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Caledonian Park

Caledonian Park is a popular site full of history.

The centrepiece of the park is a 155ft (47.5m) high grade II* listed Clock Tower built in 1853.  The Heritage Lottery Fund confirmed a grant award of £1,873,300 in December 2016 which has funded our vision to revitalise Caledonian Park and has secured the future of its clock tower. 

Park features

  • Grade II listed Clock Tower with original working clock mechanism and offering a panoramic view of across London from the viewing platform.  
  • Grade II listed Metropolitan Cattle Market railings 
  • Café
  • Public toilets
  • Heritage centre hosting regular events.To find out more visit our website
  • semi-mature woodland areas 
  • community orchard 
  • short and long grass meadows 
  • community gardens 
  • site of Importance for Nature Conservation, Borough Grade 1.
  • Outdoor classroom
  • Community amphitheatre under construction
  • Free Clock Tower Tours

The park has a Friends Group called Friends of Caledonian Park. Find out more about our Clock Tower Tours. The park has a Friends Group called Friends of Caledonian park.

Sports facilities

  • children’s play area (age 3 – 12 years) 
  • large grass open space suitable for ball games and other sports activities
  • tarmac ball court with football goals, basketball hoops and shelter.

You cannot pre-book the sports facilities at this site as they are free-play only. 

Getting there

Market Road 
Islington
London 
N7 9PL 

View map

Buses: 274 to Market Road; 390 to York Way; 17, 91, 259, 274 to Caledonian Road

Tube: Caledonian Road (Piccadilly Line) 

Overground: Caledonian Road and Barnsbury

Accessibility

Use our Interactive Maps to identify nearest disabled parking bays and distance from public transport routes. A Disabled Access Guide is available at Disabled Go

Opening and closing times

See our parks opening and closing times page.

Contact

Assistant Parks Manager, Public Realm Division 

Email: greenspace@islington.gov.uk 

Telephone: 020 7527 2000 

Text: 'Greenspace' + your message to 80800

Volunteering opportunities

There are some great opportunities to volunteer at Caledonian Park in a range of capacities including gardening and clock tower stewarding.  To find out about our current volunteering vacancies, visit our volunteer recruitment website.

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