Description of Islington Square
Islington Square is a new mixed use development in Islington, London N1.
The 4.5 acre development will include flats, shops, restaurants, offices, a health club and cinema.
The former North London Mail Centre is being relaunched 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.
- 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.
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.
Completion expected Q1 2019.
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.
1. Evening Standard - £370m 'village' with luxury apartments, health club, and cinema to be built in Islington www.standard.co.uk May 23, 2014
2. Islington Square official website www.islingtonsquare.com