We will be TEMPORARILY CLOSED from Thursday 5th November to Thursday 3rd December (subject to Government guidelines) due to the current Covid-19 lockdown. If you have a booking, your artist wil be in contact. All deposits will remain valid for prior bookings. Gift vouchers will have their date automatically extended. We are available via email and social media for enquiries. We wish all our clients the best of health, and we will see you soon!

Area 51 is the longest-running tattoo studio in Basingstoke, and prides itself on being a hub for artists, tattoo collectors and lovers of body modification from miles around. We create custom, high-quality art in a variety of styles, in a relaxed environment where each artist can express their skills to their highest ability.


With over 18 years industry experience, Area 51 is the number one body piercing studio in Basingstoke and the surrounding areas. Our studio provides a relaxed, respectful environment exercising the topmost hygienic standards needed during the entire process, giving our customers peace of mind that they are being looked after to the highest possible standard.


Our professional and friendly team are always available for advice, enquiries and help; pop into the shop and speak to us, or use the Contact Us form and we will get back to you as soon as possible. We look forward to meeting you and hearing your ideas.