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  • 01st March 2021

The Top 20 Serviced Offices in London - 2021

Many businesses were delighted to see the back of 2020 and are looking forward with cautious optimism to 2021, as the world tries to recover from the ravages of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The enforced “work from home” experiment has met with mixed results with many companies struggling to manage remote workforces effectively and missing out on the benefits of face-to-face collaboration.

Whilst permanent home working suits some, many workers have been struggling to work productively and have experienced feelings of isolation. They miss the productive working environment and the benefits of collaboration and social interaction that offices provide.

Flexible workspaces will see increased demand

Once people return to offices in greater numbers, the flexible workspace sector is expected to see strong demand. Flexible workspaces include serviced offices, coworking and managed workspaces that are fully furnished, with amenities on tap, ready to move into. Companies the world over are seeking to reduce office costs whilst building in more agility to their workspace portfolio. Fewer businesses are confident or comfortable signing long term conventional leases and are therefore seeking flexibility above all.

Many businesses are expected to look for smaller offices, where flexible work patterns can be more easily accommodated, and costs are lower. Therefore, flexible workspaces that provide first class, safe office environments, with a focus on collaboration and wellbeing, are expected to be in high demand.

London Calling. Serviced offices to suit every business

London is the hub for UK flexible workspace and has an array of fantastic offices for businesses of all sizes. Each area and district of London has its own distinctive offerings which has attracted businesses in from all corners of the world. From the creative buzz of Soho to the financial world of Canary Wharf, the capital offers huge diversity and choice for office space in London. With this in mind here’s our selection of the top 20 serviced offices in London in 2021. And please remember that this is our selection of the top 20 and not a ranking – the fact is, they are all great!

Our Top 20 Serviced Offices in London

1. The Space – New Street, Liverpool Street EC2M

First up is this fabulous office opposite Liverpool Street Station. The hustle and bustle of the city melts away as you enter this Art Deco hub. Step inside to find exposed ceilings in the extensive lounge area on the 1st floor, modern social spaces, bright offices and stylish boardrooms.

With a prestigious location and a range of private offices in various sizes, larger companies will find their perfect office environment here. Offices are open plan for a more collaborative atmosphere.

A range of excellent facilities includes comfortable breakout areas and meeting rooms, all equipped with high-speed internet and dedicated IT and communications technologies. A large bike storage area is perfect for those who cycle to work and there are also lockers and drying stations available.

Located opposite Liverpool Street station, you couldn’t wish to be better connected.

Find out how to rent office space at The Space, Liverpool Street

2. Runway East – St. Thomas Street, London Bridge SE1

Next up is this contemporary office space just one minute away from London Bridge Station and the world-famous Borough Market. St Thomas Street is perfect for tube, rail and bikes, and has some of London’s best food, drink and culture on its doorstep.

This Centre brings you together with a curated community of start-ups in your area to work, meet, think and (occasionally) drink under the same roof. This workspace features all-inclusive office spaces, start-up loving staff and a network of investors and experts. With free Wi-Fi, coffee, meeting rooms and printing credits as standard - hidden costs are absent. Furthermore, with “Cake Wednesdays” and “In-Flight Fridays” where drinks are on the house, what’s not to like!

Find out how to rent office space at Runway East, London Bridge

3. Fora – Broadwick Street, Soho W1F

These stunning serviced offices in London Soho occupy a refurbished modern building, which provides fully furnished office accommodation, a professional Boardroom and comfortable lounge areas ideal for relaxing during work hours or hosting informal meetings and collaborative working.

These flexible workspaces enjoy high-speed internet access and dedicated phone lines, high-end furnishings throughout and luxurious kitchen and boardroom facilities so that tenants can enjoy everything they need for business all under one roof. Private offices are available, as well as a "pro-working" area where companies are able to work collaboratively with others in a more vibrant and exciting environment. There’s even a recording studio on site for professional content production.

Located right in the heart of Soho, tenants will enjoy easy access to many of the city's best bars, shops and restaurants. Vibrant Carnaby Street is mere moment's away, and the area is easily accessible by road and public transport, with Oxford Circus, Piccadilly Circus and Tottenham Court Road underground stations just a short walk away.

Find out how to rent office space at Fora, Soho

4. Work.Life – Foley Street, Fitzrovia W1W

Nestled on beautiful Foley Street with trees and red bricks all around, Fitzrovia is a fantastic location for London business. When you step inside the character doesn’t stop, with exposed brick offices and high ceilings. And, for the more practical-minded, there’s video conferencing facilities, 24/7 building access and somewhere secure to store your bike.

On site activities include free yoga, monthly massages, weekly breakfasts and “Beer and Pizza” nights.

The Fitzrovia location is a perfect blend of West End character and the hustle and bustle of the East. It’s the perfect place for lunching, theatre-watching and window-shopping. With Regent's Park around the corner and Soho on your doorstep, let's just say you'll never be short of something to do on your lunch hour.

Find out how to rent office space at Work.Life, Fitzrovia

5. Signature - 100 Bishopsgate, Liverpool Street EC2M

This flexible workspace is ideally positioned in the heart of London’s financial district.

