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Interim Spaces is one of the UK's leading providers of truly affordable, flexible and sustainable workspace.


An impact-focused interim use specialist led by arts professionals, our work unlocks significant social and economic capital by repurposing empty buildings. We pride ourselves on delivering high quality, well-resourced work and development space that is truly affordable to our end users – freelancers, micro-businesses, bootstrap startups and entrepreneurs, artists, creatives and non-profit organisations.

A Space

  • We establish and operate high quality and sustainable creative hubs by using empty buildings fitted out with upcycled surplus construction materials and reclaimed furniture

  • Our workspaces are truly affordable, significantly under market rents, with at least 20% granted for free to local community groups and sponsored social and cultural businesses

  • We employ locally and are supplied by local providers wherever possible

A Platform

  • Our venues can make use of a wide mix of vacant property, showcasing new and experimental arts forms and providing platforms for new talent

  • We can animate vacant short-term retail and street-level premises with pop-up creative enterprises - from artist residencies and galleries to retail incubators

  • We provide ancillary services to the arts and cultural sector via low-cost rehearsal and development studios

A Community

  • We curate diverse memberships and programmes of arts, cultural and business events, activities and workshops

  • We encourage participation and collaboration between our members and local businesses

  • We ameliorate the effects of social isolation – a growing mental health concern in the UK – from working alone in flats, houseshares, cafes, the library and other public spaces

One of our current projects, PopHub Leicester Square, was recently recognised by the Mayor's office for its ethics and affordability, becoming one of nine London workspaces to be awarded the Mayor's Workspace Accreditation.

We are currently looking for new project spaces in London and Somerset of between 3,500-150,000sft. If you are a landlord, local authority or developer with an empty building please email us at

Before: Tired, hard-let, end-of-life offices in the redevelopment pipeline, significant empty property costs attached.
After: A vacant public asset transformed into an affordable creative coworking facility with 55 desk spaces and 16 studios, two meeting rooms, recording studio, conference room, large rehearsal/mixed use studio, print room, reception, bike storage, toolroom. 100+ members and 30 SME businesses. Significant empty property costs savings for owner.
See more of our projects here
The following local and national businesses have supported Interim Spaces with sponsorships or donations of materials, products or services

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