N1 is an area in North London and includes 635 postcodes. It is home to 772 featured venues including 42 tourist sites, 26 travel, 215 restaurants, 36 entertainment, 289 shopping, 122 Nightlife and 37 Leisure venues. It includes predominant areas like Islington and Canonbury to name a few.
Islington is the central district of the London Borough of Islington and is a neighbourhood in Greater London. It was just a village along the Great North Road. It is bounded by Liverpool Road, New North Road in the west and south-east.
The history of Islington dates back to the 13th century. The ancient St Mary’s Church and The Royal Agricultural Hall add glory to Islington. Market Gardens and entertainment developed after the 17th century with ample water sources available. Regent’s Canal passes through Islington and this area was fertile and food crops and vegetables were cultivated. Music halls and theatres were established in the 19th century and entertainment was exciting and all fun in the area. The completion of Victorian Line and Angel tube station led to the construction of flats and other buildings for residential settlement in this area.
In modern English literature and culture, this city is featured extensively for its historic buildings and culture. Transportation in the area is excellent as bus routes are convenient for travelling to different destinations from the interchange near Angel tube station. Essex Road railway station, Angel tube station, Highbury & Islington station, King’s Cross railway station, King’s Cross St Pancras tube station and St Pancras International are the nearest tube stations.
Canonbury is an area that comes under the London Borough of Islington. This district is completely residential and lies between Essex Road, Upper Street and Cross Street and St Paul’s Road. Thomson Cromwell, William Babell, Louis Macneice and George Grossmith are some of the notable residents of Canonbury. Canonbury Tower, Canonbury Square, New River Walk, Canonbury Grove are the places of interest in Canonbury. Essex Road, Canonbury and Highbury&Islington are the nearest railway stations and Angel tube station, Highbury&Islington tube station and Dalston Junction are the nearest tube stations.