Music Practice Rooms

We have two fully soundproofed music practice rooms that are available to rent between 11am and midnight (£7.50 an hour weekdays before 6pm, £12.50 all other times).

Both rooms come with PA, 2 x mics, 2 guitar amps, 1 bass amp and a drum kit. Extra gear can be hired if requested in advance.


Recording Studio

Our control room is based round a 24 channel ProTools rig and Amek BC2 console and connects directly to over 100m2 of recording space.

Prices start at £20 an hour.


Radio Studio

We have a small professional internet radio studio that is home to our in-house station, NRBC.


Event Space

Our central event space is suitable for most kinds of performance. It comes with a small stage, full PA and a basic lighting rig. 


It is also frequently used for video and photo shoots.

We do not host private parties.



Bar / cafe

The hub of activity is the bar/cafe. We serve tea, coffee and a range of beers, wines and spirits. In the evenings we offer pizza (including vegan options) from 17:00.


Opening times:

Monday 11:00-23:00

Tuesday 11:00-23:00

Wednesday 11:00-23:00

Thursday 11:00-23:00

Friday 11:00-01:00

Saturday 12:00-01:00

Sunday 12:00-23:00




We have a well-equipped commercial kitchen, complete with pizza oven, and can offer a full catering service to events either at New River Studios or elsewhere.

Private Studios

We have 14 private studios, all with external opening windows and separate electricity meters. You can register your interest by sending us an email and we will add you to our waiting list.