Bow Arts opened 28 studios in 2013 on Stratford High Street with affordable creative workspace opportunities for over 30 local artists and creative practitioners.
The site is extremely popular with a very lively mix of artists, designer makers and is becoming increasingly active with young fashion designers, textile artists and milliners.
Above: Open studios October 2014
The studios are suitable for a wide range of artist practices and creative enterprises. All the studios have natural light, with either windows to front or rear of building or to internal light wells.
All studios are fully self contained. There is an intercom to street level. Each studio has a minimum of 2 double sockets for power, most have more.There is shared access to water in the kitchen areas
Each studio is accessed by stairs from Stratford High Street, the building is within a few minutes walk from Stratford Station, it is situated next door to the Discover Centre
Bow Arts Stratford Studios are well served by public transport, just 5 minutes from Stratford Station with Main Line rail, Overground, DLR and Central and Jubilee Lines.
Stratford High St DLR station is 1 minute away, and the area has the following buses stopping nearby: 25, 86, 108, 425, D8, 257, 308, 104, 238, 241, 262, 158, 473, 276, UL1 and 69
The studios are not easily accessible for those with limited mobility, or requiring the use of a wheelchair. There is no lift access.There is no parking on site.
For artists seeking accessible studio space please see our P1 Studios, a short distance away