Spotlight on Up and Coming Areas in London: Where to Locate YOUR Office?

When it comes to settling on a place to locate your office, something that can be a useful indicator of a wise choice is the level of investment in the area, and how attractive it is as a place to live. Here we are taking a look at up and coming areas in London, highlighting the places that are enjoying high levels of rejuvenation and investment which may work well as a workplace location.

Areas that are subject to investment tend to be good places to locate a business. Literally billions of pounds will be ploughed into the following areas of London over the next two decades, so it may well be a wise move to look into office space availability in these locations, and get ahead of the game.

Barking Central – East London

Over in east London, Barking Central is a development comprising 272 homes. Conveniently located in the centre of Barking in the postcode area of IG11, the development is well situated for commuters, who are able to enjoy access via Barking Station to a wide variety of Underground, Overground and National Rail services.

The London Borough of Barking and Dagenham has recently been at the centre of a raft of redevelopment plans, with 50,000 new homes and 20,000 new jobs to be created over the next twenty years borough wide.

Brentford – West London

The Brentford Project is a 12-acre regeneration programme that incorporates a revived high street, an array of retail sites, and some very appealing riverside residences.

With big-name organisations such as Sky and GlaxoSmithKline already headquartered in the area, this is a place that could potentially be a very attractive option for businesses seeking to locate in the west of the Capital.

Meridian Water – North London

One of the up and coming areas in London that is perhaps slightly off-radar, but an exciting opportunity nevertheless, Meridian water is poised for considerable growth over the next few years.

A whopping £6 billion worth of investment, planned for the next two decades, will see 10,000 new homes constructed within the 21—acre regeneration zone. Commuter support comes in the shape of Meridian Water railway station, which opened in 2019.

Royal Arsenal Riverside – South East London

A collection of apartments, luxury suites and penthouses, the Royal Arsenal Riverside development is situated in West Thamesmead, a prime location on the River Thames. Commuting residents benefit from excellent transport links, including National Rail services from Woolwich Arsenal, the Docklands Light Railway, and the onsite Thames Clipper riverboat services.

Also in south London, in the Surrey Quays area of London Docklands which is considered one of the most up and coming areas in London, Marine Wharf West is a landscaped development of apartments. Sitting in close proximity to Surrey Quays station and London City Airport, commuter links are top notch.

Croydon – South London

A £5.2 billion regeneration scheme has already attracted a great deal of attention for Croydon. Up and coming areas in London don’t come much more attractive than this town and borough, noted as one of the fastest growing economies in the Capital.

The ideal suburban location for a business to locate, Croydon offers exceptional transport links, with investment into the local transport network, including the roads network, highly significant. Fiveways Junction is set to see major improvement, including shorter waiting times for traffic, as well as the introduction of 300 metres of new cycle lanes and stopping areas.

A new public square is planned for Croydon Town Hall courtesy of the £500 million St George’s Walk scheme, which includes new shops and hundreds of residential dwellings. Commuters will also benefit from the expansion of East Croydon Station, which includes the creation of new homes above and around the station, and the remodelling of Norwood Station which will allow more trains to run through and stop.

Enhancing Croydon’s appeal as a place to live, work and set up an office, its London Borough of Culture 2023 award will see £1.35 million worth of investment into a year-long programme of activities aimed at placing culture at the heart of the community. What’s more, thanks to its close proximity to Gatwick Airport, Croydon could prove the ideal place to set up an office for any business considering international expansion.

Looking to locate your business in one of the most up and coming areas in London? Corinthian House in Croydon could prove a wise move.

There are many reasons why the savvy business owner chooses Croydon as a central southeast location. As one of London’s fastest-growing economies, it has benefited from significant infrastructure investment. Its title of London Borough of Culture 2023 is a testament to the extensive choice of arts and leisure facilities to be enjoyed by those living and working in the area.

If you’re looking to set up an office in one of the best up and coming areas in London, Croydon makes a wise choice, if not just for its landmark building, Corinthian House.

This iconic structure, nestled in the centre of the town, presents a variety of fully refurbished offices, with both flexible and traditional lease options offered.

Features include an attractive reception area; onsite parking; excellent natural light; fresh air ventilation and opening windows; high quality kitchenettes; a locker room and showers and a very appealing location directly opposite East Croydon Station and BOXPARK Croydon.

Keen to discover more about the opportunities offered by Croydon? Up and coming areas in London don’t come much better. So why not speak to our helpful team today to book a viewing? We look forward to showing you around.