18 Of The Best Coworking Spaces In London
Huckletree has memberships to suit every type of worker. ‘Light’ lets you head into any location for ten days a month; ‘Floating’ is made for hot desking; and ‘Resident’ sets you up with a dedicated desk. If you need something bigger or more private, there are studios and suites. With five sites across London and locations in Dublin and Manchester, the Westminster branch is the most impressive, with quiet zones, a reading room and a terrace for open-air yoga lessons. You’ll have access to a variety of networking events and fitness classes, plus you’ll get to use the creative breakout spaces, enjoy exclusive discounts and be able to pick the brains of industry experts, with advice available on everything from legal issues to crowdfunding.
Price: Day passes cost £35; memberships start from £175 pcm.
1 Horse Guards Avenue, Westminster, SW1A 2HU
Mortimer House, Fitzrovia
Set in a six-storey art deco building in Fitzrovia, Mortimer House is a great option if you want to entertain clients. Private studies seat five to ten people, and dedicated workspaces are located near windows for great natural light and views while you work. Members also have access to the Living Room & Den where you can socialise during the week and switch off with cocktails during evenings and weekends, as well as a rooftop terrace and the main restaurant. If you need to get your head down, there’s also the Loft & Gallery on the penthouse floor with squishy sofas. With one of the most generous membership offerings on this list, members get access to a gym and fitness studio with regular classes, a member events programme, a canteen and a well-stocked kitchenette.
Price: From £200 per month.
37-41 Mortimer Street, Fitzrovia, W1T 3JH
Working From_ at The Hoxton, Southwark
Regular SL readers will know we love The Hoxton hotels, so we particularly like the idea of a membership at its coworking space in Southwark. Members can work in small meeting rooms, hot desking zones, at the Winter Garden ‘working lunch restaurant’ on the 12th floor, or on the outdoor terrace during the summer months. There are even cosy velvet daybeds if you need a power nap on your break. Members can also book early morning yoga classes and will have priority booking to the hotel’s restaurants and guest rooms. As well as desk hopping and studio memberships (which offer a semi-private fixed desk) there’s also a ‘Side Hustler’ option which allows access after 5.30pm on weekdays and at weekends.
Price: Side Hustler costs £75 pcm; Desk Hop costs £350 pcm.
32 Blackfriars Road, Southwark, SE1 8PB
Dean Street Works, Various Locations
From the team behind Soho House, Soho Works has five London locations and another five sites across the globe. Of the London sites, we love the beautifully designed Dean Street Works in ever-buzzy Soho. Across Soho House – and its recently launched Soho Friends – members can add one of three types of coworking access to their membership – ‘Lounge’, ‘Desk’ and ‘Office’ – all of which grant access to every single site. Lounge lets you hot desk flexibly, Desk secures you a dedicated desk with a storage locker, and Office gets you a private workspace. All memberships come with access to a calendar of events and workshops run by industry leaders, and get you unlimited use of photo studios, recording equipment and screening rooms. As you’d expect, the locations fit with the Soho House aesthetic – think luxe lighting, pops of colour and of-the-moment furniture.
Price: Available on request.
72-74 Dean Street, Soho, W1D 3SG
You’ll find Makerversity in the basement of Somerset House. The initiative focuses on supporting professional ‘makers’ – think designers, engineers, entrepreneurs, technologists, inventors, technicians or artists. Whether you’re freelance or a start-up, if you’re in need of a physical space to create, Makerversity has a range of coworking options alongside workshops, machinery and tools. There’s also a podcast studio, textile space with industrial sewing machines and an assembly space with 24-hour access for project building. All members will have the opportunity to play an active part in the company’s youth-driven programmes and are encouraged to pass on their experiences and expertise to others.
Price: Under-25s can apply for free membership; workshop membership starts from £250 pcm.
