Islington Square  

 
 
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Studd Street, Islington, London N1 0QJ
 
 
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Home to the Former North London Mail Centre, Islington Square was built in the Edwardian Baroque style during the early 1900s. The development which fronts onto busy Upper Street, sits alongside Gibson Square and Milner Square that date back to 1832 and 1839 respectively. There are plans to breath new life into the building by CZWG Architects, with Piers Gough at the helm, creating luxury flats, mainsonettes and apartments with underfloor heating, central Wi-Fi and speed resistant swimming pools located in the rooftop gardens.

 

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Underground Stations

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Angel Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Canonbury Overground Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Elia Mews Car Park
 
9 minutes walk
 
Macclesfield Road NCP
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £73  25% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 3 minutes from Islington Square
The Business Design Centre next door is the obvious attraction for many of the guests at this smart, efficient Hilton Hotel, but Islington's excellent restaurants and ... More
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton London - Islington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £69  29% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 9 minutes from Islington Square
The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Islington underwent a major refurbishment in 2014, transforming the rooms and suites into a stylish accommodation option. The newly ... More
 
 
 
Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £64  23% off
Central Street, EC1V | 15 minutes from Islington Square
Near to the City, and convenient for the The Barbican arts centre and Moorfields Eye Hospital, this hotel is modern, clean and functional. Equipped with its ... More
 
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Islington Square
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Little Angel Theatre
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Islington Square
This innovative children's theatre provides a showcase for the art of puppetry. Founded by master puppeteer John Wilkes in the early 1960s, this small, unusual theatre ... More
 
 
 
Almeida Street
London > Attractions >
0, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Islington Square
... More
 
 
 
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The Enchanted Christmas House
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
2-18 Britannia Row, N1 | 4 minutes from Islington Square
The immersive Enchanted Christmas House adventure for children aged between one and eight welcomes youngsters into a house of dressing up, biscuit decorating and theatre, ... More
 
 
 
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Motorheadache: A Tribute To Lemmy
London > Events > Music  Dates: Saturday 3rd December 2016 - 6pm
Islington Square, N1 Centre, Parkfield Street, N1 | 5 minutes from Islington Square
Classic rock covers taking in Motorhead's 23 studio albums and featuring hits like Ace Of Spades, Overkill and We Are The Road Crew....More
 
 
 
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The Doors Alive: The Doors Tribute
London > Events > Music  Dates: Saturday 3rd December 2016 - 6pm
Islington Square, N1 Centre, Parkfield Street, N1 | 5 minutes from Islington Square
The London-based four-piece pays homage to the psychedelic and blues rock band from Los Angeles, California, known for flamboyant singer Jim Morrison and the hits Light ...More
 
 
 
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Haven't Stopped Dancing Yet! Big Xmas Disco Ball
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Saturday 3rd December 2016 - 7.30pm
Islington Square, Upper Street, N1 | 5 minutes from Islington Square
...More
 
 
 
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Near Islington Square
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The King's Head
London > Entertainment > Theatres
115 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Islington Square
London's original pub theatre is located in the back room at the The King's Head. It was founded in 1970 by the pub's owner, Dan Crawford, ... More
 
 
 
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The Screen on the Green
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
83 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Islington Square
One of the most striking cinema facades in the city (especially at night when it's all illuminated in startling red and white), the dinky Screen on ... More
 
 
 
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Almeida Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Almeida Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Islington Square
Along with the Donmar Warehouse, the Almeida is the most critically praised theatre in Britain. After Jonathan Kent took over in 1990, it had 14 ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near Islington Square
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Cass Art
London > Shopping > Art and Design
66-67 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Islington Square
The flagship store of this art mini-chain stocks something for everyone from the eager beginnner to the consumate expert - water colours, oils, drawing and much ... More
 
 
 
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Cass Art Islington
London > Shopping > Art and Design
66-67 Colebrooke Row, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Islington Square
Art shop in Islington that also hosts drawing events. ... More
 
 
 
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Loop
London > Shopping > Specialists
15 Camden Passage, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Islington Square
'Loop' is a gorgeous shop to do with all things knit. A huge selection of exquisite yarns from around the world as well as haberdashery, vintage ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Islington Square

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Le Sacre-Coeur
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
18 Theberton Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Islington Square
Bistro ... More
 
 
 
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Mem & Laz
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
8 Theberton Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Islington Square
This bustling Turkish restaurant down an Islington side-street serves a range of delicious Mediterranean dishes at a very decent price. Recently expanded to take on the ... More
 
 
 
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Le Sacre Coeur
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
18 Theberton Street, Angel / Islington, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Islington Square
French bistro snuggled into the heart of Angel in Islington. Cosy, warm and welcoming, this kitsch and quaint bistro is one of the oldest French restaurants ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Islington Square

Near Islington Square
William Tyndale School
London > Education >
Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Islington Square
Islington primary school.... More
 
 
 
Islington Student Support Section
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Islington Education Service, Laycock Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Islington Square
Student support ... More
 
