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In and Around Islington Square

Two covered shopping arcades link Islington Square to Upper Street, home to independent retailers, renowned restaurants, destination bars, abundant green spaces and the cultural landmarks such as the Almeida and the King’s Head Theatre that give Islington its acclaimed reputation.



Centre of Things

Islington is the perfect starting point for experiencing the best of the capital, surrounded by the kinds of museums, galleries and shopping destinations that people fly halfway round the world to see.

Shops

Food and Drink

Art and Culture

Parks and Amenities


Explore the Whole of London

From Islington, excellent transportation links mean the whole of London is at your feet. Only a hop away is the Eurostar, meaning Islington is your gateway to Europe.

Transport - Islington Square

UNDERGROUND

From Angel / Highbury & Islington
King's Cross3 min
Euston4 min
Bank6 min
Oxford Circus8 min
Victoria12 min
Bond Street13 min
Knightsbridge17 min

OVERGROUND

From Highbury & Islington
Canonbury5 min
Camden8 min
Hamstead Heath17 min
Stratford International27 min
Kew Gardens46 min
Clapham Junction47 min
Richmond47 min

CYCLING

From Islington Square
Covent Garden22 min
Regent's Park26 min
Oxford Circus27 min
Bond Street28 min
Green Park31 min
Hide Park Corner31 min
Victoria41 min

WALKING

From Islington Square
Angel Underground8 min
Highbury & Islington10 min
Regent's Canal11 min
Highbury Fields18 min
Clerkenwell20 min
King's Cross27 min
Barbican28 min

Historical Ambassadors

Set up home in Islington and you will be choosing the same neighbourhood as some of London’s most celebrated creative figures in the fields of literature, art, music, film and theatre, politics and philosophy.

Dame Gracie Fields
Actress
9 Jan 1898 — 27 Sep 1979

Gracie’s parents moved to London and lived at 25 Myddelton Square, Islington.

Edward Lear
Artist, Author, Poet
12 May 1812 — 29 Jan 1888

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Bowman’s Mews, N7, London