Our new campus in the heart of London is now open.  It’s everything you love about ACM Guildford, in London.

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Situated in the heart of South London, ACM London is created in the image of ACM Guildford.

Based in Clapham, it’s a microcosm of the music industry, with Performers, Producers, Songwriters, Artists and Business Entrepreneurs all under one roof.

Delivering BA (Hons) degree programmes, ACM London consists of everything you love about our campus in Guildford, but is located nearer to the UK Music Industry.

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Our new ACM London Campus

About our BA (Hons) Programmes delivered from ACM London:

We are working with Falmouth University, the UK’s number one Arts University, on our ACM London programmes. Our degree offering delivered at ACM London is taught over three years.

You may choose from courses in:
» Professional Music Performance
(Bass / Drums / Guitar / Vocals)
» Creative Music Production
» Commercial Songwriting
» Music Business & Innovation
» Game Development
(Art Specialism / Audio Specialism / Design Specialism / Programming Specialism)

Our Degree offering at ACM London is designed for those students who will be 18 or over in September and who have completed BTEC Level 3s, A-Levels or equivalent qualifications. You may apply for courses at ACM London by visiting our apply page.

Live in one of the world’s most vibrant cities.

London is the beating heart of the UK music industry. With major record labels, music publishers, artist management companies, live promoters and agencies of all kinds based here, there are plenty of performance and employment opportunities to be found. ACM London is located in Clapham, a vibrant district of London that offers everything you could hope for with plenty of transport links to the rest of the city. From iconic clubs and bars, shopping and restaurants, to galleries, museums and other cultural attractions, you won’t be short of something to do.

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ACM London Reception Area

Facilities: ACM London

Spread across three floors, our ACM London campus is a unique centre for learning.

ACM London: Ground Floor

After passing through the Reception Area, you’ll find that ACM London is packed with state-of-the-art equipment and excellent teaching, rehearsal and performances spaces. Here, on the ground floor, you will find:

Room 1 (recording studio 1)

The heart of our main studio and recorded productions; the ideal place to mix tracks. When paired with Room 4 (Studio 1: Live Room) – Studio 1 Live Room makes for a perfect, professional recording environment. Featuring an iMac, Audient ASP 8024 Heritage Edition, an Orion 32 Audio interface, a WA 76 Compressor,  a MDX 2200 Behinger Compressor/Limiter, a HA4700 Headphones Amp, a Yamaha SPX 990 keyboard, a Roland FP-30 drum set, a EVE Audio SC207 and more. 

Room 2 (recording studio 2)

A compact live room that’s perfect for mixing sessions, recording and re-amping guitars and recording vocals. Set with an array of start-of-the-art equipment such as an 21” iMac,  Audient ASP 4816, an Orion 32 Audio interface, an WA 76 Compressor/Limiter and more.

Room 4

Come to Room 4 to make some noise; our drum room features a top quality drum set, a Yamaha PA with Sub, and a Yamaha Mixer. 

Room 5 

Room 5 is a hotspot for both vocalists and drummers, featuring a top quality drum set, a Laney Nexus and Laney IronHeart Amp, a PA Vector H|H and a Mixer Folio Notepad.  

POD 1 

A private space to practice on your technical skills, featuring a drum set and a PA.

POD 2 

A compact practice spot for drummers and guitarists, with a Roland Electric Drum Kit TD-12, a Laney Iron Heart and Laney RB3 Amp.

POD 3 

Practice is key when it comes to developing your skills, so why not take a few moments of your day to make sure your studies are up to date with our 21” iMac, Audient iD4, a KRK Rokit 5 and Yamaha 9-45 in our third practice room.

Facilities Room

At the Heart of ACM is the Tech Hatch where students can loan equipment from the university, in and out of lecture hours, to support their development into the music industry. 

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ACM London: Mezzanine

ACM London is packed with state-of-the-art equipment and excellent teaching, rehearsal and performances spaces. Here, on the Mezzanine, you will find:

  • Principal’s Office
  • Staff Office
  • Meeting Room
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ACM London: First Floor

ACM London is packed with state-of-the-art equipment and excellent teaching, rehearsal and performances spaces. Here, on the first floor, you will find:

Studio 3 (post production studio)

Studio 3 is a more compact mixing space available to our song writing students to write and record their song ideas and demos.

