10 Amazing Remote Working Hotspots in London
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10 Amazing Remote Working Hotspots in London

Flexible working can be the key to unlocking a more creative and productive you, and with so many public spaces available with great surroundings, you’re really spoilt for choice on where to spend your working day.

There has never been a better time to work remotely with accessibility to wi-fi in public areas, but the benefits of flexible working extend further than just the environment. Positives include the opportunity to network inside working hours, and with many public working spaces housing creative break-out areas serving food and coffee – having everything all under one roof saves time out of your busy working day. Here are some facts about remote working in the UK:

  • 70% of people work remotely from coffee shops at least twice a week
  • Remote workers are 20% more productive with creative tasks
  • 77% of people believe working remotely helps them with their work-life balance
  • 38% of workers feel they are more creative when they work flexibly

We’ve put together a list of the top 10 spots in London to work remotely, from libraries and art centres to shared spaces – these top 10 working hot spots provide you with the best facilities to help encourage your productivity and creativity.

Seven Dials

Name: Timberyard

Type: Working Space/Arts Centre/Event Space

Material and Wi-Fi: Café, free Wi-Fi, power sockets, air conditioning, meeting spaces

Atmosphere/Design: Open, light

Price: Free

Opening Times: Mon to Fri 8am-7pm, Sat, Sun 10am-6pm

Further Details: Close to public transport, meeting space hire

Website: https://tyuk.com/locations/ty-seven-dials/

Mayfair

Name: Raw Press

Type: Juice Bar

Material and Wi-Fi: Café, free Wi-Fi, power sockets

Atmosphere/Design: Modern

Price: Free

Opening Times: Mon to Thurs 8am-6pm, Fri 8am-5pm

Further Details: Café and juice bar

Website: http://www.rawpress.co/

South Bank

Name: Royal Festival Hall

Type: Arts Centre

Material and Wi-Fi: Free Wi-Fi, power sockets

Atmosphere/Design: Creative, sophisticated

Price: £50-65 for single membership

Opening Times: Mon to Sun 10am-11pm

Further Details: Comfortable, creative, members only

Website: http://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/support-us/membership

Euston Rd

Name: The British Library

Type: Library

Material and Wi-Fi: Free Wi-Fi, power sockets

Atmosphere/Design: Sophisticated, quiet

Price: Free

Opening Times: Mon to Thurs 9.30am-8pm, Fri 9.30am-6pm, Sat 9.30am-5pm , Sun 11am-5pm

Further Details: Close to public transport

Website: http://www.bl.uk

Holborn

Name: Hoxton Holborn

Type: Hotel

Material and Wi-Fi: Free Wi-Fi, power sockets, 3 spare Macs

Atmosphere/Design: Modern, open

Price: Free

Opening Times: Mon to Tues 9am – 8pm, Wed to Sat 9am – 9pm, Sun 11am – 5pm

Further Details: Workspace hire, meeting space hire, bar

Website: https://thehoxton.com/london/holborn

4-5 Bonhill St

Name: Google Campus

Type: Working Space

Material and Wi-Fi: Free Wi-Fi, power sockets

Atmosphere/Design: Creative, light

Price: Free

Opening Times: Mon to Sun 9am-5.30pm

Further Details: Café, food, regular events

Website: https://www.campus.co/london/en/about

Silk Street

Name: The Barbican Centre

Type: Arts Centre

Material and Wi-Fi: Free Wi-Fi, power sockets

Atmosphere/Design: Creative, sophisticated

Price: Free

Opening Times: Mon to Sat 9am – 11 pm, Sun 11am-11pm

Further Details: Inspirational atmosphere, fast wifi

Website: http://www.barbican.org.uk/

South Kensington

Name: V&A National Art Library

Type: Library

Material and Wi-Fi: Free Wi-Fi

Atmosphere/Design: Sophisticated, quiet

Price: Free

Opening Times: Tues to Thurs 10am – 5.30pm, Fri 10am – 18.30pm, Sat 10am – 5.30pm

Further Details: Inspirational atmosphere

Website: http://www.vam.ac.uk/page/n/national-art-library/

21 Club Row

Name: Sonos Studio

Type: Working Space

Material and Wi-Fi: Free Wi-Fi, café

Atmosphere/Design: Modern, light

Price: Free

Opening Times: Tues to Thurs 10am-6.30pm

Further Details: Music playing, café, food

Website: http://studio.sonos.com/studios/london

49 Old Street

Name: Look Mum No Hands

Type: Café / Event Space

Material and Wi-Fi: Free Wi-Fi, power sockets, café

Atmosphere/Design: Modern, light

Price: Free

Opening Times: Mon to Fri 7.30am – 10pm, Sat 8.30am – 10pm, Sun 9:00am – 10pm

Further Details: Café, food

Website: http://www.lookmumnohands.com/