Bloomsbury Office Rental Guide

A Price Guide for Renting Leased Office Space in Bloomsbury

The above rental estimates reflect good quality (but not prime) air conditioned offices. More expensive and cheaper accommodation will generally be available.

Rent rates and service charge estimates are only intended as a guide. Office space is often available with costs outside these guidelines.

Negotiated rent free incentives will often make the net effective rent, lower than the above estimates.

Business rates payable will vary from year to year, changing each April, due to annual changes in the Uniform Business Rate. Higher rates are paid for brand new buildings.

Conventional Lease (per ft2 per year)
Rent £65
Rates £26
Service Charge £9
Total Cost £100
A Price Guide for Renting Serviced Office Space in Bloomsbury
Serviced offices provide an all-inclusive fully furnished solution with telecoms, internet and power and business rates all included in the monthly rent.
Serviced Space (per desk, per month)
Total Cost £600

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A guide to Bloomsbury in London from a commercial perspective. The guide is aimed at business looking for office space in Bloomsbury or London in general.

...if you're a northern based company and want a London office, it's terrific to get to Bloomsbury because of the three mainline stations, St. Pancras, Euston, and King's Cross.

Bloomsbury: a commercial guide for businesses looking for office space in London
Michael Fraser:

Bloomsbury is a district essentially just above Covent Garden. It’s history is that it’s traditionally the home of the publishing sector, but there are many other types of occupiers there. They were historically attracted to the area because there were some big buildings built, and in those days, they were considered pretty much state of the art, and very good for a modern office. There hasn’t actually been an awful lot of redevelopment in that area since. There has been some, but not as in some areas. It has attracted other companies, media, and that type of occupier. This is largely driven by the lower rents in the area.

There’s another driver for this area, and that’s that if you’re a northern based company and want a London office, it’s terrific to get to Bloomsbury because of the three mainline stations, St. Pancras, Euston, and King’s Cross. You can come into those stations and walk into your office, really very easily. It’s a cost effective location, and it’s an interesting area. What’s so good about it? Well, it’s really driven by those three stations. And of course, great interest is St. Pancras Station itself with its gaudy like architecture, recently refurbished, and it really is a superb bit of architecture.

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Available Offices in Bloomsbury

A snapshot of the latest commercial property in Bloomsbury

The very latest available leasehold office space in Bloomsbury

  • A new lease for all the space to be taken for a term by arrangement direct from the landlord
  • The available suite provides bright, open plan office space with views over Russell Square. The suites also offer views over private gardens to the rear. Conference facilities within the building are available to hire at a discounted rate.
  • A stunning renovation of the art modern inspired building, carefully designed to cater to the needs of the next generation of office occupier. It is fully rfurbished with a retail offering at ground and basement level with an additional floor added above.
  • Vernon & Sicilian House is situated on the south side of Sicilian Avenue which joins Bloomsbury Way
  • The building has a double-height office reception space with a large cafe, tenants’ bike parking and showers/changing rooms, three retail/restaurant units at ground floor, and office accommodation above.

    The refurbished floorplates provide open-plan office accommodation around a central core. Individual floors can be split into up to three tenancies per floor if required.

    There are three large roof terraces at 9th floor.
  • Outstanding new office accommodation of 263,000ft2 over eight upper floors of flexible Grade A office space with unique volume of up to 5.5 meters ceiling heights, individual roof terraces and a 7,500ft2 communal rooftop garden.
  • A contemporary warehouse conversion.
  • The available accommodation comprises the second floor set within a former warehouse building. Assignment of the existing lease to 6th December 2020 outside the L&T Act subject to a tenant break at 7 December 2018, or a sublease to 7 December 2018, outside the L&T Act. A new lease direct from the landlord is also available.

About Bloomsbury

Bloomsbury Offices

Bloomsbury is situated east of Tottenham Court Road and Soho, running up to Euston Square at the top of Gower Street, with Holborn to the east and Covent Garden to the south of New Oxford Street

Modern Bloomsbury was developed during the 16th and 17th Century, initially as a largely residential ara. Steeped in literary history, Bloomsbury now has a great variety of real estate, including the British MuseumGreat Ormond Street Children’s Hospital and famous University of London colleges such as UCL. The London office headquarters of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC – now a global brand – is in Bedford Square.

Offices are often found in the garden squares that dominate the area – Bloomsbury SquareBedford SquareRussell Square and Gordon Square, for example. With a full range of buildings, office space in Bloomsbury attracts every type of business – from publishers to government departments, media companies, professionals and financial services.

As is the case across most of central London, a wide range of office types can be found in Bloomsbury: offices to let on traditional long-term leases remain the most common type of space for the time being, athough flexible, serviced offices in Bloomsbury are are rapidly growing in demand and availability. Bloomsbury co-working space, virtual offices and flexible meeting rooms are also popular options – particularly for start up businesses. These alternative spaces are quickly transforming the London office market – and Bloomsbury is no exception.

Offices in Bloomsbury are considerably cheaper than more central locations, but the area has very good communications with the newly redeveloped Tottenham Court Road tube station – transformed for the new Elizabeth Line (Crossrail) opening in 2018. For national rail, Euston Station is to the north.

Map of Bloomsbury

Tube Stations

  • Russell Square
    • Piccadilly
  • Holborn
    • Central
    • Piccadilly
  • King's Cross St. Pancras
    • Circle
    • Hammersmith and City
    • Metropolitan
    • Northern
    • Piccadilly
    • Victoria

National Rail Stations

  • London King's Cross
  • London Euston
  • London St Pancras International LL

Bike Docking Stations

  • Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury
  • Guilford Street , Bloomsbury
  • Russell Square Station, Bloomsbury

Leisure & Culture in Bloomsbury

Business in Bloomsbury

  • Bloomsbury boasts the full range of office space, including traditional leased space and flexible, serviced offices.
  • Industries include publishing, media companies and financial services.
  • Government departments and professionals can also be found in Bloomsbury
  • Very good communications: Tottenham Court Road Tube – with Elizabeth Line (Cross Rail) opening in 2018 – and  national rail Euston Station to the North.

Popular Business Addresses in Bloomsbury

The most sought after office locations within Bloomsbury include:

Featured Offices in Bloomsbury

  • Bloomsbury Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1A
    Serviced Office
    • Prime Bloomsbury
    • Flexible Terms
    • Fully Furnished
    • IT & Telephony
    • Green Outlook
    • Unbranded
    • Kitchen
    • Meeting Room
    • Central Location
  • Bayley Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B
    Serviced Office Coworking Office
    • Prime Bloomsbury
    • Flexible terms
    • Co-Working Space
    • Shared Office Space
    • Private Offices
    • Fully Furnished
    • Broadband Access
    • Kitchen facilities
    • Monthly Membership
  • Kenton Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N
    Leased Office
    • Air Conditioning
    • Demised WCs
    • Kitchen
  • Bedford Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1B
    Serviced Office Meeting Rooms
    • Prime Bloomsbury
    • Flexible Terms
    • Fully Furnished
    • IT & Telephony
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Manned Reception
    • Private Courtyard
    • Boutique Design
    • Original Features

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