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Top 5 warehouses with natural light

Warehouses and old garages have become increasingly popular over the last year. Event planners are excited about the opportunity to get into a blank canvas space and have the opportunity to fully customise their event. Given London’s illustrious industrial history, there are some stunning warehouse spaces available – but be careful not to pick one that’s too dingy. Having lots of natural light makes the most of industrial features, but without feeling like you’re in a sad, sad basement. Here are our top 5 warehouses with plenty of natural light:

The Hydraulic Power Station 

the hydraulic power station

Location: Wapping
Capacity: 400 standing, 200 seated
Check it out here: The Hydraulic Power Station 

Once unused, this space is enjoying a whole new lease of life without losing the rich character of its past. Original hydraulic equipment and machinery remain alongside bare brick walls, exposed pipes and rusty chains. With tall ceilings and large windows, the light keeps the space feeling fresh and airy.

Friendly Place 

friendly place

Location: Greenwich
Capacity: 250 standing, 150 seated
Check it out here: Friendly Place 

Friendly Place began its life as a spice warehouse in the 1930s. It’s spread across 4 floors in all, including a generous rooftop terrace.There are several studio spaces for hire as well as the mature gardens. 

StolenSpace Gallery 

stolenspace gallery

Location: Aldgate
Capacity: 160 standing, 100 seated
Check it out here: StolenSpace Gallery 

Raw concrete flooring and exposed brickwork compliment the white walls, large windows and high ceilings. Specialising in showcasing modern and urban artists, this is a warehouse space with convenient amenities.

Dalston Heights 

dalston heights

Location: Dalston
Capacity: 250 standing, 200 seated
Check it out here: Dalston Heights 

You’ll find Dalston Heights on the top floor of a former cardboard box factory.The hire includes use of eclectic props and furnishings. The great lighting floods in courtesy of the large windows, and the skylights in the pitched roof.

Bargehouse 

bargehouse

Location: Southbank
Capacity: 400 standing, 200 seated
Check it out here: Bargehouse 

Bargehouse is a stunning space over 4 floors. It has stunning views through the large windows, A more raw, industrial space than some of the others, and well suited to product launches and fashion shows.