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Holborn Office Space:
Area Overview

Being in a central location, Holborn is thriving with well-established and start-up businesses alike, making it a popular place to rent commercial office space.

Along with many restaurants, galleries, and museums, Holborn is also close to several trendy open-air markets, high-street retail stores, and independent shops.

Holborn starts at the end of the historic City of London, so it has links to well-known people, such as Charles Dickens, who lived in Holborn for some time. The area is also very up-to-date, being in the unique borough of Camden.

A business renting a workspace in Holborn will position itself amongst a buzzing hive of activity where they can both work and play, and travel to and from home with ease, with the Holborn Underground station being just a 1-minute walk from Covent Garden.

What to do and see

  • museum

    Sir John Soane’s Museum - The house of Sir John Soane, one of the greatest English architects, displays his vast antique collection and architectural models.

  • theatre

    The Shaftesbury Theatre - This West End theatre, which opened in 1911 as the New Prince’s Theatre, is the venue for many award-winning shows.

  • restaurants

    Ye Olde Mitre - Established in 1546 for the servants of the Bishops of Ely, the pub is near where Sir William Wallace, the Scottish knight, was hung, drawn, and quartered.

An Office Space to Rent in Holborn: Business, Leisure, Retail and More

Home to both large and small businesses, Holborn is a highly-desirable area for a diverse crowd of professionals. It is long known for being associated with the legal profession, due to the proximity of the courts, but Holborn is also an area where many corporate offices have been set up, such as Sainsbury’s headquarters.

Additionally, there are media businesses and publishing houses situated in Holborn, so a business wishing to rent office space in the area will position itself amongst forward-thinking, innovative creators.

There are also plenty of things to see and do in Holborn, particularly for those who have an interest in fascinating history.

There is Sir John Soane’s Museum, which is the house of Sir John Soane, one of the greatest English architects. The museum is as it was at the time of his death in 1837, displaying furniture and paintings along with his vast collections of antiques and architectural models.

Then there is the Ye Olde Mitre, which has an eclectic history. Built in 1546 for the servants of the Bishops of Ely, the pub has a cherry tree that Queen Elizabeth once danced around.

The Shaftesbury Theatre is also a popular place for people to visit who enjoy history combined with lively entertainment. Being the largest independent theatre in the West End, it presents emerging and establishing productions alike.

The theatre opened on Boxing Day in 1911 with a production of ‘The Three Musketeers’. Today, Shaftesbury Theatre presents shows, such as ‘& Juliet’, which received critical acclaim: the show won three Olivier Awards, six WhatsOnStage Awards, and a Black British Theatre Award for Best Female Actor in a Musical.

For shopping, there is the Leadenhall Market nearby, which boasts several boutique retailers and, with its Victorian-built arches and stunning architecture, it is a must-see for lovers of historic buildings.

Holborn Businesses:

  • deloitte
  • amazon
  • sainsburys
  • goldman-sachs
  • hogan-lovells

Connections and links to your office space in Aldgate

Holborn is well connected to transport links, so renting office space in the area means that your employees can commute easily and your customers have many travel options available for them to get to your business.

Below, see the transport links for Holborn:

  • Holborn underground station: Central and Piccadilly line.
  • Bus route towards Euston: bus numbers 59, 68, 91, I68, I88, N91, and X68.
  • Bus route towards Holborn Circus or Old Street: bus numbers I, 243, 521, N1, 968, and N171.
  • Bicycle rentals outside the station.

Serviced Office Space to Rent in Holborn

Businesses in need of serviced offices in Holborn will find a wide selection to choose from at DeVono. There has recently been an influx of modern offices being built in Holborn, so it is a perfect time for businesses to get a foot in the rental market of contemporary office spaces.

When you rent a serviced office space, it will come fully furnished, with IT and telecoms infrastructure already installed, making it easy for you and your employees to move in.

