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

 
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 £84  36% 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  34% 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 £48  24% 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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House of Detention
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Sans Walk, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 11 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
The House of Detention gets its name from its former purpose - as a prison - and there has been a prison on this site since ... More
 
 
 
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St Bartholomew the Great
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 18 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
St Bartholomew the Great is a historic church founded in 1123 and the oldest parish church in the City of London. Features include the pre-Reformation octagonal ... More
 
 
 
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Conway Hall
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25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, Holborn, London WC1R | 20 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
Conway Hall is a landmark of London's independent intellectual, political and cultural life. Completed in 1929 at a cost of about £45,000, the name was chosen ... 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
 
 
 
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Victoria Miro
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
16 Wharf Road, Hoxton, London N1 | 9 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
The Victoria Miro originally opened in Cork Street in London, W1, in 1985. The gallery moved to its present location in 16 Wharf Road, Islington, in ... More
 
 
 
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Exmouth Market
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 9 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
A rich hunting ground for restaurants and bars, Exmouth Market twinkles under the fairy lights that zig-zag overhead across the scenic pedestrianised street. Hip hang outs ... More
 
 
 
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Haley Reinhart
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 30th May 2017 - 7pm
The Islington Metal Works, N1 Centre, Parkfield Street, N1 | 3 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
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Waka Flocka Flame
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 1st June 2017 - 7pm
The Islington Metal Works, N1 Centre, Parkfield Street, N1 | 3 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
The hip artist from Atlanta, Juaquin James Malphurs, brings his raps to the UK's staged. Crew includes DJ Whoo Kid....More
 
 
 
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Barry Ferns And Friends
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Tuesday 30th May 2017 - 8pm-10pm
The Islington Metal Works, The Camden Head, 2 Camden Passage, N1 | 5 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
MC Barry Ferns brings a selection of our favourite comics down to play some longer sets....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
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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
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Camden Passage
London > Shopping > Markets
Camden Passage, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
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The Wearer
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2 Charlton Place, N1 | 4 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
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Tortilla
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
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B&H Kitchen
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, 42 Northampton Road, EC1R | 9 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
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London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 12 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
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London Wine Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 12 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
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Spa Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 9 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
A busy park in Islington beside the Three Corners Centre youth centre and Adventure Playground, the 2.02 acre Spa Fields include a children's playground, tarmac ... More
 
 
 
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London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 12 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
Excellent fencing courses for beginners with highly trained coaches, good facilities and years of experience teaching this ancient, noble sport. Fencing is very good fun and ... More
 
 
 
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London Dance Academy
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The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 12 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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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
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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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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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Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 10 minutes from The Islington Metal Works
A teeny, tiny and wonderful puppet theatre located in a hidden side road backing onto a green church yard ideal for spontaneous picnics with goodies from ... More
 
 
 
 

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Haley Reinhart
Concerts | On 30th May 2017 

O2 Academy Islington 3 minutes walk from The Islington Metal Works

The American singer-songwriter and contestant on the tenth season of American Idol performs pop, jazz, rock and blues....More

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Comedy | On 30th May 2017 

Angel Comedy Club 5 minutes walk from The Islington Metal Works

MC Barry Ferns brings a selection of our favourite comics down to play some longer sets....More

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The King's Head 8 minutes walk from The Islington Metal Works

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The King's Head 8 minutes walk from The Islington Metal Works

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Charles Court Opera: The Magic Flute
Concerts | Until 3rd June 2017 

The King's Head 8 minutes walk from The Islington Metal Works

John Savournin directs Mozart's comical and magical opera adapted by John Savournin and David Eaton filled with enchanting puppetry, magic ...More

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Exhibitions | Until 29th July 2017 

Victoria Miro 9 minutes walk from The Islington Metal Works

Paintings by the artist in an exhibition which focuses on a five decade period in which the artist lived and ...More

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Exhibitions | Until 29th July 2017 

Victoria Miro 9 minutes walk from The Islington Metal Works

Large-scale and silver gelatin photographic works and archival material inspired by Julien's seminal work....More

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Little Angel Theatre 10 minutes walk from The Islington Metal Works

A work based on the poem by Lewis Carroll with puppets....More

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