The Best Coworking Spaces In London

London, the largest city in Western Europe is only 2,000 years old, and yet, it leads the way in many areas of industry worldwide. People may visit or live in this vibrant capital for many reasons. It’s bursting with art, food, sports, architecture, history, fashion, culture and a bustling economy – what’s not to love?

When it comes to business, London attracts everyone from tech entrepreneurs just starting out, to huge corporations looking to make their base here. When it comes to coworking, there are plenty of amazing workspaces for those looking to avoid a standard office setting.

As a central spot for all kinds of industries, there are lots of hubs to choose from, depending on the vibe, decor, perks and services you’re looking to take advantage of. Would you like to know about the best coworking spaces in London? We’ve rounded up the hottest hubs on offer in the capital to help you choose the best spot to do business today.

Best Coworking Spaces in London

Runway East

Runway-East

Where?

Locations in London are in: Moorgate, London Bridge, Soho and Temple

What’s On Offer?

Runway has an extremely relaxed and chilled vibe. It is known as being an affordable option, which is ideal for freelancers, entrepreneurs and startups on a tight budget.

Who Goes There?

New businesses and digital startups are particularly at home here.

Decor Style

Modern, bright, fresh and simple.

Costs

There’s a wide range of options available when you visit including:

  • Hot desks at £199 plus VAT per month
  • Dedicated desk at £399 plus VAt per month
  • Private offices starting at £500 plus VAT per person per month

Every membership provides free meeting room, internet, breakout spaces and community event access.

Perks?

Cake Wednesdays and a social, fun and vibrant community to connect with.

Makerversity

makerversity

Where?

Somerset House, Central London

What’s On Offer?

A wealth of facilities for designers including wood, engineering and textile workshops, digital workshops, a sound studio and assembly space. You can utilise the wide range of tools and facilities available without having to lay-out the costs to buy those tools upfront.

Who Goes There?

Designers, startups and markers looking to bring their innovative design ideas into reality.

Decor Style

Practical, minimalist, modern.

Costs

Membership works on a tier system and you can choose from:

  • Full time membership starting at £390 per month which includes full tool and machine access and 24/7 permanent desk space
  • Roaming membership starting at £240 a month including hot desk space for up to 60 hours a month and access to all tools and machines
  • Under 25’s membership which is free for 3 months
  • Makers with a mission membership which is free for 6 months

Perks?

An amazing community atmosphere and high-quality facilities plus a wide range of workshops and events to support members.

Interchange

interchange

Where?

Camden

What’s On Offer?

An incredible forward-thinking workspace that spans across a massive 84,000 square feet. You access the area within Camden’s bustling Stables Market, putting you right in the heart of Camden’s creative, innovative and vibrant selling community.

Who Goes There?

The space is used by entrepreneurs, and is particularly favoured by budding retail startups.

Decor Style

Industrial, clean, cool.

Costs

Costs are a little more flexible and accessible than some coworking spaces. You can choose from:

  • A flexible day pass giving you a hot desk for just £40 for the day
  • A fixed desk starting at £450 per month
  • A private office option starting at £65 pounds per square foot.

Perks?

There are various deals to take advantage of, as well as a huge £1 million pounds worth of free software to help you with your business. Monthly events include demonstration days, hackathons and other helpful services.

The Clubhouse

clubhouse-coworking-space

Where?

Mayfair, St James’s, Holborn Circus

What’s On Offer?

An exclusive vibe that sits between a business space, and a members club. Cutting edge office design across hot desks, meeting rooms, a board room, event space and the famous club lounge.

Who Goes There?

High level employees of global organisations, budding SMEs, entrepreneurs looking to impress new clients.

Decor Style

Smart, sophisticated and luxurious.

Costs

This is not a budget option for coworking. Instead, it’s more of an investment in a certain way of ‘business life’. Generally it operates on a two tier system with the full package sitting at around £4,650 plus VAT annually, and a joining fee of £250. This includes access to events, skip the queue meeting room bookings and daily access to the entire facility.

The lower tier gives you limited access across all services.

The service also has a virtual office option starting at £329 a month. This includes business address, postal handling, call answering and use of the business lounges for 5 days a month.

Perks?

A healthy clubhouse deli is on site offering healthy meals and snacks for breaks in between hefty working hours.

The Oval Office

oval-office-coworking

Where?

Between Shoreditch Church and Cambridge Heath

What’s On Offer?

A huge range of facilities including: meeting rooms, kitchens, sound systems, hot decking and a music venue called The Pickle Factory, a local creative hub.

Who Goes There?

Edgy creatives, tech startups and vibrant entrepreneurs with exciting ideas.

Decor Style

Bohemian, relaxed, Scandi-shabby chic. Think battered leather, mismatched wood, vintage crates, perfectly battered rugs, and plenty of plants.

Costs

Costs available on request.

Perks?

24/7 access and a great social vibe at The Pickle Factory in Tower Hamlets, which has a great event-planning team should you want to book an event there.

TechHub

techhub

Where?

Hackney

What’s On Offer?

Hot desks, fixed desks and private offices in a bright, fresh setting. The environment is collaborative and supportive and there’s a buzz about the place daily.

Who Goes There?

Startups and growing business owners looking to find support within a community of like-minded individuals and professionals.

Decor Style

Minimalist, colourful, modern.

Costs

You have a wide range of facilities to choose from, with different price grades. You can choose from:

  • Hot desks at £700 plus VAT annually
  • Fixed desks at £390 plus VAT per month
  • Private office at £1,800 plus VAT per month

Perks?

Staff and members are part of an online member network you can access. This provides you with a huge community of knowledge to help with problem solving and to enhance collaboration opportunities.

There are also breakfasts, kitchen facilities and printing services to make daily working life easier.

Greenhouse

greenhouse

Where?

North London

What’s On Offer?

A budget-friendly working space perfect for creatives, startups and budding entrepreneurs on a budget.

Who Goes There?

Creatives, startups and small business owners.

Decor Style

A stunning example of Scandinavian minimalism concept applied to an office space. Lots of white walls, natural materials and gorgeous plants galore.

Costs

There are a range of access options to choose from including:

  • Hot desk for 20 hours per week at £150 per month
  • House membership giving you a dedicated desk, lockable storage and unlimited meeting room access

Perks?

Affordability is a big perk, but members particularly love the neutral events space, bike storage and area for yoga practise.

Other Coworking Hubs Of Note;

The best coworking spaces we could find are above, but there are plenty of extra hubs that deserve a mention, including:

  • Huckletree
  • Uncommon
  • Campus Street
  • Impact Hub
  • Soho Works
  • The Allbright
  • The Ministry
  • Mortimer House
  • De Beauvoir Block
  • Fora Central Street
  • Central Working
  • The Office Group
  • WeWork
  • Forge & Co

Conclusion

“Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.” – Helen Keller

The hubs we listed above are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to coworking spaces on offer in London.
You can choose between luxurious or affordable, bright or industrial, social or self-sufficient. You can even choose spaces that allow you to have your dog under your desk!

It really is all to play for in London, now you just have to choose the perfect environment to nurture your budding business and ideas.

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