Towpath closure

Towpath closure

You might have seen that the stretch of the towpath that runs from Colebrooke Row to the bridge in Danbury St, on the Vincent Terrace side, has been closed. This stretch of the canal inspired Walter Sickert to paint “The Hanging Gardens of Islington.” It is a quiet...

Prior approval for building in Arlington Avenue

Islington Council has rejected the application for a ceritificate of Lawfulness from the developers who want to convert an empty building behind 21-45 Arlington Avenue into flats.  Prior approval had been given under the new offices-to-residential planning rules to...

Bernard Fishel retires from Committee

Bernard Fishel, who has just retired from the committee of the Angel Association, has lived in Islington since 1981 (and was born here!). He has been a very active member of the committee of the Association since 1999 and has taken a particular interest in planning...

Upcoming Events

 This site is managed by your committee members – and we hope you find it useful and informative. If you would like to join the Angel Association – why not give it a try? Our suggested sub is £10 per household per year. We are a forum where you can meet the neighbours...

Message from Eric Sorensen

Eric Sorensen, chair of the association, writes about the planning application for Hanover School, Torrens St update and the road improvements on Upper St.Click here for the document.

Save the dates

Angel Association AGM on 7 June 2011, St James’ Church Hall. Autumn members’ social; November 16. More details to come.

Islington has a new Green Plaque Scheme

Islington has a new Green Plaque Scheme.The new plaques will appear on buildings across the borough to highlight the hidden history and achievements of Islington’s diverse community.   Islington Council invites us to nominate a favourite person, place or event to be...