Coronavirus Temporary Closure

Due to the current situation we are until further notice not taking any more bookings. If you have a Groupon or any other type of voucher please register your details using form below. If you wish to contact us regarding current orders or bookings please use the Contact Us button.  We are working remotely so please bare with us during this time.

Groupon and School vouchers

We will extend your voucher expiry to the end of the year. If necessary we will extend it further. Please register your details so we can extend or change your voucher. Vouchers can be used for any type of photography session we offer in the studio. For example : Newborn vouchers can be used for family session.

CROYDON PHOTOGRAPHY STUDIO

Portraiture is the passion that lies at the heart of everything we do. It doesn’t matter if we’re photographing your newborn baby in our Croydon photography studio or your whole family. We hope to capture not only the expressions but the affection, animation, excitement, warmth and devotion. Photography can be just as simple as pressing a button but we see it a lot more than that which is why we put as much care and attention into every one of your images we photograph, edit and present.

CROYDON PHOTOGRAPHY STUDIO

Portraiture is the passion that lies at the heart of everything we do. It’s doesn’t matter if we’re photographing your newborn baby in our Croydon photography studio or your whole family. We hope to capture not only the expressions but the affection, animation, excitement, warmth and devotion. Photography can be just a simple as pressing a button but we see it a lot more than that which is why we put as much care and attention into every one of your images we photograph, edit and present.

Award winning portrait studio

In the last ten years we’ve photographed hundreds of families, babies and bumps local to us in Croydon, Wallington and Wimbledon. Our new Croydon studio just off the Purley Way is a culmination of all that experience. Your studio photography experience begins at our unique Photo Cafe where you can enjoy a fantastic coffee and discuss the sort of images you’d like us to create. The photography studio we designed and built was created specifically for families and babies as is our impressive viewing lounge where you’ll view your beautifully edited images.

We hope you have an enjoyable and relaxed photography experience safe in the knowledge you’re in qualified and professional hands.

  • Daine Christie
    26/03/2014 - Facebook

    I would definitely recommend Memory Gate. They were very professional and patient, taking pictures of a newborn can be a very time consuming and tiring... read more

    Holly Weller
    26/05/2018 - Facebook

    The photos we had taken of our daughter were all wonderful, made a very hard job for us to decide which ones to purchase! We... read more

    Sarah Godfrey
    11/01/2018 - Facebook

    My son had his first shoot for his 1st birthday and we couldn't be happier with what was presented to us. Extremely professional. Photos where... read more

  • Karima Young
    06/11/2017 - Google

    I had a bump to baby shoot with Memory Gate and it was fantastic. The whole experience was great. Easy to contact, flexible, polite... read more

    Nur Tucker
    06/02/2016 - Facebook

    Many thanks to Marcin Mieczkowski and Memorygate photographic for the wonderful website they designed and developed for my photography, Equus & Aqua by Nur Tucker.... read more

    Arron Gaughan
    positive review 
    27/11/2018 - Facebook

    We had a cake smash with memory gate and the made it very special and welcoming. My daughter had a lovely time and so much... read more

  • Akua Animwaah Addo
    06/10/2017 - Facebook

    My goddaughter looked so beautiful thank you memory gate loved it

    Rachel Bateson
    27/01/2015 - Facebook

    Would recommend to any one wanting to get there children's pictures taken.

    Claire Jackson
    16/07/2016 - Facebook

    I can highly recommend Memory Gate. They were very professional yet friendly & relaxed and definitely got the best out of Harry at his 3mnth... read more

  • Chezka Michelle Matzaris
    09/04/2016 - Facebook

    My daughter had a photoshoot in Memory Gate in February 2016 and it was amazing my daughter had so much & loves the camera. Many... read more

    Duncan Lewis
    21/05/2014 - Facebook

    Michael and Marcin are a thoroughly professional and creative team. They did a fantastic shoot of our son Leo in our home and the photos... read more

    Jo Jo Martin
    positive review 
    12/02/2019 - Facebook

    We really enjoyed our experience! The session was fun and Michael made us feel so good even though our 3 year old was a bit... read more

  • Claire Frewer
    18/06/2016 - Facebook

    Thanks guys for an amazing day today. You were brilliant as always and the pictures are fabulous. Can't praise you enough.

    Debbie Shilling
    positive review 
    30/04/2019 - Facebook

    Nothing but amazing patience and professionalism each time we have been this year to record our daughters first year - I can fully recommend memorygate... read more

    Sarah Jane Muir
    30/04/2018 - Facebook

    Michael was very professional and knew exactly what position and lighting was best to capture the best photos. We are very pleased with our images... read more

  • Mary Cummings
    06/11/2013 - Google

    I had a photo session with Michael, and even though it was a professional portrait, I still felt gorgeous. He also got my "slim side".... read more

    Stephanie Sandeman-Allen
    05/11/2017 - Facebook

    We had a lot of fun at the family photo shoot and are absolutely delighted with the finished photographs! Michael was professional, great with the... read more

    Simon Drewitt
    positive review 
    14/02/2019 - Facebook

    Fantastic! Absolutely amazing pictures and a really lovely experience. Michael is a really nice guy too. A*****

  • Gemma Bailey-Madigan
    07/11/2017 - Facebook

    Can’t say enough about Memory Gate Photography and Michael. Amazing. So happy with everything - still cry when I look at the picture, beautiful. Can’t... read more

    Anne-Sophie Marsh
    26/02/2017 - Facebook

    We had two sessions with my daughter at 2 and 9 months. Photos have been fantastic both times and the prices are very reasonable! I... read more

    Pat Murphy
    12/09/2016 - Facebook

    Michael did a truly excellent job of coping with our little monkeys. We were delighted with the pictures and our group family shot that we... read more

  • Stacey Pain
    19/01/2016 - Facebook

    The guys at memory gate were fantastic, through my maternity shoot they were very professional and made me feel totally at ease. With the newborn... read more

    Naomi Christie
    06/10/2017 - Facebook

    Thanks so much memory gate photography. Great cake smash shoot, very professional. I would definitely recommend.

