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May 23, 2014

Islington Square

5 Almeida Street, London N1 1AA
Mixed use
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Description of Islington Square

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 cinema.

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

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 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.

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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The nearest tube, train and bus stations.
Angel Underground Station
Theberton Street
19, 30, 4, 43, N19, N277, N41

News: (9)

Cain International, the privately held real estate investment firm operating in Europe and the United States, is moving its UK headquarters to Islington Square, its contemporary mixed-use scheme, after 4 years in Mayfair.

Cain International will occupy five floors at Islington Square, spanning over 9,700 sq ft, allowing Cain’s 50-strong workforce to use the office while following social distancing guidelines and providing more space for collaboration and creativity. The office space has been designed by Modus Workspace to ensure a contemporary finish and covid-19 customised space.

Developed on the site of North London’s former postal sorting office, employees will be situated in a London heritage building while working next to some of the UK’s top creatives, such as Fulwell 73, James Corden’s production company that occupies 25,000 sq ft in the development. Staff will be able to enjoy Islington Square’s many facilities, with shops such as A.P.C., Arlo & Jacob and House of Harth, restaurants including Megan’s, Omnom and Borough Kitchen, a Third Space health club and an ODEON Luxe & Dine cinema.

Jonathan Goldstein, Chief Executive Officer at Cain International, commented: “One of the biggest takeaways from the last few months has been that, while we might be able to work from anywhere, where we work is still incredibly important to us. Locations such as Islington will be increasingly attractive to occupiers moving forwards through the ability to offer more than just a place of work, but a local ecosystem of cafés, restaurants and leisure facilities. We believe teamwork is vital for innovation so being able to configure our new space so that we can all work under one roof in a more collaborative, flexible and dynamic way is incredibly important. I am proud of the fantastic and international team we have created and am excited about the next stage of our growth as one of our very first developments becomes a fitting new home.”

Ali Mackechnie Designer at Modus Workspace, added: “It has been an absolute pleasure collaborating with the Cain International team to create a new and welcoming work environment in the beautiful Islington Square development. Our brief entailed bringing the empty shell-and-core building to life whilst maintaining and enhancing the building’s existing historical features. Moreover, as the space is in such a vibrant part of London, it was essential that this was reflected in the design. The result is a contemporary, character-filled space reflective of London’s ever-changing personality.”

23/10/2020 09:38 by Buildington

A Small Step to the Big Screen! Shops, restaurants and The Lounge by Odeon on your doorstep.

One-bed suites from £685,000.
Two-bed apartments from £725,000.
Three-bed apartments from £1,050,000.

Via Homes & Property, Evening Standard 5.09.2018

07/09/2018 08:35 by Buildington

Peabody will be launching Penny Black Shared Ownership apartments at Islington Square in Spring 2018!

Four 1 bed and eleven 2 bed apartments.

Prices have not been announced yet.

See more at

02/03/2018 09:04 by Buildington

Islington Square is now 78% sold!

Summer Sale Party on Saturday 8th of July 2017 from 11am to 5pm, hosted on one of the roof top gardens at Islington Square. Stamp Duty and solicitors fee paid on your apartment purchase during the sale period.

You have to RSVP to attend!

Visit for more information.

Selling agents Savills, Knight Frank and Beauchamp Estates.

29/06/2017 15:22 by Buildington

Family Mosaic will soon offer four 1 bed and eleven 2 bed apartments for sale at the Almedia Post Office, which is part of the Islington Square development.

Priority for Almedia Post Office at Islington Square will go to buyers either living or working in the London borough of Islington.

Sales launch Autumn of 2017.

Register your interest today at

13/04/2017 10:05 by Buildington

Over 60 per cent of the 263 homes at Islington Square have already been sold.

Via City A.M - New Builds: On the market this week from a Roman site in the City to a £400m piazza in Islington 21.11.2016

21/11/2016 16:59 by Buildington

Phase 2 of Islington Square has just launched. Includes suites, 1 and 2 bedroom homes and family maisonettes.

Heritage in a Modern Home in the heart of Islington.

Space: 4.5 acres in this sought-after neighbourhood.
Homes: New homes combining Edwardian heritage with contemporary living, prices start from £715,000.
Leisure: retail and leisure including the Third Space Family Health Club and luxury cinema The Lounge, by Odeon.

Via advertisement in Homes & Property, Evening Standard 19.10.2016

20/10/2016 19:16 by Buildington

Islington Square is launching 11th February 2016!

25/01/2016 21:03 by Buildington

Islington Square mixed use development on 4.5 acres in London N1 - new on Buildington!

23/05/2014 13:15 by Buildington

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