Support for businesses

Affordable workspace/desk space

View the information on this page, it offers work spaces in Newham to SMEs:

Council-owned commercial properties

Whether you're a new business looking for a workshop, or an established company searching for a larger office space; you can find council owned commercial premises available to let in Newham by visiting Dobbin and Sullivan or call 020 8221 9610.

East Wick and Sweetwater at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Whether you’re a start-up or a well-established brand, the two new districts of East Wick and Sweetwater based at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park has got a mix of 18 commercial spaces that have been designed with every kind of business in mind. As well as a strong business community, there’s a growing residential community too. It will bring a mix of workspace and studios for artists, makers and small businesses; as well as space for food businesses, retailers and markets.

The first phase is currently on the way, with over 300 mixed tenures homes and 18 commercial spaces, completing in Spring/Summer 2021.

East Wick and Sweet Water brochure

If you are interested in finding a commercial space within East Wick and Sweet Water, please contact:

Harriet 020 3216 3916 or email

Craig at 020 3216 3911 or email

Knowledge Dock

Flexible office space, co-working space and membership (perfect for those who prefer to work at home or remotely but need a fixed address, our Knowledge Dock membership is our most flexible and affordable package)


Providing affordable waterfront studios for SME talent – based below the Silvertown flyover


Workable is a brand new co-working space in Stratford. Located on the 19th floor of 1 Westfield Avenue, it has different workspace options for flexible working or meeting rooms available to hire. A perfect space to work in a more collaborative and flexible environment.

Silver Building

The Silver Building is a bustling workspace and cultural centre in Silvertown that is home to scores of creative businesses. It provides affordable workspace for everyone from large-scale set designers to ateliers, photographers and traditional artists. It is a place where creative enterprises, SMEs, start-ups and existing Newham-based businesses are flourishing, and where new talent is being nurtured and grown. The Silver Building is located on Dock Road and is a stone's throw from West Silvertown Station on the DLR.

Stratford Workshop

Stratford Workshops are made up of affordable 100 self-contained workshop units, which range from 100 sq. ft. to 1,800 sq. ft. They have been an ideal place for small and new businesses to grow for the last 30 years.

***Please note from 31 March 2022 the new managing agents are Connor Brazendale and Philip Stainsby***

Ideal for new start-ups and creatives:


We also recommend downloading the Flow app this is an app that has collaborated with local co-working space providers to bring you access to space on a pay-as-you-go model.