Somerset House, Strand, WC2R 1LA
Uncommon, Highbury & Islington
Uncommon has four London sites: Fulham, Borough, Liverpool Street and Highbury & Islington, the latter of which is a ten-minute train journey from King’s Cross and close to Highbury Park should you fancy an al fresco lunch or midday run. Sign up to either a ‘Hot Desk’, ‘Dedicated Desk’ or ‘Private Office’ membership. If you’re not ready to commit, choose a pay-as-you-go day or weekend pass, which lets you turn up whenever you need a fresh burst of inspiration or change of scenery. All options grant access to a range of on-site benefits at each location, such as coffee bars and cool outdoor spaces that host drinks nights and BBQs. Uncommon locations are dog friendly, too.
Price: Day passes cost £40; ‘Dedicated Desk’ memberships start from £399 pcm.
With some of the chicest interiors on this list, Labs has two campuses in London : Holborn and Camden, with six buildings spread across the latter. All the buildings have been created to flow into each other, with a vibe that feels like a cross between a Manhattan apartment and a NYC university campus. Members pay one flat rate each month to use the coworking spaces, meeting rooms, and private offices, which all come with comfy leather seats, industrial interiors and plenty of plants. Each building is open 24 hours a day, and the Camden campus also has a state-of-the-art gym. You can also pay for day passes.
Price: Available on request.
10 Jamestown Road, Camden, NW1 7BY
Green House N16, Stoke Newington
Green House has six office spaces in London, including its HQ in Stoke Newington. Here, you can book workstations to hot desk from or pay for dedicated desk access weekly or monthly. If you’re in a creative field, the space also has several contemporary studios available for hire – whether you need a dance studio or creative hub to complete a project. After hours, N16 plays host to regular and one-off events, including yoga classes, cooking workshops and Spanish lessons, as well as regular beer and pizza socials. It’s also one of the few spaces on this list that’s dog friendly.
Price: From £275 pcm.
49 Green Lanes, Newington Green, N16 9BU
Work Life, Camden
Work Life has six spaces in London, as well as sites in Reading and Manchester, all of which are within ten minutes’ walk of a station. At each location, there are four desk options: ‘Private Offices’, ‘Managed Offices’, ‘Dedicated Desks’ and ‘Hot Desks’. Hot desking runs on a pay-as-you-go basis, while private offices and dedicated desks require more commitment. This north London site is a two-minute walk from Camden Lock and offers weekly free breakfasts and comfy chill out spaces. As a member, you’ll be granted seven-days-a-week access to all sites, as well as the chance to sign up to beer and pizza nights, access exclusive discounts with Work Life partners, and decent coffee on tap.
Price: Day rates vary by location; hot desking costs £325 pcm.
13 Hawley Crescent, Camden, NW1 8NP
The Fisheries, Hackney
In London Fields, The Fisheries is a zero-carbon office space comprising 30 studios and 150 desks along with meeting rooms, a photography studio, large events space and a podcast recording studio. Its sleek design delivers a cool, relaxed working environment, with plenty of breakout spaces for when you really need to chill out. There’s a selection of showers and lockers available to members, as well as handy bike storage and well-stocked kitchens offering complimentary tea and coffee. The space is open 24 hours a day. Membership also gets you a spot at the weekly working lunch.
Price: From £200pcm.
1 Mentmore Terrace, Hackney, E8 3PN
Tobacco Dock Workspaces
A relaxed and easy-going workspace in a striking historic building, Tobacco Dock Workspaces is open 24/7 and is a solid option for anyone based out east. There are plenty of chillout spaces as well as a rooftop bar, Skylight, where you can carry on working, entertain clients or enjoy a drink. You can also head to Dock St Bar, a casual café serving discounted snacks and coffee all day. Tenants also get discounted gym membership at a selection of nearby fitness centres.
Price: Hot desking costs £20 per day, plus a £50 joining fee.
