Converting the Converted

Posted in News on Friday, 15 April 2005

The original hall for St Augustine Church (1881) later became Wessex studios, used by the Sex Pistols, the Stones, Queen, David Bowie and others.

Now, the Recordings Studios on Highbury new Park behind the church is being sold as a three-bed townhouse and eight flats; prices are from £300,000 to £525,000, with ground rent and...

Sound Investment

Posted in News on Wednesday, 24 November 2004

Buy of the Week Music fans will find a sound investment at The Recording Studios in Highbury, N5. Second only to Abbey Road as the longest-established recording studio, it played host to an impressive list of artists, from the Rolling Stones, Sex Pistols and Queen, to Madonna, Tina Turner and Dido. Nine unique homes have been created,...

Hothouse (Sarah Hartley's property Gossip)

Posted in News on Thursday, 28 October 2004

Rock's legendary Wessex Studios in Highbury, North London, reopened last week 0 as nine homes.

Once Victorian chapel, which Sir George Martin bought and turned into recording studios in 1965, the building played host to Marianne Faithfull et al. It's where The Sex Pistols recorded Never Mind The Bks and The Clash, London Calling.


Recording Studio now a concert of contemporary cool

Posted in News on Thursday, 28 October 2004

The Wessex studios in Islington- where rock luminaries such as U2, REM, Prince, The Clash, David Bowie and the Rolling Stones have recorded albums, and where legend has it Sid Vicious got sick in the piano has had its third re-incarnation as an apartment and mews scheme by a northern Irish developer.

Built as a chapel in 1881 off...

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