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Ugly Duck has a number of unique locations in London.
Our spaces are regularly used for film and photographic shoots as well as conferences and product launches.
Ugly Duck works with artists through our creative programme and time bank, providing low cost or free space.


Located just outside of the Congestion Charge zone, and has on-site parking for up to 18 cars. It is a 10 minute walk from London Bridge and Bermondsey tube stations, making it a conveniently accessible location. 47/49 Tanner Street is a dry hire space

The venue contains 4 main indoors spaces and 2 outdoors spaces. These can be hired individually or together. Please note that we can only take bookings a maximum of 3 months in advance, and have a limited number of licensable events per year.

4 main indoors spaces
2 outdoors spaces
5 toilets
1 disabled toilet
car park
max capacity: 500


The Testing Works is a fantastic historical location, ideal for small unique photography and film shoots and small events. Located in the heart of London on Southwark Street, a 10 minute walk from Blackfriars and Southwark stations.

The two-storey museum was completed in 1874 and houses the world’s first Universal Testing Machine – built to test the strength of steel girders and other building materials. This 44-foot-long hydraulic press provides an iconic focal point for the main ground-floor space. Other pieces of machinery are scattered throughout the ground and basement floors.

20 chairs
small kitchenette
2 toilets
max capacity: 60
99 Southwark St,

We’re always on the lookout for new spaces to manage and work in.

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