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London’s Best Rental Companies – To Work For and Buy From

This article showcases our top picks for the best London based Rental companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Rental industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top London Rental Companies

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Cazoo

Cazoo

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Cazoo is a developer of an online used car marketplace designed to transform the way people buy, finance, or rent used cars. The platform enables customers to purchase a used car online and have it delivered to their door and provides a free 90-day warranty and roadside assistance, enabling the customers to embrace the simplicity of the online convenience, free delivery, and 7-day money-back guarantee.

Alexander Edward Chesterman founded the company in London, England in 2018.. In the U.K., BBC provides 10 network television services, 10 network radio services, 46 radio services in the nations and regions of the U.K., and an extensive online presence.

It also delivers impartial news and information to audiences around the globe through its world service. BBC offers a wide range of careers in the areas of journalism, broadcasting, and technology as well as corporate roles such as HR, legal, finance, and administration.

The company has a commercial arm, BBC Worldwide, which operates a range of businesses, including selling and advertising across BBC websites to viewers outside the U.K. Its profits are returned to BBC for investments in new programs and services.

Its website, bbc.co.uk has an annual budget of £153m. BBC was founded in 1922 and is based in London, United Kingdom..

Drover

Drover

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Drover is a mobility-as-a-service platform providing monthly, all-in car subscriptions to its end-customers while providing its fleet partners with a listings and fleet management interface to effectively monetize available vehicle inventory. The company’s mobility platform bridges the gap between short-term car rental companies and long term lease providers, giving customers flexible access to cars.

Their technology platform provides a one-stop-shop for drivers and vehicle suppliers alike. It also offers a booking platform combined with a free fleet management tool for suppliers, which includes a telematics integration, predictive maintenance, PCN management, electronic driver onboarding and background checking, payments and invoicing engine, and a comprehensive insurance offer as part of every booking.

Drover was founded in 2015 by Felix Leuschner and Matt Varughese and is headquartered in London, England.. .

Fat Llama

Fat Llama

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Fat Llama is the platform that lets you rent out your belongings to others nearby. Everyday, they connect people who need things, with others in their neighborhood that have it to lend.

They believe in getting people to work together to make the world a more efficient place for everyone. So they are making it quick and easy for people to share their belongings.

Their dream is a platform where all goods – from the everyday to the abstract – can be borrowed within minutes.. .

Our approach to selecting and monitoring trading teams is based on a philosophy of constantly seeking to generate positive incremental returns against limited risk exposure (i.e. a high Sharpe ratio), rather than oversized but more volatile absolute returns.

In order to ensure that this philosophy is implemented in a consistent and disciplined manner, we calculate and set investment guidelines with the trading team.. .

Mashroom

Mashroom

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Mashroom is a prop-tech startup that provides end-to-end property letting services to landlords and tenants.. It was founded in London in 2011 by former academic psychiatrist Dr Kris Naudts and was named by Forbes as one of five fast-growing UK companies to watch.

Everyone working with Culture Trip is driven by a shared vision: to bring the world to everyone and in doing so to bring us all closer together. With offices in London, NYC and Tel Aviv and a global hub of editorial contributors hailing from all over the world, they are passionate about producing inspiring, local content and recommendations that enhance people’s lives..

It’s completely free for you and your family to use.. .

Houst

Houst

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Houst (previously Airsorted) is a short-let host management service that increases yields and handles everything from listing creation and pricing optimisation to the cleaning, laundry and keys. Their mission is to build a global platform that makes it easy to share your home – hassle-free hosting for everyone.

Airsorted was founded in 2015 and is based in London, U.K.. .

The internationalisation of the company gained momentum in 2009 when Just-Eat had their series A investment round and received £10.5 million from Index Ventures. Whilst headquartered in London, UK, Just-Eat operate with significant local teams in all their market countries and consider the energy and quality of Just-Eat’s local activities critical to success.

In March 2011 a second round of investment saw two leading US venture capitalists, Greylock Partners and Redpoint Ventures, invest £30million. Greylock Partners have previously invested in Facebook, LinkedIn and Wonga.

Just-Eat’s parent company is Just-Eat Holdings Limited.. .

Howsy

Howsy

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Howsy is a real estate management platform that provides repairs management and renewal services for landlords and tenants. Howsy.

