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Green Lens is about connectivity

Our mission is to connect creative practice with environmental sustainability. To us, photography can be ethical, functional and beautiful, and in 2009 we set the stage to make that our everyday.

Green Lens is about sustainability

We’re the UK’s first environmentally sustainable photography studio. Our earth-friendly operating principles and mindful manufacturing has earned us an Ecovate certification and a cheeky nomination for Eco Micro Business of the Year. 

Collaborating with those that take an active role in protecting and cleaning up the environment is important to us. We’re constantly looking for ways to reduce our carbon footprint; it’s this passion that takes us on rewilding, tree planting and sustainability projects across the UK, every year.  

Keep track of our blog where we bring you eco news from our world and yours, sustainability research and information on our community workshops and happenings.

Green Lens is about community

Our ethos extends beyond just environmentally sustainability, encapsulating the full spectrum of social justice. We’re lucky to be based near some truly innovative local community organisations; we love engaging and connecting with those around us and opening our doors to groups who share our vision.

Green Lens is about you

Photographic studio, project space, art gallery, event venue and more; whatever your rental needs, we can accommodate. We are available for private hire with camera, lighting, backdrops and props as well as with a comprehensive range of photographic services. All with daylight and blackout options in a charming, historical setting.

We love our space, but we’re no house cats. We shoot on location and have a selection of settings around us, from the serene sites of Parkland Walk and Queens Wood, to the industrial charm of the warehouse districts nearby.

Environmental Policy


Environmental Policy


We are the first sustainable photographic studio in the UK. We recognise that as a business we cannot be 100% eco-friendly, however, we can (and do) seek to minimise our impact on the environment, without interfering with the quality of our professional service.

• In the conversion of a disused 1880s stables into GLS, we used 70% reclaimed material

• The building has been thoroughly insulated and draft-proofed

• Energy & water saving devices are in use

We recycle as much as we can

• We use a renewable energy plan

• We promote eco-friendly methods of transport, including cycling to the locations and deliver equipment

• We use organic or fairtrade produce wherever possible

• To offset our carbon footprint we annually participate in a tree planting initiative

• We source most of our furniture and other studio items as upcycled or reused things so that we don’t contribute so much to the planned obsolescence (stuff breaking easily) as is a feature in the production of goods these days

•   We provide our broad clientele with highly energy efficientfacilities for photo shoots and art projects

•   We encourage creative sustainable practice beyond GLS by regularly organising exhibitions and workshops.

Environmental consultants – Ecovate – presented us with an ecocertificate and nominations for their 2010 “eco-micro business of the year” and “green service” awards (see certificate)

Our Clients


Our Clients


Our Partners


Our Partners


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Ecotricity’s mission is to change the way energy is made and used in Britain. And they do this by taking the money their customers spend on their energy bills and using it to build new sources of Green Energy – from the Wind, the Sun and soon the Sea – they call this turning ‘bills into mills’.

Three BIG reasons to join Ecotricity…

1. It’s the greenest possible outcome. No other energy company will spend more of the money from your bills building new sources of green energy**. Together we’re helping to make an energy independent Britain – a Green Britain.

2. Ecotricity’s prices are simple and fair. They price match the standard tariff of each regional electricity supplier (and British Gas for gas), so for the average home it won’t cost a penny more to switch to us.

3. Ecotricity’s customer service is fabulous. Ecotricity’s ‘handmade’ customer service means we answer the phone quickly and resolve nine out of ten enquiries in the first phone call.

If you switch to Ecotricity, you’ll receive £60 Naked Wines voucher. Call us free on 08000 302 302 or visit www.ecotricity.co.uk/greenlens-studio When you sign up please quote: GLS1

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Gallery


Green Lens Studios is the first gallery that exclusively exhibits sustainable art. 

Gallery


Green Lens Studios is the first gallery that exclusively exhibits sustainable art. 

Our mission is to connect creative practice with environmental sustainability and social justice. One way we do this is to provide a platform where artists who’ve realised their responsibility as communicators can show their work. It's proven successful as a rising number of artists are seriously taking this role on and find they need specialist spaces to cater. We aim to help this genre of artists, as we understand them to have as crucial a role as green journalists and politicians for communicating upcoming changes necessary for us to safely grow and develop upon earth.

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Venue


Green Lens Studios is a multi-purpose venue that can perfectly cater for intimate dinner parties, screenings, exhibitions, product launches, and other events.

Venue


Green Lens Studios is a multi-purpose venue that can perfectly cater for intimate dinner parties, screenings, exhibitions, product launches, and other events.

Green Lens Studios is a multi-purpose venue available for both wet and
dry hire. Our studio space boasts over 100m2 floor space split over two floors. We can cater for 70 standing or 30 seated guests comfortably.

Original exposed roof beams, wooden flooring and painted white brickwork creates openness and a comfortable intimate atmosphere. 

Event lighting, catering, sound system and security can be arranged on request.

Our versatile venue is perfect for a wide range of experiences, from film screenings, to exhibitions and live performance to showcase your work, business meetings, workshops, and training sessions in a versatile and welcoming space. We are also happy to accommodate birthday parties, Christmas parties, private dining evenings and more.

Situated just 3 minutes from Haringey overground station or 10
mins from Finsbury Park, on the Victoria line. With numerous bus routes passing 3 mins walk away providing easy access to Green Lens Studios from all over London.

 

 

Our rates are:

Photo shoots, Workshops, Seminars, Interviews, Readings -  £40hour
Evening hire - Exhibitions, Screenings, Presentations  (18.00 - 22.00) -  £300
Private Events Evening Hire (18.00 - 23.00)   - £400
Late night events price available under request

 

 

Facilities:

Ground Floor Access

Tables/Chairs/Plates/Glasses and catteries for accommodate 30 guests
Bring your own catering/Drinks reception
Event packages available with full catering from our selected caterers list

Kitchen suitable for preparation and heating up food
Sound System with 3.5mm jack to play to your LapTop/iPad
PA available for hire incl. DJ booth, Decks/Mixer can be hired additionally
Parking Spaces

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