SPC worked to install and improve on existing broadband access @ Triangle, MartelloHaymerle, Bridget Riley, White Building, Britannia Works, Eastway Laundry and Sarah Lane studios. We also maintain ongoing quality of service for the whole network.

[ s p a c e ] commissioned a further phase of infrastructure refurbishment at studios in and around the Hackney area of East London. Studios at  Deborah House were added in February, Brickfield 2/5 May, and Victor House July 2015.

The first of these to receive broadband installation was @ Martello October 2014.We fitted 8 Ubiquiti access points which share an uplink from Triangle Studios on Mare Street.

victortotriangleVictor House is a two story factory building which has long been in use as artist studios and despite the lease coming to an end in 2016 is the latest to have broadband wireless access installed. This view back toward Triangle was shot from a friends balcony on 4th floor of the adjacent building. Local planning permissions are on the rise and buildings and stacking up on every side.

brickfield-wipBrickfield is the newest purchase for Spacestudios and offers 34 generous rooms all with access to super fast fibre connection via a set of Unifi access points, with optional wired access for those requiring more dedicated connection.

Debroah House is another recent purchase which underwent extensive refurbishment prior to reopening spring 2015 It has an extra floor of light and now all the studios are insulated and heated! Final improvements to the broadband service are due as FTTC is available but only a single regular ADSL is in currently in place, not nearly enough to meet the needs.

Martello Street rooftop pano

Martello Street was one of the earliest of the spacestudio network of artist spaces. We completed the broadband installation in October of 2014 with eight access points sharing out a connection from Triangle on Mare Street via a fast wireless bridge linkup.

Whitebuilding Spacestudio in Hackney Wick offers a set of lovely large spaces for resident and visiting artist accommodation with a wireless network SPC installed in 2013.  They share the ground floor of the building with Crate who operate a pizza restaurant and micro brewery, tasty. A link from the roof of neighboring Mother Studios to Bridget Riley in Dace Road also in Hackney Wick provides a share of FTTC service as more local ADSL is pitiful.

Haymerle Studios was added to the Spacestudios network in 2011, so we were pleased to have been invited to design and install distributed access via wireless LAN for all there. As luck would have it BT whom I normally avoid entirely have enabled the local exchange to deliver some of the first ‘Infinity’ broadband service which connects your phone line to fibre at the nearest street cabinet, vastly improving both up and down speed. There are now 10 access points serving the 65+ studios with open access to 30/8 mb’s.. this is overdue and upgrade.