Somerset House Exchange

A Workplace Like No Other

Somerset House is the home of cultural innovators, with a resident community of creative enterprises, arts organisations, freelancers, artists and makers. If your work is pushing boundaries in the arts and creative industries, you could make Somerset House a home for your business or creative practice.

We have a range of workspaces, including dedicated offices and coworking options offering hotdesking in Somerset House Exchange and maker spaces at Makerversity. Somerset House Studios is invitation only, but you can find out more about opportunities and residencies here.

Benefits & Facilities


The Black Business Residency sponsored by Morgan Stanley is a 12-month programme that supports early-stage Black entrepreneurs with access to workspace, mentoriship from industry specialists and a programme of tailored events to help forge connections and help you thrive. Find out more here

We have a small number of Somerset House Exchange bursaries available per year. Find out more here
We run a number of supported Somerset House Studios residency programmes through specific partnerships and funding bodies recruited via open calls. Current supported residency programmes can be found here. Please sign up to the Somerset House Studios newsletter for news on upcoming supported residency programmes.