Spare street

A New Street Dedicated to Creative Enterprise in Southwark




Hotel Elephant

Hotel Elephant is a not-for-profit company established in 2009 to provide space for Arts, Culture & Enterprise in Southwark.

In July 2016, Hotel Elephant launched Spare Street - a "new street" dedicated to Creative Enterprise in Elephant & Castle, London.

Our mission is to establish Spare Street as a destination for Creative Entrepreneurs and Start-Up Creative Businesses
— Reuben Powell & Emily Woodhouse, Hotel Elephant Directors

workspace in se17

For Creative Entrepreneurs, Start-ups and Graduates.  


co-working space

Co-working space for creative businesses. With flexible membership options including Hot Desk, Dedicated Desk and Private Office. 

Ideal for freelancers, start-ups and growing businesses! + lots of great perks for members!


graduate workspace

Spare Street has workspace dedicated to recent graduates with space for 'noisy & messy' & 'quiet & clean' work. 

Have your graduated in the last 3 years and looking for space to start or run your creative business or practice?


What's On


sidecar coffee bar


sidecar coffee bar

Our cafe & bar is provided by the unique Sidecar Coffee Bar. Sidecar started life as an Italian coffee machine mounted on a Russian motorbike and sidecar, which can still be seen around town and at numerous events.

At Spare Street, Sidecar serves speciality coffee, toasted sourdough sandwiches, soup and all day brunch! Plus some tasty sweet treats. 

On Friday's we swap laptops for cocktails; join us for a wide selection of craft Cider & Perry, local craft Beer, great Wine and Cocktails !