From creative coworking to high-end hot desks, these are the best shared workspaces Leeds has to offer.
Leeds is brimming with modern coworking spaces that you can utilise to help your business grow. We’re talking shared offices that are flexible, affordable, stylish, and filled with welcoming new neighbours. They have super-fast wifi and refreshments on site too – bonus. We’ve rounded up the best workspaces in the city, so figuring out the right one for you and your business is a doddle. Check them out.
No.1 Aire Street
No.1 Aire Street is so close to the station, it’s actually in the same building. How’s that for an efficient commute? The interior, like the architecture, has a 1930’s vibe, and the period features have been restored to their former glory. They have bike storage and showers, phone booths for private calls and rooftop terraces with great views. You can choose from two coworking memberships, Roam and Home – they both give you 24/7 access to their lounge and study areas (as well as selected UK workspaces), but Home also gives you a dedicated desk and locker.
No. 1 Aire Street, 1 Aire Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 4PR. Roam membership starts from £425 per month and Home membership starts from £600 per month.
One of the best coworking spaces in Leeds, you’ll find Avenue HQ in a beautiful Grade-II listed building just a hop, skip and a jump from Leeds City Station. It’s packed with places to work – they have bookable hot desks, dedicated workstations and 10 meeting rooms, as well as break-out areas and a cafe. Community is highly valued here, so as a member you’ll get access to Avenue HQ’s award-winning app and portal, their events and discounts on hospitality locally and nationally. That includes the building’s panoramic rooftop bar – perfect for an after-work pint!
Avenue HQ, 10-12 East Parade, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 2BH. Hot desk membership starts at £120 per month and private offices start at £600 per month.
Wizu Workspace has five Leeds locations, including the iconic Leeming Building. All their offices are designed in a fresh and modern way, with super-fast wifi and free-flow coffee. They’ve got private phone booths, free breakfasts and a dedicated team who’ll greet you by name whenever you’re in. Plus, you can get to know your neighbours with regular socials, including beer and pizza nights. Wizu don’t tie you down to long contracts, instead you can hot desk it or book yourself a dedicated workstation on a rolling monthly agreement.
Wizu Workspaces, Ludgate Hill, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS2 7HZ; 32 Park Cross Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 2QH; 46 Park Place, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 2RY; Lawnswood Business Park, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS16 6QY; 1 Park Court, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 2QH. Virtual offices start at £40 per month and serviced offices start at £225 per desk.
Inside the brutalist exterior of the Grade II-listed building, Bank House, you’ll find a cool, modern workspace. 2-Work is one of the most stylish coworking spaces in Leeds, with murals, plants and mid-century furniture. It’s all about support here. From the sense of community, both in the physical space and their membership app, to their flexible workspaces – collaboration and creativity are the order of the day. Whether you’re just grabbing a day pass or want access to the coworking space all month, you’ll enjoy a full-sized desk, speedy wifi and unlimited hot drinks.
2-Work, 3rd Floor, Bank House, 27 King Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 2HL. Day passes cost £15 per day and monthly membership is £149 per month.
Duke Studios is one of the more unusual coworking spaces in Leeds. It has the look and feel of a creative studio, with bold colours, exposed beams and shed-style pop-up offices. Creative types are exactly who they cater for. High-speed wifi and power points come as standard, and you even get kitchen storage if you rent a permanent desk. They have a trio of quirky and cool meeting rooms that you can use for free once you’re a member, as well specialist equipment, like laser cutters and studio lights that you can hire for a discounted fee.
Duke Studios, 3 Sheaf Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS10 1HD. Coworking membership starts at £145 per month and desk rental membership starts at £295 per month.
Cubo is just a quick walk from the city centre and the train station at Wellington Place. It’s light-filled, modern and beautifully furnished. They focus on helping you to work to the best of your ability, so grab a hot desk membership and choose any of the communal coworking areas to work from. Looking for something a little more permanent? Their designated desk membership gets you your own desk, chair and storage in a private office. There’s an endless supply of refreshments from the on-site barista (including wind-down bevs in the afternoon).
Cubo, 6 Wellington Place, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 4AP. Multi-site hot desk membership costs £199 plus VAT per month and dedicated desk membership costs £325 plus VAT per desk per month.