This unique centre is divided across the impressive Bishopsgate Tower and the refined, classic structure at St. Helen’s Place, linked by the landscaped courtyard at Clark's Place.

Holding an incredible position in the City of London, the building sits within view of the iconic 30 St. Mary Axe tower (The Gherkin) and features a selection of high-quality workspaces to let, including serviced and managed offices, meeting rooms and co-working areas, available as and when you need them. Each is equipped with high-speed Wi-Fi to boost your productivity, while the friendly business centre staff do all they can to help you and your business.

With its location just two minutes’ walk from Liverpool Street underground station and five minutes from Moorgate Train Station, this is one of the best office spaces in the area in terms of transport links. Pick up a coffee or lunch on-the-go at nearby Caffè Nero, or enjoy a more formal meal at the famous Duck & Waffle restaurant, which is open 24-hours a day.

Find out how to rent office space at Signature, Bishopsgate

6. Mindspace – Butterwick, Hammersmith W6

Sixth on our list of the best serviced offices in London is this amazing office in Hammersmith.

An office at this centre in Hammersmith means being in the centre of it all, surrounded by top global corporates in media and fashion, and easily accessible by public transport and car.

If you’re seeking open plan office space, this office offers shared or dedicated desks for freelancers, solo entrepreneurs, employees working remotely or traveling professionals. For those seeking private office space there are flexible options providing enhanced levels of privacy and security.

For companies that want to enjoy the flexible working experience but don’t want to share the physical space, you can choose to create your own team suite or dedicated space which includes build-up and design, office management, community activities, IT and Logistics.

Find out how to rent office space at Mindspace, Hammersmith

7. One Avenue - North Row, Mayfair W1K

The seventh office on our list is this stunning office in the heart of Mayfair. This workspace has been completely transformed into the most luxurious and sought-after office environment.

With a VIP Lounge, afternoon tea service and a dedicated concierge service at your beck and call, you will want for nothing. This state-of-the-art office space has covered every detail so that you can focus on what matters: your business.

You will have 24/7 access to modern meeting rooms, private chat booths, as well as kitchens, a cafe area, and breakout spaces. Other perks include access to showers with fresh towel service. North Row exceeds standard expectations providing you and your team with a space to be proud of.

Find out how to rent office space at One Avenue, North Row, Mayfair

8. Hana - Saint Martin’s Court, City of London EC4M

Situated on Paternoster Square in the City of London, St. Martin’s Court makes an instant impression with a Portland stone exterior and a strikingly modern interior. Initially designed for a single occupier until 2021, St. Martin’s Court has the flexibility to meet the needs of multiple occupiers — or just one business in search of its next prime London workspace.

Just around the corner from the London Stock Exchange, St. Martin’s Court sits next to Paternoster Square, which boasts many restaurants and cafes including Dion, the Paternoster ChopHouse, Birley’s Sandwiches and some of the City’s best rooftop bars, restaurants and retail in One New Change. Nearby stations include St. Paul’s, Mansion House, City Thameslink, London Blackfriars and Bank.

Find out how to rent office space at Hana St. Martins Court, City of London

9. The Argyll Club - Park Street, Mayfair W1K

If ever there was an office space which showcases the true essence and benefits of flexible workspaces, Park House is fully deserving of its place in our list. The space has been refurbished to an outstanding level with modern furnishings whilst maintaining a sense of charm and character. This centre is very well connected, sitting within close proximity to Bond Street, Oxford Circus and Green Park. If a stroll at lunch is what you’re after, Hyde Park is moments away providing the perfect getaway for a breath of fresh air.

Find out how to rent office space at The Argyll Club in Mayfair

10. Ocubis - City Pavilion, Cannon Street EC4R

Deservedly earning a place in our “Top 20 Serviced Offices in London” is City Pavilion. From the appealing exterior to the lavishly designed chic interior, it’s fair to say this building has gone above and beyond to offer stunning office space suitable for almost all requirements. Each office space features high speed internet access, dedicated phone lines as well as the latest business technologies. Contemporary meeting rooms provide the perfect spot for small or larger gatherings. The superbly furnished roof top terrace complete with decking, deck chairs, tables and plants overlooking the Shard, completes this first-class Cannon Street office space.

Find out how to rent office space at Ocubis in Cannon Street

11. The Office Group – Pancrass Square, Kings Cross N1C

Two floors of sublime office space occupy this iconic building offering a host of facilities including a drop-in lounge, event space, conference rooms and fully professional onsite team ensuring your business is fully equipped to succeed. This building sits within a unique spot at Kings Cross overlooking Kings Cross St Pancras station, making it ideal for all commuters travelling in from London and beyond. Lunch time market stalls on the Kings Cross piazza provide your team with the perfect range of delicious food to suit all tastes.

