Office Freedom are continuing the mission of innovating the way businesses look for a flexible workspace. Each month, we like to shine the spotlight on some of the companies we’ve helped find their ideal office. Today we’re focusing on Solidatus a growing company in the data software industry.
Solidatus is a software tool designed to make data lineage faster by enabling organisations to quickly and easily gather data and visualise the end to end flow. Solidatus has previously been known for aiding the acceleration of their clients’ projects. However, more recently they have extended the impact of their technology, establishing themselves as the winner of the ‘Best Data Lineage Solution’ at the DMR Awards 2017.
Philip Dutton, Co-Founder of Solidatus contacted Office Freedom this year in search of new office space for their expanding team. With the help of our Senior Sales Consultant, Toby Ross, Solidatus were able to find the perfect space – Austin Friars.
We caught up with Philip after Solidatus moved into their Austin Friars space to find out how they were settling in.
What was your reason for this office move? (relocation, new branch, growing team).
Our growing team.
What prompted you to choose this particular area?
In order to be close to clients and have access to efficient transport links.
You worked closely with Toby to find your new office – How did you find the experience?
Working with Toby was a pleasure. He was professional and found properties that matched what we described.
What’s the best thing about your new office space?
It is a good size, in a great location – all at a good price.
Describe your new space in a few words.
What’s next for Solidatus – do you have anything exciting in the pipeline?
Continue to grow our team and gain more clients.
~ Solidatus’ guide to Austin Friars ~
Where is the best place for…
Getting a coffee with a client?
If you are choosy about your coffee, then Taylor Street could be the place for you. “Anyone can roast coffee. But it takes a particular type of skill, and a healthy dose of experience, to roast a coffee in a way that highlights and celebrates the provenance of that bean in all its nuanced wonder.” say Taylor Street.
Lunch with a friend?
Le Relais de Venise L’Entrecôte
Situated in the heart of the City in London’s financial district just off Old Broad Street, Le Relais de Venise L’Entrecôte is a new restaurant in a new, modern building, close to visitor attractions such as St Paul’s Cathedral and the Barbican.
Getting drinks with co-workers
The Phoenix is a great place to enjoy all the things that are great about a real pub – the conversation, the food, the drink and above all the atmosphere. It’s your City of London local with a modern feel, with its grand chandeliers and comfortable furnishings helping create a very warm welcome within the ‘hustle and bustle’ of the capital.
A bit of culture?
Guildhall is a magnificent medieval jewel in London’s crown. Steeped in tradition, Guildhall invites guests on a journey spanning more than 800 years – from the Gothic grandeur of the Great Hall to the largest surviving medieval crypts in London.
A spot of shopping?
One New Change
One New Change is London’s premium shopping destination in the heart of the City. Discover restaurants, cafés and flagship menswear and womenswear fashion brands, all set overlooking St Paul’s Cathedral.
Some space for a bit of me time?
The office is located within 27 Austin Friars. This excellent centre in the heart of the financial district in the City, EC2, has recently had a complete refurbishment and offers beautiful contemporary design throughout combined with state-of-the-art technology and connectivity. With bright, inviting offices, suitable for small or large businesses, the centre makes an ideal workspace. There are also easy to book meeting rooms onsite, 24-hour access, disabled access, hot desking for collaboration and networking and fast and reliable internet.
If you’d like to find out more about office space in Austin Friars and the surrounding area, we can help!