Fun facts about Islington
The Angel Tube Station in Islington has the third longest escalator in Europe at 60m/197ft.
Islington is home to the UK’s leading dance house ‘Sadler’s Wells’, for the best of international and UK dance and ballet.
It was home to former prime minister Tony Blair before he moved to 10 Downing street.
The Kings Head pub and theatre in Islington is one of the first founded in England. It has been in existence since the days of Shakespeare.