Decca Studios


Recording studio in West Hampstead, London, UK. Do not confuse with Decca Tollington Park Studios (purely a recording suite on a different location in London) or with the studios of foreign Decca representatives/branches, e.g., Decca Studios, Paris / Decca Studios, New York / Decca Studios, Lagos.

Also appears on releases as:
- Decca Recording Studio
- Decca Recording Studios
- Decca Studio
- Decca Studio No. 1
- Decca Studio No. 2
- Decca Studio No. 3

Decca's recording and mastering studios since 1937, the building in West Hampstead, London, housed three main studios and control rooms and five mastering rooms.
The studios were closed in 1980, renamed "Lilian Baylis House", and became the residence of the English National Opera.

Lacquer cutting (mastering) engineers who worked here:
These can be identified by a letter at the end of the matrix number, e.g. DRL 88-1A, MG-4266-1B, VEP-233-1C, etc. When entering a lacquer cut credit derived from the runouts, please use the appropriate alias. Please note this only applies to the UK!

Guy Fletcher (4) = A (26)
Ron Mason (3) = B (3)
Trevor Fletcher (3) = C (17)
Jack Law = D (36)
Stanley Goodall = E (24)
Cyril Windebank = F (15)
Ted Burkett = G (22)
J (120) is unknown (possibly Dick?)
Anthony Hawkins = K (52)
George Bettyes = L (16)
James Brown (13) = M (62)
Gil Went = T (28)
Quentin Williams = V (30)
Harry Fisher = W (12)
Y (35) is still unknown

Recording engineers who worked here:
Gus Dudgeon
Adrian Martins
Dave Baker
Mike Jones (3)
Derek Varnals
Pat Collier
Simon Eadon
Peter Van Biene.

Studio manager: Bill Bayliff

Parent Label:The Decca Record Company Limited
Sublabels:Decca Studio No. 3, West Hampstead Studios
Contact Info:

165 Broadhurst Gardens
West Hampstead
London NW6 3AX

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