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 £550

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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

  • The estate itself comprises of a number of fully self-contained Victorian Warehouse conversions, which have since been converted into inspiring office accommodation.

    The premises is completely self-contained with its own front door just off the internal street. The space boasts an a generous floor to ceiling height with an impressive pitched roof that is complimented by an exposed Air Conditioning & Fresh Air system, which not only provides necessary heating and cooling capabilities, but is also an aesthetically pleasing interior feature within the room.
  • A new lease is available direct from the landlord with a term expiring December 2023 or longer with mutual rolling breaks.
  • The available space forms part of a self contained unit within this gated development. The space has recently undergone extensive refurbishment to provide bright office space with generous floor to ceiling height and an impressive pitched roof. The space is accessed via a communal reception and benefits from shared WCxR1s.
  • High quality office accommodation accessed be a large ground floor reception lobby, offering a practical rectangular floorplate with excellent natural light and is available on a new lease from the freeholder.
  • The property is a self-contained building that was comprehensively refurbished to a high specification 13 years ago and subsequently occupied by MUJI as their European HQ. Attracting plenty of natural light the property has additional features that include comfort cooling, high ceilings, and a fully accessible raised floor.

    There is a modern entrance, disabled access and numerous WC facilities. On the second floor there is a spacious roof terrace with an adjoining annexe that provides a break-out area. Given the specification of the property within such an exclusive location it represents limited stock and will receive plenty of interest. Occupation is from April 2018.
  • The available accommodation is located on the 3rd floor and benefits from a predominantly open plan fit out. The main office entrance has recently undergone a comprehensive refurbishment with a new reception. The current fit out is made up of 2 meeting rooms, a large 22 person boardroom, a large store room, 37 open plan desks and communications room.

    The accommodation is available by way of a sublease or assignment of the existing lease for a term expiring October 2021. The lease is held inside the security of tenure and compensations provisions of the Landlord and Tenant 1954 Act Part II.
  • Previously let to the University of the Arts and in development for a variety of uses including office, residential, retail and hotel (subject to planning). Herbal House is situated in Clerkenwell, and aims to attract tenants from the media and creative industry looking for alternatives to the traditional West End and Soho locations. Boasting an astonishing past as the Daily Mirror’s printing works HQ, studios for seminal British photographers, the backdrop for iconic music videos, and home to the London School of Printing and Central Saint Martins.
  • Converted industrial building, with exposed brickwork, Crittall windows and remnants of the former printing works. Previously let to the University of the Arts and was the Daily Mirror’s printing works HQ, studios for seminal British photographers, the backdrop for iconic music videos, and home to the London School of Printing and Central Saint Martins. The development aims to attract tenants from the media and creative industry looking for alternatives to the traditional West End and Soho locations.
  • The property provides B1 office use across 1st - 5th floors. These floors provide a total net internal area of 11,479 Ft² approx.

    a full refurbishment program, which has been brilliantly designed by Ben Adams Architects to exacting standards. The office accommodation will provide new high quality oak wood flooring, modern suspended lighting, exposed brickwork, steel perimeter trunking and a bespoke exposed air-conditioning system. Windows spanning three elevations coupled with a generous floor to ceiling height provide an abundance of natural daylight and volume throughout the offices.

    The redevelopment has also included a complete remodeling of the main entrance lobby to provide a slick, cool, contemporary front of house reception. This is very much in keeping with Clerkenwell’s industrial heritage with high ceilings, exposed brickwork, together with the introduction of a timber feature wall and ceiling lining to the lobby seating area.

    The decorative theme follows through to the main office accommodation on the upper floor levels to provide a bright inspiring open plan floors that neatly wrap around the main core of the property.
  • Originally built during the late 1980’s as two independent buildings, this property will be of interest to design, media, tech and creative businesses. Party wall connections were recently introduced at each level of the property while retaining the two separate stair cores and entrance doors from the ground level.

    The spaces enjoy good ceiling heights in the majority of the areas including excellent natural daylight, especially within the top floor that boasts a pitched roof and skylights. The previous tenant’s fit out of meeting rooms and conference spaces have been inherited and will remain in situ for a new occupier to use.

    Smart wood flooring is laid throughout the main office floors, together with modern lighting, perimeter trunking, comfort cooling, kitchens and WC facilities.

    The property also benefits from 4 private car parking spaces directly in front of the building.

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. It’s now one of  London’s best connected commercial areas, making it highly sought after by businesses – large and small alike.

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 high quality leased office space in King’s Cross have been developed – both new and refurbished – 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

The most sought after office locations within King’s Cross include:

Types of Office available in King’s Cross

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Featured Offices in King’s Cross

  • Pancras Square, King’s Cross, London N1C
    Serviced Office Coworking Office Meeting Rooms
    • Prime King's Cross
    • Flexible Terms
    • Fully Furnished
    • IT & Telephony
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Roof Terrace
    • Kitchens
    • Creative Style Space
    • Newly Refurbished
  • Grays Inn Road, King’s Cross, London WC1X
    Leased Office
    • Air Conditioning
    • M/F WCs on each floor
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Open Plan
    • 2+ Lifts
    • Suspended Ceilings
    • Raised Floors <140mm
  • Gray's Inn Road, King’s Cross, London WC1X
    Serviced Office Meeting Rooms
    • Prime King's Cross
    • Flexible Terms
    • Fully Furnished
    • IT & Telephony
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Roof Terrace
    • Bike Storage
    • Newly Refurbished
    • Boutique-Style Space
  • Wharfdale Road, King’s Cross, London N1
    Serviced Office Meeting Rooms
    • Prime King's Cross
    • Flexible Terms
    • Fully Furnished
    • IT & Telephony
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Manned Reception
    • Printing/Copying
    • Transport Links
    • Break-out Area

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