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Belvedere Gardens London Eye view

THE NEW LONDON DEVELOPMENTS SET TO DELIVER MORE PUBLIC SPACES

Developers have cottoned on to just how much Londoners value their green space and are now incorporating more green spaces, landscaped gardens and public areas than ever into their projects – and it looks like we’re all set to benefit…

Avocado Sweets' design of a Stoke Newington Apartment

INSIDE THE COOL STOKE NEWINGTON HOME WHERE MUSIC IS KEY

Interior designers Avocado Sweets talks to The Resident about this one-of-a kind apartment in Stoke Newington where, allowed to go all out creatively, the design duo let their imaginations run wild to showcase the owners’ love of music

Why theatre in Islington is better - and much cheaper - than London's West End

ROSIE MILLARD: WHY ISLINGTON THEATRE TRUMPS THE WEST END

Angel Resident columnist Rosie Millard gets candid about why she thinks Islington upstages the West End with its outstanding theatre offering (minus eye-watering ticket prices!)

The Charterhouse is at the centre of redevelopment plans

PRESERVING THE CHARTERHOUSE’S HERITAGE IN THE FACE OF REGENERATION

Boasting a history that spans centuries, The Charterhouse in north London is now stepping into the 21st century in a big way. The historic Charterhouse Square, located between Barbican and Smithfield Market, is undergoing a mass regeneration. Development Manager at The Charterhouse Dominic Tickell takes us through the building’s past, present and future

Order in the oysters at the acclaimed Wright Brothers Oyster Bar

THE VALENTINE’S DAY GUIDE THAT APPEALS TO ALL FIVE SENSES

North Londoners, reawaken your senses this Valentine’s Day with The Resident’s guide to sensuous things to do, see and buy in and around Islington…

Retro brunch at Chinese Laundry

CHINESE LAUNDRY BRINGS RETRO BEIJING BRUNCH TO ANGEL

The fashion designers-turned gourmet geniuses behind the new Chinese Laundry casual dinning room in Angel on the restaurant’s 80s retro vibe, why they felt London needed an authentic northern Chinese brunch and welcoming in the Year of the Rooster…

The luscious squid ink dish at Galley

GLOBAL CUISINE AT GALLEY, UPPER STREET

The new Galley restaurant in Angel fuses Polish heritage with cuisine from around the globe to produce a tantalising, experimental offering in a fashion-forward setting

Inside the new warehouse-style mews houses on Elizabeth Avenue in Islington, designed by p-ad architects

INSIDE ISLINGTON’S COOL NEW WAREHOUSE-STYLE MEWS HOMES

A collection of three warehouse-style mews houses on Elizabeth Avenue in Islington have been expertly built and designed to feature high ceilings and floods of light. The Resident gets the lowdown from the innovative architects behind the designs

London juice bars: Cruush, Farringdon

5 HEALTHY PIT STOPS FOR FRAZZLED CITY WORKERS

5 healthy pit stops in the City, Shoreditch & Islington for those looking to detox, reinvigorate or just boost their vitamin intake, from juice bars to superfood soups and even a cheeky fro-yo hangout

The SkyCycle concept by Foster & Partners in collaboration with Exterior Architects

HOW LONDON IS BECOMING MORE CYCLE FRIENDLY

From innovative safety gear to landmark schemes and homes purpose built for cyclists, Islington and surrounding areas are upping their game when it comes to welcoming those with two wheels

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