The Wel - Edinburgh Rehearsal Facility

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Sound Advice

Volume Levels – take care to protect your hearing when setting up and using the PA system.  Loud doesn’t mean better!  Visit the Sound Advice website for advice.

Floor Monitor PA System
8 Channel Allen & Heath Mixing Desk
Sennheiser Microphones
DI Boxes
Mapex Meridian 6 Piece Drum Kit
Marshall Guitar Amplifiers
Hartke Bass Amplifier
Music, Keyboard and Guitar Stands
CD Player and minijack input
Spares - strings, sticks, plectrums, earplugs
Free Wifi
Free Tea & Coffee plus Drinks for Sale



Band Rehearsal: £12 per hour


Below are our usual set session times which we prefer to stick to. We do this so we can accommodate as many bands as possible each night.

Monday – Friday
Session 1: 6pm – 8:30pm
Session 2: 8:30pm – 11pm

Saturday and Sunday
Any duration from 12noon – 11pm


Hire price includes the use of full Equipment Spec – PA system, 3 microphones, 1 drum kit, 2 guitar amps and 1 bass amp. Extra microphones and equipment available with prices starting from £1 per item.  Cymbals are not provided.  A set can be hired for the duration of your rehearsal for £5.


At weekends we can accommodate all uses, all day.  Subject to availability, we will do our best to be flexible with all booking times at the weekend.


Card Payments

We accept Mastercard, Maestro, Visa.  There is an additional charge of 50p per transaction.


How to Get Here


108 Biggar Road
EH10 7DU

Lothian Buses that stop outside - Service 4

We have FREE, off street parking.

Room Equipment

PA System
4 x Electrovoice SX100 Speakers (as floor monitors for an actual on stage experience.)

Mixing Desk
1 x Allen & Heath PA12-CP
– 8 mono channels, 2 stereo channels, 16 program digital FX processor (reverbs, delays, chorus)

Microphones and DI’s
3 x Sennheiser E845S Vocal Microphone
2 x Behringer DI20 DI Box (offering 4 channels of DI’s for Acoustic Guitars, Keyboards, Samplers, Laptops, Tablets)


Drum Kit
1 x Mapex Meridian 6-piece
Cymbals are not provided.  A set can be hired for the duration of your rehearsal for £5.

Guitar Amplifiers
1 x Marshall JCM2000 Amplifier
1 x Marshall 1960B 4×12 Speaker Cabinet
1 x Marshall AVT150H Tribute Amp
1 x Marshall AVT150 Tribute Speaker Cabinet
Both Amps come with foot switches at no extra charge.

Bass Guitar Amplifier
1 x Hartke HA3500 Amp Head
1 x Hartke XL410 Cabinet

Audio Playback
1 x CD Player
1 x mini-jack cable (for iPods and other playback devices)

1 x Keyboard Stand
2 x Guitar Stand
2 x Music Stand

The Extra Detail
2 x Standard Serge Black Drapes on 2 walls (can be removed to leave white walls)
8 x 13amp power sockets (of which 4 are in centre of room)
1 x Dyson Tower Fan
2 x High Stools
1 x Blackboard – for writing setlists, music, lyrics, notes, jokes!

We reserve the right to change the equipment in the room and will make all reasonable efforts to replace like for like any equipment that is not available due to repairs.