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We craft worthwhile uses for
meanwhile leases

All too often, vacant sites are undervalued and underused whilst waiting for re-generation. Without effective site management, landlords and developers are losing potential revenue on sites that could be transformed from meanwhile to worthwhile: new and exciting events and filming venues, before redevelopment can begin.

"The Printworks is allowing us to examine and savour the music, arts and culture we adore in utterly unique ways, unrivalled by anywhere else in the world."

Clash Magazine

We have the full strategy


We are unique in transforming spaces into desirable venues during meanwhile use periods, using a robust model that realises the importance of maximising opportunity during every stage of a space’s development.


Our personal database of contacts ranges from events, retail and fashion, to the film and television industries. Alongside our wide knowledge of the marketplace, we offer clients comprehensive ways to create an enviable venue identity.


We do all the legwork including fee negotiation and commercially running the venue, security and safety management, venue sponsorship, staffing, partnerships and project marketing and PR. This is how we surpass short and long-term revenue expectations.

Why not take a look at how our original thinking transforms ‘meanwhile’ leases into worthwhile assets?

Printworks London Management

As the former printing home to The Evening Standard, The Daily Mail and The Metro, Printworks London served the nation with some of the most significant social and political stories for two and a half decades.

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The Boiler House and The Showground, Battersea Power Station

Venue Lab’s MD, Tarek Gjonnes, spearheaded the initiative to re-invigorate the once derelict Battersea Power Station.

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