Tobacco Quay, Wapping, E1W 2SF
Second Home, Spitalfields
Second Home has four sites across London: Holland Park, London Fields, Clerkenwell Green and Spitalfields. Each location has a retro feel, with bold colours and plenty of natural light. The Spitalfields site has bright orange interiors throughout and a cool atrium-style roof. There are five memberships on offer – ‘Flex’, ‘Studio’, ‘Roaming’, ‘Resident’ and ‘Community’ – which vary from hot desking to renting a dedicated space. Extras include access to an on-site ops team, event spaces and meeting rooms, plus a café with all-day dining. When it comes to downtime, there are plenty of breakout spaces at all Second Home locations, as well as a hefty programme of wellness events.
Price: Day passes cost £25; membership starts from £390 pcm.
68 Hanbury Street, Spitalfields, E1 5JL
The Ministry, Borough
The Ministry is housed in a former Victorian printworks in Borough, giving members the space to work, relax and socialise all in one place. Membership benefits include a gym with a PT, vast terrace, well-stocked bar and a café featuring a menu of healthy, homemade food. You’ll also have access to a wellbeing programme spanning massages to mindfulness workshops. When the lights go down, there’s an evening events calendar of film nights, DJ sessions, stand-up comedy gigs and cocktail masterclasses alongside business development workshops.
Price: From £200 pcm, or £50 pcm for daily access after 5pm.
79-81 Borough Road, Borough, SE1 1DN
One of the most affordable options on this list, Market offers ‘Hot Desk’, ‘Fixed Desk’ and ‘Studio’ memberships, all of which give members access to meeting rooms, a roof garden, a Japanese noodle bar, a gig room and communal spaces suited to different moods and styles of working. Located around the corner from Peckham Rye station, it’s set in an Edwardian building with simple yet stylish interiors, plenty of natural light and hundreds of indoor plants. If you don’t want to commit to full membership, you can pay £40 for a month-long trial.
Price: From £90 pcm.
133a Rye Lane, Peckham, SE15 4BQ
The original CitySpace is in Borough, but the brand has just opened a site in Bermondsey. The building itself is a former gin distillery, with many original industrial features still intact, from exposed brickwork to high ceilings. Open-plan office desks and private offices are available for hire – the affordable ‘Lounge’ membership includes access to a hot desk, kitchen and showers. Members can also book rooms above the office and get involved in monthly drinks nights for just £10pp.
Price: From £90 pcm.
64 Tower Bridge Road, Bermondsey, SE1 4TR
Kindred is a shared workspace by day and sophisticated venue by night. The idea for the club was born out of a desire to combat growing isolation and disconnection in London, and its co-working membership programme champions community and connection. The team really makes an effort to know its members individually, find out what they’re looking for in their professional and personal life, then help them find meaningful connections with other members. As well as its well-deigned shared workspaces, there’s a dining area, library, lounge and two meeting rooms available to use. There’s also a restaurant, café and bar for non-members.
Price: £400 per year (plus a £100 joining fee) for under 35s, otherwise £700 per year.
Queen Caroline Street, Hammersmith, W6 9BW
Pavilion Club, Knightsbridge
Pavilion Club has three locations across the capital, including its latest venue in Knightsbridge, overlooking Hyde Park. Created for those who want to hold business or work meetings in the day, then enjoy member-only events and cocktails on the terrace in the evening, the impressive space has six floors with multiple office spaces, work booths, two bars, a library and a penthouse suite. ‘Private Office’ membership includes extra benefits like call answering in your company name, admin support and mail handling. Members have 24/7 access and can book in at its on-site restaurant, which is headed up by two-Michelin-starred chef Tom Kerridge.
Price: From £150 pcm.
96 Kensington High Street, Kensington, W8 4SG
Whether you want to rent a whole floor or hire a meeting room for an hour, BoomZone is the name to know in Ealing. You can hot desk or use conference rooms, meeting rooms, board rooms and events spaces, plus use a communal kitchen, lockers and showers. There’s even a snack-free zone if you need to work in silence. The best part? BoomZone doesn’t require membership – simply pay for what you use, from monthly desk hire to services like mail handling, couriers and photocopying.
Price: From £25 per day.
22 Uxbridge Road, Ealing, W5 2RJ