A new concept designed to shake up the way of renting works for good. Its on a mission to create a simple, intuitive and fairly priced experience that’s powered by new ideas and brilliant technology..

The recipes are delivered right to your doorstep once a week so you decide when to cook. Whenever you’re on holiday or just don’t have time, simply place the subscription on hold – it’s easy.

Gousto was started in 2011 by two friends who share a passion for food and cooking. In their previous lives, Timo and James loved cooking but didn’t have much time to go to various grocery shops.

They found it difficult to cook recipes from online databases or follow cook-along TV shows. Ready-meals from supermarkets do the job but the quality isn’t great, they have lots of additives, and they get boring very easily.

One day, James and Timo decided that there must be some way to make life easier and the idea for Gousto was born. The first recipes were offered at market stalls and from there the concept has grown into what you see today.

Becave

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Marketplace for long term rentals

Lyvly

Lyvly

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Lyvly is a shared living and rental service that connects and helps renters find accommodation, and connect with other like minded people at similar life stages and manages bill payment, repairs and cleaning. The company attracts like-minded individuals who identify with our passion.

The company take the hassle out of communal living so our community can focus on giving time to each other and to themselves.. .

The result is that data transmitted over Matrix is never stored in any single place, and is instead securely shared on a purely need-to-know basis between relevant parties, with control of access residing solely with the author. Awards:- Audience Choice and Best Social Integration Awards at WebRTC Conference & Expo V (San Jose 2014) Best Innovation Award at WebRTC Conference & Expo Paris 2014 Nominated in the Company Category at UK Open Source Awards 2015 Best in Show at WebRTC Miami 2015.

Movebubble

Movebubble

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Movebubble helps Londoners to find your ideal home to rent, without trying. Download today on the app store.

Movebubble is a personalised experience designed to remove the time and stress from finding a rental home. Movebubble finds the homes to rent that suit your lifestyle, just like having your own property search agent..

Reposit

Reposit

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Reposit provides an alternative to the tenancy deposit system in the UK, providing affordability for tenants and enhanced security for landlords.. We employ a core team of experts who have worked within production and post-production at all levels – from technicians to consultancy and senior management.

Sohonet has a thorough understanding of the workflows, requirements and challenges of the industry which is unmatched by standard telecommunications providers. We specialise in solutions that are flexible, dynamic and tailored specifically to the requirements of the client..

(whose registered office is in France).. .

RENTUU

RENTUU

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B2B online marketplace for equipment to hire.

Borrow A Boat

Borrow A Boat

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The web’s newest and most exciting peer-to-peer marketplace for boat rentals, “the airbnb of boats”. Borrow from a wide selection of high quality boats, for less than you thought possible, quickly and easily.

Everything from a rib up to a Superyacht and everything in between is available and can be booked effortlessly with or without a skipper. Boat owners have the opportunity to make extra revenue to cover the cost of boat ownership in a safe and manageable way.

www.borrowaboat.com. .

Every kit has a set of readily available experiments to spark curiosity. The number of experiments is only limited by one’s creativity! Twin digital application consists of interdisciplinary courses that expose the kids to scientific concepts.

This platform also provides a community, where Twinners can share and celebrate their experiments and learn together. In the advanced stages, using patterns of the children from their digital journey, Twin will offer a customized learning path for each child.

elmo

elmo

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elmo believe that new technology should benefit everyone and work for a brighter, cleaner future for our planet. Their MaaS platform removes the cost and complexity from switching to an electric car.

Users can subscribe to an electric car on an affordable and flexible monthly subscriptions with all services (charging, energy, insurance, maintenance, breakdown and even a carbon offset donation) included in the price. This bundled offering makes us the world’s first ‘total cost of ownership’ subscription platform for electric cars..

Karshare

Karshare

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Karshare is a community car-sharing platform.. Working with the world’s greatest footballers, they are creating a modern, global community where players and fans engage.

They enable the stars of the modern game to connect with their fans, telling their stories their way. They give fans unparalleled access and unique insights into the lives of the players by bringing together new and original content, live chats, challenges, and player Q&As into one place.

Otro was created by the players for the fans.. No more emails or cold calls.

• View important details such as job descriptions, start and end times, hourly rates and more. • Books shifts on demand and on your own terms.

• Receive notifications of job confirmations, shift changes and new vacancies. • Go paperless and submit electronic time-sheets directly via the app.

