Highbury & Islington Tube Station London

Highbury & Islington Station operates in the northern part of London, where it travels through travel card zone 2 and connect four major lines, which include Northern City Line of the First Capital Connect, Victoria Line and Northern & Eastern lines of the London Over ground. Technically, it is providing services to both Underground system and National Rail but most importantly, it is joining King’s Cross Street Pancras with Finsbury Park station by underground system. At first, when the station was opened in 1872, it was used only by the North London Railway but in 1904, an underground station was started opposite to it on Holloway Road. Afterwards, station underwent subsequent renovations, including the start of Victoria & Northern city lines and finally rebuilding of over ground platform in 2010. Now, with its complete operations at both levels, the station serves about 5.7 million commuters annually and provides different services such as payphones, toilets, gates and waiting rooms. However, there is only one point which serves as entry and exit to station i.e. Holloway Road & High Bury Corner. Furthermore, administration of the London underground and Islington borough of London are working together to provide better access to the station. Places to explore near Highbury & Islington Tube Station.


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    Restaurants & Coffee Shops

    Because of the high usage of this station in Northern London, there are number of commuters who may seek some places, where they can dine in or may have a nice cup of coffee.


    Buffalo Bar, La Pasta, Trevi Ristorante & McDonald's Upper Street

    Coffee Shops

    Amici Coffee Deli, Starbucks Coffee Co, Harry's & Maison d'etre

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    Clubs & Bars

    There are many clubs and bars located near this underground station, to cater the needs of all those commuters, who would like to spend some entertaining time with their friends. With its increasing number of clubs and bars, this location can easily fulfill this demand.


    Garage, Salsa Caribe: Afro Cuban Lounge, London & The Big Note Club


    Hen and Chickens Theatre, The Famous Cock Tavern & The White Swan

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    Hotels & Accommodations

    Highbury & Islington station stands among one of the busiest tube stations of London underground; in order to cater the temporary residence requirements, many business entities have opened their hotel and accommodation in the suburbs of this underground tube station.


    Vivien Of Holloway & Tommy Miahs Raj Hotel

    Guest Houses

    The Highbury Centre & Kandara

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    Sights and Attractions

    Besides the presence of Highbury fields and Saint Mary Magdalene Garden at walking distance, this station has also some other kind of attractions such as galleries, cinemas, museums and historical buildings.

    Highbury Fields, Saint mary Magdalene Gardern, Paradise Park, Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art, Arsenal Museum & Maison d'etre

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    Educational Institutes

    Being the busy transport point and landmark in the Islington Area, the station serves as major stop for most of the students, who study in the nearby schools and colleges. This station itself is surrounded by a number of schools, colleges and other educational institutes.


    Laycock Primary School, Sadiyya's School of Belly Dance, Gymboree Islington & Canonbury Primary School


    Cecos London College, Islington College London, The St Mary Magdalene Academy & City and Islington College London

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    Gift & Bookshops

    With the increasing number of educational institutions, many book shops and gift centers have also started their businesses near this station. Some of the shops located in one mile proximity to this tube station are indexed below.

    Gift Shops

    Einhorn Stephen Ltd, Labour Of Love Ltd, Aria, Gill Wing Gifts & Oliver Bonas

    Book Shops

    North London Buddhist Centre, Waterstone's Booksellers Ltd, Collis Bird & Withey & The Photo Bookstore Limited

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    Health & Beauty Services

    Technically, the station lies in the crowded area but it has limited number of gyms however, if you talk about the beauty salons, then you can find a number of such places around it.


    Highbury Pool, Sequinpark & New River

    Beauty Salon

    Ogario London, Hair Machine, Dermacia Pharmacy & Beauty Clinic & Base Cuts


    Esporta Health Club and Gym Ilford & Angel Therapy Rooms

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    Emergency Services

    As the tube station serves five different tube lines, which serves more than 5 million commuters annually, some accidental situations or emergencies are not exceptions. So, you should be aware of all such services that provide you help and support in these circumstances.

    Police Station

    Metropolitan Police Service & British Transport Police

    Fire Station

    Islington Fire Station

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    Hospitals & clinics

    If you need to seek an urgent medical attention or not feeling well due to any reason, then in such conditions you can easily find few hospitals and clinics, that lies within one mile proximity to this underground station.

    Juliet's Acupuncture clinic, Happy Health Clinics, St Pauls Road Medical Centre, B Dental & Canonbury Clinic Of Osteopathy

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    Shopping Malls

    If you are about to start your journey, but want some household stuff to be purchased before you leave, then you can check out many shopping centres that are available in a close proximity to this London underground.

    N1 Islington, Aquamarine Antiques & The Nags Head Shopping Centre

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    Child Care Centres

    If you are working parent and willing to give your child under the temporary custody of a day care centre, then you can easily find many in this sector of London.

    Paradise Park Childrens Centre, New River Green Childrens Centre, St Mary Magdalene Early Years Centre, Rosedale Early Years Centre & Bentham Under Fives Centre

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