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The future of the ten acre estate formerly home to Holloway prison is still up in the air, 12 months after closing. Over 5000 people signed a petition calling on the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, to bid for the...
Google has struck a £650m deal with Lendlease Construction to build its new London headquarters, a 10 storey structure set to tower over King’s Cross. The Europe-based branch of the company beat competition from the likes of Mace, Multiplex...
Islington’s Chapel Market officially dates back to the 1860s but it’s likely they were serving pie and mash there long before. It’s now traditionally considered a home to butchers, bakers and cheesemongers. The first handful of food shops and non-retail...
How much do essentials cost in the borough's supermarkets? Alex Horlock and Olivia Goldhill report
Markets are great for their atmosphere. Whether you are looking for something unique, or for fresh ingredients for a meal, these are the places to go. In Islington, you can find vintage clothing, jewelry, tableware and - who knows -...
Islington residents are moderately Europhile, according to polling company YouGov, but local business owners may not be voting to stay in the EU come June. The Chamber of Commerce plans to canvas its members “in the coming months” -...
Tufnell Park tube station has reopened after closing for renovation nine months ago. https://twitter.com/northernline/status/705705876926177280 The tube station was shut on 8 June 2015 so that TfL could renovate two "obsolete" lifts, a decision that angered many local businesses. Some small businesses had to take out...
Crossrail is set to turn Farringdon into one of the capital’s best-connected economic hubs, business leaders say. One hundred local businesses, including Alexander McQueen and Kurt Geiger, are currently voting on a proposal for the Farringdon and Clerkenwell area...
Phillip Hammond promised eagerly-anticipated relief for Islington’s small businesses in yesterday’s budget announcement. Business rates are set to soar by 56% in some wards, making Islington one of the the hardest hit boroughs in the country. Hammond announced three measures...
Greygory Vass, co-founder of Open Barbers, has been recognised in this year’s Independent on Sunday’s Rainbow List, a celebration of the 101 most influential people in the LGBTI community. The Finsbury Park local made number 95 on the annual list...