Workplace Week is back

Share this

Workplace Week is back for its 6th year. Throughout the week, the AWA team will be hosting a series of tours and bespoke events at some of London’s most innovative and creative workspaces, with all proceeds being donated to BBC’s Children in Need. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to have a sneak peek at some of London’s most creative and innovative workspaces.

LONDON & PARTNERS

Monday 13 November: 10:30-12:00

2 More London, Riverside, London, SE1 2RR

The impressive and sustainable headquarters for the Mayor of London’s official promotional agency offers one of the best views in London, overlooking Tower Bridge and the River Thames. Widely recognised and celebrated across the industry with two rankings in the prestigious Sunday Times ‘Top 100 Best Companies to Work For’, the HQ serves as a ‘playbook’ for other companies wanting to achieve modern creativity with sophisticated, flexible appeal.

MINTEL

Monday 13 November: 14:30-16:00

11 Pilgrim St, London, EC4V 6RN

The 18,000 sq ft site, located a stone’s throw from St Paul’s Cathedral, is a great example of modern meets industrial and old traditional meets new technological. Boasting a courageously bold interior design, the agency has succeeded in creating a world class office suite with intricate, imaginative detail.

LLOYDS OF LONDON

Tuesday 14 November: 08:30-10:00

1 Lime St, London, EC3M 7HA

The Grade I listed  building is one of the city’s most inspiring examples of high-tech architecture in full force. With its iconic exterior stainless steel lifts and treasured artifacts displayed throughout, including the iconic Lutine Bell and the official Maritime Loss Book, there is no better example of a building that’s peppered with history but caters for the needs of the 21st century.

ZPG

Tuesday 14 November: 10:30-12:00

The Cooperage, 5 Copper Row, London, SE21 2LH

Listed as one of the ‘Top 10 Coolest Offices in 2017’, the HQ of Zoopla, USwitch and Prime Location is infused with impressive industrial design, breakout spaces, natural light and its own on-site gym and laundry service. With boardrooms and collaborative spaces designed as a living room, dining room, wine cellar and even a tree house and swimming pool (including a diving board!), visitors will feel right at home the minute they walk through the door.

MOO PRINT LTD

Wednesday 15 November: 10:30-12:00

Farringdon Rd, London, EC1M 3AF

Located in the heart of London’s original 18th century printing district, the large open-plan office (the size of three Olympic swimming pools) features an impressive 60m-long paper installation suspended from the ceiling, constructed from over 500 panels of beautifully crafted, GF Smith Colorplan paper. This is one of London’s greatest examples of an office that certainly adds a splash or two of colour and fun to contemporary worklife.

RICOH

Wednesday 15 November: 12:30-14:00

22nd Floor, The Broadgate Tower, 20 Primrose St, London, EC2A 2EW

This impressive office space has been designed with flexible working in mind, allowing people to be productive by blending the latest technology with cutting-edge space planning techniques. Offering stunning views, the office has been created after thorough consideration of different work styles and workflow to develop a new way of working that delivers a sustainable plan for the future.

HELLOFRESH

Thursday 16 November: 08:30-10:00

60 Worship St, The Fresh Farm, London, EC2A 2EZ

With a range of upcycled furniture, pallet cladded columns, a wall of pre-loved cookery books,and a fully functioning cookery school, all creating a unique environment for teams to come together, this trendy North London HQ is a deserved winner of the London Design Award for ‘Best Office Space’. There’s no better place to stop for a breakfast smoothie, with a side of creative inspiration, before a busy working day.

PWC 

Thursday 17 November: 12:30-14:00

1 Embankment Place, London, WC2N 6RH

This 25-year-old London HQ is globally renowned as being one of the most iconic, energy efficient and environmentally friendly offices in the UK, once achieving the highest ever Outstanding BREEAM ranking. Shortlisted in the ‘International Interior Design of the Year’ category for the Emirates Glass LEAF Awards, the nine-storey, post-modern office design, spanning 48,000 sq m, presents an excellent business case for modern, vibrant working.

MOTHER LONDON

Tuesday 14 November: 14:30-16:00

10 Redchurch St, London, E2 7DD

Located in the Biscuit Building, visitors can take a seat around the award-winning, 250 ft-long concrete worktable (surely one of the largest tables in the world) which circuits through the 2nd floor like a racetrack. With concrete used liberally throughout, together with bright and vibrant colours, this is a great example of a fast-tempo office that defies spatial hierarchy.

MACQUARIE

Timing; Thursday 16 November: 16:30-18:00

28 Ropemaker St, London, EC2Y 9HD

The award-winning HQ – ranked by The Telegraph as one of the UK’s ‘Top 10 coolest office spaces’ in 2015 – is the epicentre of contemporary innovation. Spanning six floors, the spectacular office incorporates open spaces and portable technology to enable staff to connect and collaborate, with its iconic red staircase climbing through the heart of the building to reflect a culture of openness and connectivity.

CHISWICK PARK

Friday 17 November: 10:30-12:00

566 Chiswick High Rd, London, W4 5YA

Rare, brilliant, surprising and inspiring, this award-winning campus is home to more than 50 of the world’s leading companies. Championing city chic with a village atmosphere, the site boasts a range of restaurants, bars, and leisure facilities, surrounding a central lake and beautiful landscaped grounds. There’s hardly a design, construction, workplace, environmental or health related award that Chiswick Park has not won over the last 10 years.

ASSOCIATION OF INTERNATIONAL CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTANTS (formerly CIMA)

Friday 17 November: 14:30-16:00

The Helicon, 1 South Place, London, EC2M 2RB

With a rich history behind them, the Association has designed a workplace fit for a new era. With the modern design of the workplace taking full advantage of the building’s architecture, with timber-slatted ceilings and full length windows, this space clearly works – and gives a clear message to anyone who visits the Association; this is an ambitious and forward-looking institute.

INNOCENT DRINKS

Thursday 16 November: 14:30-16:00

Fruit Towers, 342 Ladbroke Grove, London, W10 5BU

You might think this space is better suited as an indoor picnic spot than as a serious place of work. However, do not be fooled by the synthetic grass, park benches, suspended basket chairs and ping pong table at Fruit Towers. The light and spacious office is reminiscent of an English fair, turfed with green grass throughout, to encompass the brand’s cheery, cheeky nature.

EXPEDIA

Friday 17 November: 08:30-10:00

The Angel Building, 407 St John St, London, EC1V 4EX

Voted as the ‘Best Place to Work in the UK’ for two consecutive years and the ‘happiest office in London’, the travel giant’s London office has taken creativity to a new level, with a range of internationally themed meeting rooms throughout.

KPMG

Friday 17 November: 12:30-14:00

15 Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5GL

The recently expanded office (offering spectacular views over London) provides a five-star atmosphere, with an emphasis on brightness that welcomes visitors and occupants alike. Diverse and contemporary in look and feel, with pops of colour throughout, the immaculate design is based on a ‘cassette concept’, to encourage collaborative and flexible working.

TESCO 

Thursday 16 November: 10:30-12:00

Falcon Way, Shire Park, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire

Proving its own theory that ‘every little helps’ when it comes to the devil being in the detail, the timing couldn’t be better to ‘check out’ this HQ. Over the last 18 months, the campus has experienced a radical overhaul, in a bid to create a smarter, more flexible workplace that encourages colleagues to work collaboratively. With eight buildings, spanning more than 450,000 sq ft, the campus is a great example of smart innovation and investment.