Best Coworking Spaces in Birmingham

19 Best Coworking Spaces in Birmingham

Coworking spaces are a great option for the self employed, especially for those of us who struggle with the isolation, lack of productivity or boredom of working from home. These cost effective offices can provide you with a flexible working space – perfect for freelancers and new business startups. Coworking spaces provide the opportunity to interact with likeminded people, gain access to all the resources you need and potentially increase your productivity levels

The popularity of coworking spaces is ever growing in the UK right now, with offices popping up across all major cities around the country. But what’s the coworking scene like in Birmingham? And which Birmingham based coworking space is best for you? 

In this article we find out just that, comparing 19 of the best Coworking Spaces in Birmingham based on their prices, transport links and the facilities they have to offer. 

NameLocationPricing Transport Links
WeWork, Colmore RowBirmingham City Centre From £250/monthExcellent
WeWork, Brindley PlaceBirmingham City Centre From £250/monthGood
Easy Offices, Temple RowBirmingham City Centre From £278/monthExcellent
Ingleby HouseBirmingham City Centre From £155/monthExcellent
Alpha TowerBirmingham City Centre From £300/monthGood
CrosswayBirmingham City Centre From £160/monthExcellent
95 NorthwoodThe Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham From £125/monthGood
The Moseley ExchangeMoseley VillageFrom £109/monthGood
Charles HouseBirmingham City Centre From £145/monthExcellent
Melting PotBirmingham City Centre From £150/monthExcellent
Grosvenor St PaulsBirmingham City Centre From £175/monthExcellent
Somerset HouseBirmingham City Centre From £250/monthExcellent
Lewis BuildingBirmingham City Centre From £169/monthExcellent
4th Floor Colmore GateColmore Business District, Birmingham City Centre From £99/monthExcellent
The Old Post OfficeStirchley District, Brimingham From £175/monthGood 
UBCUK,Birmingham Business ParkSolihull From £349/monthFair 
Birmingham Snow HillFinancial District, Birmingham City Centre From £85/monthExcellent
Hub 109Erdington, Birmingham From £99/monthFair 
The TransferBalsall Heath, Birmingham From £35/monthGood 

WeWork, Colmore Row – Birmingham City Centre 

Being one of the most popular co-working space providers in the US, WeWork has also started to gain popularity here in the UK with locations all over the country. Their Colmore Row office is a perfect co-working space for freelancers and those who enjoy a co-working space environment. 

With prices starting from £250 a month, it is one of the more expensive options in Birmingham. However, you do get to enjoy the following facilities while you’re there: 

  • Phone booths
  • High speed Wifi
  • Unique common areas
  • Business class printer
  • Hot desk
  • Access to meeting rooms
  • Refreshments 

WeWork at Colmore Row is really easy to get to using public transport, with the choice of either light rail at Corporate Street or Bull Street, a train from Snow Hill Station and or a bus from one of the many stops nearby. 

Being located directly opposite St Philip’s Cathedral, you’ll have a wide range of bars and restaurants to choose from, perfect for meetings with clients or for a break from the office for a little while. 

WeWork, Brindley Place – Birmingham City Centre 

Another of WeWork’s coworking spaces can be found in Birmingham at number 6 Brindley Place. It’s a little further out from the city centre than the Colmore Row setup, but is home to a whopping 8-stories that are filled with an array of handy amenities, including: 

  • Phone booths
  • High speed Wifi
  • Unique common areas (such as a wellness room)
  • Business class printer
  • Hot desk
  • Access to meeting rooms
  • Refreshments 

Brindley Place is located a quick 4 minute walk from multiple bus routes, making it easy to get to and from. Bike storage is available at WeWork, as is nearby parking or alternatively just jump in a taxi for a quick 10 minute drive to New Street Station. 

Prices start at £250 a month, which grants you access to all of the facilities mentioned above. 

Easy Offices, Temple Row – Birmingham City Centre 

Temple Row’s central location is definitely reflected in its price tag, with the cost of a serviced office space starting at £278 a month!

As well as private office space, they also offer co-working spaces. However the cost of these is not stated on their website, and a tailored price is instead given to each individual when they apply. A good range of facilities are available at Temple Row, including: 

  • 24 hour access
  • CCTV
  • Break out areas
  • Lounge area
  • Hot desk
  • Refreshments 
  • Showers
  • Wifi 

Temple Row is extremely central to Birmingham city centre, making it an ideal location for freelancers and small businesses. Transport links from the city centre are not even required for this location as it’s a 1 minute walk from the city centre and a mere 5 minute stroll to New Street Station. 

Ingleby House, Cannon Street – Birmingham City Centre 

Perfectly central, Ingleby House offers ultra modern coworking spaces at surprisingly reasonable prices. The office is located just 4 minutes (walking) from Snow Street Station with Birmingham Moor Street being just 6 minutes away and New Street Station also closeby. 

