Google to lease extra 70,000 sq ft in UK offices despite remote working

New offices will reportedly be near to the under-construction ‘landscaper’ HQ in King’s Cross

Google is to lease an additional 70,000 sq ft in office buildings close to its £1bn new UK headquarters in London, despite telling all of its 4,500 UK staff that they will be working from home until at least July 2021.

The US tech giant, which is in the process of building a 330 metre-long office building nicknamed the “landscraper” next to King’s Cross railway station, is reportedly in advanced talks to lease more space in nearby offices.

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