What are the hire terms and conditions?

- Terms & Conditions can be found here.

 

What is included in the studio hire?

Use of the studio space and associated utilities - please see each studio listing on the site for a list of kit available. 

 

What make is the equipment?

We provide a range of equipment in the studios, which is generally Bowens, Interfit and PixaPro.

 

When can I shoot?

During usual business hours (9am to 6pm), please just book online. 

For any bookings outside of these hours, or within 7 days, please email us before booking online so we can confirm availability.

 

What can I shoot?

Pretty much anything! We shoot all model levels in the studio.

 

Are children welcome?

Children are more than welcome in the studio space if they are under supervison at all times. It is the responsibility of the person hiring the studio to ensure children do not break any equipment or damage the infinity coves.

 

Are pets welcome?

Pets are more than welcome in the studio space if they are under supervison at all times. It is the responsibility of the person hiring the studio to ensure that the studio is cleaned and vacuumed after the shoot - a vacuume cleaner is provided on site. 

 

Can I cancel or move a booking?

We will endeavour to move bookings where possible in the first instance, requesting to move a second time will result in forfeiture of the booking in full. If you need to cancel a booking with 14 working days notice we will refund 50% of the booking fee, after this the booking fee will not be refunded. Bookings cancelled with more than 14 working days notice will be refunded in full. 

 

I need more time on the day, can I book there and then?

If possible we are happy to extend bookings at the normal studio hire rate.

 

Do I need to account for time to setup and pack down?

Yes, your studio slot will start and finish as booked, we do not allow extra time to setup or pack down. The studio must be left as found after each shoot and equipment put back as requested on the day. 

 

What happens if I or someone with me breaks something?

Any items damaged or broken will need to be paid for in full before leaving the studio. 

 

Disabled Access?

Diasabled access is limited at certain studios, please check the details of each studio on the website. Our New Milton studio has been built with full disabled access and toilets/changing room for example. 

 

Parking?

During normal working hours there are 2 parking spaces available (these are marked with Hive Studios signs). If you need additional parking, you will need to find space on the road as all other parking spaces are reserved. 

 

Outside of normal working hours and at weekends, any of the spaces can be used.

 

How large is the studio?

Please see the studio pages for details on the size of each of the studio spaces.

 

Do you provide a Green Screen?

All our studios have Green Screen facilties - please ask for further details. 

 

How big are the pre-built coves?

Please see the studio pages for details on the size of each of the studio spaces.

 

What is provided changing room wise?

A large changing room is provided with clothes rail, illuminated mirror & makeup chairs.

 

Toilets? Showers?

All our studio sites include toilets and showers for use as part of the studio hire. 

 

Props? Chairs? Clothing?

Studio hire by default does not include any props and associated items for use in shoots, however there are generally a range of items available which have been left from previous shoots which you are welcome to use. 

 

We are a band, can we make "noise" ?

Certian studios require that noise/music be kept to a minimal level during the day due to others working in the building. Evening and Weekends you can make as much noise as needed! Please check with each studio to confirm. 

 

Cafe Area?

The cafe provides a range of drinks for purchase and you are welcome to bring your own food and drinks along. We enforce that food is not consumed in the studio area but drinks are fine.

 

Internet Access?

The studio has a super-fast leased line internet connection with a 100mbit up and down connection.

 

What computers are available ?

We provide single PC/TV setups for tethered shooting in the studio. These include basic tethering software but are not suitable for editing and similar. 


Is the studio on the ground floor?

Please check the details of each studio on the website


What access is there to the studio?

Please check the details of each studio on the website



Is VAT charged on Studio Hire?

VAT chargeable on the studio hire fees. A VAT invoice is provided when booking. 



Is there advertising on branding in the studio?

No, we do not advertise studio rental or photography services within the studio area, this enables you to use the studio as if it were your own and clients will know no different.

 

CCTV?

Yes there is CCTV within the studio space and throughout the building, this is recorded and deleted after studio hire. We understand this may cause some concern when shooting models but is provided for security and safety of photographers, staff and models.

The IncuHive Group Limited
Mayflower Close
Chandler's Ford Industrial Estate,
Hampshire, SO53 4AR


0800 689 3564
hello@incuhive.co.uk
HiveStudios operate as part of IncuHive, a range of business co-working and incubation facilities around the UK. IncuHive offer flexible desk space, office space and much more. Have a browse of our main site over at incuhive.co.uk to find out more.