Crown Estate to try out co-working

The Crown Estate is to enter the burgeoning flexible co-working space market in London later this year.

Plans are being brought forward for the creation of around 300 workstations and a café in 25,000 sq ft across half a dozen floors in Crown Estate-owned office blocks just off Regent Street in London’s West End.

If successful, the plans could be the start of a step change in the type of offer provided by the Crown Estate, which owns 9.6m sq ft of floorspace in the West End.

The Crown has chosen to