Comber Street Studios (Front Room)

Type of space: Retail Space, Art Gallery, Performance venue, Pop-up Space, Design Studio, Fashion Studio

    Home to a community of Australian artists and designers, the ground floor area of the former factory is available for short term hire for events, exhibitions or workshops. Conveniently located near Sydney's Oxford St, the studios are within walking distance to public transport, creative institutions, shops and local fashion.

    We can include event furniture including 15 bentwood chairs (30 designer folding chairs are available for hire at an extra cost). Half day, full day & weekly rates available at better rates with longer bookings. Please contact us to arrange a viewing, check availability or request pricing.

    Event Space #1

    Front Room / Space #1 / (28 sqm) || This space has been used as a shop, for pop-up events, exhibitions, bookings, a showroom, launches, photo shoots and for filming.

    +  Natural Light -  abundant natural light from street-facing window

    +  Gallery Lighting - flexible track lighting for exhibitions

    +  Hanging System - professionally hang paintings and pictures

    +  Street Frontage - high visibility with ceiling to floor glass window & main passage via front door

    +  Event Furniture - 15x bentwood chairs, 30x designer folding chairs, chesterfield couch, shelving, display table and trestle tables available

    Pricing Terms

    Pricing may change according to usage, please apply for pricing.

    Special Requirements

    We require that security and sober RSA certified staff are hired for events where alcohol is served. Visitors must leave before 5.30pm. Visitors of evening events must leave by 8.30pm. Premises must be cleaned and vacated before 9pm.

    Lease Conditions

    Keep noise, voices, and music low

    No alcohol to be served unless discussed, you may need a sober server with an RSA and security

    Cables to be taped to floor

    Clean up spills immediately

    No water on the timber floor or chairs

    No unapproved high consumption electrical devices (heaters)

    No candles

    No standing on chairs

    Electrical cables must be gaffer taped to the floor

    Sweep or vacuum any debris

    Remove all rubbish from our premises before vacating

    Damage/cleanup fee may apply if walls, facilities and furniture are damaged or not left in good order

    Hire hours are 8.30 AM to 5.30 PM weekdays, and if approved, weekends and evenings

    Visitors of evening events must vacate by 8.30 PM, cleaned and vacated by 9.30PM

    Any delays that extend beyond finish time will be charged incur a charge of $100

    Downstairs spaces are open and not guaranteed to be locked or completely private and quiet

    If loading dock is hired, it must be closed when you are not present

    Front door and loading dock shutter must be closed outside of the hours of 8.30 AM to 5.30 PM

    No smoking inside the building or within 4m of an open entrance-way to premises

    No alcohol or intoxicated persons on premises

    No alcohol to be taken outside of premises and onto footpath (hefty fines apply to both of us)

    Security & RSA certified bar personnel required for events serving alcohol

    Bollards must be used for large events or where alcohol is served

    Keep visitors off street at all times

    Keep patrons and usage within defined hired space only

    Areas outside of hire space are private and for tenant access only

    Loading dock can be scheduled for 20 minutes max loading/unloading

    Parking rates per vehicle apply for any longer than 20 minutes

    Limited 1 hour street parking is available in the surrounding areas and Oxford Street.

    Each space is individually hirable, therefore other bookings in the room next to you may occur

    We will put an acoustic partition between the front and middle rooms if required

    We require a 30% non-refundable deposit of the total in order to hold the date/duration of your booking

    Full payment is due before commencement of hire date/period (please send receipt)

    Parking Notes

    Parking available at a flat day rate of $15 inc GST per car. Street parking also available.

    This space is suitable for ArchitectureArts and CraftDanceExhibitionsFashionFilmFilm LocationInstallationInterior DesignMeetingsMusic / SoundOpenings/launchesPaintingPerformancePhotographyProject SpaceRetailSculptureSingingSpoken WordStylingTextilesWorkshops


    • Floor Dimensions 28.00 meters sq.
    • Ceiling Height Standard (up to 3m)
    • Max. Capacity 60
    • Floorplan Download


    For audience
    • Suitable emergency exits

    For performers
    • Suitable emergency exits