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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

Underground Stations

 
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 £84  42% 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 £91  25% 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 £43  34% 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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Sights and Attractions near Islington Square

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
 
 
 
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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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The Islington Metal Works
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
7 Torrens Street, Islington, London EC1V | 8 minutes from Islington Square
Built in the late 19th century, The Islington Metalworks is a building steeped in history. All three floors were initially used to stable the horses that ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Islington Square

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CoCo And The Butterfields
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 14th December 2017 - 7pm
Islington Square, N1 Centre, Parkfield Street, N1 | 5 minutes from Islington Square
The Canterbury-based five-piece combo mixes folk and hip hop with elements of rock....More
 
 
 
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Jaykae
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 14th December 2017 - 7pm
Islington Square, N1 Centre, Parkfield Street, N1 | 5 minutes from Islington Square
Janum Khan from Birmingham brings his grime and hip hop material to the stage....More
 
 
 
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The Wurzels
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 14th December 2017 - 7pm
Islington Square, Upper Street, N1 | 5 minutes from Islington Square
Seven-piece country, folk and pop outfit from Somerset, whose hits include The Combine Harvester and I Am A Cider Drinker....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment 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 ... 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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Shopping near Islington Square

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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Jewel
London > Shopping > Jewellery
16 Camden Passage, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Islington Square
A showcase for two jewellery designers Lesley Vik Waddell and Kirt Holmes, this is a very pretty little shop and is filled with deliciously frivolous trinkets ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Islington Square

What are the best dining options near Islington Square London?
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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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
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London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 14 minutes from Islington Square
Whether a beginner, thinking of making it your career or an experienced florist, the London Flower School can help you to improve. ... More
 
 
 
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B&H Kitchen
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, 42 Northampton Road, EC1R | 17 minutes from Islington Square
Featuring six catering stations, a demonstration bench and a communal dining table, B&H Kitchen , the cookery school from Bourne & Hollingsworth Group, guides Londoners ... More
 
 
 
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Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, Holborn, London N1C | 18 minutes from Islington Square
One of the premier arts colleges in the world, St Martins accepts only a few talented students each year, and is very well regarded in the ... More
 
 
 
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Islington Square gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Frame King's Cross
London > Leisure >
Arthouse, 1 York Way, N1C | 16 minutes from Islington Square
With Frame founders Pip Black and Joan Murphy set out to create a fun approach to fitness. What started out as a Shoreditch ... More
 
 
 
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Spa Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 17 minutes from Islington Square
A busy park in Islington beside the Three Corners Centre youth centre and Adventure Playground, the 2.02 acre Spa Fields include a children's playground, tarmac ... More
 
 
 
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Pancras Square Leisure
London > Leisure >
5 Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 17 minutes from Islington Square
Located in the heart of Kings Cross, Pancras Square Leisure centre offers a 25 metre swimming pool, smaller teaching pool, two exercise studios with over 25 ... 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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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
 
 
 
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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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Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 8 minutes from Islington Square
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Beauty And The Beast
Theatre | Until 6th January 2018 

The King's Head 1 minute walk from Islington Square

Fat Rascal Theatre presents its gender-reversed version of the classic fairy tale as a musical....More

King Tut - A Pyramid Panto
Theatre | Until 6th January 2018 

The King's Head 1 minute walk from Islington Square

Charles Court Opera's pantomime set in Ancient Egypt....More

The Twilight Zone
The Twilight Zone
Theatre | Until 27th January 2018 

Almeida Theatre 2 minutes walk from Islington Square

Magic, science fiction and fantasy collide in Anne Washburn's stage adaptation of stories from the cult TV series written by ...More

 
Go Noah Go!
Go Noah Go!
Theatre | Until 4th February 2018 

Little Angel Theatre 2 minutes walk from Islington Square

Set in the Caribbean, this adaptation of Go Noah Go! By John Agard takes a well known story and gives ...More

 
Angel Comedy RAW
Comedy | On 14th December 2017 

Angel Comedy Club 3 minutes walk from Islington Square

Established stars and experienced acts trying new material and some acts trying stand-up for the first time....More

The Wurzels
Concerts | On 14th December 2017 

Islington Assembly Hall 5 minutes walk from Islington Square

Seven-piece country, folk and pop outfit from Somerset, whose hits include The Combine Harvester and I Am A Cider Drinker....More

CoCo And The Butterfields
Concerts | On 14th December 2017 

O2 Academy Islington 5 minutes walk from Islington Square

The Canterbury-based five-piece combo mixes folk and hip hop with elements of rock....More

Jaykae
Concerts | On 14th December 2017 

O2 Academy Islington 5 minutes walk from Islington Square

Janum Khan from Birmingham brings his grime and hip hop material to the stage....More

Half Life II
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 14th December 2017 

Electrowerkz 8 minutes walk from Islington Square

Smerz, Astrid Sonne, Sissel Wincent and Giulia provide the dance tunes....More

Arte Povera
Exhibitions | Until 17th December 2017 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 9 minutes walk from Islington Square

Fifty years after the first Arte Povera show, this exhibition looks at how it has informed the work of several ...More

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The Donmar Warehouse

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Gundog
Theatre | From 31st January 

Royal Court Theatre

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Joanna Lumley: It's All About Me
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Quiz
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Theatre | From 31st March 

Noel Coward Theatre

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Girls & Boys
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Oceania
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Exhibitions | From 29th September 

Royal Academy of Arts

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Renzo Piano
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Exhibitions | From 15th September 

Royal Academy of Arts

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Sharing a doorman with Brasserie Zedel, Crazy Coqs is an intimate cabaret and live music venue....More

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The chapel for the London Scottish Regiment, a Grade II listed building, houses a fine array of Scottish county arms....More

May in London 2018
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The Royal Ballet presents Queen Elizabeth, the Chelsea Flower Show blossoms, Rita Ora plays Brixton Academy and Regent's Park Open Air Theatre opens with Peter Pan in May 2018....More

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Previously a disused car park, the building that's home to rooftop bar Frank's Café has ...More

 
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