Exactly two months ago, we wrote about the $4.5 million round of funding that our co-working office, General Assembly, had closed. We knew the funding meant there would be some type of expansion but had only guesses as to where the next GA outpost would be – Texas, London, Los Angeles? This week, as covered by the Financial Times, GA’s decision was finally revealed – the plan is to open a campus in London!
The FT reports that the 20,000 sq. ft campus will be located in Clerkenwell, East London, and will open Spring 2012. Prime Minister David Cameron even commented on the news, saying “General Assembly is one of the world’s most dynamic technology communities and digital education providers, and their presence in London will help more British entrepreneurs access the skills and support they need to grow into world-beaters.”
We aren’t exactly sure yet whether or not our membership is international, but hopefully this means we have a home in London if needed.