With support from the Scottish Arts Council Capital Lottery Fund, Aberdeen City Council and Scottish Enterprise Grampian, Wasps was able to acquire and redevelop this building in 2005.

Langstane Place, as it’s commonly referred to, sits on the road of the same name, named after the recessed standing stone at No10. The building houses 32 studios over 3 floors and currently supports 39 artists.


32 spaces
disabled access

being a wasps tenant

With over 40 years worth of expertise, we are the UK’s largest provider of studio space for artists and creative industries.

Tenants of the Wasps community receive the following benefits:

  • An inclusive rent for artists
  • Studio security – all our buildings are either owned or on long term rentals across the estate
  • 24/7 access all year round (excluding hot-desking memberships)
  • Being part of our community of almost 1,000 artists and creatives based in 20 buildings across Scotland
  • Ability to join the Own Art scheme through Wasps – Own Art allows for an artist’s clients to spread the cost of an artwork priced from £100 to £25,000 over 10 months with no interest. Using Own Art can help you close that extra sale – turning a £500 artwork into a more affordable proposition of £50 per month, for example
  • Support and expertise from Wasps’ staff
  • Promotion on the Wasps website (receiving tens of thousands of visitors per month) with an self-managed artist profile and shop through the community page
  • Access to the Wasps Tenant Portal – an exclusive online platform for tenants to find out about updates and opportunities from across the network
  • Exhibiting and selling opportunities through our arts programme including exhibitions across the network, discounted rates for market stalls, Open Studios events and inclusion in art fairs

accessibility & getting here


There is no lift at this site and disabled access is limited, with only the five ground floor studios being wheelchair accessible.


Wasps Studios
36-48 Langstane Place
AB11 6FB

getting here

This is a city centre location, right behind Union St and about a five minute walk from Aberdeen train station. From Union Street turn onto Bon Accord Street, then turn right again onto Langstane Place.

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