Packington Square

 
 
ADDRESS
Packington Square, Islington, London N1 
 

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  • Visitor Information

Welcome to our guide for the area around Packington Square in Islington. Below we present a selection of upcoming events, local attractions and great places to eat and shop.

The nearest station to Packington Square is Essex Road Railway Station which is about 7 minutes to the North West.

Packington Square is in the London area of Islington.

 

LondonTown.com - Packington Square Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Angel Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Old Street Tube Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
Haggerston Overground Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

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

Further articles featuring Packington Square on LondonTown.com

 
London Calendar 2014

Discover the best of London's entertainment this year with our comprehensive guide to 2014's top events. From theatre to art and music to sport, London in 2014 has something for everyone - so read on to find out what London town has to offer.

 
THE BEST

Hotels near Packington Square

Near Packington Square
Citadines St Mark's London
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £64  27% off
300 City Road, EC1V | 7 minutes from Packington Square
Located nearby to Sadler's Wells Theatre, St. Paul's Cathedral and Tower of London, Citadines St Mark's is a 4-star apartment hotel that aims to accommodate business ... More
 
 
 
Hilton Islington Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  23% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 8 minutes from Packington 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
 
 
 
Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £66  27% off
Central Street, EC1V | 10 minutes from Packington 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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Events near Packington Square

Near Packington Square
Today Only
Jonwayne
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 17th September 2014 - 7pm-12midnight
Electrowerkz, 7 Torrens Street, EC1V | 9 minutes from Packington Square
Alternative hip hop from the California singer and producer, Jon Wayne. With support from Reginald Omas Mamode IV, Tufo....More
 
 
 
Ends Today
Football Illustration Exhibition
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 15th, 16th and 17th September 2014 - 12noon-12midnight
The Old Red Lion Theatre, 418 St John Street, EC1V | 10 minutes from Packington Square
...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Edward Scissorhands
London > Events > Dance  Dates: 2nd December 2014 to 11th January 2015
Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, EC1R | 12 minutes from Packington Square
Having so successfully given new interpretations to classics like Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella and Nutcracker!, Matthew Bourne now brings Edward Scissorhands to Sadler's Wells this ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Entertainment near Packington Square

Near Packington Square
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Screen on the Green
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
83 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from Packington 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The King's Head
London > Entertainment > Theatres
115 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from Packington 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Little Angel Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
14 Dagmar Passage, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from Packington Square
The Little Angel Theatre was founded by John Wright in 1961 in a derelict temperance hall in Islington. Every type of puppet is used, and themes, ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Sights and Attractions near Packington Square

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Packington Square
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Victoria Miro
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
16 Wharf Road, Hoxton, London N1 | 6 minutes from Packington Square
The Victoria Miro originally opened in Cork Street in London, W1, in 1985. The gallery moved to its present location in 16 Wharf Road, Islington, in ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Little Angel Theatre
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from Packington 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Islington Metal Works
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
7 Torrens Street, EC1V | 9 minutes from Packington 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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Shopping near Packington Square

The best shops and markets near Packington Square
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cass Art Islington
London > Shopping > Art and Design
66-67 Colebrooke Row, N1 | 5 minutes from Packington Square
Art shop in Islington that also hosts drawing events. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cass Art
London > Shopping > Art and Design
66-67 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Packington 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Camden Passage
London > Shopping > Markets
Camden Passage, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from Packington Square
Hidden down a cobble-stoned Angel backstreet a whimsical collection of odds and ends have been gathered together on a selection of market stalls (not to be ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Restaurants near Packington Square

What are the best dining options near Packington Square London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Duke of Cambridge
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
30 St Peter's Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Packington Square
This pioneering organic pub has done a good job of going gastro without losing the atmosphere of a proper boozer. In part, this is due to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
North Star
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
188-190 New North Road, N1 | 5 minutes from Packington Square
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Meat People
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
4-6 Essex Road, N1 | 5 minutes from Packington Square
Modern European Cuisine... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near Packington Square

