Unlocking your productivity: the best co-working spaces in south-east London

Are you a professional looking for a dynamic, collaborative workspace where you can thrive and reach your full potential? Look no further than south east London's co-working spaces. From Fora to Work Life Bermondsey and more, these shared workspaces are a hub of innovation and community, where entrepreneurs, freelancers, creatives and remote workers can come together to network, share ideas, and grow their businesses. With a thriving community of professionals and a supportive, flexible environment, south east London's co-working spaces are the perfect place to take your career to the next level. Ready to join the revolution of work? Read on to learn more.

The best co-working spaces south of the river

Fora - Borough

In the heart of London Bridge, nestled among the bustling city streets and iconic landmarks, lies a vibrant and dynamic workspace that celebrates creativity, innovation, and collaboration. Fora in London Bridge is a space unlike any other, with six floors of stunning, light-filled workspaces that offer breathtaking views of the city skyline, floor-to-ceiling glazing, and diverse work settings that cater to all different working styles.

Whether you're a small or large team seeking flexible and collaborative workspaces, Fora in London Bridge is the perfect place to unleash your full potential. From entrepreneurs and creatives to tech-savvy professionals, Fora is a community of like-minded individuals who are passionate about making a difference and creating something truly special.

Fora in London Bridge is a vibrant and dynamic community that inspires creativity and collaboration, providing the ideal workspace for individuals to connect, learn, and grow. With diverse work settings that cater to all different working styles, Fora maximise potential and fosters productivity. Whether you're a freelancer, small business owner, or part of a large corporation, Fora is the perfect place to unlock your full potential and make a difference in the world.


  • Six floors of stunning workspaces with great views
  • Diverse work settings catering to different working styles
  • Perfect for small or large teams seeking flexible and collaborative workspaces
  • Inspiring events
  • Open 24/7
  • Showers & safe space to lock bicycle

Location: 180 Borough High St, London SE1 1LB

Website: Fora

Work.Life Bermondsey

Located in the heart of Bermondsey, south east London, Work.Life Bermondsey is a dynamic co-working space designed to cater to the needs of entrepreneurs, freelancers, and small businesses. From hot desks and dedicated desks to private offices, meeting rooms, phone booths, and breakout spaces, members have access to everything they need to be productive, including high-speed internet and printing facilities.

The workspace provides business support services including mentorship, funding, and training programmes, to assist individuals in scaling their businesses. The organisation is passionate about using their business as a ‘force for good’, with B Corp certification reflecting this commitment. Work.Life Bermondsey also offers members free events such as beer and vegan cheese tastings, International Women's Day quizzes, and chocolate making sessions, all of which demonstrate the workspace's commitment to providing an enjoyable environment that values work-life balance.


  • Designed to cater to the needs of entrepreneurs, freelancers, and small businesses
  • Offers a range of workspaces and business support services
  • Certified B Corp
  • Offers free events and values work-life balance
  • Flexible memberships
  • Up to 50% off on meeting rooms

Location: 5 Tanner St, London SE1 3LE

Website: Work.Life

Working From_ - Southwark

Working From_ is a modern and flexible coworking space coveniently located near Southwark and Blackfriars stations. With 744 desks spread over six floors, the space offers a variety of workspace options, including cosy corners and vibrant communal areas with custom-designed daybeds. There are also five meeting rooms, a kitchen, wellness studio, and a winter garden, providing everything you need to stay productive and healthy throughout the workday.

At Working From_ you'll enjoy all the benefits, with home-like spaces to work and meet, stress-free policies. Membership options include various types of memberships such as day passes, desk hop memberships, open studios, and side hustler memberships. You can choose the membership that suits your needs the best without worrying about the price.

But Working From_ isn't just a place to work - it's a community. Members receive a range of benefits, including 'mate's rates' for The Hoxton's bedrooms and restaurants, free guest passes, a help-yourself pantry full of snacks, unlimited meeting room access and printing, showers, bike storage, and even a members' café.


  • Designed to cater to the needs of entrepreneurs, freelancers, and small businesses
  • Secure bike storage
  • Hotel perks, discount across bedrooms, bars and restaurants
  • Flexible memberships
  • Top speed Wi-Fi

Location: 32 Blackfriars Rd, London SE1 8PB​

Website: Working From_

Ministry - Borough

Nestled in a converted Victorian printworks, The Ministry is not your typical coworking space. Located just a short walk from Elephant and Castle station, The Ministry's opulent interiors are a visual feast, with exposed brick walls adorned with local artwork and quirky touches like a melting disco ball that hovers over the building's entrance. As a sister company to the legendary Ministry of Sound nightclub, The Ministry is a hub for technology start-ups, music businesses, film, marketing agencies, fashion designers, and entrepreneurs looking to grow their businesses.

Once inside, you're greeted with a cool hotel lobby vibe and a spacious communal area with a long bar and deli. The space is bustling with a diverse mix of professionals - from startups to scale-ups of up to 200 employees - all sharing a passion for innovation and creativity. Each floor has a dedicated community manager who knows each member by name, creating a personalised and welcoming atmosphere.

But The Ministry isn't just about work - it's a cultural venue with a wellness and cultural programme boasting over 50 events a month. Members can take advantage of a state-of-the-art gym with classes accompanied by incredible playlists. There's also a soundproof studio perfect for recording, editing, and podcasting, a cinema room with a capacity of 40 people, fixed desks, and private meeting rooms.

The Ministry is a unique blend of workspace and members club, a dynamic environment where you can work, socialise, and exercise all under one roof.


  • Dog friendly
  • Disabled access
  • Gym on-site
  • Monthly event programmes
  • Networking opportunities
  • Outstanding features and services

Location: 79-81 Borough Road London SE1 1DN

Website: Ministry

Oru Space - East Dulwich

A short 15-minute walk from East Dulwich station, Oru Space is a community-driven coworking space that offers an activated workspace, café, wellness centre, and event space all in one convenient location. It's not just a workspace, it's community that offers warmth and support to help you succeed from the moment you enter. With a variety of membership options available, you're sure to find the perfect fit for your needs.

The expanded wellness area offers movement and meditation classes to help you stay energised and focused throughout the day. And when it's time to take a break, the members lounge is the perfect place to relax and connect with other guests.

Sustainability is also a top priority at Oru East Dulwich. The building is designed with natural materials that create an inviting atmosphere, which will keep individuals/teams engaged and productive. You'll have access to high-speed internet, showers, and a rooftop area to help you stay on top of your game.


  • Community centric space
  • Yoga and wellness
  • Flexible memberships
  • Discounted memberships are available for Charities and Social Enterprises.

Location: 22 Lordship Lane, London, SE22 8HN

Website: Oru Space


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