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This section is designed to make your visit to the Islington Council website as easy as possible.


The homepage is the best starting point to find out the information you are looking for. To return to the homepage from anywhere in this website, click on the Islington logo on the top left, or click on Home in the tabbed navigation.

On the homepage we have grouped together the most popular links for websites users in the Most Popular area. You can also carry out a search for services provided by London Borough of Islington.

    We have a news rotator which highlights key messages the council would like to share with Islington's residents. Beneath the news rotator we also present events and access to Islington's social media channels.
    The promotional boxes towards the bottom of the page highlight find your nearest, information about the political leadership and the administration of the council as well as how to get involved in various activities in Islington.

The site navigation

Across the top of the home page you will see tabs showing the five key sections of the home page as well as access to the homepage.

Navigation icon

If you are browsing the website on a mobile or tablet device, the navigation appears as a list when you press the navigation icon.

These key section are:

  • Services
  • Islington Life
  • Advice and support
  • Get involved
  • About the council

These sections are available on every page of the website.

Services provides access to all the key services the council provides and is broken up into key service areas.

Search and the A-Z

If you know exactly what you are looking for, but don't know where to find it, try the Search along the top bar of every page.

Just type in the relevant word, for example 'consultation', and any pages on the website relevant to that subject will be listed.

Alternatively using the A-Z is a quick way to find the information you are after on the site.

The most important pages of the website are listed here alphabetically. Simply click on a letter to see a list of pages beginning with that letter.

Information about your property and area

Use Find My Nearest to find your rubbish and recycling days, ward name, councillors, nearest schools and more. By inputting your postcode or address, you will find useful information about living in Islington.

Who your councillor is, which days your bins are emptied, which controlled parking zone you live in and how close is your local library - you can find it all in Find My Nearest!

Interactive Maps

Interactive Maps is our mapping system that gives you information on services around Islington.

You can look at a particular subject, for example where all the theatres or parking bays are located in Islington. Or you can put in your postcode and find out where you nearest service is in relation to your home, such as your nearest hospital.

Using the mapping system, you can also:

  • report an abandoned vehicle
  • see what roadworks are taking place
  • view the council's current housing stock and lets

Online directories

The Online Directories bring together a wide range of information and contact details, including:

Related documents

Many of the council's leaflets and application forms are available on the site for you to download. Most  of these documents are in PDF format, which means they can only be seen using Adobe Acrobat.

If you do not have this software, you can download it for free, by clicking Adobe Acrobat Reader.

We are working to make our site more accessible for everyone. For more information click: Accessibility

Can't find what you are looking for?

If you have a general enquiry about a council service, and cannot find your answer on the website, then use our general enquiry form

You can also get in touch with Contact Islington by phone or in person. See Contact Us in the grey bar at the top for further details.

Security and data protection

For information about security and data protection, please see the data protection area of the site.