Near Packington Square
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 13 minutes from Packington Square
This gorgeous 18th century Grade I listed Hawksmoor church is one of a number of London churches which has, in recent years, been converted into a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 15 minutes from Packington Square
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 19 minutes from Packington Square
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Leisure near Packington Square

Packington Square gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, EC1V | 12 minutes from Packington Square
Excellent fencing courses for beginners with highly trained coaches, good facilities and years of experience teaching this ancient, noble sport. Fencing is very good fun and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Dance Academy
London > Leisure >
The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, EC1V | 13 minutes from Packington Square
London Dance Academy is a dance studio in the middle of the City, five minutes' walk from Old Street and Barbican, which offers dance classes and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Spa Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, EC1R | 16 minutes from Packington 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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Pubs near Packington Square

The best pubs near London Packington Square.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Duke of Cambridge
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
30 St Peter's Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Packington Square
This pioneering organic pub has done a good job of going gastro without losing the atmosphere of a proper boozer. In part, this is due to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Queen's Head
London > Nightlife > Pubs
44 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Packington 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
William IV
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
7 Shepherdess Walk, Hoxton, London N1 | 6 minutes from Packington Square
Off the beaten Old Street track, this surreal and spellbinding pub has obviously won a loyal following within months of opening. The friendly management are keen ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near Packington Square

Packington Square clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Colebrookes
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
69 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Packington 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, N1 | 9 minutes from Packington 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Anam
London > Nightlife > Bars
3 Chapel Market, Islington, London N1 | 12 minutes from Packington Square
Retro-trendy, infectiously popular, and staunchly pioneering London's first Irish cocktail bar is a welcome addition to Islington's portfolio of drinking venues. A heady mix of curved ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near Packington Square

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Packington Square.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from Packington 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 9 minutes from Packington 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sadler's Wells
London > Business > Venue Hire
Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 12 minutes from Packington Square
Can accomodate for up to 2070 people.... More
 
 
 
 

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Near Packington Square

 
 
 
Hot Vox
Concerts | Until 15th October 2014 

The Old Queen's Head 5 minutes walk from Packington Square

Showcase event for unsigned bands....More

Angel Comedy
Comedy | Until 28th September 2014 

Camden Head 6 minutes walk from Packington Square

Established and new acts performing stand-up....More

Yayoi Kusama: Pumpkins
Exhibitions | Until 19th December 2014 

Victoria Miro 6 minutes walk from Packington Square

A solo exhibition featuring recent works in bronze and paintings, exploring the artist's depiction of pumpkins....More

Fantastic Mr Fox
Theatre | Until 9th November 2014 

The Little Angel Theatre 7 minutes walk from Packington Square

An adaptation of Roald Dahl's classic tale of wit and determination in which a fox must try to outsmart three ...More

Jonwayne
Concerts | On 17th September 2014 

Electrowerkz 9 minutes walk from Packington Square

Alternative hip hop from the California singer and producer, Jon Wayne. With support from Reginald Omas Mamode IV, Tufo....More

The Spanner Big Band
Concerts | Until 24th September 2014 

'Round Midnight Jazz & Blues Bar 10 minutes walk from Packington Square

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Misfits
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 26th November 2014 

East Bloc 10 minutes walk from Packington Square

Resident DJs play indie and rock....More

The Arab Quarterly
Concerts | On 17th September 2014 

Islington Town Hall 10 minutes walk from Packington Square

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Mark Baldwin & Ladysmith Black Mambazo - Inala
Mark Baldwin & Ladysmith Black Mambazo - Inala
Dance | Until 20th September 2014 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 12 minutes walk from Packington Square

Celebrating 20 years of democracy in South Africa, Inala presents the South African choir Ladysmith Black Mambazo appearing in a ...More

 
Mojito Madness
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 29th October 2014 

Anam 12 minutes walk from Packington Square

Resident DJs play dance, house and R&B....More

 
 
 
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