Maan Studios, Streatham


This fully equipped, 71.5 square metre (769 square feet) modern photographic studio is a newly converted railway arch which was previously used to deliver coal to the nearby water pumping station by the trains that still run above.  Maan studios is located at Empire Aches, Watts Mews, SW16 in between two stations, Streatham and Streatham Common Station and there is free on-street parking nearby.  Prices start from only £79 for a four hour time slot and prices include equipment listed below.  Visits to the studio are by appointment only. 

Need a refresher or first time using flash lighting in a studio?  Then why not register for our two hour Introduction to Studio Lighting workshop. If you wish to book our resident photographer please click on our sister site here.

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Equipment & Amenities

There is a separate kitchen with toilets, changing area and a shower and the studio itself has a kitchen area with coffee machine and tea making facilities, microwave and a fridge.  There is a dressing table with lighted mirror and a reception area with a sofa/sofa bed which can be used both as a prop or relaxing on. We provide Free WI-FI, charging cables for your smart phone and free on-street parking very close to the arches.  For a full equipment list included in hire fee click here.


Black, grey and white paper is standard.  Should you require coloured paper, please indicate your requirements in the 'further information' box when booking online or contact the studio at least 72 hours prior to your booking.  Please note that there is a £5 charge payable on arrival per colour roll*

*Customers can choose a maximum of 3 rolls in total per session.  To see our selection click here.



We have implemented new procedures so that our studio is Covid-19 secure to ensure the safety of staff and all our clients.


On arrival each visitor will be given a temperature check and screening questions.  Any person with a temperature or reporting Covid-19 symptoms will be asked to reschedule.

All equipment is sanitised between shoots.


A hand wash sink is now installed at studio entrance and hand sanitizers are allocated around the studio.


Photographers should maintain social distancing, using no-touch posing methods when at all possible.  A maximum of five people are allowed at the studio for safe social distancing. Our updated terms and conditions including Covid-19 procedures can be found here.

book the studio



Please read our terms and conditions before booking. 

Please click the 4 hour, 8 hour or 12 hour studio booking button below to see date availability and booking.

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Booking is available in 4 hour, 8 hour and 12 hour time blocks.  The studio is available from 10am to 10pm Monday to Thursday and 10am to 6pm Friday to Sunday.  For later or earlier availablity, weekend bookings or if you would like a visit of the studio beforehand please feel free to contact the team.  To check availability and to book a session, click on your required time block ie 4 hour, 8 hour or 12 hours whereby calendar time availablity will be shown for your relevant slot. If any of these time slots are unavailable on your selected date, it will not appear as an option in the drop down list. To make a reservation, click on the available space and fill out your details as requested.

4 hour weekday £79, 8 hour weekday £149, 12 hour weekday 209.  4 hour weekend £89, 8 hour weekend £169.  For full price list and timeslots click here.

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Opening hours by appointment only:

Monday - 10am to 10pm

Tuesday - 10am to 10pm

Wednesday - 10am to 10pm

Thursday - 10am to 10pm

Friday - 10am to 6pm


Saturday - 10am to 6pm

Sunday - 10am to 6pm 

For PDF directions to the studio from Streatham Common Statation click here

let’s talk

Please feel free to contact us.   Fill our the form below and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

We are located at Maan Studios, Unit 2, 1 Watts Mews, off Conyers Road, Streatham, London SW16 6AA.

Telephone: 07595 313 256

UPDATE: our postcode is pointing at the wrong address on Google and Apple maps at the moment.   Please aim to go to 70 Conyers Road SW16 6LT and we are next door via the black gates with Empire Arches on it between a large victorian building that looks like a place of worship (Streatham Pumping Station).   Walk down the gravel path, under the arch (you will see grey shutters) and we are the first unit on the right.  Please feel free to call us if you have any problems finding us.