Old Ambo

Type of space: Art Gallery, Cinema, Dance Studio, Design Studio, Fashion Studio, Film Editing Suite, Hackerspace, Hot Desk, Makerspace (Shared open space for making), Markets, Multi-use Space, Music Performance Venue, Non Traditional, Office Space, Performance venue, Photography and Film Location, Pop-up Space, Rehearsal Space, Residency, Retail Space, Sound Recording Studio, Theatre, Visual Art Studio, Warehouse, Co-Working Space

    The Old Ambulance Station, is an engine of growth. We believe that creativity is grounded in creative industries but extends beyond them into the mainstream of our community. We embrace creativity as a means of addressing challenges and making the most of opportunities. In this way we provide, by example, business models and ways of working and living which are necessary in the emerging world.

    For members of the creative community who seek meaningful engagement in the life of our region, we are a social enterprise which sustains itself financially to enable creativity as a core strategy for growing community wellbeing, social-cultural capital, innovation and employment.

    We offer:

    · Venues and facilities including gallery, theatre, rehearsal space, creative studios and offices.

    · Free services (advice, clinics, Long Table Dinners)

    · Creative and social enterprise projects

    · Professional development services

    Our customers are:

    · Creative professionals

    · SCAIP Inc. members

    · Our community, consumers, audiences

    · Funding agencies and public sector clients

    This space is suitable for AnimationAnimatronicsArchitectureArts and CraftCeramicsCircusCo-workingDanceDesk-based workDigital DesktopDioramasDrawingExhibitionsFashionFilmFilm LocationGlass makingGraphic DesignIndustrial DesignInstallationInterior DesignJewelleryMeetingsMusic / SoundNew MediaOpenings/launchesPaintingPerformancePhotographyPhotoshootsPodcastsPrintmakingProject SpacePublic art installationResidencyRetailScreen printingSculptureSingingSpoken WordStylingTextilesWorkshopsWriting


    For audience
    • Accessible toilet

    • Bold signage

    • Close seating

    • Drop-off point

    • Entrance ramps

    • Flexible layout

    • Public transport

    • Seating for vision impaired

    • Smooth ground surface

    • Suitable emergency exits

    • Suitable lighting

    • Wheelchair accessible

    • Wide hallways / entrance

    For performers
    • Accessible stage door

    • Arriving / exiting ramp

    • Flexible environment in dressing room

    • Reachable door handles

    • Smooth ground surface

    • Suitable emergency exits

    • Suitable lighting

    • Suitable signage

    • Suitable telephone/communication