  • iMac 21” 2.8GHz  i5 8GB
  • iD4 Audient 
  • Alesis One MK2
  • Yamaha P-45
  • Laney LX65R

Room 6 (guitar room)

Our dedicated Vocal Room, tall windows and light walls make for a clear singing space.  

  • iMac 21” 2.8GHz  i5 8GB
  • Yamaha MG10XU
  • PA Vector H||H
  • Yamaha P-45
  • 50” TV

Room 7 (vocals and songwriting room)

Hosts our Guitar lectures and theory lessons.

  • iMac 21” 2.8GHz  i5 8GB
  • Yamaha MG10XU
  • KRK Rokit 5
  • Electric Drum Kit Roland
  • Laney IronHeart Amp
  • Laney R500
  • Optoma Projector
  • 50” TV

Room 8 (bass room)

Hosts our Bass lectures and theory lessons.

  • iMac 21” 2.8GHz  i5 8GB
  • Laney IOMMI Amp
  • Laney PA
  • Yamaha P-45
  • 50” TV

Room 9 (mac suite 1)

  • 33x iMac 21” 2.8GHz  i5 8GB
  • 29 x Komplete midi keyboards 
  • 33 x iD4 Audient 
  • 2 x Dynaudio LYD 8 
  • Optoma Projector

Room 10 (mac suite 2)

MIT Suite 1 – the heart of our production lectures and digital composition space. Equipped with _ iMac work stations, Ableton Push2s and Novation MIDI controllers.

  • 29 x iMac 21” 2.8GHz  i5 8GB
  • 26 x Komplete midi keyboards
  • Yamaha P-45
  • 2 x Dynaudio LYD 8 
  • Optoma Projector
  • 25 x iD4 Audient 

Tech Office

Where our in-house technicians repair damaged or malfunctioning equipment. 

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ACM London: Second Floor

ACM London is packed with state-of-the-art equipment and excellent teaching, rehearsal and performances spaces. Here, on the second floor, you will find:

Room 11 (drum room)

Fitted with electric kits the Drum Room can host multiple performing students simultaneously without disruption to each other.

  • Drum Kit 
  • 12 x Electric Drum kit
  • Yamaha MG10XU
  • Yamaha PA
  • Yamaha P-45
  • Laney Nexus Amp
  • Laney IronHeart Amp
  • Blackstar
  • iMac 21” 
  • 50” TV

Room 12

Our secondary Vocal Room and performance space.

  • Mac Mini 2.4 GHz Core 2 Duo 8GB
  • Yamaha MG10XU
  • PA Vector H||H
  • Yamaha P-45
  • Drum Kit 
  • Laney LV300 Amp
  • Laney R500 Amp
  • 50” TV

Room 13 (games development room)

  • 12 x PC  i5-8400 XPS8930 16GB Nvidia 1050Ti
  • 2 x 50” TV
  • 12 x Wacom Intuos Pro Tablets
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ACM London: Third Floor

On the third floor you will find:

Room 14 (demo theatre)

Our Demo Theatre is where we host our full band performances and vocal choir.

  • iMac 21”
  • Soundcraft Ghost
  • BSS Noise Gate DPR – 504
  • Alesis Akira
  • 2 x DBX 231 Graphic Equalizer 
  • Drum Kit
  • Blackstar Amp
  • Laney Nexus
  • Laney GH50R & Celestion Vinateg 30 
  • Yamaha PA and Sub 
  • 75” TV

Library

  • 5 x Mac Mini 
  • 6 x iMac
  • RICHO MP C6503 (Printer and Copy machine)

Tutor Lounge

Student Services Room

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Find ACM London

Contact ACM London

Tel: 01483 500 841
Email: admissions@acm.ac.uk
ACM London
16 Bromell's Rd, Clapham,
London, SW4 0BG

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