    Stevie-jo Fay
    positive review 
    05/09/2019 - Facebook

    Our very first shoot was when our daughter was only 10 weeks old and Michael was fantastic and my daughter loves coming to her shoots.... read more

  • Joanne Thompson
    03/04/2018 - Facebook

    We came along just a couple of weeks ago with a voucher we won at our sons school - we had a family photo shoot... read more

    Kerry Jones
    01/08/2016 - Facebook

    We took our beautiful baby Jack for his very first photo shoot. Michael was amazingly patient and so gentle with him. We can't wait to... read more

    Gillian Lisa Stuart
    02/07/2015 - Facebook

    Michael was great and had so much patience with our beautiful baby girl, waiting for the right picture - he was so happy when our... read more

  • Katie Greenland
    26/04/2018 - Google

    We hadn't done a photo shoot before snd wasn't sure what to expect. Was so professional and beautiful pregnancy and newborn images, very happy!

    Sherry Hazel
    07/04/2015 - Facebook

    Michael and Marcin are both very flexible, patient, professional during the photoshoot. We didn't feel rushed as it is not easy to do when you... read more

    Tamasin Clements
    17/01/2017 - Facebook

    We had a fantastic session with Memory Gate Photography Studios. This was the second time that we have used them and we were very happy... read more

MONTHLY IMAGE COMPETITION

To celebrate the opening of our new studio and Photo Cafe just off the Purley Way Croydon we are launching a brand new image of the month competition. The prize is one of our fabulous wall art pieces created from your photography experience with us. You’ll see many lovely examples of these in The Photo Cafe
The winner each month will go on display in The Photo Cafe for one month whilst you decide where you’ll hang it on your wall!

 

BIOMETRIC PASSPORT PHOTOS

Instant passport photos in our Photo Cafe ( no booking required )
Biometric passport photos in Wimbledon

£6.99

for set of 4 (UK adult)

£12.99

for set of 4 (UK baby)

SPECIAL OFFER

SECOND SET FOR HALF PRICE

PHOTO CAFE

Latte and cameras
Opened in the autumn 2017 The Photo Cafe combines Memory Gate Photography’s two favourite things; Great Coffee and awesome Photography. The Photo Cafe offers the perfect start to your experience at Memory Gate Photography and it’s also a great place to relax afterwards. Along with fantastic coffee and tasty snacks we have kids area to keep them amused whilst you enjoy a flat white or luxury hot chocolate.

 

MONTHLY IMAGE COMPETITION

To celebrate the opening of our new studio and Photo Cafe just off the Purley Way Croydon we are launching a brand new image of the month competition. The prize is one of our fabulous wall art pieces created from your photography experience with us. You’ll see many lovely examples of these in The Photo Cafe
The winner each month will go on display in The Photo Cafe for one month whilst you decide where you’ll hang it on your wall!

 

BIOMETRIC PASSPORT PHOTOS

Instant passport photos in our Photo Cafe ( no booking required )
Biometric passport photos in Wimbledon

£6.99

for set of 4 (UK adult)

£12.99

for set of 4 (UK baby)

SPECIAL OFFER

SECOND SET FOR HALF PRICE

PHOTO CAFE

Latte and cameras
Opened in the autumn 2017 The Photo Cafe combines Memory Gate Photography’s two favourite things; Great Coffee and awesome Photography. The Photo Cafe offers the perfect start to your experience at Memory Gate Photography and it’s also a great place to relax afterwards. Along with fantastic coffee and tasty snacks we have kids area to keep them amused whilst you enjoy a flat white or luxury hot chocolate.

 

How to find us

Our Croydon photography studio is ideally located just off the Purley Way. If you’re travelling from Croydon, Mitcham, Wellington, Carshalton, Sutton or Thornton Heath then we are extremely local to you. Many of our clients come from all parts of South London and Surrey. Our photo studio is just a short drive from Bromley, Crystal Palace, Clapham, Balham, Wimbledon, Kingston and Epsom.
Photo Cafe and Memory Gate Studio Studio is situated inside Croydon House at:
1 Peall Road
Croydon
CR0 3EX
just off Thornton Road by the Big Yellow Storage.
Opening hours
Monday – Saturday
9:30am till 5:00pm
Nearby public transport :
Therapia Lane tram stop is a 10 minute walk from the Photo Cafe. Brading Road bus stop is across the road from the cafe and serves the 264 bus for customers coming from Tooting and Mitcham and central Croydon.
Parking
On street parking on Peall Road is free but limited. The West Retail Park on Peall Road has a large free car park.
Disabled access
Unfortunately we do not have disabled access at our Croydon studio.
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