A prestigious postcode where all the big decisions are made – place your business in the centre of it all with a Westminster office space of your own.
So, what is the cost of renting an office space in Westminster?
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London’s government district, Westminster, can be found in the west of Central London, north of the River Thames. Home to world-famous landmarks, including the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben and Westminster Abbey, Westminster is a prestigious area that attracts tourists, residents and businesses alike.
A charming and historic area, with over 11,000 listed buildings – it’s no wonder that office space In Westminster is so highly sought after. Westminster’s thriving business community is made up of innovative start-ups as well as well-established firms operating across a range of sectors particularly those serving the government and politics, creative, and tourism. If you’re looking to relocate, the central location, array of amenities and prestigious postcode that Westminster office space offers is bound to attract new clients and talent to your business.
Get in touch with our team of expert London office rental agents for more information on property in the area.
Westminster is a picturesque part of London spanning the River Thames, with a multitude of commercial properties, sightseeing, things to do and great transport options.
If however, you decide that Westminster isn’t quite right, consider office space in the nearby Camden (north), Kensington & Chelsea (west), or Wandsworth, Lambeth and Southwark (south over the Thames). If you’re unsure which part of London is best for your budget, contact our London office space experts for more help and advice.
Westminster benefits from excellent transport links, offering quick access to major transport hubs such as Liverpool Street and Waterloo. Westminster underground station connects to Circle, District and Jubilee lines. Although it’s ‘West’ by name, it’s actually centrally located in London, making getting about easy. There’s also Charing Cross for major rail, river transport including the Thames Clippers river bus service, which operates from Embankment Pier, and several bus services including the 11, 24, 148, and 390.
Walking Westminster is popular, and for shorter distances, there are several Santander ‘Boris’ bike stations dotted around the area.
Journey times from Westminster by tube:
With an office space in Westminster, you’ll benefit from an array of amenities, restaurants both casual and formal, and entertainment options on your doorstep.
Use your lunch break to get some steps in along the Thames or visit one of the boroughs royal parks such as St. James Park, taking in all the famous landmarks you pass on your way. For those who like a walking meeting, it’s perfectly picturesque.
Westminster has a delicious choice of dining options, bars and pubs to fit every occasion – from team lunches to wining and dining high-profile clients. For fine dining, head to Cinnamon Club – a divine Indian restaurant in a former Victorian library with a downstairs cocktail bar. For those with good sea legs, enjoy dinner and a drink on a Bateaux River cruise, with constant views of the city.
HOW DO I FIND OFFICE SPACE TO RENT IN WESTMINSTER?
Start searching for your Westminster office space today with our current listings or create a bespoke office search tailored to the needs of your business. Our friendly team have the experience, knowledge of the West-End commercial property market and buying power to help you secure your dream office space in Westminster. We also provide support with building surveys, dilapidations and even project manage your office fit out so that you can be confident you’re making the right decision. Whether you’re a startup or a large firm, we can help you find the right Westminster office space for you.
With a prestigious location, excellent transport options, business support options, and even access to the talent pool from the nearby universities and college, Westminster is an excellent location suitable for a diverse range of businesses. From startups and scaleups looking to launch and grow from day one, to established businesses looking for an inviting and accessible postcode, Westminster is hard to ignore. Its central location in London makes it a breeze to get to from anywhere in London and beyond, and the diverse range of commercial properties that frequent the market make City of Westminster worth consideration for anyone starting, or relocating their business.
Being a prestigious part of London with a rich heritage makes Westminster a popular draw for national and international companies. Companies with large office presence or headquarters in Westminster include BAE Systems, BP, Marks & Spencer, Rolls-Royce Group, EasyGroup, Pearson PLC and AstraZeneca. On top of this is a whole ecosystem of feeder startup businesses, suppliers, and small to medium enterprises who lease office space in the Westminster E8 postcode. Even if your business isn’t in politics, the performing arts, or media, there will surely be like-minded business owners starting businesses or growing their empires in Westminster nearby, it’s London after all!
The central London location of Westminster makes it ideal for commuting from across the city: north, south, east or west. Whether you’re getting the tube into St. James Park and walking to the office, or cycling in from nearby Nine Elms or Lambeth, getting to, from and around Westminster is as easy as any location within London. The district Line covers a lot of ground across the city, but the bus connections are generally good, and thanks to large amounts of tourists, access to Westminster on the whole is very easy – just be prepared to fight for a seat at peak times…
Office space in the City of Westminster varies in price depending on location, specification, and a number of other factors, but you can expect to pay between £20 – £60 per sq. ft.
For a stripped-back property with basic amenities, rents can be had for as little as £20 per sq. ft, but with converted, modernised properties, this can easily treble or more. If you’re unsure how far your budget might stretch in Westminster, speak to one of our London office space experts who know the market inside out and can help make the process smooth sailing for you.
While the City of Westminster isn’t quite as densely populated with gyms as some other parts of London, there are still plentiful options when it comes to staying fit. The 1Rebel chain, self-proclaimed ‘king of gyms’ has a branch at Westminster and Vive Fitness offers ‘time efficient’ training on the other side of the area, perfect for those with busy schedules. Given the nature of the area, high street, low-cost gyms like PureGym aren’t as abundant as in other areas of London, but there is still a Bannatyne Fitness Club and some more barebones options in the vicinity. The only challenge to staying fit while working in Westminster is your willpower!