Islington Borough – London

Islington (district) in Greater London, England is a hub of shopping spots, entertainment and amazing versatile food places. Islington is mainly a part of the London Borough of Islington. There is an inner street and upper street. The Upper Street carries A1 road at the junction Penton ville road and city road branches to Angel Tube station and further crosses Business design centre with splitting further at Islington Green.

The Upper Street is the shopping street while the Inner Street is mainly the residential area. The Inner London extends from Islington High Street to Highbury Fields, encircling Upper Street, Essex Road and Southgate Road to the east. The Upper Street is unusual one along with adjoining Liverpool Road to have a “high pavement”. The height of the street is about 1 m above road surface. It was built for the people crossing this particular zone to reach Royal Agriculture Hall. This alteration in pavement height was introduced to save them from animals. The history of Upper Street goes back to the time of Romans who constructed it in 14 Century.

Asteys Row Rock Garden Islington London
Asteys Row Rock Garden Islington London

Names of places of interest present in Islington are Arlington Avenue rooms, Madam Chi Coffee lounge, Barclays Cycle Hire, Duke of Cambridge, Past Caring, Breakfast Club, Estorick Collection, Kipferl, M Manze, Union Chapel, Almeida theater, Annie’s Vintage Clothing, Atelier Abigail Ahern, Chapel Market, Food lab, Highbury Fields, Japanese gallery, Screen on the Green, Compton arms, The Albion, 69 Colebrook Row, Le Mercury, Sadler’s Well and many more visiting spots.

This Upper Street is a nice place to visit. The tourists get to know the real London with wide variety of restaurants, entertainment spots and fashion shops. The Town Hall and Islington Museum are also located in the Upper Street. The former President Tony Blair has recently visited the Granita restaurant in the locality of the Upper Street. This place has also been the shooting venue for several movies, video songs and concerts.

69 Colebrooke Row Islington London
69 Colebrooke Row Islington London

Almeida Theater Islington London
Almeida Theater Islington London

Annie’s Vintage Clothing Islington
Annie’s Vintage Clothing Islington

Arlington Avenue Rooms
Arlington Avenue Rooms

Atelier Abigail Ahern Islington London
Atelier Abigail Ahern Islington London

Barclays Cycle Hire Islington Borough
Barclays Cycle Hire Islington Borough

Cafe la divina
Cafe la divina

Chapel Market Islington
Chapel Market Islington

Chapel Market
Chapel Market

Compton Arms in Islington London
Compton Arms in Islington London

Estorick Collection Islington London
Estorick Collection Islington London

Food Lab Islington
Food Lab Islington

Highbury Fields Islington London
Highbury Fields Islington London

Islington Town Hall
Islington Town Hall

Islington
Islington

Kipferl Islington London
Kipferl Islington London

Le Mercury Islington
Le Mercury Islington

M Manze Islington
M Manze Islington

Madam Chi Coffee Lounge Islington Borough
Madam Chi Coffee Lounge Islington Borough

Past Caring Islington Borough London
Past Caring Islington Borough London

Sadler’s Wells Islington London
Sadler’s Wells Islington London

Sadler’s Wells
Sadler’s Wells

Screen on the Green Islington London
Screen on the Green Islington London

The Albion Islington
The Albion Islington

The Alwyne Castle
The Alwyne Castle

The Breakfast Club Islington
The Breakfast Club Islington

Union Chapel Islington
Union Chapel Islington

Union Chapel
Union Chapel

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