Exhibition Space

The Gallery walls are approximately 2.7 metres high with 50 square metres of  floorspace (5 x 10) and approximately 30 linear metres of hanging space. 


The walls are MDF and can be drilled and screwed to take mirror plates and other methods of installation.


Access to the gallery is through the front doors of the spudWORKS building. Temporary parking is available immediately outside for unloading. Hire rates are £80 per day with discounts for periods of a week or more.


Download full details and booking form here.

Bookings are not confirmed until a deposit has been paid.

Event Space

Hiring Rates for events are based on 4-hour block sessions. The hire period must be sufficient to cover set up and clearing after the event.


Blocks are 9.00am – 1.00pm; 1.00pm – 5.00pm. 5.00pm – 9.00pm evening block timings may be varied by negotiation.


Rates are £100 per block during the day and £125 in the evening. 


Download full details and booking form here.

Studio Space

spudWORKS has completed five new artists’ studios of approximately 14.5 square metres (156 sq ft) each, with heating, electricity and fast WiFi broadband access. Each studio will has its own entrance and offers 7 day access from 8am - 10pm. 


Four of these studios are available for rent on a 12-month renewal basis. One of the studios is allocated to facilitiate short-term occupation for artist residencies. (full details will be available soon)

The studios have dedicated, shared toilet and wash-up facilities and artists also have access to the kitchen and other facilities in the main building during office hours.


All four of the 12-month lease studios are currently occupied, however we have short term rentals of the artists residency space and Observatory available throughout the year.

For more information on the terms and availabilty of the short-term lease studio please email to: jointheadventure@spudgroup.org.uk

Desk and Office Space

Five office spaces for rent (includes super-fast wi-fi, utilities and access to kitchen, workshop and gallery spaces and a parking space)


1. Corner office: See Graduate Launch PAD


2. SPUD office: (currently rented out)

Desk Shares in SPUD office x 2: £150/month per desk available to rent individually or together


3. Front ‘coach house' office: (currently rented out)


4. Rear ‘garden' office: (currently rented out)


5. Upstairs ‘hayloft’ office: Desk Shares x 4: £175/month per desk (all rented)


In addition to these office spaces, spudWORKS also offers an Exhibition space and large Workshop space to hire. 

For more information and enquiries please get in touch

Workshop Space

The workshop space is fully fitted with tables and chairs (which can be rearranged to suit a range of activities) for a maximum of 20 participants.


Fast WiFi, a large screen 4K Smart TV monitor and projector are available. There is a large sink with hot and cold water in the workshop as well as a nearby kitchen which also has tea and coffee making facilities and a fridge.


The hire rate for hire of the workshop is £10 per hour with discounts for block bookings of a day or more.


Download full details and a booking form here.

Contact tom@spudgroup.org.uk for availability. Bookings are not confirmed until a deposit has been paid.

Multi-award winning residency space available from £20 per day or £75 per week!

Available 7 days a week from 9am - 10pm

Available to artists NOW

To find out more or to arrange a visit contact us on:


or call: 01590 682 260

Please click here to view the Observatory Studio Rental Agreement.

  • Located alongside spudWORKS gallery and workshop 

  • 5 minutes from Sway train station with trains to London and the South West

  • Solar power and charcoal heater

  • Access to kitchen and toilet facilities

  • 360 degree rotating structure

  • Creative community

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