Home to one the best universities in the world, the dreaming spires and the film set for Harry Potter films, Oxford can now add to its roll of honour being home to an expanding coworking scene. With plenty of students, entrepreneurs and startups in the city, Oxford’s growing coworking scene is beginning to rival that of other big cities outside of London.
We’ve assembled a list of the best coworking spaces in Oxford. Whether you’re in need of a quiet desk for a Monday morning or you’re seeking out a flexible workspace to collaborate with like- minded creatives, Oxford has something for everyone.
The Wheelhouse is an Oxford community coworking space offering companies a place to work and thrive. The site is located in a converted 18th Century chapel on St Clements with high ceilings structured with a modern design and natural lighting. With 30 fixed desks, meeting rooms and ergonomic furniture, you’ll feel right at home in this welcoming environment.
Community type: Startups and Freelancers
Plus points about The Wheelhouse:
- 24/7 Access
- Breakfast, Lunches and other Network Events and Workshops
Innospace is a private creative space who understand the value of working in a productive office. The space also has secure car parking available outside of the building and parking bays that are free of charge for up to two hours. Situated close to many delicious restaurants on nearby Cowley Road, this is a fantastic place for freelancers to have their own space and create new business projects and ideas.
Community type: Freelancers
Plus points about Innospace:
- Skype Room
- Local to Vegetarian Cafe and an array of restaurants
Oxford Centre For Innovation-The Pod
The Pod is a new vibrant office space in the heart of Oxford located inside the Oxford Centre For Innovation. Bringing together the bright young minds of the science and tech community, this dedicated coworking space is perfect for people who love to create. A great addition for startups or students and only a 5 minute walk from Oxford station makes the site a comfortable and convenient place to start your business.
Community type: Startups
Plus points about The Pod:
- Discounted rates for meeting rooms
- Incubation packs available
- Convenient and local transport links
The Ethical Property Company is an atmospheric office space situated within The Old Music Hall on Cowley Road. It supports charities, social enterprises, voluntary and campaign groups by providing them with affordable serviced offices on flexible terms alongside other like-minded individuals and organisations.
This is a workspace with an aim to make small businesses with a social bent a success, focussing on charities and social enterprise.
Community type: Social enterprise, charities
Plus points about Ethical Property:
- Flexible Contracts
- Good choice of local pubs and independent shops
- Desk space packages include your own dedicated desk, pedestal unit and your own direct telephone number.
Situated in the west of the city, Urbanoid Workspace is close to Oxford’s transport links with the central train station a short walk away as well as the Seacourt bus station. They provide hotdesk or fixed desk options and they don’t require a deposit with a monthly rolling contract. This is a modern and stylish setup for those who need flexible arrangements. Communty type: Entrepreneurs and freelancers Plus points about Urbanoid Workspace:
- Free parking for fixed desk members
- Free tea and coffee
- Generous storage areas
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