The Squares and Green Spaces of Islington
Northampton Square features a charming bandstand that would be the ideal location for a romantic comedy assignation. The small circular garden opened in 1885 and has been kept as original as possible.
Thornhill Square is a gorgeous Victorian terrace square with a central Church and Community Garden. The large community gardens are broken up into multiple spaces with a children’s play area and a planted flower patch maintained by the local gardening community. Built in 1849, this location would be perfect for a Victorian era shoot.
A highly distinctive square that surrounds a covered man-made reservoir is Claremont Square which has proved to be a popular filming location with it’s quintessential Georgian style terraced houses. The square was host to Lockwood & Co over numerous filming stints. For a later mid-20th century architecture look no further than Claremont Close. This quiet, cul-de-sac features a circle of 1950’s flats surrounding a central communal rose garden. This idyllic central London location has lots of character, and the flats would provide great backdrop for a period shoot.
Green spaces are abundant in Islington, and Kings Square garden offers a park for local residents surrounded by the president and turnpike houses. It has been significantly upgraded in recent years with the addition of a children’s water park and other activities. The backdrop of the large tower blocks gives this space a distinct central London feel.
Lonsdale Square Garden finishes off our selection of Islington locations. Its Tudor Gothic Revival terraced houses offer a unique perspective on London architecture. The beautiful terrace surrounds a central garden, and the height of the buildings is atmospheric and very cinematic.
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