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  • 20th November 2007

UK top 5 office space hotspots outside London

In addition to London, other major cities in the UK also offer high quality and flexible offices at very competitive rates. Office Freedom has undertaken research which, thanks to our extensive listings of flexible offices throughout the UK, means we can now reveal our findings about the top hotspots for office space outside London.

Manchester, Birmingham, Leeds, Edinburgh and Bristol are some of the most strategic locations for businesses in the UK. They are major conurbations offering a very high standard of office space close to main transportation links, connecting them to other cities throughout the UK and beyond.

Office Freedom carried out this study over the past twelve months which is based on thousands of enquiries for office space outside London. Thanks to our listings, we are able to present you today with some of the highest quality flexible offices available in these areas.

Office Space in Manchester

Work.Life – Core Brown Street, Manchester M2

For Manchester, the capital of the North, we’ve selected this modern flexible workspace in the centre of town. Situated in the new Core building, just off of King Street, its location makes commuting easy and nearby, shops restaurants and cafes abound.

With a bright modern exterior and contemporary decor, it's a great space for growing businesses. Office amenities include bike racks, showers, kitchens and break out space, and the offices can easily accommodate teams of 2 to 50 people. If you’re looking for office space outside London, then this Manchester office offers great connectivity and even better value.

Take a look at more flexible office space available in Manchester here.

If you are looking for a new office outside of the Manchester hub, take a look at these offices in nearby Bolton, Bury, Rochdale, Oldham and Stockport.

Office Space in Birmingham

Wework – Colmore Row, Birmingham B3

Birmingham, the second largest city in the UK, has seen an increase of office enquiries this year and fantastic offices like this one in Colmore Row have been in demand.

This beautiful office building comprises a range of private offices and flexible hot desks and shared space, all within a gorgeous setting. The building features breath taking historic arches and a modern glass atrium and is accessible 24 hours a day to allow companies of all sizes to choose their own hours.

When considering office space outside London, this Birmingham location offers easy access by road, bus and rail routes and is within easy reach of the famous St Philip's Cathedral as well as lots of shops, bars and restaurants in the surrounding area.

Take a look at more flexible office space available in Birmingham here.

If you are looking for a new office outside of the Birmingham hub, take a look at these West Midlands offices in Solihull, Wolverhampton, Walsall and Coventry.

Office Space in Leeds

Spaces – 7 Park Row, Leeds LS1

Our third UK Hotspot is actually the third biggest UK city, Leeds. Leeds is a very metropolitan city with a great transportation network to Europe and major conurbations in the UK.

Commercial minds and contemporary styling meet flexible workspace at Park Row. Located in Leeds' dynamic business district, Park Row is a sought-after, premium flexible workspace in the heart of the urban sprawl.

A stone’s throw from the city’s hub of shops, bars, eateries and cultural attractions, there’s no shortage of opportunity to spark your creativity outside the office. Enjoy green space at Park Square, be inspired by a performance at Leeds Playhouse, or take on team building with a difference at Tick Tock Unlock escape rooms.

At Park Row you’ll find natural light in abundance and benefit from impressive city views, while high-speed Wi-Fi and friendly support staff ensure your productivity stays at its peak. With public transport links on your doorstep, as well as fantastic connections via road and rail, there’s few better office spaces outside London.

Take a look at more flexible office space available in Leeds here.

If you are looking for a new office outside of Leeds, take a look at these Yorkshire offices in nearby Bradford, Wakefield, Huddersfield and Castleford.

Office Space in Edinburgh

Hudson House – Albany Street, Edinburgh EH1

Our featured Scottish hotspot is in Edinburgh, the “Athens of the North”. We’ve selected this classic flexible office, situated centrally in the heart of Edinburgh's Georgian New Town district, within easy access of commuter trains, buses, trams and car parking.

This Edinburgh office provides instant and sophisticated office space for all types of organisations, from individuals to growing companies. It combines the splendour of Georgian elegance with the latest computer and telecommunications systems available.

This office offers simple and flexible packages which allow clients to sign up and start work immediately. Amenities provided include hi speed internet, 24/7 access, event space, meeting rooms and a manned Reception area.

Take a look at more flexible office space available in Edinburgh here.

If you are looking for a new office outside of Edinburgh, take a look at these Scottish offices in nearby Dunfermline, Livingston, Falkirk and Stirling.

Office Space in Bristol

Runway East – Victoria Street, Bristol BS1

Our last UK Hotspot for great office space outside London is Bristol, in South West England. This contemporary flexible office is located at Bristol Bridge in the heart of town. It offers all-inclusive and fully serviced membership options for teams of 1 – 100. The office provides free access to what matters most: super-fast internet, limitless caffeine, smart meeting rooms and unmatched service, and you enjoy free weekly perks such as cake, beer and regular events. (Yes, we said free beer!)

Take a look at more flexible office space available in Bristol here.

If you are looking for a new office outside of Bristol, take a look at these flexible offices in nearby Swindon, Gloucester and Newport.

And in case this particular selection of office spaces outside London doesn’t quite float your boat, then we have loads more flexible offices available across the country including Oxford, Cambridge, Brighton, Cardiff, Glasgow and many, many more.