Bristol. A much-loved city, oozing with history, character and a buzzing nightlife. It’s become a prominent place to live, visit and socialise—and thanks to the coworking revolution, it’s now an up-and-coming place to work.
For some time now, coworking spaces have been hugely popular—and for good reason. They offer a refreshing amount of flexibility, as their short-term contracts and cost-effectiveness differs from the restrictive leases and high costs of traditional commercial properties.
If that wasn’t enough, coworking spaces also offer superb facilities. Since you can rent a desk or private office for anything from one day to 3 years (or more, if you prefer!), providers are incentivised to go the extra mile, and ensure their workspaces are the best in the area.
And Bristol’s bunch are no different. Whether you’re a startup, scaleup or a larger company looking for increased agility, Bristol’s flexible office spaces are designed to help encourage your best work.
And as the world’s first hybrid workplace platform, we’re here to help start your search. As seasoned experts in the flexible office space industry, we’ve put together a list of the 8 best coworking spaces in Bristol (in our opinion) that you can search for and enjoy with ease.
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Located just a short walk away from Bristol Bridge, Runway East’s coworking space offers all-inclusive and fully-serviced memberships for businesses of any size—whether you’re a freelancer or a team of 100.
It’s vibrant and quirky; the workspace comes equipped with swing seats, superfast WiFi and modern meeting rooms to encourage your best work. Members can also enjoy free weekly perks, such as cocktails at the bar, delicious cakes at the cafe and regular events to ensure you’re not only working well, but living and socialising well too.
Spaces Castle Park offers the ultimate coworking experience. This iconic building is steeped in history, as it used to be home to Fry’s Chocolate, the company that made the first mass-produced chocolate bar in 1866. Now, it’s a modern centre for commerce and culture, as well as being home to an impressive art gallery and a plethora of restaurants and shops.
It’s truly a coworking space for creatives. Spread across three top floors, Spaces Castle Park offers flexible, fully-equipped and designer workspaces that come with lightning-fast WiFi, trendy furniture and unique breakout space for when you need to collaborate or take five.
Landmark Bristol City Centre is packed with entrepreneurial spirit. Located in the heart of Bristol’s business district, this professional and modern coworking space has impressive views that overlook the city’s floating harbour—and is enough to leave a mark on any client.
Once inside, you and your team will be able to enjoy spacious private offices with beautifully modern interiors, meeting rooms and breakout space. Your team can also benefit from bicycle storage, shower facilities and parking to ensure that your working day runs smoothly.
Runway East Temple Meads is yet another creative coworking space that’s packed with character. Around every corner, you’ll find luscious green plants, comfortable furniture and vibrant decor that’ll make you feel at home.
The building boasts fully-equipped meeting rooms, private offices and desks to cater for almost any business need. The coworking space also provides phone booths, bottomless barista-style coffee and bicycle storage to ensure you’ll always commute to and work in a way that suits you.
Situated in the heart of Bristol’s vibrant business district, Orega Colston Avenue offers all the luxury and convenience you’ll ever need. The building has a beautiful Art Deco facade that leads to a grand modern entrance—and from there, you’ll find a team of friendly faces at the professionally managed reception area.
Once inside, you and your team can make use of fully-equipped and modern meeting rooms, as well as a relaxing breakout area to ensure your business needs are met. Other amenities also include kitchen facilities, disabled access and free showers—as well as bicycle storage and limitless tea and coffee.
Citibase Aztec West offers a coworking experience like no other. Not only is it situated in one of the most prestigious business parks the South West has to offer, but the recently refurbished business centre has a three-storey leafy atrium that’ll be enough to impress any client.
Members also get to enjoy a vibrant selection of cafes and shops that are perfect for a well-deserved lunch break. But for when you’re working, Citibase Aztec West provides fully-equipped meeting rooms, event space and breakout space—as well as mailing addresses, secure access and lockers that give you peace of mind that you, and your business, are well looked after.
If you’re passionate about sustainability and working in a space that benefits the environment, then Flagship Spaces is the coworking space for you. This creative office space in Bristol is all for eco-friendliness; the space is filled with plants, organic fruit and B-corp coffee, and the team follows a chemical-free cleaning regime.
And as well as giving Mother Nature a helping hand, Flagship Spaces offers a design-led environment that assists any working professional—from freelancers to SMEs—with their working day. The coworking space has dedicated desks and private offices for up to 8 people, as well as Herman Miller furniture and sound-proof phone booths for your comfort.
Situated in another highly regarded business park, Citibase Bristol Business Park offers a superb coworking experience. Not only is the building modern and well-equipped for coworking, but it’s pocketed in an oasis. The centre is surrounded by 38-acres of beautifully landscaped grounds, giving you breathtaking views while you work and collaborate with teams.
The coworking space also offers all the work essentials: superfast WiFi, modern meeting rooms and event space for any occasion—whether it’s a training conference or team away day. Other amenities include free coffee and tea, bicycle storage and parking; perfect for when you’re coming off the M4 or Bristol Parkway mainline station, which are all just minutes away.
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