FAQ + T&C

HOW TO BOOK YOUR SESSION AT THE HACKNEY LOFT

Booking this Location will be considered confirmation that you have read and accepted these T&Cs.  It is advised that you print a copy for your reference.

HOW TO BOOK THE HACKNEY LOFT

Please get in touch with Maggie to discuss your project, check the availability of your preferred shoot production date(s), arrange a recce if desired, and make your booking.

Availability is subject to change quickly, so we recommend immediately reserving your hire date/time, to confirm your booking a 50% deposit is required.

Please note that your booking is unconfirmed until the deposit is paid, which means if may still be booked by others, so don’t delay in paying the deposit as this may lead to you loosing your prefered date/time slot.

For the deposit we accept payment in bank deposit, bank transfer, paypal, creditcard (there is a fee for using a creditcard). Cash not accepted. The deposit funds will need to have cleared well in advance of the hire date, the booking is not confirmed until the funds have cleared.

The remaining balance of the Location Hire fee is due to have cleared prior to the beginning of your hire.

 

PLANNING YOUR BOOKING/HIRE TIME

When planning and booking your time remember to include your set up and take down time within your total booking time to avoid running into overtime charges.

Facilities at The Hackney Loft

The Hackney Loft would like to help your shoot run as smoothly as possible.

Ground floor Location with double door access: easy to load/unload your equipment/props.

  • Clothes rail
  • Ironing board
  • Full length mirror
  • Hollywood style illuminated make-up mirror, adjustable height stools.
  • Use of kitchen facilities, including microwave.
  • Wireless internet broadband connection.
  • Free on street parking.
  • The Location is outside of the congestion zone.

House Rules / T&C

You must comply with any Location staff/owners requests.   Location property and equipment will be treated with care.

Children must be accompanied by an adult or legal Guardian.

Take care not to damage floors: e.g. put down protection under camera tracks.  No eating or drinking on carpeted area (unless requested for a shot/scene).   Remove spiked high heeled shoes on wooden floors/stairs (this does not apply to the model/actors in shot).

The Client is to ensure a positive relationship is maintained with neighbours/local residents, please endeavour to keep noise levels to an reasonable level at the Premises and keep noise/voices down to a minimum when outside the premises (e.g. on smoking breaks and when loading/unloading gear).   If repeated complaints about noise or general misconduct at the Premises are received from other tenants or residents this will be considered a breach of contract and access to the Premises may be terminated, thankfully it has never come to this!  Thank you for being considerate.

 

HEALTH & SAFETY + PUBLIC LIABILITY

Please note hirers (photographers, film makers, production companies, etc) should have their own public liability insurance to cover any accidents to their crew, cast, models and staff. The location/studio will not be held responsible or liable for any accident caused by the hirer their staff, team or clients whilst using the location/studio/equipment.

 

BREAKAGES

Any breakages or damage to the location/equipment, must be reported at the end of your booking. Breakages or damage to location/furnishings will be charged to the client, and will not be covered by Margaret Yescombe. The person booking is responsible the full cost of any damages.

Getting to The Hackney Loft Location

Transport

By Car

  • Free on street parking.
  • The Location is outside of the congestion zone.

Public Transport

  • Clapton overground train station : 5 mins walk.
  • Stoke Newington overground : take the 393 bus, stops outside The Hackney Loft.
  • Manor House underground (Piccadilly Line): either 10 mins cab/uber ride; Or take the 253, 254 buses (21min bus ride) + 5min walk (or take the 393 down the hill to avoid walking, which stops outside The Hackney Loft on Theydon Road.
  • Hackney Central (East London Line) : take bus to Clapton Pond/Clapton Station or Theydon Road.
  • Please see Transport for London Journey Planner for more details.

Contact Maggie@TheHackneyLoft.com to arrange your recce and book your production shoot dates.

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