The Neighbourhood

Fitzrovia still retains an air of bohemia and has always attracted artists since the early 1900’s. Those known to have lived in the area during that time have been. Quentin Crisp, Dylan Thomas, George Orwell, Walter Sickert, George Bernard Shaw and Virginia Wolf to name a few. In more recent times the famous Warren Street squats of the 1980’s embraced a community of avant garde artists, fashion students, musicians, Dj’s and general outcasts which included. Leigh Bowery, Steve Strange, Stephen Jones and Boy George. These and many others went onto become the creative influences of the early 1980’s new romantic scene and beyond.

Since the 1990’s new media outlets have replaced the photographic studios and fashion warehouses of the 1970’s, Advertising agencies still retain a big presence in the area as well as many production and post production companies. In more recent times the area has changed again with many commercial galleries and art dealers moving in.

Warren Street itself was originally an unnamed track servicing newley built properties on Euston road. In 1799 Warren Street was built on with three storey terraces by Charles Fitzroy. Fitzroy named the street after his wife Anne Warren. Anne was the daughter of admiral Sir Peter Warren who founded New Yorks Greenwich Village. The street became popular with artists especially engravers, then for much of the 20th Century Warren Street was home to the motor trade, famed for its car dealers and car showrooms. In the 1950’s and early 1960’s many of the buildings fell into disrepair and so the car dealers departed. Currently Warren Street posses a diverse range of retailers and professional services.

How To Find Us

We are conveniently located for all major tube, rail and bus networks.

Tube Stations

  • Grt Portland Street is a 2 min walk from the studio
  • Warren Street is a 2 min walk from the studio

Main Line Train Stations

  • Euston
  • Kings Cross

 

Local Car Parking Options

We have many car parks in the area which are  located close to the studio. Two of the closest are:

Clipstone Street Car Park                                  Bucklebury Car Park

Clipstone Mews                                                   Laxton Place
London,                                                                 Off Longford Street
W1W 5DG                                                              London
Total Spaces: 200                                                 NW1 3PT
Height Restriction: 1.9m                                      Height Restriction: 1.83m

Bucklebury car park is very cost effective and out of the congestion zone. Car Park options with no hight restrictions and location maps download below.

Studio Location & parking map

Local Hotels

We have a variety of hotel which suit every type of budget below are some of the closets to our Warren Street Studio;

The Fitzroy Hotel                          

41 Fitzroy St, London W1T 6DZ

 Sanderson London Hotel

50 Berners St, London W1T 3NG

The Melia White House Hotel

 Albany St, London NW1 3UP