The Albany Centre

Space Type: Community Space

Total Capacity:

Depends on usage: from 8 (aerialists) - 20 (an evening class)

Suitable for:

  • Rehearsal

Opening Hours


Licenses Held:

No License for performance. Not Licensed for sale of Alcohol.

Booking Info

Costs & Terms of Hire:

Hire of the space falls into two categories: Users and Outside bookings. Regular users attend monthly meetings, contribute to the upkeep of the space. User rate: ᆪ3 per hour (if there are 3 or more people in the space it costs ᆪ1 per hour each). The space can be exclusively booked by users weekdays: 11-1pm and 5-7pm (weekends no restriction). Outside bookers must come to monthly meeting to discuss their booking. Outside bookings: can book the space exclusively from ᆪ7.50 per hour.

Contact Name:

Annabelle, Member of the Albany User Group

Email Address:

No Email Listed

Telephone Number:

01179542154 or 07990520072


The Albany Centre is a community centre that is a space dedicated to rehearsal for circus and street theatre. The Albany Centre is run by a collective and Albany Centre meetings are on 1st Monday of the month at 6pm. Use of space is either as an モoutside userヤ or by becoming part of the Albany Centre モuser groupヤ. Members of the user group are required to contribute to the running of the space (and receive preferential rates). It is also hired out for evening classes (Mondayヨ Friday 7-9pm). No Hard shoes or drumming is permitted. There are crash mats and there is one Albany rope that can be used, other equipment belongs to Albany users. Users of the space need to have their own insurance. This space has been used for: Circus and Street Theatre training, yoga and dance classes.


  • Accessible Entrance:No/Unknown
  • Accessible Toilet: No/Unknown
  • Induction Loop Available: Yes
  • Blue Badge Parking Available: Yes

Parking Details:

There is on street parking near the studio


  • Kitchen
  • Toilets


  • Height: 7m
  • Width: 9m
  • Length: 13m

Technical Info

Floor Description:


Physical description:

Converted Church

Power Supply:

13 amp power

Power and Lighting Details:

Strip lighting

Sound Equipment:

There is a shared stereo available

Details of Sound Spill:

Users need to be considerate of the neighbours. No drumming and only soft shoes in the space

Blackout Details: