> Runway East

Joyful workspaces for teams that love what they do

Runway East is where every great idea has a great home. We provide the space and community for entrepreneurs, innovators, dreamers, and doers to meet, think and (occasionally) drink together.

We opened in Bristol in 2018. We knew that it was a booming city with a heavy focus on tech start-ups, and since then we have opened Bristol 2.0 as the tech scene continues to grow – it is the ideal fit for us.

In 2018 alone, Bristol had over 24,000 people working in digital tech. All of those people need a place to work, and that’s exactly what we’re providing. Since moving here we have welcomed many incredible award-winning companies into our space, Yellow Dog, Immersive Labs and Paymentsense to name a few, and we couldn’t be more proud of the community and networks we’ve built.

We’re a team of tech lovers, entrepreneurs, ex-startup founders and customer service advocates, who go above and beyond to keep our companies thriving. We truly care about our members’ success (and have the stories, friendships and memories to prove it). We want to be a part of every idea – no matter how small – and be there to support its growth. We bring together all sorts of people to allow new ideas to spark and blossom. This is done through our amazing in house events from rooftop yoga, to gin-making workshops, and cake every Wednesday, or simply by promoting a genuine open community; it’s what we’re all about.

Whilst many coworking spaces have continued to focus their efforts on the capital, in 2018 at Runway East we recognised the flourishing tech scene in Bristol and as result, opened our first site there in summer 2018, the first London coworking provider to do so. Since its success, we have opened our second Bristol office in winter 2019.

Moving to Bristol is perhaps our most notable achievement because it was such a bold move for a small coworking space with only two sites in east London to put our faith in Bristol – a city we did not know well past the glowing reviews from Bristolian founders at our London sites.

We are constantly learning what our members like, what to do more of (and less of) by constant communication – every aspect of Runway East depends on our members. It’s been 6 years, and we’ve grown to five locations across London and Bristol, over 2,000 members and watched our companies raise over £500 million. We’re here to make good work, with good people. And we’re here to have fun.

Runway East HQ

20 St Thomas Street
London, SE1 9RS

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