BizSpace Islington

The Ivories, 6-18 Northampton Street, Islington, London, N1 2HY

Office & studio space in Islington, North London

A prominent and attractive art deco building providing several offices, studio space, and workshops to rent in the heart of north London.  

Welcome to BizSpace Islington, a striking and recently refurbished business centre, home to over 25 workspaces arranged over two upper floors with an internal courtyard totalling approximately 25,000 square feet. Our spaces are let on a managed basis, meaning we manage the building and all the amenities. When you rent one of our workspaces, you get a blank canvas, meaning you can customise the design of your open-plan studio space, office, or small workshop as you see fit. All units have suspended lighting, permitter trunking, and beautiful parquet flooring. They are also self-contained, meaning they have their own entrances to the central courtyard.  

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Where is BizSpace Islington?

BizSpace Islington

The Ivories, 6-18 Northampton Street, Islington, London, N1 2HY

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You can find us in the heart of Islington, an affluent part of London renowned as a haven for shoppers, diners, and theatregoers, attracting many people to the area. We are around half a mile (10-minute walk) from the bustling Upper Street, with its diverse range of fashion design boutiques and an extensive offering of bars and restaurants. Ideal for employees and entertaining clients and guests, Islington is home to theatres, cinemas, galleries and museums, various music venues and numerous daily/ weekly street markets. 

Monday 08:30 – 17:30 Tuesday 08:30 – 17:30 Wednesday 08:30 – 17:30 Thursday 08:30 – 17:30 Friday 08:30 – 17:30
Coming to visit us? We’re easy to find:

By car: We’re less than a mile from the A1, taking roughly a few minutes, depending on traffic. The A1 provides access to the M1 (about eight miles away), taking around 30 – 45 minutes to reach, depending on traffic. We’re also close to the A105 and A10, providing quick access to and from the M25 (around 11 miles away), taking around 30 – 60 mins to reach, depending on traffic. 

By rail: Essex Road train station is one minute walk away and approximately an eight-minute walk to Highbury and Islington station. Both stations provide national rail services to other parts of London and the UK.  

By tube and overground: The closest station is Highbury & Islington, located on the Victoria and overground lines; it’s around half a mile away, taking about 10 minutes to walk and a few minutes to cycle. Angel, on the Northern line, is just over a mile away, taking around 20 minutes to walk or five minutes to cycle.  

By bus: The closest bus stop is Essex Road Station, located on A104, only a few minutes walk away. Located on the busy Essex Road, the bus stop is served by several services, including the 38, 56, 73, 341, 476, N38 and N73.  

By air: City airport is the closest (around 8 miles), taking around half an hour to an hour to reach by car or public transport. Heathrow Airport is around 19 miles away, taking roughly an hour to an hour and a half to reach by car or public transport.  

We’re proud to be part of a network of BizSpace business centres across north London providing exclusive studio spaces, like BizSpace Finsbury Park and BizSpace Camden. Further afield across London, we also have BizSpace Perivale to the west, BizSpace Camberwell to the south, and BizSpace Wimbledon to the southwest.  

Flexible offices in Islington

We provide a range of office space in north London, from 300 square feet – ideal for small teams of around six or seven people, up to 2,200 square feet – suitable for larger teams of around 50 people. Our offices are stylish, bright, and modern and have an industrial warehouse feel– fitting for the building and location. All offices are rented on a managed basis, with access to many sought-after amenities. Our workspaces are customisable and come with simple legal agreements providing immediate access – from 12-month licence agreements to multi-year lease agreements.


Office studios in Islington

Some of our office spaces are used by more creative businesses looking for open-plan studio space. These can be used as both offices and studio space. Typical businesses include anyone looking for more space to design, produce, make, and create – from graphic designers looking for a creative studio space to a creative engineer looking for an architect’s studio space. And with ample space, they’re great if you need space for stock, equipment, props, and other necessary tools. We have several different-sized units to rent on a short-term license agreement – starting from 12 months – or a longer-term multi-year lease.

BizSpace Islington The Ivories

Small Unit

1 – 7

300 sq ft

Discover our range of small office units. These units are up to 300 square feet – ideal for small businesses of six or seven.

