Following the government announcement that London has moved into Tier 4 the Local History Centre has closed.
We hope to reopen as soon as it is safe to do so.
Make an appointment to visit
How to book an appointment, where to find us and our opening hours
From local history resources to special collections, we have over 100,000 items on the diverse history of the borough
Paid research service
Can't visit in person? Find out more about hiring an independent researcher
Islington Events Diary
Find out what artistic, cultural and historic events are taking place in the borough
Search our catalogue for a list of our history collections
Islington Online Book of Remembrance
Commemorating the men, women and children of Islington who died as a result of war
Sadler's Wells Theatre Archive blog
Regular updates about our Sadler’s Wells Theatre Archive