Bus routes 41, N41, 134, 390, 43, 17, C11, 4 and W5 all serve Archway and the surrounding area.

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Olushola Ajose talks about life and music since his viral hit with a song about Lidl ahead of Gidijand performance at Hoxton Hall

According to the 2001 census Islington had a population of 175,797. It was 75% White, including 5% White Irish, 6% Black African, 5% Black Caribbean and 2% Bangladeshi. 32% of the borough's residents were owner–occupiers.

The hill on which Islington stands has long supplied the City of London with water, the first projects drawing water through wooden pipes from the many springs that lay at its foot, in Finsbury. These included Sadler's Wells, London Spa and Clerkenwell.

47.7% White British 3.9% White Irish 0.1% White Gypsy or Irish Traveller 16.4% Other White 2.1% White & Black Caribbean 0.9% White & Black African 1.4% White & Asian 2.1% Other Mixed 1.7% Indian 0.5% Pakistani 2.3% Bangladeshi 2.2% Chinese 2.6% Other Asian 6.1% Black African 3.9% Black Caribbean 2.8% Other Black 0.9% Arab

There’s an array of new tomes full of inspiring north London homes and gardening for you to display on your coffee table or flick through for autumn inspiration.

If there was prize for the Most Ridiculous Hyping of a Play in the West End, a serious contender could be The Faction’s Much Ado About Nothing, staged in Selfridge’s basement theatre.

Highbury pool and gymThe Pig and ButcherThe Kings Head theatre pub69 Colebrooke RowRomeo’s sugar free bakery    OttolenghiGallipoliFrederick’s

The Civil Aviation Authority has its head office in the CAA House in Islington.[19]

Great area but I would like to know where Alan Davis lives? I want to send him a small 'Blue Whale' and can't find his contact address anywhere. I hope sombody can help me. Thanks John

Islington is divided into 16 wards, each electing three councillors.[5] Following the May 2014 election, Islington Council comprises 47 Labour Party councillors and 1 Green Party councillor.[6] Of these 48 councillors, the Leader of the Council is Councillor Richard Watts, while the Mayor is Councillor Theresa Debono.[6][7]

Watch the latest blockbusters in style at this intimate, boutique cinema. A real slice of old Hollywood glamour, this place makes going to the movies feel like a serious special occasion. Order a cocktail with some popcorn and you’re set for a great evening.

A police officer was punched in the jaw while attending a house fire in Seven Sisters Road, Holloway.

If it’s good enough for Justin Bieber, it’s good enough for Zoe Paskett, who finds a Parenie treatement and honey and salt body scrub invigorating

New film A Street Cat Named Bob tells of a bond between man and cat formed in tough times and has been filmed in Islington

These stations principally serve the Northern, Piccadilly and Victoria lines. Farringdon station is also served by the Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines.

Further north, the district becomes a little less grand and largely lower-end residential. Finsbury Park is an area in the north-east of the district which grew up around an important railway interchange at the junction of the London Boroughs of Islington, Haringey and Hackney. The park itself is a large important green space in an otherwise densely populated area.

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This is a large district covering much of the London Borough of Islington [1].

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Angel to Upper Street can be a diner's paradise if you know where to go. Close to Angel places are geared towards the daytime sandwich eaters and coffee drinkers. From Islington Green on you will generally find nicer restaurants at better value. As a rule, the further towards Highbury & Islington the cheaper the restaurants, although the quality does not necessarily decline. Take a walk down the side-streets too as they hold some of the best restaurants, pubs, and bars.

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The borough also currently contains two colleges of further education:

St Luke’s Community Centre hopes the “penny will drop” over council cuts to its early dementia service.

A dizzying number of scenes featuring a distillation of racial stereotypes require more edge and invention to earn this play any stripes.


Councillor Richard Watts is the Leader of Islington Council

The management team are helpful and friendly. Always sorted things out fast.

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English Heritage[20] list three Grade II* listed buildings within Central Islington (and many more in surrounding districts):

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Islington (/ˈɪzlɪŋtən/) is a district in Greater London, England and part of the London Borough of Islington. It is a mainly residential district of Inner London, extending from Islington High Street to Highbury Fields, encompassing the area around the busy Upper Street, Essex Road, and Southgate Road to the east.

Diners are spoiled for choice in Islington, especially the Upper Street area between Angel and Highbury & Islington tube stations. A wide variety of cuisine and price ranges are available. Mediterranean food dominates but with options like Indian, Afghan, Italian, French, Thai, and South American there is food for all tastes.

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger admitted he was unsure as to why Alexis Sanchez assumed penalty talking duties from Santi Cazorla before promptly missing his effort during his side’s 4-1 win at the KMOC Stadium this afternoon.

In Archway, coming out of the tube station you will see two kebab houses on Junction Road, neither of which are anything special, but rather comically one carries the slogan "Best kebabs in UK" while the other says "Best kebab in world". These are not to be believed. May find other interesting little restaurants down Holloway Road.

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Belong to a sociable, charming and highly creative community minutes from central London.

Newington Green is home to The Alma, one of my all time favourite pubs. But tonight I am visiting the Lady Mildmay, just around the corner. Bearing in mind the location, it has a lot to live up to.