For Sale in London: Dock Street Studios – Superb Commercial Studio Property in the City of London

Quick Facts

£750,000 (no VAT) premium buyout + ongoing running costs

  • ‘virtual freehold’ (107 year lease)
  • 1700 sq ft Lower ground floor
  • Goods lift/ disability access
  • Two recording studios
  • (2 control rooms, 2 live rooms, 2 booths)
  • Fully sound isolated
  • Finest acoustic design
  • Highest quality studio construction
  • Low noise industrial air flow system
  • Comfortable lounge with home furnishings
  • Fitted kitchen & pantry
  • WC (wheelchair friendly)
  • Cupboard & storage spaces
  • Excellent condition throughout
  • Awesome location right in the middle of Aldgate, Shadwell, Wapping, Tower Hill & St Kats.
  • A seriously nice studio property in the very heart of London’s buzzing inner city

 

Dock Street Studios For Sale. 2 Superb Studios in the City of London

 

Full description:

SECURITY

The building has a security gate on the street bordering a small courtyard. This entrance serves two neighbouring front doors leading to a mixture of offices and residential.Inside the glass fronted entrance is a lobby area that leads to both the ground floor neighbour (the offices of a church organisation) and access to the upstairs residential floors. Immediately inside the glass fronted lobby door is the staircase that leads down to the studio entrance. It is all covered by CCTV and the studio has is a max security steel frame door with triple locks.

DISABLED ACCESS

The studio also has its own private goods lift / disabled access, via a separate door from the ground floor lobby.

QUALITY STUDIO BUILD

Immediately upon entering the front door to the studio at the bottom of the stairs, you instantly have the feeling that this is a home from home. This is a Miloco Builds constructed studio, which means an industry leading quality to the design and sound of every studio room. There are two studios (A & B), which both have their own live recording areas as well as their own separate vocal isolation booths. All the furnishings are included, with all the fixtures and fittings as is all the equipment. Mechanical ventilation system is filtered and delivered to every room in the studio. Each room is fully tie lined and extremely well isolated from any neighbours.

LOCATION

The studio is in the very heart of London’s most vibrant part of the inner city, walking distance to the endless choice of food, shopping & nightlife with Aldgate & Spitalfields to the north, Tower Bridge & St Katherine’s Dock to the west, Shadwell to the east and Wapping to the south.

PARKING

Parking (by app) is available on nearby side streets, plus there is multi-storey parking nearby.

TUBE & RAIL LINKS

  • Tower Hill (Circle & District)
  • Fenchurch Street (Thameslink)
  • Shadwell (Overground/ DLR)
  • Aldgate (Met line)
  • Liverpool Street

RUNNING COSTS

  • Ground rent
  • Service charge
  • Business rates EXEMPT!
  • Electricity
  • Insurance
  • Wifi

 

LEASE

107-year lease (also known as ‘virtual freehold’)

 

LAYOUT

Studio A:

  • Control room
  • Live room
  • Vocal booth

Studio B:

  • Control room
  • Live room
  • Vocal booth
  • Lounge
  • Kitchen
  • WC
  • Storage space
  • Lift

 

EQUIPMENT (all included in the price)

MICS:

FLEA U47 (x2)
Neumann U67 (Reissue)
Neumann U87 Ai
Sony C-37A
Neumann KM184 (x2)
Audio Technica AT4080 x2
Shure SM7B (x3)
Shure SM57 (x4)
Shure SM58 (x2)
Shure SM58 Beta
Coles 4038 (x2)
JZ BH-1 Black Hole (x2)
AKG414 EB 1970’s
ElectroVoice RE-20
Audix D6
Audio D2 (x2)

GUITARS:

Harmony H72 1962 Hollow Body
Ibanez Artcore Semi-Hollowbody
Gretch Electromatic G5150
Fender Electric XII (12 String)
Squier Precision Bass
Taylor Acoustic 714ce
Admira Solista Classical
Cigar Box Guitar

AMPS:

Vox AC30 1964
Fender Twin Reverb Silverface 1973
Fender Blues Junior Combo
Laney Nexus Studio Live Head
Laney Nexus 1×15 Cab
Laney Nexus 4×10 Cab
Fender Pro Junior
Fender Deluxe Reverb

SYNTHS:

John Spencer 1890 Upright Piano
Fender Rhodes Mk I
Moog Grandmother Synth
Dave Smith Instruments Prophet 08
Nord Stage 2 EHX
Mini Nova Synth
Roland TR-8 Drum Machine
Roland A-49 Midi Keyboard
Moog Subsequent 37
Novation Launchkey 61

DRUMS:

Ludwig 1960’s Hollywood Kit (Inc. Kick, 16″ Floor Tom, 14″ Tom, 13″ Tom)
Ludwig Maple Snare Drum 14″
Ludwig Supraphonic Snare Drum
Zildjian 14″ A Custom HiHats
Istanbul ‘Mel Lewis’ CrashRide “19
Zildjian Crash Custom 16”

MONITORING:

STUDIO 1

Focal SM9 Active Studio Monitors (Pair)
Yamaha NS10M Monitors through Amphion Amp100 Amp (Pair)
Electro-Voice ETX-35P PA system (2000w)
Hearback System (8 Channel)
Beyerdynamic DT770 Studio Headphones

STUDIO 2

ATC SCM25A Pro Loudspeakers (Pair)
Avantone Mix Cube (Pair/Active)
Hearback System (8 Channel)
Beyerdynamic DT770 Studio Headphones

