Finsbury area dates back to 1231, where it was first recorded as Vinisbir meaning “manor of a man called Finn”.
The Metropolitan Borough of Finsbury was created in 1900 – covering St Luke’s area and Clerkenwell.
Finsbury Park has become a hub of North London known for football, multiculturalism and a thriving gastronomic scene. A melting pot of cultures, Finsbury Park has come to be known as a central meeting point.
Named after its well-loved park, the area has a community spirit benefitting from multiple cafes and traditional pubs.
Architecturally, it is known for its Victorian style houses which line wide, leafy streets – making it a popular residential area for many Londoners.
A major transport hub, it is also home to many different cultural and entertainment options from cinemas and bowling alleys to theatres staging the latest plays.
Foodies and art-lovers often flock to Shoredich. With world-renowned street art lining the sidestreets, plenty of pop-ups and multiple trendy coffee shops, there is no shortage of culture in Shoreditch.
If you are a foodie or lover of craft-beer, you can find a ton of bars, pubs, restaurants and cafes to tickle your fancy – from street food to Michelin-starred options.
Known for its rich history and eclectic neighbourhoods, in recent years Shoredich has become an absolute must-see district of London.
As well as being a popular destination for many businesses, Clerkenwell has established itself as a centre of architecture and design. Home to City University, a learning institution attracting students from all over the world, it is also the location of the Royal Mail’s Mount Pleasant sorting office – a nationally important site.