Additionally, if you rent a serviced Holborn office with DeVono, then your leasing contract will be flexible, meaning you will not be fixed into a long-term agreement. This flexibility enables businesses to scale appropriately, according to the size of their team, which is particularly useful for a start-up business, where numbers may fluctuate.

Office Space to Rent Near Holborn

In addition to the serviced offices in Holborn, DeVono has serviced office space available to rent in districts known as Midtown, which includes sought-after areas near Holborn. Midtown is well connected and office space is less pricey to rent compared to those in the West End, so it is vastly becoming popular with businesses.

DeVono’s area guides for office rentals in the area include:

Prime Office rents / Leasehold

PRIME RENTS PSF GRADE A PSF GRADE B PSF
MIDTOWN CORE £68.00 £60.00

Flexible Office Rents In Holborn

SERVICED OFFICE - £ PER DESK, PER MONTH GRADE A AVG GRADE B AVG
MIDTOWN CORE £800 £525
MANAGED OFFICE - £ PER MONTH RATE GRADE A AVG GRADE B AVG
MIDTOWN CORE £165 £130

Largest deals in 2021-22

Company Sector Building Size (sq ft)
NEW YORK UNIVERSITY EDUCATION 265 STRAND 73,122
INFINITSPACE SERVICED OFFICE 229 HIGH HOLBORN 23,800
CREO TECHNOLOGY 5-12 HOLBORN 20,59
ZOOM TECHNOLOGY MIDCITY PLACE, HIIGH HOLBORN 18,745
LAW BUSINESS RESEARCH TECHNOLOGY HOLBORN GATE, HIGH HOLBORN 16,898

Mid sized deals in 2021-22

Company Sector Building Size (sq ft)
ABACO RECRUITMENT PROFESSIONAL 100-110 HIGH HOLBORN 8,843
ARMSTRONG TEASDALE LEGAL 39-43 LINCOLNS INN FIELDS 8,330
DOUBLE VERIFYk TECHNOLOGY 322 HIGH HOLBORN 7,394
LSE EDUCATION 26-28 KINGSWAY 6,329
SOCOTEC PROFESSIONAL 26-28 KINGSWAY 6,178

Employment & Industries

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Growth Sectors (GVA) 2015-2019

  • economy-finance

    Financial & Insurance
    - up by 129%

  • economy-information

    Information & Communication
    - up by 39%

  • economy-education

    Education
    - up by 13%

Frequently Asked Questions

The average cost of flexible, serviced office space can be between £450 and £850 per workstation per month.

The price of office space will vary depending on the facilities included as well as the size and the location of the office space.

Yes, Holborn is in the congestion zone.

Areas of London that have a congestion charge are signposted; the signs are usually white or blue with a red ‘C’.

Holborn is on the Central line and the Piccadilly line, and it is in Zone 1.

There is an array of restaurants in Holborn and Midtown as well as plenty of popular bars. Some of our favourite places to eat and drink in the area include:

  • Anglo, is a contemporary restaurant that offers simple and refined dishes made from British produce - The restaurant is open on Fridays and Saturdays from 12:30 to 16:00 and from Tuesday to Saturday from 18:00 to 23:00.
  • The Old Bank of England, the old Law Court’s branch of the previous Bank of England, which operated from 1888 to 1975, offers honest pub grub - The establishment is open on Mondays and Tuesdays from 12:00 to 21:00, Wednesdays from 12:00 to 22:00, Thursday and Fridays from 12:00 to 23:00, and Saturdays from 13:00 to 21:00. The establishment is closed on Sundays.
  • Le Bistro Savoir Faire, a restaurant that serves traditional French food and drinks - The restaurant is open from Sunday to Thursday from 12:00 to 22:00 and from Friday to Saturday from 12:00 to 23:00.
  • The Scarfes Bar, is an artfully social bar that showcases the paintings of Gerald Scarfe. It was ranked No. 31 on the Top 500 Bars List 2021, and No.54 on The World’s 50 Best Bars List 2020 - The bar is open from Monday to Saturday, 16:00 till late.