About Kings Cross
A bustling district in central London, Kings Cross is a major transport hub, making it an incredibly popular office location for a wide range of businesses. Boasting a rich history, Kings Cross has seen major regeneration over the past few decades, transforming the area into a lively and exciting place to work. Kings Cross is a great place to explore while taking a break from your desk, with plenty of green spaces, Regent’s Canal and a wealth of world-class buildings.
Several major companies have their head offices in Kings Cross including well-known newspapers, global music corporations, technology giants and trade unions. Businesses have a wide choice of office premises, with a mix of modern developments and refurbished period Victorian buildings.
There are a number of gardens and public squares including, Lewis Cubitt Park, Gasholder Park and Granary Square with its fabulous fountains. There are a number of attractions and places of interest in the area, with the esteemed British Library and The Wellcome Collection among the most popular landmarks.
With excellent access to numerous tube lines, bus routes and both national and international train services, Kings Cross is a highly sought after address for businesses searching for serviced office space.
Available Offices in Kings Cross
Much of the available office space in Kings Cross will be found in converted period and listed buildings, including within the King’s Cross iconic Grade I listed rail station. In recent years, several impressive modern business centres have been constructed, boasting state-of-the-art amenities. There is a mix of coworking space and private offices with break-out areas, meeting rooms and conference facilities, 24 hour access, air conditioning, manned reception, kitchen areas, on-site cafés, high-speed broadband and high technology communication capabilities. Businesses have the option of furnished or unfurnished premises, and serviced or managed offices, depending on their needs.
Kings Cross is one of the best connected areas in the country, making it an excellent option for businesses looking for offices to rent with excellent links across London, the UK and beyond. King’s Cross station and adjacent St Pancras station operate National Rail services, and St Pancras is the terminus for Eurostar’s international services to Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam. The King’s Cross St Pancras underground has more lines going through it than any other tube station, serving the Circle, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria and Piccadilly lines. There are also plenty of bus services that serve the area well, including night buses. London’s five international airports are all within 50 minutes from King’s Cross, and there are direct connections to Heathrow, Gatwick and Luton.
Shopping, Restaurants and Leisure
There are some excellent restaurants in the area for meeting clients, including German Gymnasium, Indian Lounge, Coal Office Restaurant and Barrafina. Professionals working in offices in Kings Cross also have a plethora of cafés, bars, coffee shops and pubs to choose from, whether you are meeting friends for drinks after-work or grabbing a quick bite to eat on your lunch break. On a hot summer’s day, head to Ruby Violet Ice Cream Parlour in Granary Square and enjoy sitting in the sunshine on the grass banks next to the canal path. The Coal Drops Yard shopping centre offers a wide range of shopping opportunities from department stores, luxury fashion boutiques, famous brand names, cafés and eateries. King’s Cross is home to famous stores such as Nike, Tom Dixon, Jigsaw, Sweaty Betty and Spiritland. Kings Cross has a year-round programme of activities, such as screenings of Wimbledon matches on the big screen, food markets and art installations.