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The N5 postcode district is situated in the Borough of Islington and also partly in the Borough of Hackney. Highbury and Highbury Fields are within the N5 area, which boasts a rich history and was once home to Arsenal FC. The stadium and pitch where the club was situated was turned into apartments and leisure facilities, which now command high prices and are much sought after. The area also has strong links to music, as it was once home to Wessex Studios where albums were recorded by the likes of Queen, Genesis, The Rolling Stones and the Sex Pistols. A range of attractions can be found around N5, including the Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art, the Little Angel Theatre and the Angel Building.
Many diverse businesses and professionals take up the office space in the N5 area. Some of the businesses that operate from here include tax consultants, lettings agents, computer consultants, designers, MPs offices, architects and antique dealers.
Entertainment And Dining Out
You will never be far from great entertainment when you are in the N5 area. You can enjoy a show at the Hen & Chickens Theatre or the Little Angel Theatre, catch a movie at the Screen on the Green or take in the live music at The Vortex Jazz Club. With the variety of places to eat in the area, you will be able to choose from a range of cuisine. Delicious Turkish food can be enjoyed at Iznik or you can sample tasty Italian at San Daniele del Friuli. Sample South Asian cooking at Au Lac or try the traditional British dishes at Juniper Dining.
N5 is well serviced by public transport, with a number of options available when it comes to getting around. You can connect to the underground network from Highbury & Islington tube station as well as from Arsenal Tube Station. For mainline services you can head to Drayton Park or Highbury & Islington railways stations. Reliable taxi and bus services add to the ease of getting around by providing efficient road transportation.