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Yorkshire Artspace Persistence Works Studios

Persistence Works, designed by Feilden Clegg Bradley Architects, was the UK’s first purpose-built studio complex for artists and craftspeople. The building is right in the city centre about 2 minutes walk from the station.  Persistence Works has studio space for around 70 artists  in 53 studios over 6 floors.

Since being built in 2000/1, it has been the winner of an RIBA Award, an RIBA Yorkshire White Rose award and a Civic Trust Award Commendation. The building was also a finalist in the Prime Ministers’ Better Public Building Awards in 2002.

Facilities: districy heating, sink in every studio, loading bay, office, meeting room, outside work area, tea point on each floor (except basement), gallery run by MADE North. Suitable for most processes from heavy/dirty/noisy through to light/clean/quiet.

Studio sizes: ranging from 193sq.ft. to 753sq.ft. charged at £7.09 per sq.ft. (average) per annum including VAT. Heat and power are charged in addition based on metered usage.

Studio availibility is updated regularly on the Homepage.

Maps of each studio site can be found by clicking on the 'Contact' tab at the top of the page.