King's Cross Office Rental Guide

A Price Guide for Renting Leased Office Space in King's Cross

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 £21
Service Charge £9
Total Cost £95
A Price Guide for Renting Serviced Office Space in King's Cross
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 £625

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A guide to King's Cross in London from a commercial perspective. The guide is aimed at businesses looking for office space in King's Cross or London in general.

...when they decided to connect St. Pancras through Eurostar to the Channel Tunnel...that was a real game changer. Since then the area has become one of the biggest urban regeneration schemes in Europe.

King’s Cross: a commercial guide for businesses looking for office space in London
Ian Kitchener:

King’s Cross is a northern part of central London, built around King’s Cross and St. Pancras stations. Communications have always been really keen to the area, starting with canals, but then tubes connecting to all over central London, and rail links to major industrial centers including places like Cambridge and Edinburgh and Hull and Leeds. The area used to be full of deprivation, it was a bit of an industrial wasteland, but the catalyst that really got King’s Cross going was when they decided to connect St. Pancras through Eurostar to the Channel Tunnel, and that was a real game changer. Since then the area has become one of the biggest urban regeneration schemes in Europe and there are all kinds of mixed developments introducing, not only offices and residential and retail and cinemas, but also schools. A real area with a real postcode, which from memory is N1C.

The kind of offices people look for there would be some big corporate buildings, but also buildings with a strong design input. There have been some really interesting buildings built in King’s Cross. There’s the Francis Crick Institute, King’s Place, which is home to the Guardian newspapers in central London. People like Google, the French advertising conglomerate, Havas, have made King’s Cross their home and had a building actually built for them.

My favorite spot in King’s Cross is probably the Eurostar arrivals in St. Pancras. I think it’s a really inspiring way to enter into the UK.

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Available Offices in King's Cross

A snapshot of the latest commercial property in King's Cross

  • **King’s Cross**
    Fully Fitted Plug & Play Office Floor with Large Roof Terrace located on Laystall Street, Farringdon - Fourth floor of approx. 2,344ft2 - Lift - Air conditioning - Commissionaire controlled reception - Lease for a term to expire in March 2020 - Rent passing equates to £57.50 per ft2 pax - Rates & Service Charge to be confirmed - Assignment of lease sought with premium offers invited for the benefit of the lease and fit-out
  • **King’s Cross**
    Self Contained B1 Building To Let located on Bakers Row, EC1 - Total approx. area 5,635ft2 over Ground, Mezzanine, 1st & 2nd floors - Partial air cooling - Central heating - Kitchenette - Loading bay/Car park - Fibre connectivity - New lease for a term by arrangement - Rent £31.05 per ft2
  • **King’s Cross**
    Self Contained Ground & Lower Ground Floors To Let located on Bowling Green Lane, EC1 - Approx. 2,450ft2 - Fitted kitchenette - Air conditioning - New lease direct from the landlord for a term to be arranged - Rent £49 per ft2 - Service charge £3.50 per ft2
  • **King’s Cross**
    Creative Studio Style Offices To Let located on Amwell Street, EC1 - First floor of approx. 1,950ft2 - New FRI Lease for a term by arrangement - Reduced Rent £39.50 per ft2 - Service charge £3.80 per ft2 - Air conditioning - Wooden floors - 24 hour access - 100MB fibre connection - Kitchenette
  • **King’s Cross**
    Refurbished Character Offices To Let located on Farringdon Lane, Clerkenwell - From approx. 985 to 3,670ft2 over 2nd, 3rd & 4th floors - Modern features - Comfort cooling - Lift - Shower facility - Kitchenette on each floor - Disabled access - Full rent and lease terms upon application

About King’s Cross

Office Space in King's Cross

King’s Cross is the inner city area north of Holborn, built around King’s Cross and St Pancras International stations. Historically  a major transport hub connecting the national railway network with the Grand Union Canal.

The area houses some iconic architecture. King’s Cross station itself was designed by Lewis Cubitt, who built the station just in time for the Great Exhibition.

Alas, by the latter part of the 20th Century, with the long decline of established, yet dated industries, the area to the north of the station had become a derelict wasteland. And the area immediately around the station was particularly shabby and acquired a reputation for vice!

However, over the past 2 decades the area has been dramatically transformed as demand for office space in central London has grown unabated.  This transformation has been facilitated by simplified land ownership, the continued domestic transport importance of King’s Cross and the development of St Pancras International to provide direct, high speed Eurostar trains to and from Europe.  And of course the refurbishment and re-opening of iconic Great Northern Hotel.

Today King’s Cross is one of the largest redevelopment sites in Europe providing new homes, offices, shops, schools, restaurants and leisure facilities to create a new area, which even has its own new postcode – London N1C.

Large amounts of office space in King’s Cross have been developed to meet the demand of large and small office occupiers. Huge brands such as Google and the media multinational Havas have had state of the art offices in King’s Cross built to meet their specific requirements.

Companies such as The Office Group & other flexible office providers are catering for start ups and other smaller businesses. These centres are making serviced offices, meeting rooms &  coworking offices available to rent in King’s Cross to meet sharply increased demand for flexibility.

Map of King's Cross

Tube Stations

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

National Rail Stations

  • London King's Cross
  • London St Pancras International

Bike Docking Stations

  • Belgrove Street , King's Cross
  • Birkenhead Street, King's Cross
  • St. Chad's Street, King's Cross
  • Northdown Street, King's Cross

Business in King's Cross

  • Focal point for major urban regeneration
  • Good stock of office space – from medium to top quality with air conditioning – including serviced offices
  • State of the art residential, retail and office accommodation in the Pancras Square development,
  • High speed rail services to mainland Europe and the North of England.

Popular Business Addresses in King’s Cross

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