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Pop Up Spaces Venues in Central London

Looking for a pop-up space in London? Whether for a pop-up shop or cafe, we've pulled together the very best for you to choose from.



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  • Pop Up Spaces Venues in Central London - Japan House
    KensingtonJapan House20 People

    Situated on the lower ground floor, located in the central area between the Gallery and the Hall, the Library is ideal for boardroom meetings, talks and training sessions. The room has a 84'' Panasonic 4K UHD tv screen with speakers and a choice of inputs. This space is beautifully curated with a selection of books in Japanese and in English, working as a unique backdrop for events.

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  • Pop Up Spaces Venues in Central London - Noho Studios
    FitzroviaNoho Studios160 People

    Noho Studios is central London's newest blank canvas events and exhibition space, perfect for product launches, press events, dinners, photo shoots, art exhibitions, screenings, drinks receptions and presentations etc Only a two minute walk from Oxford Circus, Noho Studios offers a prime location ground level shop window frontage for product displays and branding with its own entrance directly into 2,000 sq ft of open plan event space with high ceilings, characterful white brick arches and white walls that can be tailored to suit any type of function or event.

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  • Pop Up Spaces Venues in Central London - Upper House
    Islington/AngelUpper House30 People

    The Sanctuary can be hired for day time events, meetings and presentations. This light and airy room is the perfect setting for showcasing your company. We can offer light refreshments, lunch or snacks to fuel your group. Board Meetings, Seminars, Meetings, Team Building Exercises, Corporate Launch Parties

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  • Pop Up Spaces Venues in Central London - The Hellenic Centre
    MaryleboneThe Hellenic Centre250 People

    Available for dry-hire, this white-walled gallery space allows for creative flexibility to create totally unique environment, ideal for pop-up restaurants, temporary hospitality houses or shops showcasing clothing, accessories, and interiors.

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  • Pop Up Spaces Venues in Central London - The Curling Club
    South BankThe Curling Club500 People

    Celebrate the festive season in style with friends, colleagues, and loved ones at The Curling Club this December in London. Situated in the heart of the city, this immersive, alpine themed , curling infused pop-up is the perfect way to reconnect and we want you to be part of it. Combining a short, fast form of curling with wintery cocktails, alpine infused street food, live music & entertainment and much much more. The Curling Club is the new ultimate destination for Christmas parties this year. Come and celebrate the festive season with us and your team.

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  • Pop Up Spaces Venues in Central London - 41 Portland Place
    Marylebone41 Portland Place50 People

    The Exhibition Area is perfectly suited for all types of pop-ups, whether you're running a restaurant, a designer boutique, or showcasing works of art. One of the functions of this room is to serve as a catering space, so it adapts very successfully to food service pop-ups or refreshment bars. A Central London blank canvas space, with white walls, high ceilings, in built picture hanging lines and ample lighting makes it an ideal space for displaying items; showcasing Art and new product launches or press takeovers.

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  • Pop Up Spaces Venues in Central London - Top Office Machines
    ShoreditchTop Office Machines120 People

    A double width retail space facing onto a busy highstreet, very close to trendy Brick Lane / Boxpark / Tea Building / Rich Mix / Shoreditch High Street Overground, plus Columbia Road Market and Brick Lane Market ensure the area is heaving on the weekends.

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  • Pop Up Spaces Venues in Central London - Carousel
    MaryleboneCarousel80 People

    Inspired by minimalist Scandi design - complete with polished concrete flooring, white walls and super clean lines - our upstairs space is a light and airy room with windows on two sides and access to our leafy, south-facing garden. The spaces comes with high-spec AV, high speed wifi, a flexible lighting rig, its own professional kitchen and a dedicated events coordinator, making it the perfect venue for press days, product launches, influencer dinners, exhibitions and parties for up to 100 guests. Unlike many venues, we also offer award-winning food and drink and in-house production.

