Top Co-working Spaces in London

Co-working spaces are on-demand workspaces specifically designed for collaboration and networking. If you run a small business and need a break from your home office, need to host a large meeting, or simply want to brainstorm with your team over a coffee, co-working spaces are a flexible and affordable option.

Unsure how to pick the right co-working space? There are plenty to choose from in London. In this blog, UK’s leading company formation agent, 1st Formations, reveals their favourite co-working spaces.

1. Makerversity

Located in the iconic Somerset House, Makerversity is perfect for creative professionals who make things for a living. Whether you’re an artist, designer, photographer, craftsman, or influencer – or something else – Makerveristy has various tools and resources to help your next project bloom.


If all you need is a desk for the day, simply pop in and grab one. If you need a creative workshop or studio, you can book one for up to eight people. There are:

  • Wood workshops
  • Fashion workshops
  • Photography and podcast studios
  • Digital workshops
  • Engineering workshops
  • Material exploration workshops

What’s more, if you’re under 30 years old or have a team of up to three, you can apply for a three or 6-month free membership to give Makerversity a go.

Location: Somerset House, Victoria Embankment, WC2R 1LA.

Best for: Creative professionals.

2. Piano House

Piano House is a flexible and creative co-working space with a focus on community. Book dedicated desks, hot desks, meeting rooms and pods, or shared areas for all your individual working needs. Depending on the type of workspace you choose, you can unlock various perks and discounts across the club’s facilities.

Choose from two ‘Clubspace’ memberships: ClubDesk, a 3-month fixed then rolling monthly contract, and ClubFlex, a rolling monthly agreement. There’s also a drop-in option – there’s no need to book; simply come in as and when you need a co-working space and use what’s available.

You can also enjoy these exclusive member benefits:

  • Access to the member directory (containing 4,500 members and 400 companies)
  • National and global peer-to-peer networking
  • Events and workshops
  • Funding advice
  • Partner discounts
  • Advertise on job boards

Location: 9 Brighton Terrace, Brixton, SW9 8DJ.

Best for: Marketing, design, and tech businesses, and consultants.

3. 3Space

The 3Space co-working space is charity-run. Its creators work with government bodies and developers to make better use of commercial space, drive regeneration, and benefit local communities.

Their co-working space in Bermondsey offers exclusive private offices and fixed desks for short-term hire. It also comes complete with 24/7 security, all-inclusive fees (covering business rates, service charges, and utilities), meeting rooms, and free event space hire.

When you’re ready to socialise, visit the shared kitchens or the panoramic rooftop, where you can connect with other like-minded professionals. Don’t forget to check their events calendar for plenty of clubs, courses, and workshops to take part in.

Location: 6 Canterbury Crescent, SW9 7QD.

Best for: Businesses of all sizes and industries.

4. The Ministry

Media and music businesses can enjoy a private, adaptable co-working space for the whole team at The Ministry in Southwark.

You’ll find typical meeting rooms and hot desks for your everyday working needs, but you can also access unique extras, like an on-site recording studio, a gym (which you can also work in if you like), a deli bar, and exclusive discounts if you live in the SE1 area.

The Ministry

The Ministry is an all-in-one co-working space that encompasses productivity, collaboration, wellness, and community, specially designed for creative start-ups.

Location: 79-81 Borough Road, Southward, SE1 1DN.

Best for: Media and creative companies of all sizes.

5. Impact Brixton

Impact Brixton is one of the highest-rated co-working spaces in London. They offer flexible membership options, including hourly rates, day passes, and monthly subscriptions, each with a range of perks and benefits. Whichever option you choose, you’ll get:

  • Fast WiFi
  • Building security
  • Equipped kitchen with complimentary snacks
  • Printing services
  • Airconditioning
  • A vibrant Brixton location
  • Background music (if you prefer working to music)

Also, this co-working space is specifically curated for impactful networking. So, expect an open-plan design, a spacious kitchen with a large table, and monthly social events for freelancers and entrepreneurs to collaborate.

Location: 17a Electric Lane, Brixton, SW9 8LA.

Best for: Solopreneurs, freelancers, and SMEs who prioritise networking.

6. Idea Space

From hot desks to event rooms, Idea Space in Clapham Junction has a co-working space to meet your business size and needs. If you normally work from home and simply fancy a change of scenery, book a private desk from £10/hour.

If your day is packed with back-to-back calls, why not book a phone booth? It’s suitable for both video and private calls. Or if you’re meeting a client or want to host a meeting with your employees, there are several ‘ideas rooms’ to choose from.

It’s also easy to work within your business budget, with a range of daily and monthly passes and no long-term commitment. Explore Idea Space with their interactive virtual tour.

Location: 83 Lavender Hill, Clapham Junction, SW11 5QL.

Best for: Businesses of all sizes and industries.

7. Huckletree

If you’re looking for a quirky, sustainable co-working space with an emphasis on community, Huckletree could be for you. Their design-led offices are spread across some of London’s most prestigious and picturesque locations, such as Westminster and Oxford Circus, so you can choose one where your business will thrive the most.

The Dedicated Desk membership is great for individuals and small teams. It gives you unlimited access (including after-hours) to a private desk in a vibrant co-working area for a month. You’ll also get your own locker to keep your personal belongings safe overnight.

The Floating Membership could be more suitable if you don’t want to be restricted to only desk access – great for freelancers and solopreneurs. Instead, you can work anywhere within your chosen hub, whenever you like, for as long as you need.


Alternatively, the Light Memberships lets you use any Huckletree co-working space for 10 days per month, Monday to Friday. This is a great option if your work schedule differs each day and you need that extra element of flexibility.

Location: Various across London.

Best for: Accounting, finance, and creative businesses.

8. Uncommon

Uncommon is a B-Corp-certified, sustainable co-working solution located in Holborn, Highbury and Islington, Borough, Fulham, and Liverpool Street. At each Uncommon location, you can book as much or as little room as your business needs with the following flexible co-working facilities:

  • Dedicated desks
  • Hot desks
  • Meeting rooms
  • Events spaces

There are also lots of amenities around. Grab your morning coffee at the on-site cafe, head up to the roof terrace on a Friday evening or visit the member’s lounge on your lunch break for some socialising and networking.

Location: Various across London.

Best for: Businesses of all sizes with sustainability values.

9. Mindspace

Located in the bustling, social end of town, Mindspace in Shoreditch is a great co-working space for tech and design businesses. Famous for its ethnic street food options and hidden vintage gems, you’ll find plenty of diverse inspiration after (and during) a busy day in your flexible Shoreditch office.

If your business is new and you’re running a one-man band, simply book a private desk. If you need a co-working space for a small team, you might prefer the team suite – a private, furnished, and customisable workspace.

There are also meeting rooms, private booths, and even event spaces, all suitable for businesses with one to 100+ employees and bookable on short notice.

If you’re unsure if Mindspace is right for you, try a daily pass. This gives you instant access to their co-working facilities and amenities for 24 hours, so you can give Mindspace a test run before making any decisions.

Location: 9 Appold Street, Shoreditch, EC2A 2AP.

Best for: Tech and design start-ups and micro-businesses.

Thanks for reading

There are many exciting co-working spaces in London, and hopefully, our list will assist you in finding a space that is ideal for you and your business.

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Browse the 1st Formations company formation packages, starting at just £52.99, and get your next business idea off to the perfect start.

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