Soho Office Rental Guide

A Price Guide for Renting Leased Office Space in Soho

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 £68
Rates £29
Service Charge £9
Total Cost £106
A Price Guide for Renting Serviced Office Space in Soho
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 £650

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

...a lot of companies that used to be in Mayfair have now chosen Soho, because of the rising Mayfair rents; so they've crossed Regent Street.

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

Soho is immediately to the east of Mayfair, and it has a very clear boundary between Mayfair and Soho, and that’s Regent Street. The area is great from a communications point of view. There are tube stations all over the place, and frankly it’s hard to be far from one of them.

Till the 1980s it was known especially for its nightlife, clubs, jazz clubs, eating establishments, that sort of thing, but, in recent years there’s been quite a lot of redevelopment. So, there is space there for large companies should they choose Soho. Interestingly, quite a lot of companies that used to be in Mayfair have now chosen Soho, because of the rising Mayfair rents; so they’ve crossed Regent Street, and they’re now in Soho.

One of the side effects of that is of course it’s, as the rents have risen in Soho, priced out a lot of the media companies, who’ve now, well, some still remain. A lot of them have had to go to places which we would describe as lower cost options, which is Clerkenwell, north of Oxford Street, those sort of areas where they can still get in to the center of the media area, but they bring their overheads down quite a lot.

The whole area, as I’ve said, has great atmosphere. Turn every corner, and there’s something new, interesting, just very pleasant. It’s reputed there are still many of some would call accommodating establishments for people to visit after their work hours.

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Available Offices in Soho

A snapshot of the latest commercial property in Soho

  • **Soho**
    Part Second Floor To Let in Grade II Listed Building, located on Arygll Street, Soho - Approx. 14,989ft2 - New Sublease until January 2021 - Quoting Rent £82.50 ps or Assignment of the existing lease - Passing Rent £79.50 per ft2 to expire in January 2024 - Rent Review January 2019 - On site building manager - 24 hour security and reception team - Showers - Lifts - Underfloor air conditioning - Service charge £13 per ft2
  • **Soho**
    B1 Premises To Let located on Dean Street, Soho - Ground floor area approx. 650ft2 - Terms upon application - Rent £8,500 pcm + VAT
  • **Soho**
    Self Contained Building To Let located on Wardour Street, Soho - Total approx. area 1,233ft2 over 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th floors - Wooden flooring - Kitchenette - New lease direct from the landlord - Rent £49,500 pax + VAT if applicable
  • **Soho**
    Refurbished Fifth Floor To Let located on Poland Street, Soho - Approx. 836ft2 - Open plan space - Fitted kitchen - Shower - Central heating - Large roof terrace - Lift - New lease for a term by arrangement - Rent £71,000 pa - Service charge £4.75 per ft2
  • **Soho**
    Refurbished Third Floor Offices To Let located on Wardour Street, Soho - Approx. 1,892ft2 - New LED lighting - New comfort cooling - Exposed brickwork - Timber effect floor - Capped off services for a tea point - New lease by arrangement - Reduced Rent £59.50 per ft2 - Service charge £5.55 per ft2

About Soho

Soho – immediately to the East of Mayfair in London’s West End – has a long-established reputation for entertainment. Soho has its own distinctive culture and a vibrant nightlife. The original Soho House private members’ club (now a worldwide brand) is based here. Until the 1980s, Soho was also associated with the sex industry, but in recent decades, the area has undergone extensive – and for some, controversial – gentrification.

Soho is traditionally the home of the media industry: for decades, leading film and post-production companies have visibly dominated Soho office space. As Soho office rents have risen, some elements of the media industry have moved away from the West End to more cost-effective locations, to be replaced by a variety of non-media companies.

Regardless of the occupiers, Soho office space continues to very diverse: from top grade air conditioning premises to the most modest – much of the latter being converted from old light industrial buildings and houses.  Serviced offices and co-working space in Soho are increasingly the choice of both start ups and established businesses who value flexibility.

Communications in Soho are excellent, with Tube stations never more than a few minutes walk and for Charing Cross Station to the south for mainline train services.

Despite rising in recent years, Soho office rents are significantly cheaper than neighbouring Mayfair on the other side of Regent St.

Map of Soho

Tube Stations

  • Tottenham Court Road
    • Central
    • Northern
  • Leicester Square
    • Northern
    • Piccadilly
  • Piccadilly Circus
    • Bakerloo
    • Piccadilly
  • Covent Garden
    • Piccadilly

National Rail Stations

  • London Charing Cross

Bike Docking Stations

  • Soho Square , Soho
  • Moor Street, Soho
  • Frith Street, Soho

Business in Soho

  • Traditionally home to the Media industry
  • Very wide range of office space from top grade to the most modest
  • Excellent Communications
  • Diverse range of industries, caused by rising rent
  • Lower rents than Mayfar

Leisure & Culture in Soho

Popular Business Addresses in Soho

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Types of Office available in Soho

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