BizSpace Islington The Ivories

Medium Unit

1 – 20

330 – 800 sq ft.

These office units are between 330 and 800 square feet. More suitable for medium-sized businesses of up to 20 people.

BizSpace Islington The Ivories

Large Unit

20 – 50

800 – 2200 sq ft.

We have office units over 800 square feet. These are perfect for companies requiring larger office space for teams of over 20 people.

Studio space to rent in Islington

We’re home to several creative open-plan studios, ideal for businesses looking for a practical yet beautifully presented workspace in North London. Whether you’re working in the beauty sector looking for a makeup studio or the creative sector looking for an art studio, our spaces are suitable for various uses. If your business is much more practical and hands-on, we can help there, too. Our studios can be used for fitness, Pilates, yoga, gyms, you name it. As self-contained units, they have their own front-door access, ideal if you’re expecting customers and clients. Our units come on a managed basis, meaning that we’ll take care of the building and provide access to plenty of shared amenities; you simply look after your own space and customise it to your tastes and needs.

BizSpace Islington The Ivories

Small Unit

300 sq ft

We have studio units up to 300 square feet available. These are ideal for small teams with space for the essentials.

BizSpace Islington The Ivories

Medium Unit

300 – 800 sq ft.

Studio units between 300 and 800 square feet. Ideal for medium-sized teams with a little bit more space to work with.

BizSpace Islington The Ivories

Large Unit

800 – 2200 sq ft.

For studio units over 800 square feet in size. Suitable for much larger teams requiring much more space to work with.

Workshops to rent in Islington

Are you looking for a small workshop or workshop studio to rent in Islington? Our units are up to 5,000 square feet, an ideal size for a small outfit or operation looking for a space to manufacture, repair, create, and store stock and equipment. Whether you’re looking for space to make things, like a ceramics or pottery studio, create music like a recording studio, or a place to pack and ship your eCommerce goods, we can help. Our units benefit from tall ceilings with suspended lighting, good access, and security. They’re also self-contained, meaning your own private access. Choose from various-sized units to rent on either a short-term or long-term basis.

Camberwell studio space

Small Unit

300 sq ft

We have workshop units up to 300 square feet available. Ideal for small businesses needing essential space to work and store items.

Camberwell studio space internal

Medium Unit

300 – 750 sq ft.

Workshop units between 250 and 750 square feet. These are perfect for medium-sized businesses needing a bit more space.

Camberwell studio space interior

Large Unit

750 – 5000 sq ft.

Larger workshop units over 750 square feet. Ideal for larger companies looking for ample space to work and store items.

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Gil Cambridge BCM

Centre Manager

Gil Cambridge

What kind of businesses use studio space?

The types of businesses that can use our studio spaces include, but are not limited to:    


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Music studio space  

Create musical masterpieces in a professional music studio, perfect for musicians, bands, and audio enthusiasts. Compose, record, and produce your tracks with top-notch equipment and acoustic perfection. 

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Tattoo studio space  

A dedicated tattoo studio space, ideal for tattoo artists and body art creators. Provide your clients with a hygienic, private setting perfect for artistic expression, precision, and comfort.   

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Photography studio space  

Photography studios are a haven for photographers, videographers, and visual storytellers. Capture your vision with state-of-the-art equipment and innovative settings, bringing your creative concepts to life. 


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Fashion studio space  

Stylish fashion studios tailored for designers, seamstresses, and creatives. A practical and inspiring design studio enables the creation of stunning garments, from concept to runway-ready pieces. 

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Ceramic studio space  

Spacious and practical, a ceramic studio is ideal for potters, clay artists, and sculptors. This creative hub is the perfect place to learn and develop the art of ceramics, as well as produce masterpieces at scale.   

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Pottery studio space  

A dedicated pottery studio is perfect for artists and ceramic enthusiasts. Shape clay into functional and decorative pieces, from pottery wheels to hand-crafted creations. Create a space to unleash pottery potential. 

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Choosing the right type of workspace

Need a new workspace but don’t know where to start? Our definitive guide will help you choose the right type of space. From offices and studios to workshops and industrial units, plus all the variations in between, we’ll help you find the right workspace to suit your and your staff’s needs. 

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