The Handbag Factory
3 Loughborough St, London SE11 5RB
Opened in October 2023, The Handbag Factory is a unique and beautiful venue located between Vauxhall and Kennington, offering desk spaces for creative practitioners and those working in arts and cultural fields.
Our desk memberships are a flexible and affordable alternative to a studio rental for those who have desk-based practices or businesses.
Venue amenities and member benefits include:
- Private phone booths
- Break-out areas for informal meetings
- Discounted meeting room hire
- Lockable storage spaces
- Secure cycle storage
- Outdoor patio area
- Communal kitchen with complimentary tea and coffee
- Energy-efficient air conditioning and heating
We welcome professionals in the creative and cultural industries, as well as desk-based creative practitioners. This includes (but is not limited to):
- Publishing, writing, poetry, journalism
- Filmmaking, production, animation
- Music, performance, theatre sectors
- Arts administration
- Arts non-profits, businesses, social enterprises
- Galleries & curation
- Graphic designers, illustrators
- Costume & set designers
- Fine artists and designer-makers with a desk-based practice
The Handbag Factory is home to the ASC Gallery and ASC main office, as well as hosting Bainbridge Print Studio facilities and studios.
Secure Cycle Storage
Gas Central Heating
Vauxhall (Victoria), Kennington and Oval (Northern) stations
nearby ASC workspace
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