111 Piccadilly, pioneer of the Bruntwood works

The work and leisure provider Bruntwood Works has launched a new PAYG (Pay as You Go) service that offers day passes for its coworking spaces throughout Manchester city center. The move is in response to customers’ increased appetite for flexible work experiences as many consider returning to the office after the lockdown.

Aimed at helping freelancers, small businesses, remote workers, or even larger businesses looking for more flexibility when returning to work, the initiative provides a high quality, affordable solution that allows them to book day passes to Bruntwood Works. Portfolio of Pioneer workspaces in Manchester.

At Blackfriars House, Neo and Bloc, users can choose from a range of coworking passes that give access to shared lounges or a dedicated desk. Prices start at just £ 3 an hour with half day tickets costing £ 7.50 and full day tickets costing £ 12.

At Blackfriars House, PAYG customers can work in the beautifully renovated communal lounge and use the communal kitchen with free refreshments. Alternatively, customers can purchase an artisanal brew and pastry at Bean’s on-site coffee shop. At Neo, PAYG customers can enjoy a coworking lounge with a variety of design-oriented seating areas and a roof terrace with unique bookable meeting pods.

Bruntwood Works’ newest Pioneer Building Bloc will be ready to welcome PAYG customers on Tuesday June 1st. Here, people will find dynamic leisure and hospitality that includes a FORM yoga studio and a local favorite Trove café as part of a workspace that promotes productivity and wellbeing. There’s even a sleeping capsule that you can use to recharge your day with a quick nap.

In all buildings, people can use the Bruntwood Works website to book space in communal lounges, a dedicated desk, meeting rooms, or simply arrive in the building and book at reception. Customers also have full access to the many amenities on offer including WiFi, common areas, refreshments and facilities.

Andrew Cooke, Strategic Director at Bruntwood Works, said, “We developed this flexible solution after talking to our customers and companies and finding that flexibility is a top priority in all areas. People are looking for easy, inexpensive ways to find inspiring, exciting workspaces to work remotely and from home.

“Pay As You Go is another important step in enabling people to choose the room that suits their needs. Whether it’s a cozy, quiet place to foster deep concentration, or open, lively and collaborative lounges against the busy backdrop of a friendly coffee shop for meetings – we have it all – along with a simple booking process with the customer to be able to enter a new environment.

“Flexibility and hybrid working are priorities for companies of all sizes, from larger companies looking to support remote working to freelancers looking for a professional environment. Many people have used lockdown as an opportunity to pursue their ambitions and start their own business. Therefore, this new service also gives these entrepreneurs a flexible first step on the ladder as they grow and use office space. “

The PAYG service is the latest in a line of new products from Bruntwood Works that respond to the changing needs of businesses as people increasingly prefer a hybrid way of working.

In 2020, Bruntwood Works launched Office Share, which offers companies the opportunity to work with a “business buddy” and only spend two to three days in the office at a time. The company also already offers a wide range of flexible solutions, including co-working spaces, memberships to use the workspace and dedicated desks, as well as a range of rented and made & managed spaces.

As part of Bruntwood Works’ Pioneer program, the developer has invested £ 50 million in existing assets to create future-oriented workspaces designed to improve wellbeing and work through greater productivity, creativity and innovation. The company’s Pioneer portfolio includes Blackfriars House, 111 Piccadilly, Neo and the upcoming Bloc, all in the heart of Manchester city center, offering customers a different and unique place to work.

Visit https://bruntwood.co.uk/payg to book a workspace in one of Bruntwood Works’ Pioneer buildings.


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