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8 Reasons Why Fitzrovia Is Such A Great Area To Work In

February 28th, 2024

London’s Fitzrovia has become a magnet for top talent and creative industries, and it’s easy to see why. This bustling area is teeming with amenities, with a rich history and beautiful architecture around every corner. It has become a top choice for busy professionals and businesses looking to super-charge their growth.

In this article, we explore what makes Fitzrovia such a sought-after location for businesses, and how you can use it to its full potential, when you’re next working in the area.

8 Reasons Why You Should Work from Fitzrovia

1. Commuting couldn’t be easier

Getting to and from meetings in Fitzrovia is a breeze, with six well-connected tube stations at your disposal: Great Portland Street, Warren Street, Euston Square, Goodge Street, Tottenham Court Road, and Oxford Circus.

Stations like Marylebone, Euston, Charing Cross, Kings Cross, and St Pancras International are also all within easy walking distance.

There are also several major bus routes operating, including the N18, 88 and 453, and health-conscious professionals can explore the numerous TfL Cycle Hire stations in the district.

2. You’re spoilt for choice with after-work hangouts

Whether you’re looking for a traditional pub or a quirky cocktail bar for a post-work wind-down, Fitzrovia is well equipped and home to some of London’s favourite drinking spots.

Take your colleagues for a spot of retro sophistication by sipping cocktails in china cups at the popular Bourne & Hollingsworth, or debrief on the working day over tapas at the much-loved Barrica. Alternatively, head to some of the district’s more traditional pubs such as the Fitzorvia or the The Fitzroy Tavern.

3. Laptop-friendly cafes await

Most businesses need a dedicated office base to work from (and WorkPad’s serviced offices in Fitzrovia are highly recommended), but sometimes you just need a change of scenery.

Luckily, Fitzrovia doesn’t disappoint for the busy professional, with an army of laptop friendly cafes available for when you need to switch up your environment.

Beyond the well-known chains such as Starbucks and Pret, you also have access to some truly brilliant independents, like The Penny Drop, Riding House or Black Sheep Coffee.

4. Architecture that inspires

Fitzrovia’s charm lies in its blend of striking stucco townhouses, mansion blocks, modern residential developments, restaurants, and bars. Let the stunning architecture inspire you as you make your way to the office or your next meeting.

Fitzrovia is full of diverse architectural styles

5. Namedrop some impressive neighbours

Wow your clients by mentioning the prestigious companies that call Fitzrovia their work home. From the iconic BBC New Broadcasting House to major players in advertising, media, PR, and the music and film industries, Fitzrovia is a hub for influential organisations.

6. You’re surrounded by arts and culture

Looking for some lunch-break inspiration? In Fitzrovia you’re never far from a creative experience. Whether you’re exploring the Grant Museum of Zoology (which features 100’s of skeletons from extinct species), or taking a show at the Dominion Theatre, which hosts an array of exciting performances such as The King & I, Sister Act. You can even explore the cartoon museum and see cartoons and animations dating back to the 1700s until present day.

7. It boasts a rich and impressive history

From poets to painters, writers to artists, Fitzrovia has been frequented by some of the greats of our time. The likes of George Orwell and Dylan Thomas used to frequent the popular Fitzroy Tavern, whilst the great Virginia Woolf and George Bernard Shaw also lived in this popular district. With a history like that, it’s no wonder the area has become a haven for creatives.

8. Finding a good lunch spot is hassle-free

Wondering where to spend your hard-earned lunch break in Fitzrovia? It won’t take you long to find a satisfying spot you’ll love! The area is brimming with choices from the very high end to budget-friendly deli’s.

Take advantage of the business lunch menu at Hakkasan Hanway Place, serving up delicious dim sum and modern Cantonese delights, or head to the Lantana Cafe Fitzrovia to indulge in one of their brunch staples. Grab a fresh Italian sandwich from Salumeria or enjoy some affordable Lebanese cuisine from the always popular Hiba Street Food.

WorkPad’s impressive 19 Portland Place is in the heart of Fitzrovia

Time to take your office to Fitzrovia

Join some of London’s most impressive and fast-growing businesses by making Fitzorvia your  new work home. Explore our five popular workspaces in the area – all with unique characteristics and furnished to the highest standard. Book a tour today and discover your options.

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