Find out how to rent office space at The Office Group in Kings Cross

12. WeWork – York Road, Waterloo SE1

Office spaces in varying sizes occupy this fantastic, airy and high specification workspace in South Bank which is ready for businesses to move straight into. The flexible leases enable companies to choose the space which suits their requirements and grow organically. Among one of the best-connected serviced offices in London, Southbank Place has strong transport connections, with London Bridge, Lambeth North, Waterloo and Westminster all within walking distance.

Find out how to rent a serviced office space at WeWork in Waterloo

13. Bourne Office Space - Pall Mall, St James SW1Y

Set within a prime location in St James’s, this serviced office in London has a fine pedigree and luxury office space to match. Facilities in this space includes an impressive business lounge, large floor plates and exceptional views. Each office also features the latest in business technologies enabling your business to have the necessary foundations to succeed.

Find out how to rent a serviced office at Bourne Office Space in Pall Mall, St James

14. Halkin Business Centre - Lower Thames Street, Monument EC3R

The fourteenth office on our list is this fantastic building which overlooks the River Thames and London’s glittering skyline. Situated in Monument, this space offers businesses a prime example of 21st century office space. Inside, you can find top class facilities including a large event space perfect for meetings, conferences and special occasions, onsite gym, a professional welcoming onsite reception and management team, as well a superbly decked roof terrace with a bar!

Find out how to rent a serviced office at Halkin Business Centre in Monument

15. Landmark - Park Street, Mayfair W1K

Exuding elegance, prestige, style and charm, it’s no surprise to see that this serviced office in London features in our top twenty. Located in Mayfair, this building has been thoroughly overhauled to provide your business with the best quality workspace possible. Occupiers of this fantastic workspace can enjoy marvellously light offices, collaborative spaces and a superb modern garden roof terrace overlooking the neighbouring hotspots. With free tea, coffee and snacks on offer every day, teams can be assured they’ll remain refreshed and energized throughout the day.

Find out how to rent a serviced office space at Landmark in Mayfair

16. LABS - High Holborn, Holborn WC1V

Located in Holborn and just a five-minute walk from Holborn Station, this fabulous office space opened in 2019 offering a high-end workspace that all businesses would be proud to call home. From stylish and fully furnished private office space to a collaborative and atmospheric coworking area, 90 High Holborn certainly doesn’t fail to impress. The space also holds terrific facilities including a smart café, bar and restaurant, breakout spaces, large event space and there’s also the major benefit of having tonnes of natural light flooding in throughout the office.

Find out how to rent a serviced office space at LABS in High Holborn

17. Uncommon - The Crosspoint, Liverpool Street EC2M

Located in the heart of the fintech industry and previously home to Lord Sugar’s development company, this new flexible serviced office in London is surrounded by London’s most iconic skyscrapers. Businesses will be well-connected as this workspace is ideally located on the doorstep of London’s Liverpool Street over ground and underground stations. Inside, you’ll find luxury coworking spots and private office spaces ideal for businesses with growing teams. Aimed with creating a workspace environment which promotes creativity and productivity, it certainly does tick all the boxes.

Find out how to rent a serviced office space at Uncommon in Liverpool Street

18. BE Offices - Minories, Aldgate EC3N

With an onsite gym, car parking spaces, and a host of private offices, this office space in Aldgate has it all. Looking at its list of amenities, Minories is one of the best serviced offices in London. Outside, you’ll find a delightful blend of glass and steel, whilst the interior offers a colourful design scheme along with bespoke furnishings. Located deep inside the capital’s insurance hub, your business is within easy reach of stylish bespoke boutiques, trendy bars and exclusive eateries surrounding the ever-busy area of Liverpool Street. Executive conference rooms and relaxing breakout spaces offer the perfect spot for meeting and impressing clients and guests.

Find out how to rent office space at BE Offices in Aldgate

19. Situu - Curtain Road, Shoreditch EC2A

Curtain Road is a perfectly situated Shoreditch location, within 5 minutes’ walk of Liverpool Street and the City, and just 9 minutes to Old Street.

Number 23 Curtain Road boasts the Curtain Theatre as it's close neighbour, the Elizabethan playhouse that was opened in 1577 and excavated within the last few years. In the 16th Century this was the favoured location of William Shakespeare's performances.

Other local amenities include the Broadgate Estate, Leonard Street Market & the Curtain Road Hotel.

Facilities here include meeting rooms, kitchen, Boardroom, Reception Area, Super high-speed internet, air conditioning, central heating, dedicated phone lines and 24/7 access.

Find out how to rent office space at Situu in Shoreditch

20. Lentaspace - Thanet House, The Strand WC2R

Last but by no means least in our list is Thanet House, which boasts a traditional period exterior as well as a stunning interior to create an exciting and inspiring work environment for all teams. Situated on one of London’s most prominent street addresses, the Strand, it opens up a route of networking opportunities with other businesses nearby. All office spaces have large windows letting in tonnes of natural light creating a positive, uplifting mood.

Find out how to rent office space Lentaspace in The Strand

There it is. Our selection of the top 20 serviced offices in London - 2021. To help you find the perfect office for your business, we have answered a small selection of frequently asked questions to help you get started. Click the links below to reveal the answers.

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