Just a very short journey north of the River leads you to what has become one of the Capital’s many creative hotspots. From the Knight Bishop sales and lettings office on Essex Road, our friendly and knowledgeable team of Islington estate and lettings agents will be happy to help anyone looking to move within the central, and yet still ever so green, surroundings of Islington. Famous for its fringe film scene, Islington is home to many extravagant theatres and cinemas. Make sure to visit the Screen on the Green - one of the oldest continuously running cinemas in London. It’s red, yellow and green neon façade entices many a movie-goer with its offerings of National Theatre live screenings, film festivals, Q&A sessions and midnight screenings of cult classics. Islington is also a hotspot for antiques, and caters for both buyers and sellers. The Camden Passage is a community focused alternative to the bustling Portobello Road or Spitalfields markets. It is a vintage treasure-trove brimming with delights from furniture to fishing equipment, and sapphires to silks.
Highbury and Islington really does offer it all – wonderful independent shops, exciting nightlife, excellent transport links and plenty of open space for all to enjoy. It’s no surprise that the area is popular with artists, media types, celebrities and politicians – who are drawn to this bustling area, rich in heritage and modern distractions alike. If football is your passion, then a visit to Arsenal Football Club’s Emirates Stadium is a must. A tour of the stadium will take you through the media and dressing rooms and out on to the pitch, to where the stars of the beautiful game play each week. Islington really does thrive with diners, shoppers and culture vultures come day or night...
If you're looking to buy or rent a property in the North London area, then Highbury and Islington must surely be at the top of your search list!
There is a wide and diverse selection of property to buy and to rent in Islington. Having suffered badly from bombing during the Blitz, gaps were filled during the 1950’s and 60’s with striking modern flats throughout the Borough. Today, development still continues to provide supply for the ever increasing demand, and new build property shares the skyline alongside stunning examples of flat-fronted Georgian and early Victorian terraces. As Islington estate and letting agents it is our job to find the right property for you!
Lily Allen, Tony Blair, Kathy Burke, Neve Campbell, Jimmy Carr, Colin Firth, Tony Hadley, Boris Johnson, Edward Lear, Heath Ledger, Scott Mills, Emma Watson, Kate Winslett... To name but a few.
Transport options abound in Islington, and most areas are easily accessible via one of the underground tube, or overground stations, or the well connected bus routes.
Angel – Northern Line
Highbury and Islington – Victoria Line
Finsbury Park – Victoria Line
Arsenal – Piccadilly Line
Holloway Road – Piccadilly Line
Highbury and Islington – Connect to Crystal Palace, Croydon, New Cross, Canada Water and Clapham Junction
Drayton Park – Moorgate, Finsbury Park
Canonbury - Queens Road Peckham, New Cross, West Croydon
Caledonian Road and Barnsbury - Richmond, Clapham, Stratford
Essex Road - Old Street, Highbury and Islington
4 – Waterloo
19 – Chelsea
271 – Highgate Village
30 – Marble Arch
153 – Liverpool Street
38 – Victoria
43 – London Bridge
73 – Stoke Newington