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Listed by Glassdoor as one of London’s ‘Coolest Office Spaces in 2018’, and previously ranked sixth in The Sunday Times Top Places to Work’, Skyscanner has a reason to be on Cloud 9 when it comes to fulfilling its mission to create a “future-proof” workplace for its 230 employees.
Bright floors, airline seat conference rooms, quirky décor and a relaxed atmosphere make for a super fun environment at the London HQ of the UK’s leading travel comparison site.
Located in the heart of Tottenham Court Road, the three-floor office space incorporates a variety of eclectic collaborative zones including chill-out rooms, squad rooms (featuring large double glazed doors to create larger spaces if required) and modular meeting spaces – some complete with sofas for well-earned rest-stops. It even has its own tennis table room for staff to unwind and enjoy some blue-sky thinking.
Inspired by the travel firm’s global operations, certain finishes have been chosen to represent botanical gardens from various countries including France, the Netherlands, Thailand, India and Pakistan. Adding to the tranquility, bringing the outside in to create a relaxed feel, the workspace incorporates greenery and trailing plants throughout.
It’s highly telling that on company review site Glassdoor, Skyscanner rates 5 stars out of 5, across all areas: for Culture & Values, Work/Life Balance, Senior Management, Comp & Benefits and Career Opportunities.
95% of employees believe Skyscanner ensures their wellbeing at work, 91% feel their work environment is conducive to effective working, and 85% believe they can balance work and personal commitments.