Studios

Studio space availability

There are no spaces available at present but please contact us as we are maintaining a waiting list. 

The CRATE building in Bilton Square, close to Margate Old Town, is a former print works with studio space on three floors. There are 5 individual/shared studios – including 1 wheelchair accessible unit on the ground floor. The studios are permanent and let to fine artists following an application process. They range from £100 to £200 inclusive per calendar month, with self contained units of 16m sq to 36.7 m sq. All have WI FI access. Studio holders have access to the project spaces when not being used by the CRATE programme. 

Contact admin@cratespace.co.uk for further information. 

Studio Artists

LEIGH CLARKE

COLE DENYER

BENEDICT DREW

CHARLIE HAMMOND

HANNAH LEES

ANDREW MARSHALL

NOVA MARSHALL

JULIA RIDDIOUGH

Image: Leigh Clarke

Project Space

CRATE's Project Spaces are available to artists, artist groups, students and arts organisations to hire as exhibition space, short term studio or laboratory space for testing work. The project spaces are equipped, on request, with a digital projector. The building has Wi-Fi and good level access. There is no parking on site but there is vehicle access for deliveries.

Project Space 1
27 m sq
Good natural light from north facing windows, good access to front through double doors
INDIVIDUALS £25 per day and £80 per week
STUDENTS £18 per day and £60 per week
ORGANISATIONS £75 per day and £240 per week

Project Space 2
18 m sq
L shaped dark space with 3.5 meter projection length
INDIVIDUALS £20 per day and £70 per week
STUDENTS £15 per day and £50 per week
ORGANISATIONS £60 per day and £210 per week

There is a reduction if booking both project spaces:
INDIVIDUALS £40 per day and £90 per week
STUDENTS £20 per day and £70 per week
ORGANISATIONS £120 per day and £270 per week

To book or to arrange to view the spaces please email admin@cratespace.co.uk.

CRATE aims to give artists access to affordable space and resources. Project space use needs to reflect Crate's aims of supporting contemporary fine art practice and research. Projects with a public outcome and audience will need to submit a project proposal.

Previous Studio Artists

TAHANEE ALKALIFA

STEPHEN BLOWERS

MOYRA DERBY

THELMA FINDLAY

JEREMY MILLAR

PETRA REID

MARK J SMITH

BA STUNT

TOM SWIFT

CHARLEY VINES

Image: Charley Vines

Project Space Images & Dimensions

Project Space 1

door width - 1750mm
+ north wall - windows - 5675mm
+ south wall with north facing windows (boarded) section 1 - 4351mm, section 2 - 1324mm
+ east wall facing doors (brick) - 4900mm
+ west wall beside doors (boarded) - 3050mm

Project Space 2

door width - 1750mm
The length for projection is 6187mm. north or south wall can equally be used.
+ north wall (boarded) - 4351mm (width clear for projection - 2207mm)
+ south wall - 2207mm
+ east wall (brick) - 6187mm
+ west wall (board) - 4030mm

Front Project Space plan
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