CONSOLE/ COMPUTERS/ INTERFACES:

STUDIO 1

SSL AWS 948 Delta Analog Recording Desk
Apple Mac Pro 3GHz 8-Core 32GB Ram
Universal Audio UAD-2 Octo Core Accelerator Card
Avid HDX Card
AVID HD I/O 16 x 16
Antelope Audio Orion32HD
Pro Tools (Latest Version)
Logic Pro (Latest Version)

STUDIO 2

Mac Studio 2022 (M1 Max, 10-core CPU/24-core GPU, 32GB RAM, 512GB SSD)
Lynx Aurora Convertors
Crane Song Avocet Monitor Controller
UAD-2 Satellite
Pro Tools (Latest Version)
Logic Pro (Latest Version)
AudioMovers (10 people)

MIC PRES:

STUDIO 1

Heritage Audio 8173 Mic Preamp with EQ (x2)
API 3124+ 4 Channel Mic Preamp
API 512C Mic Preamp (x2)
Heritage Audio ’73 JR 500 Mic Preamp (x4)
Kush Little Devil Preamp (x2)
Shadow Hills Mono Gama Preamp (x2)
Analog Addicts EMI 1962 Original Valve Mic Preamp (x2)

STUDIO 2

API 512c (x2)
Heritage ’73 Junior

COMPRESSOR/ EQ:

STUDIO 1

Empirical Labs EL8-X Distressor (x2)
Heritage Audio BAE 10DC Compressor (x2)
Universal Audio 1176LN Compressor
SSL Bus Compressor (on desk)
Kush Audio Clariphonix EQ

STUDIO 2

Serpent Stereo Buss Compressor (SB4001)
Empirical Labs EL8-X Distressor (x2)
Kush Audio Electra EQ UBK x2
Pultec EQP-1A Programme Equalizer
Pultec MEQ-5 Midrange Equalizer

DI BOXES:

Radial JDI Passive DI Box
Radial ProDI Passive DI Box
Radial Re-amp Box

PLUG-INS/SoftwareAll Pro Tools Plugins:

All Logic Pro Plugins
Antares Auto-Tune Artist
Audioease Altiverb-7
Celemony Melodyne
Fab Filter Micro
Fab Filter One
Fab Filter Pro-C 2
Fab Filter Pro-DS
Fab Filter Pro-G
Fab Filter Pro-L 2
Fab Filter Pro-MB
Fab Filter Pro-Q 3
Fab Filter Pro-R
Fab Filter Saturn 2
Fab Filter Simplon
Fab Filter Timeless 3
Fab Filter Twin 3
Fab Filter Volcano 3
iZotope Neutron 2 Advanced
iZotope RX 7 Standard
iZotope Vinyl
Oeksound Soothe/Soothe2
Sonnox Oxford SuprEsser Nat G5
Sonnox Oxford Reverb Nat G Sonnox Oxford Limiter Nat G5
Sonnox Oxford Inflator Nat G5
Soundtoys Crystalizer
Soundtoys Decapitator
Soundtoys Devil-Loc
Soundtoys Devil-Loc Deluxe
Soundtoys EchoBoy
Soundtoys EchoBoy Jr
Soundtoys EffectRack
Soundtoys FilterFreak1
Soundtoys FilterFreak 2
Soundtoys Little AlterBoy
Soundtoys Little MicroShift
Soundtoys Little Plate
Soundtoys Little PrimalTap
Soundtoys Radiator
Soundtoys MicroShift
Soundtoys PanMan
Soundtoys PhaseMistress
Soundtoys PrimalTap
Soundtoys Radiator
Soundtoys Sie-Q
Soundtoys Tremolator
UAD 175B and 176 Tube Compressor Collection
UAD SSL 4000 G Bus Compressor Collection
UAD SSL 4000 E Channel Strip Collection
UAD Brigade Chorus
UAD Oxide Tape Recorder
UAD Neve 1073 Preamp and EQ Collection
UAD 610-A Tube Preamp and EQ
UAD 610-B Tube Preamp and EQ
UAD Fairchild Tube Limiter Collection
UAD API Vision Channel Strip Legacy
UAD Teletronix LA-2A Leveler Collection
UAD UA 1176 Limiter Collection
UAD Studer A800 Tape Recorder
UAD EP-34 Tape Echo
UAD Precision Enhancer Hz
UAD Empirical Labs EL7 FATSO Compressor
UAD Teletronix LA-3A Audio Leveler
UAD EMT 140 Plate Reverb
UAD Teletronix LA-2A Legacy Leveler
UAD UA 1176LN Legacy Limiter
UAD UA 1176SE Legacy Limiter
UAD Fairchild 670 Legacy Limiter
UAD RealVerb-Pro Room Modeler
UAD Pultec EQP-1A Legacy EQUAD Precision Mix Rack Collection
Valhalla FrequencyEcho
Valhalla SpaceModulator
Valhalla Supermassive
Valhalla VintageVerb
Waves Abbey Road Plates
Waves Apex Vintage Exciter
Waves API-2500
Waves C6
Waves C6-SideChain
Waves CLA Vocals
Waves CLA-2A
Waves CLA-76
Waves DeEsser
Waves H-Delay
Waves L2
Waves PuigChild 660/670
Waves PuigTec EQP1A
Waves PuigTec MEQ5
Waves SSLChannel
Waves SSLComp
Waves SSLEQ
Waves Tune Real-Time
Waves X-Noise
Xfer Records OTT

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