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Serviced Offices - Where Are They & Who's Looking?

A typical serviced office as advertised on Easy Offices.

The London boroughs with the highest number of serviced offices are Westminster (883 serviced offices), Camden (374), Islington (315), Hackney (210) and Southwark (115).

The London boroughs with the fewest serviced offices are Havering (11), Barnet (10), Waltham Forest (10), Harrow (6) and Merton (6).

The areas outside London with the highest interest in serviced offices are Leeds, Edinburgh, Manchester, Birmingham and Bristol.

 

Who cares?

Interest in serviced offices has been soaring – with 2,400 Brits googling the term a month.

A serviced office is essentially an office building serviced by an outside company, with individual offices or floors being rented out to businesses. It’s a good option for those looking for low to no start-up costs and a prestigious London address – but where in London can you find the most serviced office options?

Savoystewart.co.uk decided to take a look at the London boroughs with the highest and lowest number of serviced offices. The figures were extracted from property website Rightmove for the month of July 2019. The boroughs were then ordered from highest to lowest. (There was no data available for Bexley, Haringey and Sutton.)

So after Westminster, Camden, Islington, Hackney and Southwark came Tower Hamlets with 153 serviced offices, then Hammersmith & Fulham on 100. Hillingdon has 87; Kensington & Chelsea 74; Lambeth 47; Hounslow 36; Ealing 34; Brent  26; Bromley     24; Croydon 24; Enfield 23; Richmond Upon Thames 23; Wandsworth 19; Barking & Dagenham 16; Newham 16; Redbridge 16; Lewisham 13; Greenwich 12; Havering 11; Barnet 10; Waltham Forest 10; Harrow 6; Merton 6.

Areas outside London with highest interest in serviced offices are Leeds with 480 Google searches in a month, followed by Edinburgh and Manchester on 390 each. Then come Birmingham and Bristol which both polled 320. Cardiff, Glasgow, Reading and Liverpool all got 210 each.

With thanks to www.savoystewart.co.uk

Picture: A typical serviced office as advertised on Easy Offices.

Article written by Brian Shillibeer

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