Workspaces, studios and desk spaces

Local workspaces

The companies listed below provide flexible workspace and desk space. If you're a self-employed freelancer, a sole trader or a micro or small business not ready to take on a whole commercial property, you might be able to find the workspace you need.

Please contact the company directly. You can find their details on their websites, by following the links from this page.

Blackhorse Lane

  • Switchboard Studios: 26 newly-refurbished self-contained studios for start-up and small creative businesses, at the heart of the Blackhorse Lane creative enterprise zone
  • Blackhorse Workshop: public access wood and metal workshop, with separate desk units in an open-plan studio
  • Creative Works: two floors of co-working, office and meeting room space, with an in-house apprenticeship scheme facilitated by Big Creative Education
  • Yonder Workspace: Co-working space with private offices, flexi-desk options, meeting room, wood/metal workshop within a multi-faceted climbing centre, yoga studio, cafe and bar.

Highams Park

Lea Bridge

  • Mainyard Studios: 12 maker studios and four sound-proofed music studios
  • Arbeit: creative studio space with on-site parking and 24 hour access, close to the station

Leyton

  • Regent 88: 41 modern offices, with meeting rooms, cafe and on-site parking
  • Narrow Yard: offers studios and desks to rent in a converted warehouse
  • Arbeit Leyton Green: fashion hub in collaboration with Borough of Culture and London College of Fashion, small studios and collaborative event and meeting space

Walthamstow

  • Central Parade: co-working desk space and nine studios in a mixed-use creative hub
  • Crate St James Street: offices, studios, workshops and retail units in a new container scheme
  • Creche and Co: pop-up creche and co-working space in a house in Walthamstow, Monday and Thursday mornings only.  
  • Indycube: flexible co-working space with meeting rooms
  • The Tramworks: office and studio space for small to medium sized businesses
  • Wood Street Studios: artist studios and co-working space

Meeting rooms

Library meeting room hire: various sizes are available in our libraries at Hale End, Lea Bridge, Leyton, Leytonstone, Walthamstow and Wood Street.