal Green, London, E2 9JS)
Mid-19th century brick-built former brush factory. 44 self-contained and 4 partitioned studios ranging from 200f² to 800f² (19m² to 74m²) on basement, ground, 1st and 2nd floors. Site also includes gallery space for Auto Italia at 44 Bonner Road and a housing unit at 46 Bonner Road.
1981. Current lease expires April 2030. Landlord: Peabody Trust. Studios originally developed with support from the Arts Council of Great Britain.
London Borough of Tower Hamlets.
Site comprises of several buildings around a yard. Entrance through new accessible gates into the yard but ground surface currently uneven.
Wheelchair accessible toilet block and wash-up facilities in yard. Some sinks in studio corridors. Entryphone system.
£11.56 and £10.08 per square foot per year.
Rent Review Date
On-street Pay & Display and Business Permit by application from Tower Hamlets Council.
Bethnal Green underground. See 'Further Reading' for local bus map.
TFL Barclays Cycle Hire
Nearest docking station Old Ford Road, Bethnal Green.
Exterior of Robinson Road. Photo: Hugo Glendinning (2006)
15 Robinson Road, Bethnal Green, London E2. Entrance at 42 Bonner Road and 15 Robinson Road. 42 Bonner Road is the main entrance for tenants (click to enlarge)
- Acme Studios
- 44 Copperfield Road
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Between 1996 and 2012 Acme received £3.2m of capital funding from Arts Council England which supported the creation of six permanent affordable studios in London: Copperfield Road, Fire Station, Galleria, Harrow Road, Leven Road and Matchmakers Wharf. This resulted in 186 studios and 12 work/live units in four London boroughs.