With a relatively small population of 190,900, the borough of Islington is one of the most trendiest and multicultural neighborhoods in London. Residents come from all walks of life. Although the borough has a high poverty rate, the new wave of entertainers, politicians and media professionals have turned Islingtons image around and created an upcoming borough in which astonishingly there are only 0.5 registered vehicles per household, the lowest ratio in London. more
House prices average at £485,553. The borough really offers a variety of property types to choose from. There are 88,000 household in the Islington borough, of which 44% of households are social/council housing compared to London’s average of 25%. The borough is made up of much post war styled housing. Certain areas of the borough still offer Georgian terraced housing in combination with modern apartment blocks.
Being a relatively small borough Islington nonetheless offers plenty of green space such as the 30 acre Highbury Fields Park, which has tennis courts, playgrounds and offers a leisurely walk.
Popular areas tend to be the Angel and Camden Passage which offer one of the leading antique centers in London, with a combination of art galleries and collectible shops. If you are looking for somewhere to eat, the Upper Street is a gorment paradise. There is a huge range of cuisine on offer from cultures from all corners of the world.
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|Government Body:||Islington London Borough Council|
|Population density:||12,846 / km²|