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Circle Offices, Serviced offices, Liverpool Street Station, London, Victoria Avenue

Phone: 0203 206 1100



Finalist of the BCA 2013 and 2014 Independent Business Centre of the Year

What is the BCA?

The BCA has been the Voice of the Business Centre Sector since 1989.

For the last quarter of a century the Business Centre Association has been at the forefront of the flexible workspace revolution.

The BCA specialises in providing support and guidance to providers of flexible serviced office space, coworking and mailbox facilities across the UK, mainland Europe, the USA and further afield. They lead the way in setting industry standards and championing excellence across the network.

All BCA members are signatories to the BCA Code of Conduct and abide by our Consumer Charter. These documents are renewed annually and demonstrate a clear commitment to professional and ethical standards, service and conduct which help distinguish BCA members from non-member operators. The BCA currently list over 960 member locations representing both small independent providers and large international operators.

The BCA Award Scheme

  • The BCA awards the Business Centres annually based on the nominations made by clients.
  • The nominations abide by strict rules and are only accepted from clients of the business centre who have been resident at the centre for a minimum of 3 months.
  • The nomination must be supported by comprehensive, specific examples (which are verified) as to why the client is nominating the business centre for the Award including where the centre has added value to the client’s company by going above and beyond the duties normally provided and where the centre has opened up opportunities for future business.


Winner of the Gold Award 2014

Gold Awards are given to those sites that meet and exceed the requirements of the Scheme. City of London Corporation are awarding sites that are looking into ways of reducing, reusing and recycling waste and have taken a proactive role in the management of their waste during 2014.

About the Scheme

The Clean City Awards Scheme which has been running since 1994, aims to develop partnerships with all types of City businesses by raising the profile of responsible waste management and recognising and rewarding good practice by encouraging businesses to 'Reduce, Reuse and Recycle'.

Aims of the scheme

  • Promote good waste management practices
  • Encourage waste minimisation, reuse and recycling
  • Reduce the amount of waste sent to landfill
  • Ensure compliance with Duty of Care regulations
  • Encourage City businesses to take pride in their surroundings
  • Provide a forum for City businesses to exchange waste management initiatives
  • Reduce smoking related litter

2014 Ceremony booklet available here.


Winner of the Silver Standard Certificate

First Mile Recycling Standard

The recycling standard represents achievements of our business in recycling in the previous year. The award is based on the businesses overall recycling rate, and the number of recycling services we have in place.

First Mile awards those who have taken proactive approach to recycling.

It also lists key statistics:

  • In 2013 we recycled 22.040 Kgs, saved 160 trees and 19,1 tonnes of CO2 through recycling in the previous year.
  • In 2014 we recycled 11.610 Kgs, saved 126 trees and offset 3,2 tonnes of CO2 through recycling in 2014.
  • We are dedicated to do more in 2015 by actively trying to reduce waste, avoid food waste, and use recyclable materials where we can to create sustainability.

The office waste is recycled using the newest and most environmentally friendly technologies and anything that cannot be recycled is used to generate green electricity. Nothing goes to landfill.

We can recycle

  • Paper
  • Card and Tetrapack
  • Glass
  • Drink cans & food tins
  • Plastic bottles, carrier bags and film
  • Electrical appliances
  • Light bulbs
  • Batteries
  • Confidential waste
  • Toner cartridges

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