Tuesday 22nd August 2023

How to find the best coworking space in Bath?

Jules Robertson 3 minute read
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It is important to find a coworking space that fits your needs in the areas you want. Many residents of Bath have long had to go to Bristol to find a good coworking space - but that is longer the case! There are some great spaces popping up in Bath.

Not everyone wants the same from their coworking space so it is important to take a closer look at what's included.

About Bath

Bath is a world-famous city in Somerset, England. It is known for its Roman-built baths and University. Bath is an exciting city with over 40 museums, good restaurants, quality shopping and theatres.

South West England's tech and startup scene is home to a number of great cities for tech, including Bristol, Bath, Exeter and Plymouth. Tech Nation ranks Bristol and Bath as the 3rd largest UK hub for tech. World-leading technology, including the global giants Aardman Animation, Amazon (iMDB) and Hewlett Packard are all based in the area.

Some of the most popular coffee shops in Bath include; Colonna & Small’s, Chapel Row; Picnic Coffee, Saracen Street; 8e, Chelsea Road; The Bath Coffee Company, Kingsmead Square; and Society Cafe, Kingsmead Square.

Some of the most popular spots for lunch in Bath include; Best of British Deli (12 Broad St, Bath, BA1 5LJ), The Whole Bagel (8 Upper Borough Walls, Bath, BA1 1RG), Roots ‘n’ Shoots (10 Brunel Square, Bath, BA1 1SX), Thoughtful Bakery (19 Barton St, Bath, BA1 1HG), Chapel Arts (St James Memorial Hall, Lower Borough Walls, Bath, BA1 1QR), Chaiwalla (42 Monmouth St, Bath, BA1 1EN), The Kingsmead Kitchen (1 Kingsmead St, Bath, BA1 2AA), and The Green Rocket Cafe (1 Pierrepont St, Bath, BA1 1LB).

Some of the most popular spots for after work drinks in Bath include; The Coconut Tree, The Cork, The Botanist, Belushi’s, Walcot House, Sub 13, and the very quirky Opium acclaimed for its lavish interiors and unusual cocktails in funky rooms.

How to choose a coworking space?

When looking into a new coworking space, make sure to consider the following:

  • Kitchen (coffee, tea, milks etc)
  • Access to phone booths
  • Access to meeting rooms
  • Costs
  • Location (number one)

Coworking spaces in Bath?

The Guild Coworking

High Street, BA1 5EB 12 minute walk from Bath Spa

Based in the central of Bath, The Guild is a coworking space made for the tech-savvy, the quirky creatives and the innovative entrepreneurs. They are Bath's oldest coworking space, established in 2013.

“The Guild is so so great. I love working here, the sense of community is really strong, and people are so friendly. Also, Charlotte is the most incredible office manager, she brings a great vibe to the space and make everyone feel welcome”Tessa

“Great place to cowork and network with the best creative and tech people in Bath. Good vibes in the rooms from the sociable front room and diner to the hardworking engine room and heads down quiet library. Unlimited tea, coffee and free fruit and nuts.” Michael Youngman

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House of St John’s

1, Queen Square, BA1 2HA 12 minute walk from Bath Spa

The House of St Johns offers a variety of coworking, dedicated desks, meeting rooms and a stylish event space in the centre of Bath. It is situated in a beautiful Grade 1 listed building and is a workspace powered by social purpose.

“The House of St John's is a stunning, creative and inspiring space in the heart of Bath - a perfect place to work and play. There is a place for everyone and anyone.. from a small private room to a spacious event space and everything in between. And, most importantly, the House is run with social purpose in mind.” Lizzie Heffer

“A fabulous, quality, workspace with a fantastic ethos as all profits go to charity. Different styles of desks and spaces available to sit at and work at and whole offices to rent. Also a gorgeous event space. “ Caroline

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Do I need to bring anything with me?

  • Laptop
  • Charger
  • Headphones

Can I bring guests?

For hot desks, please make sure to book a pass for everyone attending. For meeting rooms, you can have as many people attend as the capacity of the room.

Let us find you the perfect space. Contact us today!

Written by Jules Robertson

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