The Local Government Boundary Commission has been consulting on possible changes to the ward boundaries in the borough (http://www.lgbce.org.uk/all-reviews/greater-london/greater-london/islington). The Society’s response may be seen here.read more
The Society is supporting plans for the restoration of this local landmark, one of three churches built in Islington in the 1820s by Charles Barry, and notable for its twin turrets reminiscent of and modelled on those of King’s College Chapel in Cambridge. It was...read more
The planning appeal against the Islington Council’s refusal of the developers’ proposals for the redevelopment of Regents Wharf began on 4 June 2019. Regents Wharf is made up of four Victorian and three modern buildings. Three of the Victorian buildings are locally...read more
Members may know that the Islington Council Local Plan is in the process of revision. The Society’s responses to the recent consultation, on the Plan as a whole and on the Site Allocations SPD (Supplementary Planning Document) may be found here and here. Further...read more
The Society’s Annual General Meeting was held on Tuesday 13 November in the Town Hall. David Gibson, our Chairman, devoted much of his annual report to the challenges faced by the Society in protecting Islington’s environment. In particular, he drew...read more
Members may know that the Society has been closely involved in a review of Islington’s Locally Listed Buildings. These are buildings which have no statutory protection – they are not listed buildings in the usual sense – but which are regarded as valuable to the community for their architectural or historic merit. In the course of this work, we have become increasingly concerned about the state and status of the List, and whether enough, or any, attention is being paid to it when planning permissions are being considered.read more
The Islington Gazette has highlighted the Society’s efforts to resist the erection of new phone points by telecoms companies in the borough’s streets, adding to already excessive levels of ‘street clutter’.read more
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