Studios at Makers' Yard

Milliner Giulia Mio in Studio 6

Lots of natural light, practical flooring, period features and stripped back painted walls all make for an industrial and inspiring work space.


the offer

A studio at Makers' Yard will include the following:  

  • Individual or shared studio space -  24/7, 365 days a year access. Licence fee includes heating and service charges (cleaning and maintenance of communal areas). Electricity, phone and broadband internet are all invoiced separately, if needed. 
  • Flexible terms:  Minimum term just one month. Units are available for single or shared occupancy. You can secure a proportion of a room to keep costs manageable, and it's easy to alter the space you require.  
  • On site facilities:  Postbox, secure tenant access and individual security system and alarm for each studio, cycle rack, peaceful courtyard and back garden, on-street loading parking bay immediately outside. Remote management by LCB Depot, part of Leicester City Council.
  • Off-site, shared facilities (at nearby LCB Depot): Parcel delivery point and reception facility with printing and copying facilities, discounted meeting room hire at LCB Depot, reduced rate of parking in local NCP car park.
  • Business Support: Tailored programme of creative and business support including one-to-one coaching sessions, workshops, seminars, grant scheme and networking events.
  • Marketing support: your business profiled on the LCB Depot/ Makers’ Yard website, and Facebook and Twitter pages. Sales opportunities and support through open studios events and festivals.
  • Regular Information: e-newsletter, tenants’ meetings and networking events.

Available studios (13 August 2019):

Studio 6 (1st Floor) - one 'bay' in a shared studio for £110 pcm +VAT

Studio 9 (top floor, 1320 sq ft)
.... we have divided this large studio into nine smaller 'bays' of 107 sq ft each to offer for £110 +VAT per month per bay to designer-makers and artists...filling up fast, only TWO bays left!

Studio 9 at Makers' Yard

Studio 9 floorplan sketch


All prices include heating and service charge but exclude electricity and optional broadband and phone line charges.


Please call us on 0116 261 6800 or email us to register your interest in Makers' Yard, arrange a visit or discuss your space / budget requirements and we'll do our best to meet your needs. 

To be eligible to lease a studio you should ideally be an artist or designer-maker and meet our basic selection criteria.

Please note that your personal data will only be stored by LCB Depot and will only be used by us to contact you regarding our services or opportunities for the creative industries. Your details will not be passed to third parties.