The Islington Assembly Hall was built in 1929 and opened its doors in March 1930. It has been a venue for various shows and dances. It was also used for weddings, community events and tea dances right until the 1980s, when it closed down. After being used as a storage for almost three decades, Islington Assembly Hall re-opened its doors in 2010 with an intention to gain fame as one the most popular entertainments of London. The luxurious and spacious venue offers 230 people seating space and space for 500 standing fans.
The location of Islington Assembly Hall is easily accessible by any transport you wish to choose.
By train and tube: if you travel by tube, take the Victoria and Overground Lines and get off at Highbury and Islington Station, which is five minutes away from the venue. You can also hop on a Northern line and get off at Angel Station. If you choose to travel by train, the Highbury and Islington Station, as well as Essex Road (First Capital Connect services) are 15 minutes away from the Assembly Hall.
By car: If you wish to go to the venue by car, the trip will depend on your departure point. Note that the front entrance is situated on Upper Street (A1).
International: if you are travelling from Heathrow Airport, take the Heathrow Express and then hop on a Hammersmith & City Line and get off at King's Cross St. Pancras. You can take a bus 30 from there; exit at Islington Town Hall, and you are 1-minute walk away from the venue.
Blue badge holders, suppliers, performers and event organizers only will be able to reserve a parking lot in Islington Town Hall forecourt. In addition to that, there is some street parking available, but most of the spaces are reserved for permit holders, especially on the weekdays.
Access for people with special needs
As there are two small steps inside the main entrance that is used for the majority of events, it is suggested that the guests in a wheelchair use the side entrance on the ground floor for their own convenience. There are no obstacles the main hall, and there is also a ground floor access to the foyer. The basement and balcony can only be accessed by stairs. The staff always ensures that there is a viewing space, reserved specifically for disabled people and their assistants. There are accessible toilets with an alarm cord on the ground floor of the venue.