Prices start at just £155 a month, which gets you access to the following facilities: 

  • 24 hour access
  • CCTV
  • Break out areas
  • Lounge area
  • Hot desk
  • Broadband 
  • Showers 

Ingleby House is perfect for anyone looking for a central co-working space that has a lot to offer while not breaking the bank. 

Alpha Tower, Suffolk Street Queensway – Birmingham City Centre 

Alpha Works is around a 15 minute walk from the city centre, and is easily accessible by bus and the Metro line. The building itself is situated opposite Centenary Square, surrounded by a range of cultural attractions such as the Repertory Theatre and Symphony Hall. On top of this, there are plenty of places to eat and drink around the area, making it a perfect spot for client meetings.

The Coworking spaces at Alpha Towers start at £300 a month, making this one of the most pricey coworking spaces in Birmingham! However, you do get access to an excellent range of facilities for your money, which include: 

  • Super fast wifi
  • Private phone booths
  • Breakout spaces
  • Discounts on meeting rooms
  • Lockable storage for your personal belonging
  • 24/7 access
  • Access to printers
  • Kitchens
  • Use of a meeting room once a month 

The Alpha Towers co-working space seems like a great choice for freelancers with a more flexible budget who enjoy a little added luxury and sophistication. 

Crossway, Great Charles Street – Birmingham City Centre 

Co-working at Crossway is a great choice for those who desire a central location without the hefty price tag. The modern building is located on Great Charles Street, situated just 10 minutes from major train stations nearby. 

Given its central location, Crossway is also a great place for those who regularly hold face to face meetings with clients. There are a huge range of bars, coffee shops and restaurants to choose from nearby, making it an ideal spot. 

The building has been recently refurbished and features: 

  • Dedicated desk
  • Cupboard
  • Locker
  • High speed wifi 
  • 24 hour access
  • Meeting rooms
  • Parking spaces 

You can also set up a flexible contract at Crossways, allowing you to get a co-working space that’s tailored to suit your individual needs. Prices start at a reasonable £160 a month, with a coworking membership starting at £188.

95 Northwood, Jewellery Quarter – Birmingham 

95 Northwood offers affordable, yet modern coworking spaces in the centre of Birmingham. The offices are located a little further out of the city centre than others on this comparison, but good transport links are available, allowing you to get to and from New Street Station in just over 10 minutes on the Metro. 

Some key features offered at 95 Northwood include: 

  • Access 7 days per week
  • Highly secure
  • Superfast internet
  • Dedicated desk
  • Kitchen facilities

Prices start at just £125 a month. 

The Moseley Exchange, Alcester Rd – Moseley Village 

Situated in Moseley Village on the outskirts of the city centre, the Moseley Exchange has a lot to offer for its mere £109 monthly membership fees. It’ll take you around 20 minutes to get to the city centre by bus or 10 minutes in the car. This makes it a great option for those who don’t have the budget for a city centre office but would enjoy the ability to get to and from the city with ease. 

Amenities include: 

  • Unlimited hours per month
  • 8 hours per month use of meeting rooms
  • Locker key
  • Hot desk
  • Superfast broadband
  • Lounge area
  • Communal kitchen

This coworking space option sounds like a great choice for new business startups based in and around Birmingham. 

Charles House, Great Charles Street – Birmingham City Centre 

Charles House offers an open, modern coworking environment just a 10 minute walk from Birmingham New Street Station. Starting from a reasonable £145 a month, this option is great for those freelancers based in the city centre who are looking for a flexible, sociable work environment. 

As a Coworking member at Charles House, you’ll have access to the following amenities: 

  • Wifi
  • Kitchen facilities
  • Chill out area
  • Printer
  • Photocopier
  • Hot desk
  • Air conditioning
  • 24 hour access
  • Refreshments 

Transport links to and from Charles House are also easy to find with a range of buses available nearby and taxi ranks in close proximity. 

Melting Pot, Meriden Street  – Birmingham City Centre 

The Melting Pot is one of the most trendy coworking spaces Birmingham has to offer, encouraging business people from all walks of life to collaborate, share ideas and form a sense of community. This option is perfect for young startups on a budget. Examples of businesses currently operating in the Melting Pot can be found here

This coworking space offers an excellent range of facilities, which include: 

  • High speed internet
  • Secure premises
  • Kitchen area
  • Lockable storage
  • Single desk

Prices start from £150 a month, with hotdesks starting at just £10 a day. 

Grosvenor St Pauls, St Pauls Square – Birmingham City Centre 

This coworking space offers excellent access from the city centre, with the metro and a range of buses running regularly throughout the day. It’s classic Georgian style with a contemporary twist creates a traditional, yet professional feel suitable for freelancers of all walks of life. 

Key features available at Grosvenor St Pauls are: 

  • Superfast broadband
  • Individual USB and power point ports
  • Access to kitchen with fridge and microwave
  • Lockable cabinet
  • Storage facilities
  • Use of printer, scanner and photocopier
  • Hot desk

Coworking membership prices start at £175 a month, with a variety of tailored options and add-ons available to suit your needs. 

