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.
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.