Area 51 Records

65 South Street
United Kingdom CM7 3QD

+44 1376 331701

Monday: Closed,Tuesday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 AM,Wednesday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 AM,Thursday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 AM,Friday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 AM,Saturday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 AM,Sunday: Closed

Recording studios on the old Bentwaters air base


Welcome to Area 51 Recording Studios, an independent, local music recording studio set in the Suffolk countryside. Offering an impressive array of production and recording services, equipment at affordable rates in a fit for purpose professional studio. Whatever genre or instruments you are interested in recording, we have you covered. Speak with us today to see how we can make your musical dreams a reality.


Area 51 Recording Studios is a professional quality recording studio located on the old Bentwaters Base near Woodbridge. The studio features some of the best vintage, analog and modern digital tools.
If you love making music, then Area 51 Recording Studios will provide you with a relaxed, friendly and informal environment  to practice, record and enjoy your music in.

Our services can be tailored to your needs.


Firstly, we offer you a space where you can practice.  You have the opportunity to experiment and enjoy your music in a sound-proofed environment.

Recording facilities and expert sound engineers  are also available.  Contact us for further information.




We recognised the need for facilities at sensible rates so artistic, musical people can get together to practice or record. 

Contact us for an informal chat, to discuss your needs.  You will find we are more affordable than you might think.


Gunpowder and Lace - Guilty Flowers


Unit D3

Base Business Park


Near Woodbridge


IP12 2TW




Area 51 Records 4.3 25 Rating

Me and my brother called in to the shop whilst in Braintree, we left saying we need to go back some point. Really good shop covering a wide range of g-- Ian Flavell

i was allowee to come in look around said hello recommend to try some of the records which i was allowed to do and pick up a couple of baragins try be-- Alan Fox

Friendly local music shop-- Darren Borrett

Always good service and great knowledge of music (always ideal in a music store haha)-- AOCIHD INDIANHILLDESIGN

Great selection of Lp very knowledgeable owner-- Ryan X