 
 
City Academy
London > Education > Arts and Drama
35 Britannia Row, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Islington Square
City Academy is a performing arts schools which runs evening and weekend dancing, singing, acting and modelling classes with top professionals from theatre, film, television and ... More
 
 
 
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Islington Square gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Islington Green
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
N1 | 2 minutes from Islington Square
... More
 
 
 
Islington Float Tank
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
239 Liverpool Road, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Islington Square
Floatation Therapy ... More
 
 
 
Islington Yoga
London > Leisure > Fitness
142 B Upper Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Islington Square
... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Islington Square

The best pubs near London Islington Square.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Queen's Head
London > Nightlife > Pubs
44 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Islington Square
A gorgeous antique interior, a delicious menu and some top DJs at weekends. The Old Queen's Head opened with a fantastic recipe for success in 2006 ... More
 
 
 
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The Barnsbury Freehouse and Dining Room
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
209-211 Liverpool Road, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Islington Square
Islington gastropub on Liverpool Road, where chef John O’Riordan (ex head chef of critically acclaimed Samphire) heads up the kitchen. Informal dining in a relaxed ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Drapers Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
44 Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Islington Square
Ben Maschler (son of Evening Standard food critic Fay) and Nick Gibson have taken over The Drapers Arms in Islington and improved on what was already ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Islington Square

Islington Square clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dirty Martini, Islington
London > Nightlife > Bars
74 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Islington Square
This chain of glamorous cocktail bars is a great spot for after work drinks and big nights out, with regular happy hours and drink deals. There ... More
 
 
 
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Colebrookes
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
69 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Islington Square
If the Government want to encourage more of a European café culture, they should send someone down to Colebrookes to take a look. Colebrookes takes the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Islington Square
Let the train take you on an exotic night out without actually leaving Islington as you enter Hoxley & Porter, a bar and restaurant which has ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Islington Square

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Islington Square.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Islington Square
A teeny, tiny and wonderful puppet theatre located in a hidden side road backing onto a green church yard ideal for spontaneous picnics with goodies from ... More
 
 
 
Almeida Restaurant and Bar
London > Business > Venue Hire
30 Almeida Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Islington Square
... More
 
 
 
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Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Islington Square
Exhibitors love this venue and it's easy to see why. The Business Design Centre in Islington is in a great location just one mile from The ... More
 
 
 
 
 

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Foundling Sunday
Tours | On 4th December 2016 

The Foundling Museum 17 minutes walk from Islington Square

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Lazarus
Lazarus
Theatre | Until 22nd January 2017 

King's Cross Theatre 1.4 miles from Islington Square

It was well received in New York and now, this autumn, Lazarus, co-written by David Bowie and Enda Walsh, comes ...More

 
The Railway Children
The Railway Children
Theatre | Until 8th January 2017 

King's Cross Theatre 1.4 miles from Islington Square

Mike Kenny's Olivier Award-winning adaptation of The Railway Children, staged at Waterloo three years ago, is now at King's Cross ...More

 
The Guilty Feminist
Comedy | On 4th December 2016 

Kings Place 1.49 miles from Islington Square

Join comedian Deborah Frances-White and guest host Felicity Ward for a comedy podcast, recorded in front of a live audience, ...More

Celebrity Christmas Gala: Lucy Parham & Friends
Concerts | On 4th December 2016 

Kings Place 1.49 miles from Islington Square

Piano-playing celebrities perform a selection from Grieg's Lyric Pieces and some festive surprises. Performers include actor Stephen Boxer, television executive ...More

Red Priest: Better Red Than Dead: 20 Years Of Baroque Revolution!
Concerts | On 4th December 2016 

Kings Place 1.49 miles from Islington Square

The group performs works by Vivaldi, Bach and Handel as well as a few unsung baroque heroes, plus Corelli's Christmas ...More

Ardizzone: A Retrospective
Ardizzone: A Retrospective
Exhibitions | Until 15th January 2017 

House of Illustration 1.65 miles from Islington Square

The House of Illustration stages a retrospective of English illustrator and author Edward Ardizzone, the much-loved children's illustrator who drew ...More

 
The James Hunter Six
Concerts | On 4th December 2016 

O2 Academy Islington 1.67 miles from Islington Square

The soulful, Colchester-born rhythm'n'blues troubadour and his longtime trusted band mates - Jonathan Lee, Lee Badau, Damian Hand, Andrew Kingslow ...More

Daniel Docherty
Concerts | On 4th December 2016 

O2 Academy Islington 1.67 miles from Islington Square

Hailing from Bellshill in Glasgow, Daniel Docherty is a talented singer-songwriter and virtuoso guitarist....More

Angel Comedy RAW
Comedy | On 4th December 2016 

Angel Comedy Club 1.81 miles from Islington Square

Stars and experienced acts trying new material and some acts trying stand up for the first time. With Abigail Schumann ...More

 
 
 
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