It goes without saying that the UK is a mecca for dance music culture. We have behemoths such as Sankeys, Fabric and Corsica Studios.
But we’re still missing one thing – our very own Berghain.
A crowdfunding campaign to turn a disused fort on the Thames into a “Berghain in the sea” picked up pace yesterday, and it’s a welcome bit of pressure to give the UK a real techno hideout. Let’s be honest though, with a target of £750,000, it isn’t looking like this dream will become a reality – with an address like ‘No1, The Thames’, it’ll more than likely be snapped up by some oil tycoon that will transform it into a bouji swag pad.
The building itself is a tiny component of what makes clubs like Berghain special, but there are loads of places in London and around the UK that have the wow factor that the Berlin club has.
Read on for 5 buildings desperate for a Berghain makeover…