Co-Working Space

Our multi-purpose, social distancing-friendly space is open to all Imperial students and alumni.
Check it out!

Work, learn, meet and much more

Come and work alongside your fellow student innovators, or put your heads together and launch a brand new collaboration at our fully-equipped basement space at Sherfield.

Looking for somewhere to get some work done, hold a meeting or have a quick catch-up with your fellow entrepreneurs? We’ve created the perfect co-working space at the South Kensington campus and it’s open to all Imperial students and alumni.

We’re closed at the moment due to the lockdown (hopefully not for too much longer!), but normally our doors are open all day so pay us a visit and check out what we have to offer!

Opening times

*Please note that there are only 13 places available in the co-working space. These will be available on a first come first serve basis*

This week’s timetable: 

Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Closed
Thursday Closed
Friday Closed

What’s on offer?

Plenty of desk space and fast WiFi for starters so you can pitch up and get some work done, polish up your business masterplan or hold a meeting with your team. You can take a break in our chillout corner with a brew as well, and we’ve kitted the space out with plenty of startup staples so you have everything you need.

The E-Lab Co-Working space layout
Our co-working space facilities include: 
The E-Lab Library
The E-Lab Library

Browse our awesome library of entrepreneurial stories and skill-building manuals. They’re all available for you to check out and take home for up to two weeks at a time.

The Refresh Station

Help yourself to a latte/cappuccino /espresso from our fancy coffee machine or grab a can from the fridge whenever that thirst/caffeine slump strikes.

The-Studio
The Studio

Both a co-working area and a bookable space, where you can hold an event, film demos or record your pitch.

The-Chill-Out-Room
The Chillout Corner

The perfect place to take 5 and give your brain cells a breather.

The-Green-Room
The Green Room

The Green Room is our zen zone. A green, leafy haven of calm. It’s perfect when you need a quiet space to do some thinking. You can also reserve the whole area for a private meeting.

The Phone Booth

Need to take a confidential call? You’ll be out of earshot in here.

The-Meeting-Room
The Meeting Room

A bookable space for more formal gatherings.

How to find us

You’ll find us in the basement of the Sherfield building It can be a bit tricky to find us if it’d your first visit but don’t worry, we have a handy map to help you find your way.

ELab mug, coffee machine and bookcase

Book the Lab!

Need an area for a meeting or the whole space for an event? We can adapt the Lab to suit your requirements.

All you need to do is complete this form and tell us what kind of meeting or event you want to hold. We’ll figure out which space would be best for you and confirm your booking.

**Please note that due to COVID-19 restrictions, E-Lab is closed and all meeting rooms are unavailable until further notice**

You’ll also get access to all our facilities which include:

  • Various Adapters & Cables
  • Oculus Quest VR headsets
  • 4K touchscreen TVs
  • Presentation clickers
  • Media Hub
  • iPads
  • PS4, Nintendo Switch & Board games
    (Temporarily unavailable
     
  • Coffee machine
    (Temporarily unavailable)
  • Soft drinks and beer fridge (Temporarily unavailable)
  • Jelly bean dispenser (Temporarily unavailable)
  • Water dispenser
  • Entrepreneurial Library
  • Whiteboards
  • Stationary

Download the user guide