About Canonbury

Canonbury, part of the London Borough of Islington, is a picturesque and historic area known for its Georgian and Victorian architecture, tree-lined streets, and tranquil atmosphere. The area attracts families, professionals, and history enthusiasts who appreciate its charm and proximity to central London. Canonbury offers a peaceful living environment with excellent local amenities.


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Local Amenities

Canonbury boasts a variety of local shops, cafes, and restaurants, particularly around Canonbury Road and Essex Road. The area features independent boutiques, gourmet eateries, and traditional pubs. Residents can enjoy nearby green spaces such as Canonbury Gardens and New River Walk, which provide extensive outdoor recreational facilities. The area is also home to several historic sites and cultural attractions, adding to its appeal.



Canonbury offers several educational options for families. Consider institutions such as:

Canonbury Primary School

The New North Academy

City of London Academy Islington

St Mary's Church of England Primary School

Highbury Grove School



Canonbury benefits from excellent transport links. Canonbury station on the Overground line provides quick connections to central London and beyond. Numerous bus routes serve the area, ensuring convenient travel. For drivers, the nearby A1 and A503 offer easy access to central London and the wider motorway network.


Living in Canonbury

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