Signal Space

Type of space: Dance Studio, Makerspace (Shared open space for making), Multi-use Space, Music Performance Venue, Performance venue, Rehearsal Space, Art Gallery

    The City of Melbourne is temporarily closing its public libraries and cultural and recreations centres to try to help slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus within our workforce and community.

    Signal will be closed from  Monday 16 March 2020 until Tuesday 31 March 2020, with the possibility of this closure being extended.  

    The Signal Space is a multi-purpose space, suitable for intimate performances and small-scale events.

    The 59 square metre ground level space is fitted with a lighting rig and has the capacity to host 30 seats in a theatre setting and standing room of 50.

    A youth arts studio, Signal  is conveniently located next to the Flinders Street Station, by the Yarra River. Formerly known as Signal Box "A", the building was constructed in 1889 immediately after the completion of the surviving adjacent Sandridge Rail Bridge, now in use as a public walkway.

    Pricing Terms

    Price includes one staff. Additional staff may be required and is dependent on the size and nature of the event.

    Lease Conditions

    Available for hire on Mondays and Tuesday; and on days other days and times as available.

    Parking Notes

    Nearest parking facilities are located on Flinders Street and Southbank

    This space is suitable for ArchitectureArts and CraftDanceExhibitionsFilmMeetingsOpenings/launchesPerformancePhotoshootsProject SpaceSpoken WordWorkshopsWriting


    • Floor Dimensions 59.00 meters sq.
    • Ceiling Height High (3m - 4m)
    • Max. Capacity 50


    For audience
    • Accessible toilet

    • Drop-off point

    • Entrance ramps

    • Public transport

    • Smooth ground surface

    • Suitable emergency exits

    • Wheelchair accessible

    • Wide hallways / entrance