Financial & Insurance
- up by 58%
Information & Communication
- up by 46%
- up by 21%
The West End is the 2nd largest office market in the UK after the City of London. The type of office stock for tenants ranges from the historic townhouses of Mayfair and St James’s through to the larger and recently developed spaces in King’s Cross or Paddington.
Office rents can also vary, commanding the highest level in the country for an office through to more economical prices in the more fringe locations.
|Company||Sector||Building||Size (sq ft)|
|TECHNOLOGY||1 TRITON SQUARE||312,000|
|CAPITAL GROUP||FINANCIAL||31 LONDON STREET||226,858|
|BLACKSTONE||FINANCIAL||57 BERKELEY SQUARE||225,000|
|THE OFFICE GROUP||SERVICED OFFICES||HANDYSIDE STREET||170,000|
|GAMESYS||TECHNOLOGY||68-70 BERNERS STREET||102,150|
|Company||Sector||Building||Size (sq ft)|
|ST JAMES'S PLACE WEALTH MANAGEMENT GROUP||FINANCIAL||50 EASTBOURNE TERRACE||9,885|
|COMPLETE OFFICE SPACE||SERVICED OFFICES||9 BESSBOROUGH STREET||9,832|
|LYLE & SCOTT||CORPORATE||37 KENTISH TOWN ROAD||9,507|
|GREEN STREET ADVISORS, LLC||PROFESSIONAL||25 MADDOX STREET||9,354|
|NORTHWOOD INVESTORS||FINANCIAL||12 GOLDEN SQUARE||9,238|
|PRIME RENTS PSF||GRADE A AVG||GRADE B AVG|
|MAYFAIR | ST JAMES’S||£125.00||£85.00|
|NORTH OF OXFORD ST||£90.00||£67.50|
|KINGS CROSS | EUSTON||£75.00||£60.00|
|SERVICED OFFICE - £ PER DESK, PER MONTH||GRADE A AVG||GRADE B AVG|
|MAYFAIR | ST JAMES’S||£1,125||£700|
|NORTH OF OXFORD STREET||£1000||£550|
|KINGS CROSS | EUSTON||£1,200||£525|
|MANAGED OFFICE - £ PER MONTH RATE||GRADE A AVG||GRADE B AVG|
|MAYFAIR | ST JAMES’S||£180||£140|
|NORTH OF OXFORD STREET||£220||£150|
|KINGS CROSS | EUSTON||£200||£130|
The costs of office space in the West End depend on how big the office is.
A 4-person office within 4km of the West End costs between £1000 and £4830 PCM.
A 20-person office within 4km of the West End costs between £3490 and £22,750 PCM.
The West End is a popular area for tourists, meaning it will have a range of locations for social nights with co-workers and meetings with clients. As a central part of London, it is also easy for commuting employees with its underground lines, taxis and buses.
Depending on where you want to get to in the West End, there is a variety of modes of travel to choose from.
You may decide to get a train into the West End, in which case the National Rail has a station in Charing Cross. You can then get to your destination by getting the tube, walking, or using the buses or taxis.
For those wanting to use the tube, you can use Picadilly Circus Station, Leicester Square Station, Tottenham Court Road Station, Holborn Station, Convent Garden Station or Temple Station. The first three are the closest to Shaftesbury Avenue, whilst the last three are close to Convent Garden.
If you wish to drive around the West End, be aware that it is in the Congestion Charge Zone.
The Congestion Charge Zone in London spans from approximately Vauxhall to Kings Cross and from Whitechapel to Paddington. The West End is within this Congestion Charge Zone.
The West End does have some crime taking place, as would any place within a city. However, it remains well-lit until the early hours of the morning, and there are night buses that are available 7 days a week to help keep you safe as you explore the city after the sun sets.
Though not the only thing on offer, it is pointless to deny the shows that are performed in the West End. There is a range of performances available, including musicals and ballet, in theatres such as the Royal Opera House and the London Coliseum, allowing you to find the one that interests you the most.
For those who want to dance the night away, there is a range of bars and clubs, including The Lost Alhambra and The Piano Works
There are also celebrations and festivals to experience, such as Trafalgar Square Festival and the New Year’s Day Parade.
Inamo is an Asian fusion restaurant that offers a range of dishes and a mix of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.
For those who want Indian cuisine, Bibi changes the menu it offers depending on the time of day, and it offers a range of coffee and infusion tea, as long as their alcoholic options.
J. Sheekey is a restaurant known for its seafood and it is open 7 days a week to tempt your tastebuds.