NHS Open Space

Launched in 2016, NHS Open Space is an award-winning all-in-one space management system, specially developed by the NHS for the whole healthcare sector.  It provides all NHS and public sector landlords with a suite of specialist estates management, booking and analytics tools, complemented by expert support and guidance from healthcare sector specialists.

Open up your estate's full potential with NHS Open Space

  • Understand your estate through one-off or ongoing utilisation studies.
  • Manage all your space, be it demised or bookable through our state-of-the-art booking platform.​
  • Access advanced reporting for all your room types, be it clinical (minor ops, treatment, examination, or consulting); or non-clinical (meeting room, desks, counselling and group space).
  • Open your space and develop new revenue streams for your bookable and vacant space, to our community of 7,000+ users.

If you are interested in joining NHS Open Space, get in touch today to start the conversation. Email openspacepartnerships@property.nhs.uk or call 0808 196 2045.

Find the right space for you

Our self-service booking platform is at the heart of the NHS Open Space estate management system, and for use both internally and externally. It powers the simple and effective utilisation of all
your available spaces round the clock, while also saving you valuable administration time and resources.

Health, wellbeing and community services can book flexible, affordable rooms across England on an hourly, daily or sessional basis.  It’s pay-as-you-go, so you only pay for the time and space you need. No lease required.

Explore our bookable spaces

1,300+ rooms



7,000+ unique users


unique users

550,000+ bookings made


bookings made

Growing the NHS Open Space community

Since launch we've grown the NHS Open Space community, welcoming users spanning the NHS, private and community services. We've reached 550,000+ bookings that account for over 3.5m+ hours of vital patient care in the communities they are needed most, putting underused or vacant rooms back to good use.  

Where can you find us?

We've significantly expanded our service, and now have 200+ properties in our portfolio, spanning 1,300 rooms nationwide. And with more new properties set to join the NHS Open Space community in 2024 - watch this space!

Explore our spaces

Let’s hear from our NHS Open Space customers

“We found the NHS Open Space system easy to navigate and user-friendly. It’s already helped us understand how we’re using our space and our operational requirements, meaning we can provide more accurate billing and run our properties more effectively.”

Pam Edwards, Delivery Support Manager, Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust