37 Bateman’s Row, Shoreditch London, EC2A 3HH
Prices from 7200
- Ceremony capacity170
- Reception capacity170
- Suitable for multi-day weddings
- LGBTQIA+ Friendly
- In-house catering
- External caterers
- Licensed for weddings
- In-house bar
- External bar
- Exclusive use available
- Suitable for wedding
- Suitable for reception
- Outside space
- Suitable for Marquee
- Disabled Access
- Late License
- Honeymoon Suite
- Confetti Permitted
- Sound System Available
Food & Dietary
- Afternoon tea
- Coffee truck
- Fine dining
- Hog roast
- Ice cream
- Locally sourced
- Sharing platters
- Street food
How much will it cost for our wedding at Shoreditch Studios?
Every wedding is different in a dry hire venue so costs vary according to food and drinks spend, lighting package chosen, decor spend, opening hours and your total guest numbers.
Venue hire and dry hire set up costs are generally around £12,000.
Costs for food & drinks, set up staff, bar staff, entertainment (DJ / Band) and other optional external suppliers (photographer / videographer / florist) are variable as well so based on your own supplier choices and budget. All external suppliers are additional costs on top of the dry hire set up costs mentioned below.
Weddings with 100-150 guests tend to spend between £27,000 and £33,000 on their wedding. Higher food and drinks spend or opening late would push your budget closer to £30K.
How much you spend on external wedding suppliers, food and drinks is up to you.
Furniture costs vary if you have more or less guests, lighting costs also vary based on which lighting package you choose but other costs are usually a part of every wedding booked at Shoreditch Studios.
Breakdown of set up costs (120 guest wedding). All costs include VAT.
Venue hire £7200
Exclusive venue hire of Shoreditch Studios which consists of two rooms, soundsystem, huge outdoor space open to guests until 8pm, mirror ball and pin spotlight, wifi, Ipads in both rooms with Spotify / Apple Music.
Wedding Public Liability Insurance £110
Late licence (standard licence is until midnight) £300 per hour after midnight.
Wireless Microphones for speeches x2 (if required) £120
DJ booth and DJ equipment hire (if required) £350 (DJ costs extra or BYO)
Security guards (prices vary based on opening hours and guest numbers) £350 - £500
Waste collection (two full bins) £120
Furniture Hire (for ceremony & reception inclusive of delivery, after hours collection. £1200 to £1800
Set up of furniture (+ ceremony decorations & table decor) is usually managed by your catering service staff and your wedding day manager. These example costs are for 120 guests.
- Folding chairs (can be used for ceremony & reception) £200 - 8ft rustic tables, banquet (long) style: £1200
- Chesterfield / boho lounge seating set: from £300
- Poseur tables (wine barrel style) x 3: Add £72
- Table plan easel board: £20
Lighting packages (dependent on preferences) £1600 - £2200
Shoreditch Studios has no natural light so all the lighting looks you see on LMD are lighting packages chosen by the couple. A comprehensive lighting package professionally rigged, set to dimmers is an essential part of a dry hire wedding. Lighting setting the mood for the day and helps create a party atmosphere for your reception. When couples choose our best lighting package and hire a great wedding photography, the results are spectacular as you can see from the stunning weddings featured on LMD. Bespoke lighting packages are also available on request. We also welcome candles in the venue and you can work with an external lighting supplier too so you are welcome to find a cheaper / alternative lighting set up too if you wish.
Option staffing costs if required:
Wedding day manager £600-£800 - Recommended if working with an external caterer or if you have many elements to your wedding that need planning and setting up. Some caterers (including our recommended caterer include a wedding day manager with their quote or recommend staff that can help with managing all your external wedding suppliers.
Set up staff are usually included in your catering quote but if your caterer does not provide staff, we can help hire staff to help set up your wedding.
Cloakroom staff 5 hr shift £75
Bathroom cleaner 5 hr shift £75
These costs are just a guide. More information is available on our wedding brochure and will be explained to you once you enquire for your wedding.
Can we BYO drinks?
Yes. As a venue we don't charge you a fee for BYO drinks. However, some caterers may charge a corkage or service charge if they are providing your bar, glassware and bar staff.
Can we work with any caterer?
Yes. You can work with any cater you like. There is no buyout for working with external caterers of your choice.
Our recommended caterer 'Cater London' manage around 70% of our weddings. They don't manage the lowest budget DIY weddings or the really high budget weddings that have a wedding planner choosing all their suppliers but most couples choose to work with Cater after shopping around for catering options. Cater London are very flexible, can create bespoke menus, allow BYO alcohol and offer a range of menus from street food to gourmet 3 course meals.
Shoreditch Studios is East London’s original warehouse wedding venue. Opened in 2006, the stunning two room venue is situated in London’s vibrant Street Art and nightlife district Shoreditch.
Licensed for civil ceremonies and perfect for late night wedding receptions with 80 to 170 seated guests or 220 standing.
At Shoreditch Studios, you can dry hire to customise every aspect of your wedding day, including working with external suppliers for your food and drinks! The venue can also work with you to create a bespoke venue hire and catering package with their trusted catering partners. You can also decorate the venue and huge courtyard to your own personal style.
Shoreditch Studios also provide a curated selection of florists, bakeries, fromageries, DJ’s, bands, videographers, wedding photographers and wedding planning partners if you need extra help.
Unique venue features include two connected Victorian-era railway arch studios with stunning exposed brickwork, open trussing, white infinity coves, PA’s in both studios, green rooms, ample bathrooms, a mezzanine lounge with spiral staircase overlooking Studio 1 and a huge courtyard space which is open to guests until 8pm.
The venue is a popular photographic studio by day so is perfect for your wedding photos all year round with floor to ceiling white coves as the backdrop for your ceremony, speeches and reception. You can also capture Shoreditch street art as a backdrop for your wedding photos too with 100’s of unique art walls surrounding the venue and local streets.
A personal message from Shoreditch Studios manager John O’Malley. our team have had the pleasure of hosting weddings for hundreds of couples over the past 15 years. We are always open to trying something different in our venue and look forward to working with you to create your dream wedding.
Venue dry hire from £7200 (including VAT) or create your bespoke wedding package with catering, unlimited drinks, a late licence extension from £23,000 (including VAT).
Studio 1: 100 – 170 seated theatre style
Studio 2: 80 -100 seated theatre style
Studio 1: 100 – 170 seated theatre style
Studio 1: 80 – 120 seated cabaret style
Studio 1 & 2: 100 – 220 standing reception