The Team

Sol Curry Co-Founder / Sales Director

Sol Curry
Co-Founder / Sales Director

Duncan McDowell Studio Co-ordinator / Guitar Technician since 2007

Duncan McDowell
Studio Co-ordinator / Guitar Technician since 2007

Jay Bond Studio Co-ordinator since 2012

Jay Bond
Studio Co-ordinator since 2012

Leon Curry Co-Founder / Operations Director

Leon Curry
Co-Founder / Operations Director

Charlie Inshaw Studio Co-ordinator / Drum Technician since 2012

Charlie Inshaw
Studio Co-ordinator / Drum Technician since 2012

Rob McGee Studio Co-ordinator since 2013

Rob McGee
Studio Co-ordinator since 2013

Zoe Bell Business Development since 2011

Zoe Bell
Business Development since 2011

Ali Cross Senior Studio Co-ordinator since 2007

Ali Cross
Senior Studio Co-ordinator since 2007

About Factory Studios

We are a multi service music studio based in the South West of England. Services include high quality rehearsal space, a fully equipped recording studio, equipment hire, storage facilities and venue hire.

There are 11 studios including a 1500 square foot studio for pre-production which can also be used for showcases, photography, music videos, art installations, and events.

The studios are also available for location filming and previous clients include ITV, Running Bear Productions and the Discovery Channel.
 

Lucinda Bristow Vocal Coach since 2013

Lucinda Bristow
Vocal Coach since 2013

Tom Bryan Lead Engineer since 2012

Tom Bryan
Lead Engineer since 2012



The studio is housed in an 18th century mill building on a secure industrial estate on the edge of Bristol city centre. The building was originally converted into a studio during the 1990’s when it was known as Channel House. In those days everyone from Portishead to Massive Attack recorded and rehearsed here. Years later, following a 5 year stint as the base for Roni Size and Full Cycle, Factory Studios took over in 2007.


What we offer

 

11 fully equipped music studios

Professional recording facilities

Quality hire equipment for use on and off the premise

Equipment storage

PA hire and backline for live gigs

Ample and safe parking for your cars, and all rooms have ground floor load-in

A fully-stocked shop and a kitchen with free tea and coffee available

Free wireless for all our customers

An outside garden area for you to enjoy

 

 

TESTIMONIALS

Factory studios has proved a great space for Portishead as we set up pre-production rehearsals ahead of some European shows. This is our second time in Factory, this time in the larger space. Sol and his team have bent over backwards to help set up this room to be an excellent rehearsal space. Using the “Pole” room for our front of house mixing desk worked very well as did using one of the studios as a production office. Any problems we did have were quickly resolved and none of our requests has been to be too much for all the Factory staff. Thanks for a great week.
— Mick Brown, Production Manager – Portishead
Just to say thanks to Factory Studios for looking after us this past 2 weeks. Super friendly, efficient and a pleasure to be here. See you next time!
— Suzi Green, PJ Harvey TM
Factory Studios is a wonderful place, where magic happens at every turn. In all seriousness though, the facilities are great as are the team. I think I’ll be buried here.
— Dan Pearce, Eats Everything
We have been part of the Factory family since 2010. From day one they have made us feel so welcome and no job is too big. From writing sessions for our new album to production days leading up to our tours. Factory have so many different rooms to suit any bands needs. Where else can you be practicing and stick your head out and listen to Portishead practice for Glastonbury???? We wouldn’t go anywhere else.
— Skindred