Coworking in London, Reading and Manchester

Looking for the freedom of solo working, with a healthy dose of community on the side? Our coworking memberships are made for people like you.  

Work.Life coworking spaces feel more like energising communities and less like the office you’ve spent years trying to escape. 

  • Perfect for freelancers, start-ups, small businesses and remote workers 
  • Pay as you go or unlimited membership, flexible to suit you 
  • Access to locations across London and beyond
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Flexible hot-desking

Choose to pay as you go, or go all out with unlimited access. If you’re looking to work with us for one or two days a week, our pay as you go Flex membership is perfect. If you want to make our space your place more often, Unlimited might be the one for you.

Work your way

Need a hot desk today and a phone booth tomorrow? A space to collaborate this morning and to recharge over lunch? Soho today, Reading tomorrow…

With Work.Life, you can work any way, anywhere. 

Find your tribe

Work feeling glum? Come and join the fun. With a lovely bunch of supportive humans around, you’ll grow without even trying. From a sounding board for your latest idea to a chat over lunch, our communities are packed with amazing people.  

Choose from two coworking memberships

Flex

Pay as you go coworking

8:30am – 8:30pm daily access

Pay hourly with a daily cap – view prices

Access to all locations

Access to community portal & events

Perks including Wifi & refreshments included

Available to add: mail handling, registered business address, printing

25% discount on meeting rooms

Best value for up to 2 days per week usage

Hassle-free payment

£20 minimum spend per month

One-off sign-up fee of £25 applicable

From £4.00 + VAT / hour (regional),
from £6.00 + VAT / hour (London)

Unlimited

Pay monthly, unlimited access

24/7 access

Pay monthly – view prices

Access to all locations

Access to community portal & events

Perks including Wifi & refreshments included

Includes mail handling, registered business address and printing

50% discount on meeting rooms

Best value for 2+ days per week usage

Hassle-free payment

Unlimited usage

No signup fee

From £200 + VAT / month (regional),
from £350 + VAT / month (London)

Getting started is easy

Choose your membership

Choose Flex membership to pay as you go, or go Unlimited and pay monthly.

Sign up online

There’s no need to visit in person to join (unless you’d like to pop in and say hello first) – just sign up online, pick your ‘home’ space and book an induction. It really is that straightforward – surprising, we know.

Pop in and pick up your card

Come along for your induction, meet the community and collect your membership access card. You’re one of us, now.

Everything you need to work well

Bookable meeting rooms
Comfortable Breakout spaces
Fully equipped kitchen
Great coffee (and tea too)
Private phone call booths
Showers & Bike Storage
Super-fast Wifi
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Got questions? Here’s some answers

How much does it cost to rent a coworking space?

The cost of renting a coworking space totally depends on the type of workspace you’re looking for, how many it’s for and how often you plan to use it. Whether it’s super-flexible pay as you go hot desking, a more regular coworking membership, or a permanent shared office space solution, there’s options for everyone and price will differ depending on what you need.

Contact our team for advice on your best-suited workspace.

What’s a coworking office space?

A shared office in a communal coworking space is a great alternative to a traditional office lease, home office or hot desking for startups and small businesses.

A private office space gives you affordable, flexible workplaces, with the amenities of coworking – think unlimited coffee, social events, fitness classes and networking opportunities – but with a bit more privacy. Plus you also have the opportunity to brand your office space and make it your own.

A private office in a coworking space comes fully equipped with furniture, plug sockets, WiFi, and other extras, so you don’t have to worry about a thing when you move into your new office.

What is hot desking?

Hot desking is a flexible working arrangement, usually in a coworking space. In a hot desking space, desks aren’t allocated. Rather than working at a set desk space, people just walk into the space and choose the desk they would like to work at that day. 

   

It’s a great flexible option for freelancers or small teams that are looking for a work-focused environment.

What are the benefits of a communal workspace?

Regardless of your business size, a flexible workspace can be great for both employee engagement and your bottom line. In a shared workspace, companies will use communal facilities, common areas and top amenities, which is great for the environment, too!

If you choose a hot desking membership, you’ll be in the communal area alongside like-minded professionals and businesses. But basing your business in a coworking space doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll be in a co shared area; you can rent a private office within a larger shared workspace. Find out more about our private office spaces.

How can I find a shared office near me?

No matter what size your business is, a flexible workspace can be great for productivity and for your bottom line. In a shared workspace, companies use communal facilities, common areas and amenities, which is great for the environment, too! 

Choose a hot desking membership and you’ll work in the communal area alongside other like-minded professionals and businesses. You can also rent a private office and still benefit from using the communal areas – giving you the best of both worlds. Find out more about our private office spaces.

What’s the difference between the Flex and Unlimited coworking memberships?

Flex is our pay-as-you-go membership. It’s ideal if you use the workspace less than 2 days each week, as you just pay for the hours you’re in the space. 

Unlimited is better if you use the space 2 days a week or more. It offers 24/7 access and a variety of additional benefits, like 50% off meeting rooms, mail handling and free printing. 

Can I rent a desk for a day?

With a Flex membership, you pay for your workspace by the hour. And if you want to stay for the whole day, we’ll cap the rate and save you a few pounds (day rates vary by location). 

Is Flex a good option for home-office hybrid working?

Definitely! We recommend Flex for anyone who wants a workspace for less than two days a week. That makes it perfect for individuals or teams who work remotely for most of the week but want access to any of our workspaces on-demand. To sign up a team for Flex, please ask here. 

Which Work.Life coworking spaces can I use with a hot desking membership?

You have access to all our spaces with both Flex and Unlimited memberships.*

*Reading and Manchester Unlimited members will only have access to another location 1 day each week. 

