Many of the freelancers and startups we work with want a workspace that reflects their creativity and connects them with like-minded entrepreneurs, without breaking the bank. To help the search, we’ve compiled a list of the 10 most innovative and well-connected workspaces available today. If you’d like to view any of the properties on our list, just click on the image and it’ll take you through to a short contact form.
1. Rocketspace, Islington
With additional campuses dotted across the globe, this flexible coworking space near Angel Station in Islington is an oasis for entrepreneurs in the tech sector. It’s not ‘just’ a coworking space: Rocketspace is a business accelerator, supporting members with mentoring, brand exposure and potential funding opportunities.
At Rocketspace, freelancers can rub shoulders with some of the sectors top influencers, making it the perfect space in which to collaborate and grow.
2. TMRW Hub, Croydon
This supercool coworking space in Croydon offers fixed and hotdesk memberships from just £99 – that includes everything from rent and amenities to access to a range of educational and social events.
Considered to be London’s fastest growing tech cluster, and with central London 20 minutes away on public transport, Croydon is an ideal location for innovative freelancers on a budget and startups in any industry.
Sadiq Khan praises TMRW Hub, describing it as a “hub now for tech, and for culture” in the Croydon Citizen.
3. Canvas Coworking, Brixton
Canvas in Brixton offers dedicated desks on a monthly basis, making it ideal for freelancers looking to be part of a creative community but who don’t want to be tied into a long-term contract. The space is roomy and relaxed with on-trend exposed original features.
Oh, and there’s a dedicated team on hand whose job it is to help companies grow and scale – perfect!
4. The Brew, Shoreditch
Situated on Leonard Street in the creative core of Shoreditch, this beautiful coworking is space is described as “an ideal solution for individuals or small companies who want the flexibility of a short-term lease but the quality environment of a premium executive centre.”
Hurry though – there were only a few desks left last time we checked!
The workspace is a former warehouse split across two floors.
5. Huckletree, Clerkenwell
Join a community of potential clients and collaborators at Huckletree in Clerkenwell (and White City and Shoreditch, for that matter). The space is specifically designed for startups and freelancers and combines business support services with contemporary design elements.
We’ve witnessed a growth in the amount of serviced offices and coworking spaces opening in Clerkenwell of late – the fact that it’s on the doorstep of Tech City and is marginally less expensive makes it a popular spot for young businesses.
6. The Dock, Wapping
Aptly named after its Docklands location and home to over 500 entrepreneurs, The Dock in Wapping offers flexible workspace within a gorgeous Grade I listed building, which also happens to be one of London’s top 10 event spaces. Stations within walking distance include Shadwell, Wapping and Tower Bridge.
*Special offer* Sign up for two months and get one month free on fixed desks!
7. Breather, Shoreditch and Soho
Founded by Caterina Rizzi and Julien Smith, tech startup Breather provides distraction-free space on an ad hoc basis, making is a desirable solution for entrepreneurs seeking temporary workspace. 500 locations are in operation across 10 global cities (eight in London) and transparent pricing means you only pay for what you need, when you need it.
8. Uncommon, Highbury and Islington
This creative coworking space with a difference offers occupiers an aesthetically stunning space in which to grow and prosper. They have locations in Borough and Highbury and Islington, both great areas for lunchtime and post-work culinary adventures.
Agreements are flexible enough to suit any business, including those looking to upgrade or downsize in the near future.
9. LABS, Holborn
Seven – yes seven – floors of contemporary workspace fill Hogarth House in Holborn, central London. Each floor contains private offices, inspiring coworking lounges, state-of-the-art meeting rooms and a competitive technology package designed for growing businesses and freelancers. Members are invited to regular events (see below), run by experts across a range of sectors.
Experiment and create across six locations in the City.
10. Mindspace, Whitechapel and Shoreditch
This was one of the most anticipated launches of last year, and a brand new one is opening this May in Shoreditch (watch this space). Mindspace are a global provider of beautiful and inspiring offices and workspaces for teams of all sizes. Again, all-inclusive flexible monthly membership fees mean you can enjoy this visually amazing space hassle-free.
We don’t want to give anything away, but go check out the reception when you visit!
Fallen in love yet? Call 0800 524 4315 to arrange a viewing, or visit our listings page for coworking spaces in other locations.