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Inside Google's state-of-the-art YouTube Space in London

The high-tech hub is a production facility for the UK's top YouTubers.

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Tucked away on the ground floor of Google's new offices in London, the 20,000-foot Space is kitted out with a community area, high-ceilinged studios, state-of-the-art editing suites, VR capture and 4K live-streaming facilities.

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The community space features a coffee shop and will also play host to workshops.

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All visitors are greeted by a video wall featuring many of the UK's most celebrated YouTubers.

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A garage door can be pulled down to create a separate events space in the community area.

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Barry Lewis of the My Virgin Kitchen vlog used to work in construction before he made the career switch to become a full-time YouTube personality.

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A temporary train set is the first of a rotating number of rentable spaces for filming that will be switched out every few months.

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The Creator Store will sell YouTuber-branded goodies to fans, as well as providing vloggers with an opportunity to learn about merchandising.

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The Space's studios vary in size, with some being highly customizable and others featuring ready-made sets.

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The two biggest studios feature double-storey ceilings measuring 6 meters (20 feet) high, allowing for some ambitious set designs.

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There are a number of dedicated editing suites, as well as an audio production suite for those undertaking ambitious musical projects.

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No expense has been spared in kitting out the Space's editing facilities.

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Filming VR content is now an option for YouTubers who do not own the tools themselves.

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YouTubers will also be able to live stream their content in 4K resolution.

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As well as using equipment within the space, some YouTubers will also be able to borrow it to take it out on location.

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