The Islington Metal Works  

 
 
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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 pulled the trams for London Transport. In 1925 the building, nestled at the back of Angel station, was converted into a metal works and this element of the business is still running today. Also available as a venue to hire, much of the building has now been restored creating a number of spaces suitable for weddings, club nights, gigs, exhibitions, fashion shows, and corporate parties.

 

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DoubleTree by Hilton London - Islington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £76  31% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 4 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
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
 
 
 
Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £88  25% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 5 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
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
 
 
 
Crowne Plaza Kings Cross
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £54  34% off
1 Kings Cross Road, WC1X | 11 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
Halfway between the City and the west End, the Bloomsbury area is an oasis of calm in the very heart of the capital. It's a lovely ... More
 
 
 
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Sans Walk, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 11 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
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Crypt On The Green, St James'
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Clerkenwell Close, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 12 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
The Crypt on the Green, underneath St James Church in Clerkenwell, is on the site of the first nunnery to be built in London dating back ... More
 
 
 
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St Bartholomew the Great
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West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 18 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
St Bartholomew the Great is a historic church founded in 1123 and the oldest parish church in the City of London. Features include the pre-Reformation octagonal ... More
 
 
 
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Angel Building
London > Attractions > Sights
407 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 2 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
Launched in late 2010, the Angel Building in Islington transformed from an under-used early 1980s commercial block into an award-winning office space, reinvented by architects ... More
 
 
 
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Victoria Miro
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
16 Wharf Road, Hoxton, London N1 | 9 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
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
 
 
 
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Exmouth Market
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 9 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
A rich hunting ground for restaurants and bars, Exmouth Market twinkles under the fairy lights that zig-zag overhead across the scenic pedestrianised street. Hip hang outs ... More
 
 
 
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T-Rextasy: T-Rex Tribute
London > Events > Music  Dates: Saturday 19th September 2020 - 7.30pm
The Islington Metal Works, N1 Centre, Parkfield Street, N1 | 3 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
The band pays homage to Mark Bolan and his glam rock legends, known for the hits Get It On, Ride A White Swan and 20th Century ...More
 
 
 
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Singin' In The Rain
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 24th July - 30th August 2020
The Islington Metal Works, Rosebery Avenue, Soho, London EC1R | 4 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
It earned five star reviews when it was last staged in London eight years ago and now the "perfect, potent pick-me-up" (The Telegraph) of Singin' in ...More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Dance  Dates: Sunday 18th October 2020 - 7.30pm
The Islington Metal Works, 96-98 Pentonville Road, N1 | 6 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
The Edinburgh-based sextet brings it Celtic fusion originals to the live stage....More
 
 
 
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The Old Red Lion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
418 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 1 minute from The Islington Metal Works
One of London's most famous fringe pub theatres, the Old Red Lion Theatre in Islington was founded in 1979 by Charlie Hanson and is a welcome ... More
 
 
 
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The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience
London > Entertainment >
10-14 White Lion Street, Angel, N1 | 2 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
Bringing the fantasies of many ... More
 
 
 
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Sadler's Wells
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Rosebery Avenue, Islington, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
Modern contemporary dance and music performance space. Occupying a site with a long tradition of entertaining Londoners, Sadler's Wells exists to bring the best of national and ... More
 
 
 
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Euphorium Bakery
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
26a Chapel Market, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
This traditional bakery, drawing on British and Gallic roots, has made an indelible mark on the foodies of Islington. With nearly twenty types of bread - ... More
 
 
 
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Camden Passage
London > Shopping > Markets
Camden Passage, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
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
 
 
 
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The Wearer
London > Shopping > Jewellery
2 Charlton Place, N1 | 4 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
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London > Restaurants > Mexican restaurants
13 Islington High Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from The Islington Metal Works
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Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
27 Islington High Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
Pret sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome interiors. The ... More
 
 
 
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Hummingbird Bakery
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
The Angel Building, 405 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 2 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
All-American cupcakes are the speciality here but you can also tuck into many other finger-licking sticky treats. Chocolate Devil's Food Cake, New York style cheesecake and ... More
 
 
 
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Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, 42 Northampton Road, EC1R | 9 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
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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London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 12 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
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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London Wine Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 12 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
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Third Space Islington
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15 Esther Anne Place, Islington Square, N1 | 9 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
Luxury health club The Third Space has its sixth club and for the first time sees ... More
 
 
 
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Spa Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 9 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
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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London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 12 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
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
 
 
 
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Duke of Cambridge
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
30 St Peter's Street, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
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
 
 
 
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The Crown
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116 Cloudesley Road, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
Modern British cuisine ... More
 
 
 
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The Old Queen's Head
London > Nightlife > Pubs
44 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
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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Anam
London > Nightlife > Bars
3 Chapel Market, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
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
 
 
 
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Dirty Martini, Islington
London > Nightlife > Bars
74 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
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 | 6 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
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
 
 
 
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 10 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
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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London Symphony Orchestra St Luke's
London > Business > Venue Hire
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 13 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
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Museum of the Order of St John
London > Business > Venue Hire
St. Johns Gate, 26 St. John's Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 14 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
The Museum of the Order of St John tells the story of the St John's Ambulance from within a 16th century gatehouse which was formerly the ... More
 
 
 
 

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House of Illustration 17 minutes walk from The Islington Metal Works

The first ever permanent exhibition space dedicated to the celebrated illustrator includes an up-to-date showcase of Blake's projects as they ...More

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Barbican - Curve Gallery 19 minutes walk from The Islington Metal Works

The Barbican Centre presents the first-ever UK exhibition by Nigerian-American artist Toyin Ojih Odutola with a new site-specific installation created ...More

 
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Evita
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Barbican Theatre 19 minutes walk from The Islington Metal Works

After a sold out run at Regent's ParkOpen Air Theatre last year - when it became the theatre's highest grossing ...More

 
 
 
 
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