Don’t underestimate the importance of a breakout space: in fact, meeting rooms may become a thing of the past in the next decade, and breakout spaces are likely to replace them.
What is so special about breakout spaces? Unlike your typical meeting room in an office, breakout spaces provide more flexibility for staff and are a great place for informal meetings and brainstorming ideas.
Breakout spaces have also been shown to boost overall productivity levels and rank highly in employee satisfaction ratings.
If you are looking for inspiration for breakout areas for a London office to rent, take a look at these seriously hip offices in the capital to get some ideas.
If you are looking for something colourful, cool and located a stone’s throw away from Silicon Roundabout, then take inspiration from this sophisticated breakout area..
Mindspace in Aldgate provides offices and workspaces for companies of all shapes and sizes, and has a huge breakout space for everyone to convene. Plenty of sofas, comfortable chairs and a sleek kitchen and bar area too.
Uncommon provides beautifully designed shared office space located just under a 10-minute walk away from Highbury & Islington station, and has an amazing breakout area complete with a bar and cafe area and plenty of plants too!
It is the perfect destination to talk through some ideas for projects or equally to network after working hours.
Virgin Management Office
The huge, open-plan office has been separated into a number of different zones to help promote interaction amongst staff.
Employees have multiple breakout areas to choose from in the strategically located areas created to encourage movement.
Halkin’s breakout area is located in Brook Street, Mayfair and it is a truly unique space that completely stands out from the crowd.
With its luxury, baroque interior design, and a deep, rich color scheme of mostly purple hues, this space feels remarkably elegant and sophisticated.
This London office on Central Street is a workspace that has acutely focused on providing a breakout space that feels calm yet remains totally stylish.
The breakout area in Fora even comes complete with a quiet room where phone service and wifi is cut off, meaning staff can find some peace and quiet should they need it.
The Oval Office
Aimed at creative freelancers and businesses alike, the Oval Office is a stunning space in Bethnal Green.
Featuring a cool breakout space for people to network and share ideas, surrounded by quirky warm lighting, exposed brickwork and cosy cushions everywhere, it really feels like a home away from home for people using the space.
The breakout space at the WeWork in Camden has multiple, large, relaxing breakout areas that foster interaction in this collaborative office.
Filled with natural light and long, large comfortable sofas and chairs, it an excellent space to be in when you just need a change of scene from the office desk.