Archway is an area in the borough of Islington that is situated in North London. The name comes from the arch that was built between Hornsey & Highgate at the end of the 19th century. The area has been home to a few famous residents including Reggie Yates, Niomi Mclean Dailey and Andrew Marvell. It is also home to Highgate Cemetery, which is the final resting place of Karl Marx and Claudio Jones. The 176 Gallery, Keats House and the London International Gallery of Children’s Art are just some of the major attractions in and around Archway.
Archway has plenty of retail and office space that is occupied by many different types of businesses. Some of the companies and professionals located here include employment agencies, taxi firms, messenger services, solicitors, builders, advertising agencies, office refurbishment companies, decorators, publishing houses and translation services.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Archway has a number of entertainment venues that offer live music performances, theatre shows, and more. Upstairs at the Gatehouse is a popular theatre venue while HMV Forum has numerous live music performances every night. The Roundhouse is great for lovers of the performing arts while the Jazz Café is one of the many genre specific live music venues within easy reach. There are many eating establishments in Archway with everything from traditional British food to international cuisine. Charuwan is the place to go for great Thai food while Café del Parc is an all-vegetarian restaurant. From Pakistani cuisine to food from the Caribbean, Archway has something for everyone.
Archway and Tufnell Park tube stations offer connectivity to the underground while Kentish Town and Finsbury Park railway stations provide easy access to mainline services. Bus services and taxis are readily available around Archway, so ground transportation can be conveniently accessed.