Photos: Google opens London GooglePlex

Photos: Google opens London GooglePlex

Summary: The new facility in Victoria will house 200 employees but the company is planning a massive recruitment drive in the UK

TOPICS: Networking

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  • Google has exported its work hard/play hard ethos to the London office.

  • Employees have plenty of room to relax in the large open plan lounge with adjacent canteeen.

  • The GooglePlex has some innovative features you won't find in Ikea.

Topic: Networking

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