Central London offices

Central London Office Area Guide

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Office space in Central London


Central London isn’t defined by a specific boundary but is widely known to cover the areas of the Cities of London and Westminster as well as King’s Cross, Shoreditch and Kensington. It offers an unparalleled number of places of interest, world-leading museums, galleries like Tate Britain and The Courtauld Collection, a number of royal parks and green spaces as well as outstanding landmarks like St Paul’s Cathedral, Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace.

There are over 840,000 businesses in Central London helping to contribute around 22% of the UK’s GDP and with over seven million square metres of office space in the City of London and nearly six million square metres in Westminster, there are plenty of locations suitable for your business.

 

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Local area transport links


  • Tube lines: Jubilee, Central, Circle, Bakerloo, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Piccadilly, Northern, District, DLR and Victoria lines
  • Mainline stations: Paddington, Euston, Charing Cross, King’s Cross St. Pancras, Cannon Street, Liverpool Street, Thameslink and Farringdon
  • Nearest airports: Heathrow, City, Gatwick and connections to Stanstead and London Luton
  • Nearest motorways: A40, M25, A41, A406, A12, A11
  • Other: More than 40 bus routes to all London areas, London Cycle Hire Scheme, River Taxi, Eurostar from St Pancras and car charging bays.

What types of businesses are attracted here?


Creative, IT, Retail, Media, Legal & financial services, Hedge Funds, Corporate, Headquarters, Embassies, Professional services

Office options in this area


You will find the following office options in the Central London area:

  • Managed Offices
  • Serviced Offices
  • Corporate Offices
  • Virtual Offices

Why your business should be here


Central London is well connected with excellent transport links across the city and nationally to regions like Thames Valley, the North, the Midlands and the South West, as well as international destinations via City Airport and European destinations via the Eurostar. There are plenty of networking groups and member organisations like the Institute of Directors for businesses to grow their networks.

The wide variety of locations offer a suitable solution for most businesses, from the prestigious locations of Mayfair, Bank and Knightsbridge to the areas around Shoreditch and Farringdon that are popular with start-up’s and creative businesses. In addition Central London offers an outstanding work life balance with lots to do.

Number of serviced office centres near this location

There are hundreds of Serviced Office Centres in Central London and SO Advice can help you make the most informed choices.

“Central London offers a wide choice of business locations to suit every budget.” Martin Halling

Indicative pricing and comparison to neighbouring locations


Central London offers a wide variety of different locations so we have given several options within the area to allow comparison.

The prices shown here provide an average range for each area and are per person per month. They are based on local knowledge and are updated with market changes.

Central London: £500 – £1200
Mayfair: £750 – £1200 A prestigious location in the heart of Central London, close to shops and well served by transport links.
Covent Garden: £600 – £900 Excellent transport links and close proximity to shops, cafes and restaurants make Covent Garden an excellent area for consideration.
St James: £750 – £1000 This area is famous for its proximity to excellent parks and for its prestigious business addresses like Pall Mall and St James Square.
Oxford Street: £500 – £800 This world famous shopping destination is also home to many businesses in the media, fashion and business services sectors.
Victoria: £550 – £800 With easy access via mainline or Underground stations, Victoria is a popular business area with great local amenities and things to do

Work life balance


Central London has the most diverse population of any European city providing a rich choice of dining experiences, food stores, bars and cafes. The location is ideal for a trip to the theatre or one of the West End’s many cinemas including the IMAX at the famous Empire Leicester Square.

If fitness is your thing, there is a wide choice of gyms as well as scenic running routes along The Thames or any one of the many parks. There are also an endless number of shopping locations like Covent Garden, St Christopher’s Place, Regent Street, Oxford Street, Knightsbridge and even Piccadilly, the location of one of London’s oldest department stores, Fortnum and Mason. Central London really has something for everyone, all easily reached using the extensive Tube and bus network.

Hidden gem: Neal’s Yard

An oasis of boutique stores, coffee shops and places to eat, this colourful corner of London is just off Monmouth Street and close to Covent Garden Tube.

Local amenities

  • West End theatres and cinemas
  • Great choice of things to do for evening entertainment
  • World Heritage sites like the Tower of London and the Palace of Westminster
  • Excellent transport links across London
  • Close proximity to numerous parks and public spaces
  • Oxford Street and Regent Street shopping