Global work and meetings space provider Regus has boosted its network in the capital, with four new business centres in London.
The centres in Blackfriars, Regents Park, High Street Kensington (pictured) and Broadgate bring Regus’ London portfolio to 85, and offer a variety of flexible space and business services.
Typical products include a drop-in business lounge, private offices, meeting rooms, Virtual Offices and administrative support.
UK Managing Director at Regus Steve Purdy said he was “delighted to reach the 85-centre mark in London”.
“Flexible and drop-in workspace allow companies to remain agile, work wherever it suits them and keep overheads down, saving an estimated 60 per cent on traditional property costs,” he added.
“Regus’ customer base is unique in that it spans so many industry sectors and business types, from freelancers and sole traders to fast-growth SMEs and large corporations. However, we are seeing particular demand from London’s tech and digital sector, and already count more than half of Tech City’s ‘Future Fifty’ companies as customers, alongside Google, LinkedIn, Amazon and Twitter.”
In total, there are 14 meeting rooms across the four new centres, seating from two to 16 people. Prices start at £80 per hour, with a 10 per cent discount when booking online. The spaces range from boardroom-style to a ‘library room’ seating four people at Regus Blackfriars.
Purdy tells CN: “We have the largest network of meeting rooms in the UK and globally, and are committed to continually expanding this offering.
“Each of these new centres in London features a range of meeting rooms in varying sizes. In-house customers (those that have a private office with us, a Virtual Office or a Businessworld Gold card) form a significant part of our customer base, but we are experiencing growing demand from external customers. This is because many companies are deciding to get rid of meeting space on their own premises and hold meetings off-site, at Regus for example. It’s more cost-effective than paying for permanent space that lies empty half the time.”
Globally, Regus has 2,000 business centres across 104 countries.
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