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Farringdon & Clerkenwell Office Rental Guide

A Price Guide for renting leased office space in Farringdon & Clerkenwell

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.

Rent quoted in the City of London financial district is assumed not to be in a tower, where rents can be significantly more expensive

Conventional Lease (per ft2 per year)
Rent £60
Rates £20
Service Charge £10
Total Cost £90
A price guide for renting serviced office space in Farringdon & Clerkenwell
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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the city's cooler cousin...full of warehouse types of office buildings, with high ceilings, lots of light, exposed really attracts people in the creative industries.

Farringdon & Clerkenwell: a commercial guide for businesses looking for office space in London
Ian Kitchener:

Farringdon is the city’s cooler cousin. It’s east of Holborn, north of the city, and it’s already got very good communications. It’s got Barbican station and Farringdon station, and Farringdon itself is going to get quite a lot better in December 2018 when they finally open the Elizabeth line.

The area, years ago, or in the last century was pretty industrial, pretty inner-city. But in the late 1990s, developers really saw an opportunity to bring residential and office spaces to life there, to create what they then called “loft living”. Today it is full of warehouse types of office buildings, with high ceilings, lots of light, exposed surfaces. And it really attracts people in the creative industries.

My favorite spot in Clerkenwell is an unusual spot, it’s a medieval graveyard in the north side of St. John’s Square in the heart of Farringdon.

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Available Offices in Farringdon & Clerkenwell

A snapshot of the latest commercial property in Farringdon & Clerkenwell

  • Plug & play media style office space within this characterful period property.
  • An attractive and contemporary property comprising LG, Ground and five upper floors. The property has undergone a comprehensive refurbishment to provide new fully accessible raised flooring, modern suspended lighting, air-conditioning and upgraded WC & shower facilities. The property boasts an abundance of natural daylight and volume with a generous floor to ceiling height and windows spanning the front and rear elevation.
  • Media Style Office Space originally built during the 1960’s and comprises Ground and 5 upper floors. The space itself has been designed with the creative occupier in mind with parquet/herringbone wood flooring throughout, modern suspended lighting, an exposed air condition system and perimeter trunking. The space also provides a full fitout with cabling, a meeting and room and a kitchenette already in situ. Windows spanning two elevations along with a generous floor to ceiling height provide an abundance of natural daylight and volume throughout.
  • The building has been expertly designed and takes inspiration from 1930’s warehouse properties with an interesting brickwork façade, warehouse/Crittall style windows and an impressive communal courtyard.

    Upon entering the property, you are greeted by an impressive entrance lobby with an onsite commissionaire. The office is accessed via the communal stair core or the passenger lift. The building also boasts an impressive communal courtyard with outdoor seating.

    Internally, the building continues to follow an industrial theme with exposed concrete ceilings and exposed services/air-conditioning contrasted with contemporary finishes such as fully accessible metal tile raised flooring and modern suspended linear lighting. The 4th Floor can be delivered with a full fit-out in place to include; two meeting rooms, underfloor cabling throughout, Bolon floor covering and a kitchenette all in situ.
  • An attractive and contemporary property comprising this self-contained ground floor space. The property provides fully accessible raised flooring, modern suspended lighting, meeting rooms, a kitchenette and WC facilities. The property boasts an abundance of natural daylight and volume with a generous floor to ceiling height and windows spanning the front elevation. The space is accessed via the self-contained entrance from Saffron Hill.
  • The accommodation comprises fully fitted offices arranged and can also be reinstated to open plan.
  • An award-winning development, the Johnson Building involved the sensitive refurbishment and enlargement of an existing 1930s structure in Hatton Garden. The building is centred around a spacious, full height atrium, offering both light and volume. Johnson Building won the RIBA London Award 2008.
  • Finished to a high standard, the building will feature a newly remodelled reception and contemporary office floors. A new communal roof terrace will further enhance the amenities on offer
  • This bright 2nd floor office space is entirely open plan with 3 private meeting rooms and a large kitchen area. The premises are Plug and Play and benefit from wooden floors, high ceilings, good natural light, central heating and furniture potentially available.

