Desirable, respectable and highly fashionable, St James’s is one of central London’s most famous districts, and it is proving a popular draw for those businesses seeking a premium address in the Capital. If you are looking for office space St James’s has a great deal to offer, not least courtesy of a variety of outstanding buildings, and a decade-long regeneration project that has already started to revitalise this intriguing historic area.
Why rent office space in St James’s?
It is all about location with St James’s. The predominantly commercial area has for some time proved a popular draw for the office-based business. From world-class dining and hotels to high-end shopping, fine wine merchants and tailoring specialists to exciting entertainment and leisure opportunities, St James offers an enticing array of out-of-hours attractions. .
And when it comes to transport links, you will find no less than five Underground stations. You can also enjoy a swift 17-minute trip into St Pancras International, and it takes just an hour to get to the three major airports of London.
If you like green space to feature alongside your office space, St James’s has plenty to offer. St James’s Park, covering almost 57 acres, is one of London’s eight Royal Parks. From St James’s Café, visitors can enjoy spectacular views of the lake and its fountain, and at feeding time you may even spot one of the resident pelicans. The 40-acre Green Park and its rolling lawns, tall, shady trees and summer deckchairs is a sight to behold in spring, too, when around a million daffodils burst into bloom.
Where are the best offices to let in St James’s?
Some of the most alluring office buildings in St James’s can be found around St James’s Square, St James’s Place, Jermyn Street, Pall Mall, King Street, Piccadilly and St James’s Street. Grand period façades secrete beautifully renovated interiors, gracing an area which is home to high profile names such as BP and Christies.
Offering a range of options, from serviced offices featuring the likes of 24-hour access, underground parking, contemporary kitchens, shower rooms, customer lounges, professional cleaning, video conferencing facilities and in-house administrative support, to fully fitted and furnished spaces with period features, kitchenettes and meeting rooms, an office space in St James’s does tick many boxes for the business looking to rent property in the West End.
There are offerings also for the smaller organisation, such as an eight-desk fully fitted and furnished office with access to communal meeting rooms, all set within a stunning Grade A building in Jermyn Street. The all-inclusive rent for this property makes managing payments so much easier, and the flexible contract offers the peace of mind that is so much in demand these days.
The regeneration of St James’s Market
St James’s Market is at the heart of a significant ten-year regeneration scheme designed to ‘connect people to exceptional spaces’ and ‘welcome forward-looking companies seeking to attract and retain the best staff’. Celebrating the unique history of the area, the redevelopment features a new public square displaying works by London artists as well as a ceramic art wall that champions the heritage of this cultural hub.
Phase one of the project was completed in 2016, creating 200,000 square feet of high-quality workspace, alongside five flagship stores and seven new restaurants, all set over half an acre of rejuvenated public space. Freshly constructed office space will also feature as part of the redevelopment’s second phase.
For offices to let in St James’s, talk to Mellersh & Harding, the London property specialists
If you are looking for prime office space, St James’s really could hit the mark in so many ways. With a vast amount of choice, convenient flexibility and great modern features that are so in demand today, you should have no trouble at all when it comes to finding your ideal business home in this exceptional district of the West End.
At Mellersh & Harding, we have an extensive portfolio of offices to let in St James’s. Why not get in touch today to discuss your individual requirements? You can reach our dedicated team on 020 7522 8500.