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The 4 Best Serviced Offices in The City of London

By Paige Tonna

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So you’ve Googled “serviced office city of London” and are overwhelmed with the plethora of options on your screen.

As one of the globe’s leading financial powerhouses, the city of London has long been one of the most attractive locations for businesses to have office space.  

London’s rich history and worldwide influence have earned it a reputation as one of the most prestigious cities in the world, a fact that has drawn some of the most profitable multinational businesses, such as HSBC, Unilever, and Shell to set up headquarters here.

In fact, as of 2023, there are over 1.04 million private business enterprises located in London, and these numbers are expected to keep climbing in the next few years, recovering from the brief downturn after 2020 due to pandemic-era policies.  

There’s never been a better time to establish your business in the city of London, but finding the perfect office space has never been so competitive. 

London serviced offices have been an increasingly popular alternative to traditional office spaces in London due to their flexibility, cost-efficiency, and offerings that support businesses where they need it most.

Once you’ve decided what you’re business is looking for in a serviced office space, it’s time to search for your dream location. No matter what industry you operate in, a city of London postcode automatically gives your business a greater sense of credibility and prestige in any other comparable destination.  

We’ve compiled a list of the best serviced offices in London to kickstart your search, each offering fully furnished coworking spaces, excellent transport links, flexible terms, and high-quality modern amenities.

One Mayfair Place

Address: Level 1, Devonshire House, One Mayfair Place, London

Getting here:

  • Directly above Green Park tube station with access to the Piccadilly, Victoria and Jubilee lines
  • Plenty of frequent bus services from Piccadilly bus stop
  • 45 minutes to Heathrow Airport via taxi or Piccadilly tube line

Ask anyone what the most esteemed area of London is, and there’s a good chance they’ll say Mayfair. Internationally renowned as one of the city’s most affluent pockets, Mayfair is surrounded by some of London’s most famous sites such as Buckingham Palace and Hyde Park, and is home to upscale retailers and shops, gourmet restaurants and trendy modern art galleries. It’s little wonder why current commercial real estate listing prices start at £4.45 million. Office spaces in Mayfair have long been in high demand, with law firms, financial services and investment banking companies continuing to seek out this exclusive area.

One Mayfair Place, also known as the Devonshire House, has been beautifully restored to offer workers, clients and visitors alike an unforgettable first-class experience, with state-of-the-art facilities that’ll make coming into the office an enjoyable pleasure. 

 You’ll find your managed office space on level 1, where you’ll be greeted by meticulously furnished offices with granite finishings and views of the leafy treetops of Green Park. By choosing One Mayfair Place as your office location, you’ll gain access to administrative support, IT and AV services, high-speed internet and VPN connections and 5-star facilities to make your life easier. 

Learn more about serviced offices at One Mayfair Place.

The Leadenhall Building

Address: Level 30, The Leadenhall Building 122 Leadenhall Street London

Transport:

  • Short walk from Fenchurch Street Railway
  • Bank and Monument Tube Stations are within a 5-minute walking distance
  • Frequent and numerous bus services are readily available from Leadenhall Street
  • Heathrow Airport is a 45-minute drive away

Square Mile has a long history as one of London’s finest financial centres, with Leadenhall Street being one of its shining gems. Just a stone’s throw away from the London Stock Exchange, the Tower of London and London Bridge, it’s easy to see why this bustling hub is prime real estate for enterprises wanting to make a name for themselves.

The Leadenhall Building has made a name for itself as one of the most exclusive locations to have an office space within Square Mile due to its cutting-edge design and unbeatable views of many of the city’s iconic buildings and sites including Tower Bridge, St Paul’s Cathedral and The London Eye.

Key features of this serviced office include a fully trained corporate reception team, IT and AV technical support, multi-million-pound five-star facilities and original commissioned artwork that’ll make your office space feel luxurious and welcoming.

