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Why Offices In Kings Cross Are Perfect For A Startup Business

There are many challenges to having a startup, not least when considering the best location to establish your business. 

London is a popular destination, heaving with many choices; however, one of our favourite office space destinations is Kings Cross. 

Find out why we highly recommend startup businesses renting office space here. 


8 Reasons Why You Should Rent An Office In Kings Cross

Kings Cross station

The many advantages of Kings Cross can benefit businesses of all industries, particularly startups, where time is of the essence.  


1) Excellent transport links

Kings Cross St Pancras International underground

If you rent flexible and serviced office space in Kings Cross, you will be positioning your startup within a central transport hub, which will help to build your brand and make your business a go-to location for potential clients/customers. 

Furthermore, the commute for your employees will be easy and convenient, increasing the likelihood of you building a reliable and dedicated team for your business.

Kings Cross is only an 8-minute walk from Euston railway station, one of London’s largest train stations. There is, of course, Kings Cross railway station and many other transport links, such as London’s largest underground station, Kings Cross St. Pancras.

With more lines going through it than any other tube station, Kings Cross St. Pancras serves Circle, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria and Piccadilly lines. 

So, whether you rent office space near Kings Cross station or somewhere else nearby, plenty of transport links are available.


2) Network with other local businesses

Group of business people networking together

The potential for your startup will increase tenfold if you set up in a location that is already buzzing with successful businesses. In Kings Cross, you will have plenty of opportunities to network with other professionals, helping you keep up with the latest trends and industry developments. 

There are businesses of various shapes and sizes and a diverse range of industries, which helps to provide a supportive network in which professionals can stay connected. 


3) Recent major regeneration

Construction site silhouette

Kings Cross has seen significant redevelopment over the last few years, so whilst it is an area that is dotted with period and listed buildings, it now also consists of many modern businesses. This makes an appealing combination of quaint tradition and contemporary concepts.

Any office space you rent in Kings Cross will likely combine characterful architecture and modern features.


4) Vast leisure activities

Bar with people enjoying a drink after work near Kings Cross

For meeting your clients/customers, there are some excellent restaurants and coffee shops in Kings Cross and an array of bars for when you want to wind down in the evening. 

Furthermore, there are plenty of attractions in the area, such as Everyman’s Cinema and Word on the Water, so you’ll be spoilt for choice on ideas for team building days.

Another attraction that attracts many visitors is the Coal Drops Yard, home to more than 50 shops, including luxury fashion boutiques.  


5) Major gateway for business travel

Businessman using Tablet Computer in Airport

Kings Cross is near airports and major train stations, meaning you can embark on international business travels easily and quickly.

 If you choose public transport, Gatwick Airport is just under an hour away from Kings Cross, and Heathrow Airport is just over an hour away.


6) Famous companies located here

Google office, St Pancras London

Kings Cross is not dominated by one particular industry, which is unique for an area of London. 

Below are just some of the well-known companies that are based in Kings Cross:

  • Google
  • Macmillan Publishers
  • Auto Trader Group
  • Nike
  • Sony Music

This diversity of businesses in Kings Cross enables a window of opportunity for startups of any industry to establish themselves in the area.


7) Hub of talented workers

Talented employees in London

A business is only as strong as its team. Thankfully, by setting up your startup in Kings Cross, you will have plenty of diverse talent to choose from. 

Many young professionals flock to the area, whether for the exceptional transport links, the range of things to do and see, or the vast job opportunities in various industries. 

The buzz of Kings Cross attracts forward-thinking and motivated individuals of diverse cultures, which is precisely the type of person every modern business should strive to employ.


8) Strong choice of serviced office spaces

Modern London office space near Kings Cross

DeVono has various flexible and serviced offices available to rent in Kings Cross. 

When renting a serviced office space with DeVono, it will include furniture, such as desks and chairs, and IT and telecoms infrastructure already installed. This means you can move your business in quickly and start making money immediately.

Furthermore, DeVono’s serviced offices are flexible, providing an alternative to traditional leasing. 

For example, instead of being tied into a long-term contract, your rental agreement will be catered to your needs, allowing for rapid relocation, if necessary.

Additionally, your contract will be adjustable, enabling you to scale up or down according to the size of your team. 

Below are just a few serviced and flexible office spaces available to rent in Kings Cross:


The Lighthouse Building

The Lighthouse Building

  • Unique period building.
  • Neutral and earthy design.
  • Characterful and contemporary.
  • Breakout spaces.
  • Meeting rooms.
  • Outside space.

Argyle House 

Argyle House, Kings Cross

  • Creatively subtle design.
  • Breakout spaces.
  • Meeting rooms.
  • Outside space.
  • Gym.
  • Located opposite Kings Cross station.

Grays Inn Road 

Grays Inn Road

  • Business lounge.
  • Kitchen.
  • Showers.
  • 24/7 access.
  • Meeting rooms.
  • Lifts.

Britannia Street 

Britannia Street office space

  • Pets welcome.
  • Outside space.
  • Meeting rooms.
  • Breakout spaces.
  • Showers.
  • Tea points.

DeVono would love to put you in touch with the perfect office space for your startup business. 

If you require help designing your office, and evolving it into your dream workspace, then Dthree (part of the DeVono group) can develop a workplace design according to your business needs and aspirations.

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