When can I start hot desking?

Signing up for either membership takes just a few minutes on our website. Once you’ve signed up, you’ll need to book an induction at one of our workspaces. Inductions take place at 9am and 3pm on weekdays in each space. At the induction, we’ll show you around the space, explain how to log on to the wifi, and how to print.

After your induction, you’ll receive your membership card and you can get started! 

Can I print as a hot desking member?

Yep! Printing is included in the Unlimited membership (within our fair usage policy of 250 B&W and 20 colour sheets per month). If you’re a Flex member, you can purchase a bundle of printing as an add-on. 

How much do meeting rooms cost?

The cost of hiring a meeting room varies depending on size, but it ranges from £40-£90 + VAT per hour. 

Flex members get a 25% discount on meeting rooms and Unlimited members get a 50% discount.

What times can I access the coworking spaces?

Flex members can access the coworking space from 8.30am – 8.30pm, 7 days a week (excluding bank holidays). 

Unlimited members have 24/7 access to any space.

Do I have to pay for anything else once I’m here?

All the kitchen facilities, food and drink are free once you’re here. All Work.Life socials and most events are also free. 

Flex members pay for additional services such as printing, mail handling, virtual office and meeting room hire. 

Can I bring guests or colleagues in?

You can bring a guest in if you’ve hired a meeting room. With our staff’s permission, you can also bring a guest in for a casual meeting for up to one hour in a breakout area. Guests must not use the hot desking area or phone booths, and you must be with them at all times. 

For a colleague, we can charge the Flex day rate to your account (Flex or Unlimited) as a one-off. If they plan to use the space at least once a month, they’ll need their own Flex membership. 

How do I pay?

Flex members pay a one-off set up fee of £25, then £20 monthly at the beginning of the billing cycle. That £20 is then applied as credit to use for Flex sessions. Once this has been used, you are charged via direct debit the day after each session.

Unlimited members pay on the first day of each month by direct debit.  

The first month’s payment will be taken via credit or debit card on sign up.  

Can I upgrade my membership from Flex to Unlimited easily?

Yes, you can upgrade with just 1 day’s notice – please speak to your membership team. 

What is the cancellation policy?

We don’t want you to go! But if you must, you must. 

Flex membership can be cancelled with no notice, within our Member Portal. 

Unlimited members can cancel their membership up to 5 days before the following month. For example, if you cancel on 10 March, your membership will finish at the end of March, having paid a full month already. If you cancel on 28 March, you’ll need to pay in full on 1 April, with your membership ending at the end of April. 

We’ll be sad to say goodbye. 

I’m still not sure, can I speak to someone?

Absolutely! Feel free to contact us – just call one of our spaces. 

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Browse our workspaces

Bermondsey

Located in the hustle and bustle of the Southwark Borough within walking distance from London Bridge.

  • 5-7 Tanner Street, London, SE1 3LE
  • London Bridge – 8 min walk
  • Coworking£350 per month
Camden

Right in the heart of Camden close to Camden Market and Camden Town tube station.

  • 13 Hawley Crescent, London, NW1 8NP
  • Camden Town – 2 min walk
  • Coworking£350 per month
Farringdon

Our Farringdon location is next door to Barbican and Farringdon stations, opposite the Barbican Centre.

  • 120 Aldersgate Street, London, EC1A 4JQ
  • Farringdon – 4 min walk
  • Coworking£350 per month
Fitzrovia

Situated in the hustle and bustle of Central London, our Fitzrovia office space is close to all the great shopping hotspots such as Tottenham Court Road and Oxford Circus.

  • Work.Life Fitzrovia
    33 Foley St, Fitzrovia, London, W1W 7TL
  • Oxford Circus - 8 min
  • Coworking£350 per month
Hammersmith

Our Hammersmith space is superbly located, just a 3 minute walk from Hammersmith station.

  • 174 Hammersmith Road, London, W6 7JP
  • Hammersmith – 3 min walk
  • Coworking£350 per month
Holborn

Our Holborn workspace is located just off High Holborn, neighbouring some of London’s most famous areas, such as Covent Garden, Farringdon, and Chancery Lane.

  • 20 Red Lion St, Holborn, London, WC1R 4PS
  • Holborn - 5 min walk
  • Coworking£350 per month
Liverpool Street

Our Liverpool Street space is the perfect place to soak up all the City of London offers; within walking distance to Spitalfields Market and the ever-so-quirky Shoreditch.

  • 4 Crown Place, London, EC2A 4BT
  • Liverpool Street - 4 min walk
  • Coworking£350 per month
Manchester

Our Manchester workspace is super central, located just off King Street in the City Centre, next to the uber-popular Arndale Centre and 10 minutes walk to Manchester Victoria station.

  • Core, Brown Street, Manchester, M2 1DH
  • Manchester Victoria – 10 min walk
  • Coworking£200 per month
Old Street

On popular Great Eastern Street, our Old Street shared workspace is surrounded by the top social spots from Hoxton to Shoreditch and Clerkenwell.

  • 82 Great Eastern Street, London, EC2A 3JF
  • Old Street - 3 min walk
  • Coworking£350 per month
Reading

Super central Reading location in the heart of the Thames Valley business scene, close to the train station for easy commuting into London.

  • 33 King's Road, Reading, RG1 3AR
  • Reading – 8 min walk
  • Coworking£250 per month
Soho

Our Soho office space is situated in one of London’s hottest postcodes. In the fun-filled streets of Soho, teeming with history and culture, join thriving businesses and creatives to inspire you to grow your startup company or expand your career.

  • Waverley House, 9 Noel St, Soho, London, W1F 8GQ
  • Oxford Circus – 5 min walk
  • Coworking£350 per month
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