Working in Old Street
Famous for its thriving tech scene and street art (cue Banksy), the Old Street district of London runs from Goswell Road in Clerkenwell to the crossroads linking Shoreditch High Street to the south and Kingsland Road to the north. A wide range of top quality serviced offices and coworking spaces can be found in and around Silicon Roundabout, each home to a number of established tech brands as well as innovative new startups and scaleups.
- 8 flexible workspaces to choose from in Old Street
- Fixed desks start from ~£400 per month
- Most offices have undergone extensive fit-out projects
HQs in Old Street
Old Street is officially home to the largest concentration of tech companies in London. Seedrs, an investment startup simplifying the equity funding process, is one of its newest residents. Established brands with offices in Old Street include Deloitte, PwC, EY, IBM, Amazon, KPMG, J.P. Morgan and Barclays, to name but a few.
Local transport links
Conveniently situated in London Travel Zone 1, Old Street Station is connected to the Northern Line. It’s also linked to a number of bus routes, including the 243 to Waterloo. Liverpool Street, Moorgate and the Barbican are also within walking distance and the area is served by six London Cycle Network bays.
Businesses based in Old Street are never more than 15 minutes from the West End and around five minutes from the City of London at Bank.
Things to do, see & eat
Being just a stone’s throw away from Shoreditch means you’re never far away from a gallery. Autograph ABP Art Gallery is one of the closest; it’s a charity dedicated to showcasing talented photographers who might otherwise be marginalised by the mainstream. Old Street is also the place to be if you want to treat coworkers or clients to an artisan coffee - Shoreditch Grind and Central Cafe offer a wide selection of caffeinated drinks and snacks.
There’s also a wide array of places to eat and you can find almost any international cuisine within walking distance. Head to Ceviche for Peruvian, Passo Shoreditch for Italian, Bone Daddies for Ramen and the Old Fountain for pub food and a drink with coworkers.
Did you know…
- BOXPARK, the world’s first pop-up mall, comprises 60 converted shipping containers.
- Silicon Roundabout is the third-largest technology start-up cluster after San Francisco and New York City.
- 15,000 new businesses decided to settle in Shoreditch and Old Street in 2014 alone.