Free studio giveaway competition launched for new Alperton site

8 November 2018

A competition has been launched to give one lucky Design Maker a free studio for two years.

The free studio scheme is run by the charity Artists' Studio Company and Brent Council to support creative talent within the local community and celebrate Brent as the London Borough of culture 2020.

The competition was announced to mark the opening of Artists Studio Company's first permanent building at 243 Ealing Road, in Alperton.

The Alperton scheme which is delivered with Network Homes and Artist Studio Company provides 27 be-spoke studios for creative entrepreneurs at low rents.

Cllr Shama Tatler, Cabinet Member for Regeneration, Highways and Planning, said: "This competition has come about through an agreement made by the council during the planning process and demonstrates that we're serious about ensuring that the regeneration that's taking place in Brent, directly benefits Brent residents.

"We want to see a diverse range of employment opportunities in the borough for residents and these studios are another example of how we are working to meet the need for affordable workspace for creative industries.

"It's wonderful that this workspace is now open and I can't wait to see how the space is used by our local, talented and creative entrepreneurs."

The winning applicant shall receive:

  • A rent free 98sqft studio for two years

  • Free training and development

  • Be part of an artist community

The competition closes on Friday 30 November 2018 at 5pm. Applicants must live in Brent. Residents can find out more by visiting: Full terms and conditions apply.