Heathrow and Regus have today announced plans to develop the first independent business centre at the UK’s hub airport, with Regus Express set to open at Terminal 5 this summer.
The move responds to a growing demand for ‘third place’ work locations where business travellers can check their emails, hold conference calls and meetings and print documents. Regus Express will offer a quiet, professional business lounge with a co-working space, private workstations, to be known as ‘ThinkPods’ and secure WiFi, as well as meeting rooms available by the hour.
Stephen Wilkinson, Heathrow’s property director said: “We are delighted to welcome Regus Express to Heathrow. More business passengers pass through Heathrow than any other airport in the world, making the opening of Regus Express at Terminal 5 an innovative solution for our customers.”
Phil Kemp, global managing director of Regus Third Place comments: “There has long been a need for more accessible business services and productive workspace at airports and we are delighted that Regus Express will soon become a fixture in the UK’s hub airport.
“This deal is one of many in the pipeline. We are currently engaging with transport operators, retailers and hotel chains across the globe to help them establish mobile work facilities for their customers and maximise new revenue opportunities.
“On a wider level, our strategy is to continually expand our global network and diversify the type of location we offer, making it even more convenient for members to work flexibly and productively, when and where it suits them.”