The Islington Metal Works  

 
 
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7 Torrens Street, Islington, London EC1V 1NQ
 
 
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Built in the late 19th century, The Islington Metalworks is a building steeped in history. All three floors were initially used to stable the horses that pulled the trams for London Transport. In 1925 the building, nestled at the back of Angel station, was converted into a metal works and this element of the business is still running today. Also available as a venue to hire, much of the building has now been restored creating a number of spaces suitable for weddings, club nights, gigs, exhibitions, fashion shows, and corporate parties.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Angel Tube Station
 
1 minutes walk
 
King's Cross Tube Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
24 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Elia Mews Car Park
 
4 minutes walk
 
Skinner Street NCP
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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DoubleTree by Hilton London - Islington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £69  35% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 4 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Islington underwent a major refurbishment in 2014, transforming the rooms and suites into a stylish accommodation option. The newly ... More
 
 
 
Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £73  37% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 5 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
The Business Design Centre next door is the obvious attraction for many of the guests at this smart, efficient Hilton Hotel, but Islington's excellent restaurants and ... More
 
 
 
Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £59  30% off
Central Street, EC1V | 9 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
Near to the City, and convenient for the The Barbican arts centre and Moorfields Eye Hospital, this hotel is modern, clean and functional. Equipped with its ... More
 
 
 
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Angel Building
London > Attractions > Sights
407 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 2 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
Launched in late 2010, the Angel Building in Islington transformed from an under-used early 1980s commercial block into an award-winning office space, reinvented by architects ... More
 
 
 
Crafts Council
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
44A Pentonville Road, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
The Crafts Council in Islington houses Britain's largest crafts gallery, where a continuous cycle of work by major exhibitors can be seen throughout the year. The ... More
 
 
 
James Freeman Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
354 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
James Freeman Gallery exhibits contemporary painting, photography and sculpture from Europe and Asia.... More
 
 
 
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If We Got Some More Cocaine I Could Show You How I Love You
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 30th August to 24th September 2016 - Various Times
The Old Red Lion Theatre, 418 St John Street, EC1V | 1 minute from The Islington Metal Works
Mikey and Casey are stuck on a roof together with alcohol, drugs and each other, waiting for the Guards to stop circling the house, in John ...More
 
 
 
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Hoodie Allen
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 30th August 2016 - 7pm
O2 Academy Islington, N1 Centre, Parkfield Street, N1 | 3 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
The American hip hop artist performs in support of his album Happy Camper....More
 
 
 
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Matthew Bourne's The Red Shoes
London > Events > Dance  Dates: 6th December 2016 to 29th January 2017
Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, EC1R | 4 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
Dance master Matthew Bourne takes on Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger's film and Hans Christian Andersen's fairytale to create new ballet production The Red Shoes, being ...More
 
 
 
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The Old Red Lion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
418 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 1 minute from The Islington Metal Works
One of London's most famous fringe pub theatres, the Old Red Lion Theatre in Islington was founded in 1979 by Charlie Hanson and is a welcome ... More
 
 
 
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Sadler's Wells
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Rosebery Avenue, Islington, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
Modern contemporary dance and music performance space. Occupying a site with a long tradition of entertaining Londoners, Sadler's Wells exists to bring the best of national and ... More
 
 
 
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Sadler's Wells Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
Modern contemporary dance and music performance space. Occupying a site with a long tradition of entertaining Londoners, Sadler's Wells exists to bring the best of national ... More
 
 
 
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Euphorium Bakery
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
26a Chapel Market, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
This traditional bakery, drawing on British and Gallic roots, has made an indelible mark on the foodies of Islington. With nearly twenty types of bread - ... More
 
 
 
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Camden Passage
London > Shopping > Markets
Camden Passage, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
Hidden down a cobble-stoned Angel backstreet a whimsical collection of odds and ends have been gathered together on a selection of market stalls (not to be ... More
 
 
 
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The Wearer
London > Shopping > Jewellery
2 Charlton Place, N1 | 4 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
The Wearer is a small, independent jewellery shop that stocks products created by unique and emerging London-based designers. With a strong focus on quality ... More
 
 
 
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London > Restaurants > Mexican restaurants
13 Islington High Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from The Islington Metal Works
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Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
27 Islington High Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
Pret sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome interiors. The ... More
 
