Photo Location For The Beatles “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club” Band Album Cover

This legendary photo of The Beatles “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” album cover was taken by photographer Michael Cooper on March 30, 1967.


Cooper’s Chelsea Manor Photographic Studios was booked for 8 days preparing for the March 30th photo session with John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison & Ringo Starr.  Sir Peter Blake handled the art direction for the album cover.  Here he is below overseeing all aspects of the set…

Sir Peter Blake The Beatles Sgt Pepper Album Cover Photo Direction

The unassuming photographic studio is located at:

4 Chelsea Manor Photographic Studios
1-11 Flood St, Kensington, London SW3 5SR, UK

The Beatles Sgt. Peppers Album Cover Photo Location Chelsea Manor Studios

The Beatles all showed up to Chelsea Manor Studios before a night time recording session at Abbey Road Studios where they recorded and finished the song “A Little Help From My Friends”.  Here are a few alternative photos from the session at Chelsea Manor Photographic Studios that day. (via

The Beatles Sgt Pepper Album Cover Photo Shoot Set Chelsea Manor Studios

The Beatles March 30, 1967 Sgt. Pepper Cover Photo Shoot

The Beatles posed in many different ways and even used a alternative Sgt. Pepper drum skin for some of the photos.

The Beatles Sgt Pepper Photo Shoot March 30, 1967

This is a really cool photo of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band with Adam Cooper, the son of photographer Michael Cooper.


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  1. wattsvj says:

    ‘The Kid’ is Adam Cooper, son of the photographer Michael Cooper shot shot this.

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