Our cloud based portal allows healthcare organisations (employers) to: • Recruit locums into staff bank. • Post and manage vacancies.

OPEN GALLERY

OPEN GALLERY

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Open Gallery aims to be a communication space between art and the public. The company introduces works of competent domestic artists and display their works in various spaces with reasonable price rental method..

Their award-winning team of highly talented visual effects artists take filmmakers’ ideas and turn them into spectacular cinematic reality.. .

Pad

Pad

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Pad provides mobile lettings services.

WinwInnKeeper

WinwInnKeeper

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WinwInnKeeper offers hotel style management services for short-term lettings. They offer an end to end full management service (i.e.

24/7 online communication, check-in/out, cleaning and laundry service, interior design consultations, pricing optimization and much more). Founded in 2016, the company is headquartered in London, England, United Kingdom..

Unlock the power of the independent workforce at Talmix.. .

Working with you in a collaborative style, EY gains a clear understanding of your organisation and strive to identify issues before they become problems. You get the people you need, wherever in the world you need them, backed up by leading practices, methodologies and tools..

Whering

Whering

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Whering is a fashtech company that aims to bring an end to the ‘buy, use, dispose’ model and radically change our relationship to clothes. Our app allows you to digitise your wardrobe, receive daily styling suggestions and curated (sustainable) products to complement existing outfits.

We are building a mobile destination for all things wardrobe (resell, lend, rent & mend) and a platform to empower conscious consumers (urban professional women) to utilise their spending power for the future and make the most out of what they already own.. Dugout hosts exclusive content created by the clubs and players for at least 24 hours before it is seen anywhere else, making it the primary source for fans to get to exclusive news on the clubs and players that they love..

By Rotation

By Rotation

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By Rotation is the world’s first social fashion rental app. We’re transforming the way fashion is consumed by allowing users to share their wardrobes.

Do good for the planet, your wardrobe and your wallet at the same time.. .

Getbike

Getbike

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They, at the Get Bike Group, are constantly aiming to improve our high standards. From CBT courses through to Advanced Riding, insurance to bike sales or just offering plain old good advice!.

ITV broadcasts a wide variety of content on its family of free-to-air channels. Their investment in programming is primarily funded by television advertising revenue.

ITV has the largest share of the UK television advertising market, with a share of broadcast (SOB) of 47.6% in 2017. They sell all of their key demographics across 13 regional licences.

The family of channels attracted a total share of viewing (SOV) of 21.7% in 2017, the largest audience of any UK commercial broadcaster. Their main channel is the largest commercial channel in the UK, delivering 99% of all commercial audiences over five million..

FoodStars

FoodStars

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FoodStars is a startup that provides commercial kitchens to rent for food and drink companies. It is located in prime London areas including Shoreditch, Vauxhall, Bermondsey, and Bethnal Green.

FoodStars opened in Bethnal Green, London in November 2015.. .

Toocs

Toocs

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Toocs is India’s first e-scooter rental company, we help people reserve a local e-scooter on our Android or iOS app, ride for a small fee, and leave it at a designated drop-off point at the end of the journey. Currently operating a fleet of e-scooters in Chandigarh, India with plans to roll out to more cities soon.

Please visit our website for more information.. .

easyCar Club

easyCar Club

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EasyCar Club is a peer-to-peer car rental market place. It lets owners make money by renting out their cars or vans when they’re not using them, and help drivers save money through cheaper more convenient, local car hire.

The easyCar Club team is dedicated to making better use of the cars on UK roads.. The Netflix of UK Stand-Up’ – Engadget..

121 Rental

121 Rental

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121 Rental is an independent vehicle hire start-up, we have created a hub for individuals to earn money on their vehicles. We deliver and collect vehicles in and around the London area and have acquired a fleet of high demand vehicles.

Our network is ever growing with access to over 250 prestige and fleet cars, supplying daily rental or vehicle leasing to retail and business-to-business users. We regulate prices from car owners and ensure that our rates are up-to 25% lower than other independent car rental providers.

121 Rental thrives on providing an excellent service, competitive pricing and ensuring vehicles are delivered to any desired location in the City. 121 Rental will soon become a marketplace allowing vendors to list their vehicle.

Hirer’s will have 24 hours unrestricted access using our pick-up or delivery services and will enable hirer’s to track their orders in real-time.. .

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