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Where to find the best all-rounder amenities in London’s flexible office space to boost productivity and wellbeing

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3/12/2019

It has long been the case that workers are demanding more from their office space than simply a desk and a chair. With productivity and wellbeing now at the top of the agenda for many businesses given that people are central to the success of a business, the office can play an important part in attracting new talent and maintaining a happy workforce. In an effort to differentiate themselves, serviced office and co-working providers are now offering an increasing variety of facilities and amenities to businesses and their staff from zen gardens to gyms, aimed at boosting productivity and promoting wellness. We take a look at some of the leading spaces in London offering stand-out amenities.

Huckletree - White City

Huckletree has tapped into a useful niche by equipping the space with a kids studio, providing a perfect childcare solution for working parents. With an impressive 40% of the space dedicated to amenities and breakout space, the range of facilities is unsurprisingly extensive. Huckletree prioritise staff wellness, offering facilities including bike parking and showers for those who prefer a more active commute to work. 

White City, by Huckletree

 

It also features a no-tech meditation yurt, allowing a calming environment for members to take a much needed break. The on-site café and versatile event space allows members to entertain clients and network with fellow businesses without having to source external venues. It also features an in-house VR and podcast studio catering to the creative and start-up enterprises that reside there.

Find out more about this space here.

Fora - Folgate St.

Fora are soon to open their latest offering in Spitalfields, launching in March 2019 and have once again gone above and beyond with the calibre of amenities they offer to their members. Incorporated into the space is a number of breakout spaces and outdoor areas including a roof terrace and residents garden, providing multi-functional uses whether for relaxing or hosting events. 

Folgate St, By Fora

 

Another addition to the event space is the impressive atrium style area, perfect for holding seminars and presentations. For a offer a substantial calendar of events for members including workshops, talks and opportunities for networking with other occupants. One of its stand-out offerings is the hotel-like hospitality provided by staff to ensure you can focus on your business.

Find out more about this space here.

The Office Group - Lyric Square

Recently opened, TOG has created a space bursting with amenities in the heart of Hammersmith. TOG has truly covered all the needs of its members with its diverse offering, which includes an on-site fitness studio for those who like to remain active throughout the day. Its on-site bar and café provides the perfect place to meet and collaborate with fellow members, or for relaxed drinks with your team. 

Lyric Square, by TOG

 

Meeting rooms and event space is available for members to take advantage of, and focus booths provide an alternative option away from the bustle of the office so you can concentrate on the task at hand. Members can also enjoy a roof terrace, a garden room on the first floor as well as 360 degree views across London.

Find out more about this space here.

Uncommon – Liverpool Street

Another new arrival into the sector is Uncommon’s space on Liverpool Street, which is due to open in April 2019. Not only is the design spectacular, the amenities it offers are equally as impressive. Incorporated into the space is a coffee lounge providing healthy snacks and organic drinks, as well as delicious coffee. The phone booths provide a private escape for making discreet phone calls. 

Liverpool Street, by Uncommon

 

The outdoor space comprises of two levels, which is perfect for networking events, and Uncommon also host members events there.  An added benefit, which is becoming increasingly common is the ability to take your dog into the office, which provides an ideal solution for pet owners.

Find out more about this space here.

Storey - Paddington (4 Kingdom St)

One of the standout features of Storey’s Paddington offering is its extensive roof terrace. Alongside stunning views of West London, it is also home to a basketball court, a restaurant (perfect for impressing clients) and a bar. It offers multiple breakout spaces to choose from including booths and benches as well as acoustically treated quit rooms. 

Kingdom St, by Storey

 

The space is well catered for members who cycle to and from work including showers, a drying room, lockers and bike parking. Storey has been awarded a WiredScore Platinum certification for its internet connectivity ensuring members are fully equipped for their technological needs. The building is designed to take advantage of natural light and has been awarded a Brilliant BREEAM award.

Find out more about this space here.

The Ministry - Borough

The Ministry has been designed and created for creative companies with amenities to meet their ranging needs, from sound proof rooms, to an immersive tech studio. Doubling as a private members club The Ministry offers luxurious added extras including a 40 seater cinema, a stunning 79ft copper bar, a restaurant and an outdoor terrace perfect for entertaining clients or hosting events. 

Borough, by The Ministry

 

Members wishing to host events have plenty of options to hold something unique, alongside traditional space that’s ideal for delivering presentations or workshops. The Ministry also promotes collaboration between members and to encourage this offers an extensive events programme providing the perfect opportunity for networking.

Find out more about this space here.

Feeling inspired to find a flexible space offering top amenities? Our website helps to make office hunting straightforward, simply browse through our catalogue of spaces or speak to one of our expert advisors to discuss your search.