    The suite is available by way of a sublease or assignment until 9th September 2020 or potentially by way of a new lease.
  • The reception has recently been refurbished to modern contemporary standards, featuring black frame finishes and wood effect flooring and a feature wall. The lift carriage is also being refurbished Summer 2019. The 4th, 5th and 6th floors at 16-18 Hatton Garden are to be refurbished to provide both contemporary and sophisticated Grade A open plan office space with design styling, plus one floor will be fully fitted to provide GRADE A + finishes providing a mixture of open plan office space, desks and meeting rooms. There is also a terrace and bike racks and newly refurbished WC’s. The 5th and 6th floors can be taken together with integral stair case giving 3,215ft2.

About Farringdon & Clerkenwell

Farringdon Offices

Farringdon & Clerkenwell lie east of Holborn and north of the City of London. Historically the area more an industrial than an office location. Indeed, Farringdon still houses Smithfield Meat market, one of the largest meat markets in Europe. Fashionably, Farringdon and Clerkenwell have now come to be regarded as the City’s cooler, neighbouring cousin!

Since office and residential demand expanded in the 1990s, developers saw the potential to convert industrial buildings to provide “loft living” and desirable office space with a “warehouse” feel. Despite a few cyclical dips in the market, Farringdon and Clerkenwell have never looked back.

Notably, the majority of tenants looking for Farringdon office space generally want a more creative work environment, whether that is traditionally leased office space or a flexible, serviced office. Warehouse-type offices in Farringdon offer flexible, open-plan spaces with good natural light and generous floor to ceiling heights. Additionally, exposed surfaces with windows unimpeded by suspended ceilings and floors uncovered by carpet tiles fit the bill for many creative businesses!

Responding to dramatically increased popularity of serviced offices, Clerkenwell & Farringdon offers the full range of flexible space – including shared, co-working space. Additionally, flexible meeting room hire combined with a virtual office allow startups to establish a presence in Farringdon & Clerkenwell, without the cost of renting an ongoing physical office space.

Because of sizeable residential population, Farringdon and Clerkenwell remain alive after hours and over the weekend. The area has good local restaurants, ranging from “greasy spoons” to fancy French restaurants, numerous pubs and bistros. Furthermore, most of the shops are independent retailers, rather than the usual high street chains. For the Arts, Sadler’s Wells hosts world leading ballet and dance companies. And the area is also home to a host of cultural facilities at Barbican.

Without a doubt, radically improved communications will prompt more companies rent Farringdon office space. National and tube services are already available at Barbican Station and Farringdon Station. In addition, in December 2018 the Elizabeth Line (Crossrail) will open at Farrindon, transforming it into one of the busiest stations in Britain, with over 140 trains passing though per hour. The Elizabeth Line will connect with existing Thameslink and the London Underground lines at Farringdon. Most importantly, travel times to other parts of central London – Paddington, Oxford Street, Bloomsbury and Canary Wharf – as well as suburban London and Heathrow Airport will be hugely improved.


Map of Farringdon & Clerkenwell

Tube Stations

  • Farringdon
    • Circle
    • Hammersmith and City
    • Metropolitan
  • Barbican
    • Circle
    • Hammersmith and City
    • Metropolitan

National Rail Stations

  • Farringdon

Bike Docking Stations

  • Clerkenwell Green, Clerkenwell
  • Berry Street, Clerkenwell

Business in Farringdon & Clerkenwell

  • All types of office accommodation from small studios to large corporate buildings
  • Desirable creative office space with a “warehouse” feel, for leased space, serviced and co-working space.
  • December 2018 – Elisabeth Line (Crossrail) will open connecting Farringdon with key locations across London from East to West – with greatly reduced travel times

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AirX Charter Limited

They negotiated a great deal with a better rent free than we were expecting

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