 
 
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Hummingbird Bakery
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
The Angel Building, 405 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 2 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
All-American cupcakes are the speciality here but you can also tuck into many other finger-licking sticky treats. Chocolate Devil's Food Cake, New York style cheesecake and ... More
 
 
 
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London College of English
London > Education > English Language Courses
354 Goswell Road, Angel, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 3 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
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Islington Connexions Careers Centre
London > Education > Career Services
The White Lion Building, White Lion Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
Connexions is a countrywide information and advisory service for 13-19 year olds and people with special learning needs or disabilities under 25. They offer an array ... More
 
 
 
City University
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Northampton Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 6 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
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British Waterski
London > Leisure > Extreme Sports
390 City Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 2 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
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London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
5 Camden Passage, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
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Livingwell
London > Leisure > Fitness
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
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Duke of Cambridge
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
30 St Peter's Street, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
This pioneering organic pub has done a good job of going gastro without losing the atmosphere of a proper boozer. In part, this is due to ... More
 
 
 
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The Crown
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
116 Cloudesley Road, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
Modern British cuisine ... More
 
 
 
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The Old Queen's Head
London > Nightlife > Pubs
44 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
A gorgeous antique interior, a delicious menu and some top DJs at weekends. The Old Queen's Head opened with a fantastic recipe for success in 2006 ... More
 
 
 
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Anam
London > Nightlife > Bars
3 Chapel Market, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
Retro-trendy, infectiously popular, and staunchly pioneering London's first Irish cocktail bar is a welcome addition to Islington's portfolio of drinking venues. A heady mix of curved ... More
 
 
 
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Dirty Martini, Islington
London > Nightlife > Bars
74 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
This chain of glamorous cocktail bars is a great spot for after work drinks and big nights out, with regular happy hours and drink deals. There ... More
 
 
 
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Colebrookes
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
69 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
If the Government want to encourage more of a European café culture, they should send someone down to Colebrookes to take a look. Colebrookes takes the ... More
 
 
 
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Candid Arts Cafe
London > Business > Venue Hire
3 Torrens Street, Angel, Islington, London EC1V | Same location as The Islington Metal Works
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Sadler's Wells
London > Business > Venue Hire
Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
Can accomodate for up to 2070 people.... More
 
 
 
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Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
Exhibitors love this venue and it's easy to see why. The Business Design Centre in Islington is in a great location just one mile from The ... More
 
 
 
 

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Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 30th September 2016 

The Well 23 minutes walk from The Islington Metal Works

If you're all rooftopped out, get yourself to The Well this summer for the Sailor Jerry Hotel Street pop-up, which ...More

 
In The Heights
Theatre | Until 30th October 2016 

King's Cross Theatre 1.4 miles from The Islington Metal Works

It started as a word-of-mouth sensation on Broadway back in 2008, now In The Heights is a Tony and Olivier ...More

The Railway Children
The Railway Children
Theatre | Until 30th October 2016 

King's Cross Theatre 1.4 miles from The Islington Metal Works

Mike Kenny's Olivier Award-winning adaptation of The Railway Children, staged at Waterloo three years ago, is now at King's Cross ...More

 
If We Got Some More Cocaine I Could Show You How I Love You
Theatre | Until 24th September 2016 

The Old Red Lion Theatre 1.49 miles from The Islington Metal Works

Mikey and Casey are stuck on a roof together with alcohol, drugs and each other, waiting for the Guards to ...More

The BFG in Pictures
The BFG in Pictures
Exhibitions | Until 2nd October 2016 

House of Illustration 1.65 miles from The Islington Metal Works

The latest exhibition at the House of Illustration showcases never before seen Quentin Blake illustrations of The BFG. Curated by ...More

 
Hoodie Allen
Concerts | On 30th August 2016 

O2 Academy Islington 1.67 miles from The Islington Metal Works

The American hip hop artist performs in support of his album Happy Camper....More

They Drink It In The Congo
They Drink It In The Congo
Theatre | Until 1st October 2016 

Almeida Theatre 2.03 miles from The Islington Metal Works

Following on from his 2009 debut play Stovepipe about the Iraq War, Adam Bruce is back with another timely production. ...More

 
 
 
 
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