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Why Old Chapel Music Studios?

The Starting Block Of Many Successful Artists

Old Chapel, and it's previous guises, have been the starting place for many bands who have gone on to mainstream success – including The Kaiser Chiefs, Embrace, Pulled Apart By Horses, The Pigeon Detectives, The Wedding Present, Red Lorry Yellow Lorry… the list goes on. Come and be a part of the incredible collective energy and you could be part of something magical!

Rehearsal Rooms

We have three fully equipped rehearsal rooms with full PA, drums and equipment hire available. Used by countless Leeds bands, as well as national and international acts who have all helped add to the magic of the place. Rehearsal rooms can be booked online from the home page.

Digital Recording Studio

Our recording studio features state of the art valve and solid state equipment in the unique magical setting of Old Chapel. Recording is carried out by in-house engineers and mixing rates are very competitive. For more information, click here or use our contact page to get in touch.

Gear Storage

Tired of lugging your guitars and amps to practise? You can leave your gear in our secure lockable units, located in the building and you'll never have to lug them to practise again. 

All of this and more…

  • Free WiFi
  • Great Location
  • Knowledgeable and friendly Staff
  • Free Parking ( Space for up to 7 cars in front of the studio)
  • Parking in the pay and display car park free from 18.00
  • Disabled access & facilities
  • Storage facilities
  • Kitchen facilities
  • Fully stocked Tuck shop with sweets, chocolate, crisps, pot noodles, drinks & more
  • Musical items and equipment for sale
  • Equipment repair
  • Relaxed atmosphere
  • Home of Swan Song Project
  • Home of Single Coil Guitar Repairs
  • Home of Star Cloths UK
  • Home to Brand Your Band a FREE music programme funded by Kirklees College
  • Outdoor space with covered area, BBQ, seating and heaters


We have parking in front of the studios for up to 7 cars. You will notice ‘Private Parking’ signs on the wall, these are to stop the city workers parking up at 7am NOT our customers. 

There is on-street parking and a small car park opposite which you must pay for.

Download the ‘Pay By Phone’ app and enter your details before arriving, this will make your life easier. 

If you need to use these spaces, open the app, select the parking zone ‘Czar Street 808254’ and it will set a timer going. When you leave, open the app and select ‘End Parking’.

Charges are:

Monday – Friday: 8.00 – 18.00

  • Up to 2 hours – £1.50
  • Up to 4 hours – £2.30
  • Up to 6 hours – £2.80
  • Up to 8 hours – £3.00
  • Up to 10 hours – £3.20

Saturday: 8.00 – 18.00

  • Up to 2 hours – £1.00
  • Up to 4 hours – £1.70
  • Up to 6 hours – £2.20
  • Up to 8 hours – £2.40
  • Up to 10 hours – £2.60

Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday

  • All day – FREE

You will also find further onsite parking if you come out of Crossland Court, turn right for the motorway and turn left round the bend. Please check for the parking code in this area.

If you are stuck, please park up on the double yellows and come speak to a member of staff inside Old Chapel who will assist you.


Old Chapel has four industry standard rehearsal studios. You can view and book the rehearsal rooms below using the calendar.


Old Chapel also has a fully equipped state of the art recording studio. To find out more about the recording studio please click the button below.