Located in the heart of Clapham Old Town and with more than 1,300 sq. ft of space to play with, ‘Covid-friendly’ Porteus Place is perfect for use as a casting studio, wardrobe fitting room or production office. It features three multi-purpose, versatile spaces; one main open-plan room and two smaller offices along with a kitchen and WC. It’s fully serviced, powered by renewable energy and well-ventilated providing a space which allows for good social distancing.

Set in a gated, landscaped courtyard the space is safe, secure and accessible by foot, car and public transport. With high-speed internet and a range of hireable equipment, the space is hireable by the hour, day or project and provides a fantastic base for productions of all shapes and sizes.

‘Covid Friendly’ Casting Studio

Porteus Place is the perfect space to host both large or small auditions for stills photographic and video castings. Featuring a comfortable client area and spacious changing room, there’s room to both hold and shoot talent. It is one of the few spaces in South-West London with great access and amenities.

Available Facilities

  • 9’ Colorama in various colours
  • Camera (inc. Camera Operator)
  • Password protected recorded links (stills & video)
  • High-speed internet for live streaming
  • Lighting
  • Client area, with sofa and monitor
  • Changing area
  • Kitchen use (with refreshments available)
  • Bathroom
  • 13-amp power

Additional Services & Equipment

  • Locally-sourced, homemade catering available by order
  • Printer and scanner available
  • Partitions for privacy

Wardrobe Fitting

Porteus Place is also suitable for wardrobe fittings, so you can get ahead of wardrobe approvals thereby maximising your time on set shooting. Available facilities include:
  • Wardrobe rails
  • Top and bottom hangers
  • Steamer
  • Iron and ironing board
There is also a local launderette as well as various charity shops and quick access to the West End.

Reception Area & Receptionist

This area of Porteus Place can be used as a reception and waiting area, allowing for easy registration as well as the ‘track-and trace’ of visitors and temperature checks. The natural oneway layout allows everyone to adhere to government guidelines.

Production Space

Or, if you wish to use the space for production, then the well-ventilated and spacious offices are the perfect place to meet with your team whilst keeping your distance. Desks and chairs can be arranged so that the main space becomes a boardroom for wider team and preproduction meetings, whilst the two smaller offices can be used as breakout spaces.


Porteus Place is situated on the ground floor, allowing for good wheelchair access as well as the loading of equipment. It has a natural one-way system and great ventilation throughout. With three controllable areas, good social distancing is also possible. Deep cleans are available before and after hire.


Porteus Place is conveniently located and well connected:
  • 5-minute walk from Clapham Common underground (Northern Line)
  • 15-minute bus or 10-minute taxi to Clapham Junction mainline station (SWR)
  • Pay and Display parking on Macaulay Road and Orlando Road
  • Outside of the Congestion Zone and ULEZ

Local Spots

Porteus Place is spoilt for choice when it comes to local restaurants and delicatessens. Some of our favourites include:
  • Omnibus Coffee
  • North Street Deli
  • Megan’s
  • Gail’s
  • M. Moen & Sons
  • No. 32 The Old Town
  • Honest Burger
  • The Sun
  • Prince of Wales