The Aldridge Community Space

Named for long-term supporter of The Dance Space Sir Rod Aldridge, The Aldridge Community Space is a light-filled, fully accessible studio space, with sprung floors, floor-to-ceiling windows; bi-fold doors opening up onto the Circus Street Events Square; top of the range AV sound system and access to changing room facilities. 


Visualisation of the Aldridge Community Space. Image Shedkm


It includes the following features:

  • Capacity for 20-25 people dancing*
  • White walls and ceiling
  • Junkers sprung dance floor with a harlequin overlay
  • Natural light
  • Blackout capacity
  • Mirrored Wall
  • Access to changing room facilities
  • Access to AV sound system


*This estimation was made prior to the Covid-19 crisis and is subject to change dependent on what social distancing measures are in place at the time of The Dance Space opening. 


  • Specifications: Capacity: Approx 20-25 dancing
  • Dimensions: 10m x 9.17m x 4.8m high
  • Floor: Junkers sprung dance floor
  • Overlay: Harlequin Overlay
  • Other features: Mirrors and sound system 
Adults and children playing with balloons
Four Hands Dance, Touch, Our City Dances 2019. Photo Jen O'Brien

The Dance Space opens publicly in July 2022. If you are interested in hiring any of our spaces from September 2022 onwards please get in touch with our Studio Hires team at or 01273 645262. We would love to hear from you! 


All studio bookings will be subject to availability and subsequent acceptance by the programming team in line with South East Dance’s vision and programming policy. 

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