Islington Square

Islington N1
Mixed use development

Key Details

5 Almeida Street, London N1 1AA
Use Classes
C3, E


Islington Square is a new mixed-use development in Islington, London N1.

The 4.5-acre development includes flats, shops, restaurants, offices, a health club and a cinema.

The former North London Mail Centre site was redeveloped as Islington Square, a 500,000 sq ft mixed-use shopping and residential district in London's N1.

The final collection of new build 2 and 3-bedroom apartments were launched for sale by Beauchamp Estates in spring 2021 with prices from £895,000.

8 Esther Anne Place residential building
The conversion of this Edwardian Royal Mail sorting office into large warehouse apartments retains many of the original features including high ceilings and ornate detailing. Inside are very modern living spaces with unique floor plans.

Home Technology - A fully integrated cable structure that allows for a range of advanced home automation features.

Outside Space
- Access to the communal landscaped garden
- Individual balconies to selected apartments

11 Esther Anne Place building
A completely original building by renowned architects CZWG designed as an eye-catching centrepiece to Islington Square. Contemporary, highly sustainable and destined to be one of the borough's most iconic buildings.

17 Esther Anne Place building
A mix of Edwardian flair and modern living. This is a new build that retains the redbrick facade of the sorting office at ground level, combined with a bold zinc-clad frame on the upper floors.

The Platinum Collection by Galliard
Islington Square is a part of Galliard's Platinum Collection. This elite criteria is for Prime Central London (or a similar sought-after address) area properties with impressive architecture, opulent designer interiors complete with luxurious specifications, and unrivalled residential facilities evoking that of the best five-star hotels.


2018 May - Scandinavian fashion giant COS decides to take 9,500 sqft of space, located within the listed former post office building at the entrance to the scheme fronting on to Upper Street. Taking the unit on a 15-year lease, the leading Scandinavian brand, which is part of the H&M Group, has enjoyed huge success over the last eight years since it first opened in the UK. The latest store will join COS’s portfolio spread across other prime London locations including Regent Street, High Street Kensington and Covent Garden. Cushman & Wakefield, Orme Retail and Shelley Sandzer are joint retained agents for Islington Square. COS was unrepresented.

2016 - Launched 11. February 2016. Retail agents are Cushman & Wakefield and Orme Retail. For restaurant and leisure enquiries please contact Shelley Sandzer.

Residential agents - Savills, Knight Frank, Beauchamp Estates.

CBRE has been appointed to act as property and estate manager; Citadines has been signed to operate the 108 serviced apartments, and Family Mosaic will run the affordable housing provision.

1. Evening Standard - £370m 'village' with luxury apartments, health club, and cinema to be built in Islington May 23, 2014
2. Islington Square official website

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Site & Location

The development is located just a short walk away from both Angel Station (Northern Line) and Highbury and Islington Station (London Overground and Victoria Line).


Angel Underground StationNorthern
Theberton Street19, 30, 4, 43, N19, N277, N41


Project Manager
Affordable Housing
Interior Designer
Retail Agent
Office Leasing
F&B Agent


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