Islington is one of the most vibrant parts of London. The borough has a thriving economy, a diverse population and a unique cultural identity.
It has more restaurants than days of the year, as well as many pubs, theatres, museums, cinemas and galleries. It's home to iconic Upper Street shopping, Arsenal Football Club, dance house Sadler's Wells and two London universities.
Historical areas such as Clerkenwell and Barnsbury reflect the borough’s past, while Silicon Roundabout is at the forefront of the UK’s new technology and creative industries. Its Georgian terraces and post-war housing estates regularly appear on TV and in films.