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Introduction to London pop up spaces

Pop up spaces in London are increasingly popular, as brands look for new and innovative ways to reach their target audience. Whether you're looking for a trendy studio with high foot traffic or a fully equipped retail space, there are many options available in the bustling city of London. So, if you're looking to get your product or brand out there, a pop up space in London is an excellent choice.

What are pop up spaces?

Pop up spaces are temporary retail spaces that are often used to promote a new product or brand. They can be found in a variety of locations, from high-traffic areas like Oxford Street to more low-key spots. Some pop up spaces are fully equipped with everything you need to showcase your product, while others may be more basic.

If you're looking for pop up venues in London, there are many options to explore. Some popular choices include trendy studios and retail spaces that cater to specific demographics, such as young professionals or fashion-conscious millennials. Whether you're just starting out or want to expand your existing business, a pop up shop in London is an ideal way to reach your target market and boost brand awareness.

What are the benefits of renting a London pop up space?

There are many benefits of renting a pop up shop in London. Pop up spaces are an excellent way to reach your target market and boost brand awareness. They're also a great way to test the waters before committing to a long-term lease, which can be costly and risky.

Another benefit of pop up shops is that they're often located in high-traffic areas, which means you'll have plenty of foot traffic and exposure to potential customers. And because they're temporary, you can often negotiate a lower rental rate than you would for a traditional retail space.

Finally, pop up venues tend to offer flexible space that you can fully customise and adapt to suit your needs, making them ideal for showing off your brand's style and values.

Why London is the perfect city for pop ups

With its thriving economy, diverse population, and bustling city centre, London is the ideal location for pop ups. As a major global hub for business and culture, London offers everything you need to get your product or brand out there, whether you're targeting young professionals, fashion-conscious millennials, or another demographic.

Ultimately, if you're looking for an innovative way to reach your target market, a pop up store in London is the perfect solution. With its high foot traffic and vast array of options, there's no better place to showcase your product or brand.

How to choose a pop up store in London

When choosing a pop up store in London, there are a few things to keep in mind. Consider the location. Pop up shops are often located in high-traffic areas, so you'll want to make sure your space is easy to find and accessible. In particular, make sure it's in an area frequented by your target market. Think about the size of the space. You'll need to consider how much product you have and how much space you'll need to showcase it. Consider the style of the space. Do you want a sleek, contemporary look or something more classic? Whatever your brand's style, there is likely a pop up shop in London that suits your needs. Often, pop up retailers are extremely flexible and the space can be customised to suit your individual style and brand. Take a look at the amenities offered. Some spaces may be fully equipped with everything you need, while others may be more basic. However, the more basic spaces may be able to be more fully customised to your needs. Think about your budget. Pop up shops range in price significantly, with location, size and style all playing a factor. Make sure to balance your budget and goals when choosing a space. Consider how long you'd like it for. A pop up shop can be rented on a short-term or long-term basis, so you'll need to consider your budget when choosing a space.

The dos and don'ts of renting a pop up shop in London

When renting a pop up space in London, it's important to be aware of the dos and don'ts. Here are some key things to keep in mind.

Do...

  • Do research your options thoroughly. Take the time to explore different spaces and compare their features, location, size, and price. This will help you choose the best space for your needs.
  • Do consider how long you'll need the space for. Pop up spaces can be rented on a short-term or long-term basis, so make sure to factor this into your decision.
  • Do customise the space to suit your needs. Pop up spaces are often very flexible, so make sure to utilise this to create a space that truly reflects your brand.
  • Do prioritise location. You want a space that is easy to find, and the location should most importantly be an area frequented by your target market.

Don't...

  • Don't overspend on your space. While it's important to invest in a good quality space, you don't want to overspend on something that is only temporary.
  • Don't start without a detailed plan in place. Make sure you have a clear strategy for how your pop up will work and what you want to achieve with it
  • Don't rent a space without visiting it in person or doing a virtual tour. The size and style of spaces can appear quite different in person, so be sure to take the time to assess your options before making a final decision.
  • Don't be afraid to ask questions. The more you know about your space and its features, the better placed you'll be to make a decision. So don't hesitate to speak with the landlord and get all the information you need before signing a contract.

