Study Inside Metropolis Studios, Europe’s Largest Independent Recording Facility.

ACM@Metropolis is our satellite academy for those students who wish to work within Europe’s largest recording facility, where 50% of the UK’s Top 40 Chart material is serviced.

With an impressive roster of resident award- winning engineers and a 25-year A-list client legacy, Metropolis is a production destination for recording, mixing, mastering and artist development projects. ACM’s Academy represents an opportunity for students to learn, create and be inspired in the working powerhouse of the UK’s music industry.

Established in 1989, Metropolis has recorded, mixed or mastered material for Queen, Michael Jackson, Lady Gaga, Amy Winehouse, U2,, The Stone Roses, Rihanna, The Verve, Mark Ronson, One Direction, Adele, The Clash, Royal Blood, Lorde, Maroon 5, The Cure, Madonna, and Lana Del Rey.

Celebrating its 25th birthday, Metropolis now opens its doors to the next generation of music industry talent.


“London is a fantastic city. Every day is a new adventure.”

Heather Barclay Songwriting and Artist Development Student

In addition to the on-site study in Chiswick, ACM@Metropolis students benefit from access to all the facilities available at our Guildford Campus.

London Life

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

London has always been the heart of the UK music industry. With major record labels, music publishers, artist management companies, live promoters and agencies of all kinds. There are plenty of performance and employment opportunities to be found.

ACM@Metropolis is located in Chiswick, a small district of West London that retains a picturesque, small-town feel. Just 20 minutes from the city-centre, you can enjoy a leafy, relaxed environment to work and study in, while never being too far from the action.

Naturally, as our nation’s capital, London has everything you could ask for by way of entertainment. From iconic clubs and bars, shopping and restaurants, to galleries, museums and other cultural attractions, you won’t be short of something to do.

Situated in the famous Metropolis Studios, Chiswick, our London campus is a unique centre for learning.


ACM@Metropolis Academy

London is one of the most exciting cities in the world. ACM@Metropolis is ideally located in Chiswick, West London, alongside the majority of the biggest record and management companies in the country. Located at the heart of of the music industry, ACM@Metropolis really does have everything a musician developing their music career could ask for.

» Academy Teaching Room
» Tutorial Room
» Atrium
» Access to Metropolis Studios (when available)

Location: Chiswick, London UK

Based just four miles from central London, ACM@Metropolis in Chiswick is perfectly located at the heart of the music industry.

via Rail
Chiswick is easy to access via the London underground network using either the Piccadilly or District lines. The closest stations to ACM@Metropolis are Stamford Brook or Turnham Green, both being approximately five minutes walk to the campus. The journey time is around 35 minutes with one change, depending on the route you choose.

via Road
Chiswick can be accessed via the M4 (exit at Juntion 1 – Chiswick roundabout), A315 – Chiswick High Road, A40 and A406. A pay and display car park can be found north of Stamford Brook tube station, plus on street parking is available at certain times. Journey times can vary depending on traffic.

Find ACM@Metropolis online using the postcode W4 1SY on Google maps or click here to view it now.


Contact ACM@Metropolis

70 Chiswick High Road, Chiswick,
London, W4 1SY

Tel: 01483 500 841