7 June 2019/ Inspirations

5 ultra-modern commercial properties in Bloomsbury

Famed for its intellectual institutions and literary connections, Bloomsbury is a highly regarded cultural area in London. It is home to the British Museum, the University of London, the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) and Bloomsbury Publishing. With streets lined with regency buildings, green squares and grandiose churches, it is one of London’s most stately areas. From a business point of view, it is a prestigious location that also benefits from its close proximity to Kings Cross St Pancras.

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The Bloomsbury Building, 10 Bloomsbury Way, Bloomsbury, London, UK WC1A 2SL


Inspired by the surrounding area’s publishing heritage, The Bloomsbury Building is designed to feel cultured and relaxed with deep colours, beautiful furniture and vintage-style lighting. As well as providing a comfortable, working environment, the building hosts readings and recitals, creating a true literary community in the heart of Bloomsbury. Conference facilities, meeting rooms and separate co-working spaces cement it is as a practical office.


R/O 1-3 Britannia Street, Kings Cross, London, WC1X 9JT


So modern it isn’t even built yet, this soon-to-be commercial property will be an ultra-modern workspace with beautiful breakout space. A living roof and solar panels make a step towards a more eco-friendly future, while exposed brickwork and industrial features speak of the area’s past. The development is tucked within a horseshoe-shape terrace of buildings, giving it a private feel.


44 New Oxford Street, London, Greater London, WC1A 1ES


A large shop with triple frontage, this is a modern space designed with brand exposure in mind. Bright lighting and vivid colours catch attention and draw the eye to your products. You’ll have plenty of space in a highly prominent location, making it a great opportunity to thrive in the retail sphere. Seating outside makes it suitable for a café, while a lower ground provides ample storage space.


15 West Central Street, Covent Garden, WC1A 1JJ


This office has given a historic building a completely new face with fresh, modern interiors. Bright with pops of colour and intriguing lighting, it’s an invigorating place to work. The current occupiers have arranged the desks into a large group, creating a set-up that encourages teamwork. Wooden flooring and feature arched windows are a reminder of its heritage.


1 Grays Inn, London WC1R 5AA


Having just been redeveloped, 1 Gray’s Inn has that special brand-new ambience. Designed to look distinctly professional, it’s a clean, bright open-plan space. Large roof terraces give you some respite from the buzzing office and are ideal for more relaxed meetings in the summer. As a recently refurbished development, it comes with the new features you want from a high-grade office: air conditioning, two new lifts and new WCs.


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