Somerset House Exchange

Hot Desks in the Exchange

Hot desk in a stunning, newly renovated shared workspace, the Exchange, with a range of flexible and affordable membership packages from pay as you go to unlimited, and bursaries available to underrepresented groups.

You’ll be joining a thriving innovative and collaborative community of freelancers, and small businesses working in the arts and the creative industry.

Somerset House Exchange is suitable for teams of up to 6 people and comes with strict selection criteria. Memberships are only available for freelancers and small businesses who:

  • Work in the arts and/or creative industries
  • Incorporate and embrace innovation
  • Have a collaborative approach to their work
  • Strive to increase diversity within their sector

Limited number of memberships available per month. Other spaces are available for teams larger than 6.

View our creative community including our current Exchange members

What you get as a resident of Somerset House

Membership options:


EXCHANGE 30 HOURS - £60+VAT per person pcm

EXCHANGE 50 HOURS - £100+VAT per person pcm

EXCHANGE 100 HOURS - £175+VAT per person pcm

EXCHANGE UNLIMITED - £270+VAT per person pcm

Exchange Bursaries
To redress the balance in terms of gender, disability, ethnicity, and socio-economic background, we offer bursary placements of up to 75% off to people who are underrepresented in the creative and cultural sector.

All packages include:

  • Over 140 seats to choose from
  • Dedicated online members platform
  • Private terrace
  • Phone booths
  • Dedicated meeting room
  • High speed wifi
  • Lockers
  • Buy additional hours as needed
  • Flexible contractual terms
  • In-house café-bar

If you work in the arts or the creative industries, or supply support services to the sector, you can apply here