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Our ambition at Make North is to build a thriving collective of northern makers and play an active role in the community by working with our makers to develop projects and events.

We have a 3yr lease on the former Saul Street Clinic in Preston City Centre. Just minutes from Preston bus station, with onsite parking, the location is ideal and the quiet sunny space lends itself perfectly to studios and pottery facilities.


Availability and cost

We have 2 remaining private studio-spaces ranging from 14- 32 square meters, starting at £165 per month.

Studio holders are welcome to share studios and we are also offering desk-spaces within a shared studio from £85 per month, including membership to the pottery.


What’s included

  • 24/7 access

  • Membership to the pottery

  • A shared kitchen

  • WiFi

  • Electricity and water

  • A regular cleaner for communal spaces

  • Building insurance and maintenance

  • Business rates

You are welcome to bring your own equipment, including kilns.

All studios have a number of power sockets.

All studios have keypad locks.

Some studios have sinks.


Teaching and Events

We will work with studio-residents to develop public course programs, community projects, exhibitions and selling events; ensuring Make North plays an active role in the community as well as supporting the professional practice of our residents.



The 3 remaining private-studios will be allocated on a rolling basis and secured with payment of one-month deposit and the first months rent, we will ask for a minimum commitment of 6months, with a 1month notice period.



If you are interested in taking a studio please get in touch using the form below, providing a bit of information about your practice and we will contact you to arrange a viewing.

Name *
Please tell us what size studio you would ideally like, any equipment you would be bringing with you and what tools and equipment you would ideally like access to.