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MU Set to Relocate London Main Office

The Musicians’ Union plans to move from its existing London headquarters in the Oval in 2021.

Published: 04 November 2020 | 12:00 AM Updated: 28 April 2021 | 4:31 PM
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The move is made with a view to relocating to a more flexible and appropriate office space in the London area. The offices at 60 – 62 Clapham Road will therefore shortly be available to rent.

Horace Trubridge, MU General Secretary, says:

“Having originally moved into the premises in 1979, the buildings at the corner of Fentiman Road and Clapham Road has served as the metropolitan base for the Union for over forty years. So many musicians have passed through its doors and helped the organisation remain a key industrial part of the UK music scene.

“During this time, and especially in recent years, the Union has undergone significant modernisation and it is vital that we reflect contemporary working methods and introduce administrative cost savings wherever possible.

“Value for members remains at the heart of the Union’s work, a philosophy that has never been more relevant than in the light of the current economic circumstances.

“We therefore look forward to finding new premises in an arts-orientated area of the city, where we will continue fighting for our members’ rights and interests across the UK.”

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