How much does a London pop up shop cost?

The cost of a London pop up shop can vary hugely depending on the location, size, and style of the space, and how fully equipped it is. Generally, you can expect to pay anywhere from £900 to £6,000 per day. When budgeting for your pop up space, it's important to consider all associated costs, including rental fees, equipment rentals and utility expenses. Additionally, you'll need to factor in any decorating or customisation costs. To get the most out of your budget, it can be helpful to work with a professional designer who can help you make the most of your space without breaking the bank.

How to stand out from the crowd with your pop up space in London

As competition for customers is high in London, it's important to do everything you can to help your pop up space stand out from the crowd. Here are some tips for creating a space that really stands out:

  • Start with an eye-catching design. A well-designed event space will catch the attention of passersby and help set your brand apart from others.
  • Get creative with your use of space. Think outside the box and utilise all areas of your space, including walls, floors, and ceilings.
  • Use technology to your advantage. Utilise digital signage or video displays to really capture people's attention.
  • Create an experience. Pop ups are all about creating an immersive experience, so focus on creating an environment that engages and excites your customers.
  • Partner with like-minded brands or influencers to help promote your space. This can be a great way to tap into new audiences and reach more people. With the right approach, you can create a pop up space in London that truly leaves a lasting impression on your customers.

Three top pop up venues in London

It's hard to narrow it down to our three favourite pop up spaces, but here are a few that we think you'll love for a variety of different reasons.

1. Pop-up Venue at Maida Hill Place

Best for pop up shops and restaurants The Pop-Up Venue at Maida Hill Place boasts a large shop front, perfect for attracting passersby (and for letting in floods of natural light!). On top of that, it has its very own professional kitchen facilities. This makes it the ideal temporary spot for a supper club, dining event or pop up kitchen - although we love it for pop up shops too!

2. Exhibition Area at 41 Portland Place

Best for invite-only pop ups Situated between Regents Park and Oxford Circus underground station, 41 Portland Place is a Grade II* listed Georgian Townhouse bursting with sophistication. And within it is its very own blank canvas pop up space, that can be adapted for any use. Thanks to its prime location, we think it's the perfect choice for an exclusive pop up geared towards key clients or influencers who can affect the direction of your brand.

3. Whole Venue at 15 Bateman Street

Best for evening pop up events Picturing an evening pop up shop where guests can mingle with champagne and canapes while browsing your brand's newest products? Then you'll love 15 Bateman Street. Located near Tottenham Court Road tube station in central London, this pop up venue is full of character and features a classy shop front that will be sure to catch the eye of anyone who passes.

How to find the best London pop up shops for your needs

Now that you know a bit more about pop up shops in London, it's time to start planning your own event! To find the perfect space for your needs, you can start by browsing the venues listed above. Or, simply use our advanced search tool - just be sure to use our handy filters to narrow down your options by location, capacity, facilities and more. It's never been easier to find a space that ticks all the boxes!

Struggling to find your ideal venue? Our venue experts would be more than happy to help you find your perfect London pop up space. Get in touch today and we'll get the ball rolling.

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Pop-Ups are all the rage in London and you don’t need to tell us why! With brands finding innovative ways to use existing space, and banking on the exclusivity of a limited pop up shop, there’s no better way to get your product out there. We’ve put together a list of innovative spaces, some of them are trendy studios with lofty qualities that appeal to everyone and others are ready-to-go retail spaces with everything you need to showcase your product. Chosen for their high footfall and tremendous use of space, pop-ups are one of the most regular requests we get here in the capital. Enquire with a venue through their Hire Space profile for a 24-hour turnaround on availability and to check their pricing guide. Or if you’re after a specific type of space or a particular location, click below to send us your brief. Our Venue Experts (who as I’m sure you can tell are pros at putting a list together!) will send you a handpicked selection of venues just for you.

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