Somerset House, Temple Street – Birmingham City Centre 

One of the more pricier options in Birmingham Somerset House boats a bright, art deco design combined with stylish modern furnishings. The coworking space is extremely central, being located within walking distance from all of the major train stations in the Birmingham City Centre. 

What’s more, the extensive range of facilities available at Somerset House are impressive to say the least. Here are some of the facilities you can enjoy at the office: 

  • Height adjustable desk
  • Internet connectivity and calls package
  • Gym 
  • Garden roof terrace
  • Breakout spaces
  • Golf simulator
  • Kitchens
  • Discount on meeting rooms

With prices starting from £250 a month, Somerset House is perfect for driven professionals and entrepreneurs who enjoy the finer things in life. 

Lewis Building, Bull Street – Birmingham City Centre 

Situated in a former 19th century department store building, this coworking environment is oozing with character and sophistication. Lewis Building is located on Bull street, within just 5 to 10 minutes walking distance from all of Birmingham’s central stations. 

The stylish building provides an excellent range of amenities for freelancers and self employed workers looking for a city based coworking space. These include: 

  • Dedicated desk
  • Cupboard
  • Locker
  • Internet
  • 24 hour access
  • Superfast wifi

Prices at the Lewis Building start at £169 a month, with a coworking membership starting at a monthly rate of £188.

4th Floor Colmore Gate, Colmore Business District

Located in the Birmingham’s desirable Colmore Business District, this coworking space option has great transport links and is surrounded by a varied selection of bars, restaurants and coffee shops. 

The vibrant office at Colmore Gate has a lot to offer, with breathtaking views across the city and a wide selection of amenities: 

  • Dedicated desk
  • Kitchens
  •  24 hour access
  • Superfast wifi
  • Breakout spaces
  • Refreshments (including Fizzy Friday’s) 
  • Bike racks 
  • Shower facilities 

Prices at Colmore Gate start from just £99 a month. 

The Old Post Office, Stirchley

The Old Post Office is one of the newest community coworking spaces in Birmingham, having opened its doors in January 2020. This coworking space is located in Stirchley, just outside of Birmingham and can be found on the 45 and 47 bus routes that run out of the city centre. Alternatively if you wanted to travel by train, the Old Post Office is just an 8 minute walk from Bournville Station.

A variety of facilities are available at the Old Post Office, including: 

  • Dedicated desk
  • Wifi
  • Kitchen facilities
  • Heating 
  • Tea and coffee 

Prices for a monthly coworking membership at the Old Post Office start at £175, with hourly passes costing just £2.50!

UBCUK, Birmingham Business Park – Solihull

With prices starting at £349 a month, co-working space at Birmingham Business Park is by far the most expensive on our list… But what do you get for your money? 

Here are some of the facilities included in a coworking membership at UBCUK’s office space: 

  • Communal office
  • Hot desk
  • Internet access
  • Discounted meeting room rate
  • Free guest pass
  • Support services from reception
  • Free parking (subject to availability)
  • Outdoor gym equipment 

The facilities in this prestigious Business Park are impressive, yet the travel time to and from the city centre may be problematic for some.

Birmingham Snow Hill 

Situated in Birmingham’s financial district surrounded by coffee shops, bars and eateries is Birmingham Snow Hill’s coworking space. This office space has great transport links, making it the perfect choice for service-based businesses, freelancers and consultants who regularly meet with clients. 

Facilities offered at Birmingham Snow Hill include: 

  • Workspace zones
  • Bike storage
  • Shower facilities
  • Breakout space
  • Car park
  • Kitchen facilities
  • 24/7 access
  • Internet access

Prices for a coworking membership at Birmingham Snow Hill start at just £85 a month, making it one of the most affordable coworking spaces in Birmingham. 

Hub 109 

Hub 109 have a range of flexible coworking options at their office space in Erdington (in the suburbs of Birmingham). Public transport links are available from the city centre to Hub 109, with the option of a 20 minute train journey from New Street station or a 25 minute bus ride from the city centre. 

Facilities available at Hub 109’s office space include: 

  • Hot desk area
  • Internet access
  • Business and Mailing address
  • 2 hour meeting room use
  • Tea and coffee 

Prices for a coworking membership start at just £99 a month, making this a great choice for startups and solo entrepreneurs. 

The Transfer 

Finally we come to The Transfer, Birmingham’s most budget-friendly coworking office space with prices starting from a monthly fee of just £35. 

The Transfer is located in the Old Printworks which can be found on the number 50 bus route coming out of Birmingham. It takes around 20 minutes to reach The Transfer by bus, and 15 minutes by car. Amenities at this coworking hub include: 

  • Free wifi
  • Desk room
  • Printer
  • Cycle parking 
  • Tea and coffee 

The Transfer offers an impressive price of just £35 a month and are currently running a promotion for a free day for all new customers. 

Which is your favourite? 

Get in touch and let us know which coworking space you prefer! Or alternatively, if coworking environments aren’t for you, check out our guide Alternatives to Coworking Spaces


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