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Flexible workspaces launched to inspire Croydon’s SMEs

South London’s most dynamic businesses can now take advantage of flexible office accommodation designed to provide inspiring workspaces for entrepreneurial companies of all sizes.

The Business Xchange Hub is perfectly located adjacent to East Croydon station and between Boxpark and the site of the new Westfield shopping development.

It features 15,000 sq ft of of high-quality office accommodation, event space, meeting rooms, communal chill-out area with kitchens and even access to an on-site gym, hotel, restaurant and coffee shop – all just 15 minutes from central London.

Stylishly fitted out with Humanscale’s Diffrient World chairs, which use the laws of physics to utilise your body weight to offer balanced back and lumbar support, alongside top-quality Herman Miller Abak desks, The Business Xchange Hub provides a range of hassle-free membership options to enable companies to focus on what’s important – their growth and development.

With a selection of high-quality meeting rooms and space to host events and conferences, the new facility is set to become a highly-valued resource for the Croydon business community.

Spread over five floors of Marco Polo House in Lansdowne Road just a couple of minutes’ walk from East Croydon railway station, The Business Xchange Hub provides a prestige yet cost-effective workspace for companies of all sizes with the ambition to be a community, not just an office.

A range of membership options aims to provide the perfect support package for each stage of a business’ growth – from initial hotdesking, business advice and networking opportunities through to full-scale workspace pods for businesses employing between two and eight staff – fulfilling a need for ‘grow-on space’ recently identified in the borough by the Croydon Council’s Small Business Commission.

The new centre is being brought forward by Guildhouse Rosepride, long-established investors in the borough, as a meanwhile use project on the site where One Lansdowne, a landmark residential, commercial and leisure development, will ultimately stand.

Mark Waterstone, partner, Guildhouse Rosepride, said: “The Business Xchange Hub will help to create an entrepreneurial ecosystem for SMEs from across south London as well as established businesses.

“The hub will provide flexible, open-plan co-working spaces for a range of business use, embracing start-up, growing and established, which is currently in short supply in Croydon. The facility will also provide much-needed corporate hotdesking and meeting rooms during the town’s transformation, as well as much-needed events space while Fairfield Halls is unavailable.

“Our relationship with Croydon is long-standing – we have been here for more than a decade and have always believed Croydon has an exciting future.”