Islington 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's High Street to Highbury Fields, encompassing the area around the busy High Street, Upper Street, Essex Road, and Southgate Road to the east.

Landmarks in the Area

Little Angel Theatre is a puppet theatre for children and their families based in the London Borough of Islington. Photo: John Salmon, CC BY-SA 2.0.

The Church of St Mary the Virgin is the historic parish church of , in the Church of England Diocese of London. Photo: John Salmon, CC BY-SA 2.0.

The Old Queen’s Head is a pub on Essex Road in , N1. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.

The King's Head Theatre, founded in 1970 by Dan Crawford, is an off-West End venue in London. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Canonbury is a residential area of in the London Borough of Islington, . Photo: 14wesley, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Highbury is a district in and part of the London Borough of Islington that was owned by Ranulf brother of Ilger and included all the areas north and east of Canonbury and Holloway Roads. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Angel is a locality on the northern fringes of Central London within the London Borough of Islington. Photo: Andy F, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Pentonville is an area on the northern fringe of Central London, in the London Borough of Islington. Photo: Stephen McKay, CC BY-SA 2.0.


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