Islington’s Heritage Plaques showcase our culturally rich and colourful heritage by commemorating the significant people, places, and events in the borough. There are currently 102 plaques spread out on various sites across the borough. Search the full list of Heritage Plaques below and be inspired by some of the amazing people, places and events of Islington.
Finsbury Park Empire (1910-1960)
An Islington People’s Plaque was unveiled 10 Oct 2017 at Vaudeville Court, on the site where the Finsbury Park Empire theatre once stood. Read more in our blog post about Islington's famous stage
Collins’ Music Hall (1862-1958)
A Greater London Council Plaque.
Dame Alice Owen’s Girls’ School
St John’s Gate (1504)
Spa Green (discovered 1685)
Highbury Corner V1 attack (27 Jun 1944)
Fortune Theatre (c1600)
First Gay Rights Demonstration (27 Nov 1970)
An OutRage! plaque.
An Amwell Society plaque.
The Triffids (1985)
James Hudson Taylor (1832-1905)
A Metropolitan Borough of Finsbury plaque.