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Castle Lane Studios

Our fully equipped spacious studio is available to hire by the hour, half day or full day. The studio can be in full blackout or with the aid of the 4 meter high shutter door bathed in natural sunlight. Perfect for shooting or hosting classes / events.

We also host Photography-oriented events (see What’s On)

The studio is equipped with a Bowens Hi-Glide aerial lighting pantograph system, keeping the floor space free of trip hazards, and fitted with 4x Bowens 500w flash heads. We have 2x 1500w heads available to hire.

We also have a wide range of lighting stands, C-Stands, Lighting modifiers, Gels, Softboxes, Scrims, Flags, Tables and Auto-poles available for your use. You are more than welcome to bring in your own equipment to use. 

Standard 2.75m wide seamless paper backdrops are ready to use and come in White, Grey, Black and Chroma green – Other colours are available by special order at cost.


  • Cost: £35 per hour, £120 half day, £200 full day (Special rates for block bookings)
  • Type: Photography studio
  • Seating Capacity: 16
  • Standing Capacity: 20
  • Flat floor layout
  • ground floor
  • wheelchair accessible.


  • Fully equipped photography & videography studio with backdrops
  • strobe lighting
  • lighting modifiers
  • stands
  • tables
  • scrims & flags.
  • Free parking
  • Reception / Lounge area
  • Toilet & dressing room
  • Kitchenette
  • Large format printing
  • Free WIFI
  • Licensed: No

Address details

  • Castle Lane Studios, Unit 2, TLF Units, Castle Lane, Melbourne, DE738JB

Booking Information

Contact Information

  • Email:
  • Phone: 01332865100

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