Your business is with good company when you choose Leadenhall Building as the home for your serviced office space, joining Virgin Money, FM Global and DRW Trading as fellow occupants of this idyllic office space. 

Learn more about serviced offices at The Leadenhall Building.

Canary Wharf

Address: Level 18, 40 Bank Street Canary Wharf, London

Getting here:

●       2-minute walk from Canary Wharf tube station and DLR station

  • 12-minute drive from London City Airport
  • Numerous bus links from Canary Wharf bus stop

Searching for an office space that has it all? A wide range of shops, cafes, and restaurants with its fair share of cultural events and greenery all within easy access to the Thames. Then look no further than Canary Wharf.

Situated in the area's twelfth tallest building, 40 Bank Street Canary Wharf is fast becoming one of the area’s best office spaces. A former docking and porting hotspot, Canary Wharf has transformed itself into a top financial centre within the city. The vibrant precinct is home to one of London's best shopping centre's with over 300 shops as well as 70 cafes, bars, and eateries as well as a scenic outdoor seating area with eye-catching riverside views. Canary Wharf has also become famous for its annual Winter Lights festival, perfect for after-work catch-ups and social events. You'll never be bored working here.

At Canary Wharf, your serviced office space comes with flexible coworking spaces, private offices, board and meeting rooms and IT and secretarial support that will save your business thousands of pounds if you had to otherwise source this yourself.

If you run a law firm or financial services business, then you’ll be in esteemed company at 40 Bank Street, with multinationals such as ANZ Bank and Allen & Overy being fellow occupiers of this pristine office space. And just down the road, you’ll find JPMorgan Chase’s European headquarters. For journalists and marketers, Thomson Reuters and Newsweek Publishing are close by for you to network with. Your business will be surrounded by potential clients or competitors, all while enjoying excellent facilities in your serviced office space.

Learn more about serviced offices at Canary Wharf.

Dashwood House

Address: Level 17, Dashwood House 69 Old Broad Street, London

Getting here:

  • 1-minute walk from Liverpool Street Station and enjoys plenty of transport links that include the Central, Hammersmith and City, Circle, and District lines
  • Short distance from surrounding bus stations including Liverpool Street Station and All Hallows Church stops
  • Heathrow Airport is a 45-minute drive away

Positioned above Liverpool Street Station, Dashwood House is the perfect London serviced office space for those wanting a convenient, lifestyle-friendly location whilst still in amongst the action of Square Mile.

What makes Dashwood House different from its neighbouring Leadenhall location is the area’s trendy foodie scene, with award-winning pop-ups and establishments, ranging from quick and tasty eats to the ritzy The Ivy City Garden. You’ll never run out of lunch options when your office space is steps away from this hub.

Take a step inside Level 17 and you’ll be greeted with impressive city views and a newly furnished reception area with elegant granite fixtures. Once you’ve settled into your flexible office space you’ll immediately have access to onsite IT support, high speed internet, receptionist services who will manage your mailing and secretarial needs, and a full suite of amenities such as a fully-stocked kitchen, meeting rooms, and private offices. 

Dashwood House also ticks the boxes for sustainability credentials, boasting solar panels on the roof, rainwater capture and recycling, and a high-performance coating on the external glass cladding to control heat and light levels. You won't go wrong functionally or aesthetically when selecting such a location that aligns with top office design trends.

Learn more about serviced offices at the Dashwood House.

Which serviced office space should you choose?

You can’t go wrong with any of these offices, each offering five-star amenities, administration and technical support, along with fully furnished office spaces.

No matter which one you pick, choosing one of these serviced offices automatically gives your business greater credibility and prestige just by having a city of London address and an extravagant office to match. 

Ultimately, it comes down to which location best suits you and your business and whether you want plenty of transport options, access to green spaces, or want to be surrounded by cultural sites and events. In the end, you know what’s best for your business, but we also recommend reading our FAQ Guide on Serviced Offices in London.

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