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Technology

The UK tech industry is continuing to grow at a rapid pace, now closing the gap on Silicon Valley with 91 UK Unicorns (businesses valued at £1bn). Many of these vibrant tech companies are choosing to base themselves in East London, around Old Street Roundabout, now affectionately known in the industry as Silicon Roundabout. The tech industry’s significant (and quick) growth makes flexible workspace options extremely popular amongst this industry. We have worked with many tech businesses helping them expand in office space as needed.
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Did you know?

Old Street has by far the highest concentration of tech companies in London
The Northern Line, which stops at Old Street Station, is the most densely populated line for tech companies in London
Over 80% of developers registered in London live in the east of the city

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This chart shows the location of deals completed in the technology sector by SHB over the past three years.

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