34 Boar Lane
If you’re looking for stylish hot desks in Leeds, 34 Boar Lane is a great shout. This modern coworking space boasts an exposed industrial ceiling, comfy mid-century furniture and lush green plants. You have the ultimate in flexibility here because your hot desk can be booked by the day, week or month. You’ll get super-fast wifi, unlimited coffee and access to all of their meeting rooms too. If you’re a podcaster, there’s a studio to hire here, which includes sound engineer training, all the equipment you need and even a laptop for you to edit on.
34 Boar Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 5DA. Day passes start from £10, weekly passes start from £35 and monthly passes start from £108.
Platform is home to the only dedicated tech coworking space in Leeds. 80 of the region’s most exciting start-ups are already based here, so budding digital entrepreneurs will be in good company. It’s in a great location for commuters, right above Leeds City Station, and has everything you could need, including meeting rooms, shared kitchens and a vast lounge. Their shared and dedicated desks come with all the flexibility of a one-month cancellation clause. As a member, you’ll get one-to-one support via their finance, talent and partner network.
Platform, New Station Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 4JB. Shared desk membership is £150 per month, dedicated desk membership is £250 per month.
Clockwise at Yorkshire House
Looking for a hot desk right in the centre of Leeds? Clockwise at Yorkshire House is a chilled out coworking space decked out in Modernist style – think muted colours and high back banquettes. Their memberships are designed to support a variety of working patterns, so you can get a Day Pass for occasional visits, a Club Lounge pass for frequent flyers or a Dedicated Desk for everyday office-goers. The latter comes with lockable storage, a business address and a dedicated telephone number. They also have on-site meeting rooms and private offices.
Clockwise, Yorkshire House, Greek Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 5SH. Day passes start from £15 per day, Club Lounge membership starts from £130 per month and Dedicated Desk membership starts from £225.
Regus has six coworking spaces in Leeds, with four of them in the city centre. Their memberships let you choose the one more convenient for you, so you could find yourself working in their prestigious Park Row site or their bustling Thorpe Park office. You can pay by the day or choose one of their five, ten or unlimited days memberships. Whatever you choose, you’ll get access to business-grade wifi and the lounge, as well as a 10% discount on meeting room hire. Just drop in or book your place in advance through their app.
Regus, 7 Park Row, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 5HD; 67 Albion Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 5AA; Princes Square, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 4HY; 2 Wellington Place, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 4AP; 1200 Century Way, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS15 8ZA; Geldard Road Building 3, City West Business Park Leeds, West Yorksihre, LS12 6LN. Prices for renting a desk start from £75 and vary by location.
Based in Meanwood, Graft is a modern coworking space with a friendly, relaxed feel. It has a warm industrial decor brought to life with plywood and painted brick. There are 12 desks here, all of which come with fibre optic broadband and complimentary tea and coffee. You can rent a desk by the day, part-time for 20 hours per month or full-time (which gets you 24/7 access, a free storage locker and a registered company address). Their monthly desk rentals come with free guest passes, so you can bring a friend or colleague.
Graft, Unit 1, 8a Stonegate Road, Meanwood, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS6 3NL. Hotdesking costs £12.50 per day, part time desk rental costs £125 per month and full time desk rental costs £200 per month.
Park House is a stylish coworking space in the heart of Leeds. With dark walls, light wood furnishings and even a faux tree, it’s a beautiful place to work. You can sit down in the vibrant coworking space and enjoy access to Zoom rooms, breakaway spaces, soundproof phone booths and meeting rooms. Grab your daily coffee from the onsite La Bottega Milanese with your exclusive discount and get cracking. They have lots of membership options, so whether you want a resident desk or just a few days here and there, they can cater for you.
Park House, 24 Park Square West, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 2PW. Hot desk membership starts from £79 per month and resident fixed desk membership starts from £249.
Based in an old textile factory in Armley, Castleton Mill is a flexible workspace with a mix of full-time fixed desks and part-time hot desks. They have meeting rooms, call booths and breakout spaces aplenty. Plus, they’re dog-friendly. You can really live the dream here – cycle to work down the leafy canal, grab a shower onsite, then eat breakfast in the cafe or shared kitchen, all before you get down to business. And after work? Enjoy a beer at the bar. They don’t do contracts, you just pay as you go, which means it’s ideal for start-ups and solopreneurs.
Castleton Mill, Castleton Close, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS12 2DS. Full time desk membership is £180 per month plus VAT and part time desk membership is £90 per month plus VAT.Cover image credit: Amy Heycock