The Guardian festival blog: Tottenham gas works to transform into Drumsheds mega-venue | Music


The founders of the club Printworks London have announced that they are to transform a disused gas works into an event space for up to 10,000 people. The Drumsheds, located in the north London borough of Enfield, will primarily cater to music. The latest venture from agency and promoter Broadwick Live is scheduled to launch in June with the 12th edition of Field Day festival.

Tucked around the back of Tottenham Ikea superstore, the venue backs on to Tottenham Marshes and is flanked by two rivers. The colossal site encompasses four interlinked warehouses with a combined capacity of 10,000 people, plus 10 acres of outdoor space for a further 30,000. The indoor area rivals the size of Alexandra Palace and will qualify as London’s biggest warehouse music venue.

It is approximately 1km from Walthamstow, which means that events taking place at Drumsheds can reach higher volumes and longer opening hours than almost any other London…



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