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Angel, London

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Angel is an area on the northern fringe of Central London, England, within the London Borough of Islington and the historic county of Middlesex. It is located 2mi north-northeast of Charing Cross on the Inner Ring Road at a busy transport intersection. The area is identified in the London Plan as one of 35 major centres in London. It is a significant commercial and retail centre, and a business improvement district. Angel straddles the ancient boundary of the parishes of Clerkenwell and Islington that later became the metropolitan boroughs of Finsbury and Islington. It is named from the former Angel Inn which stood on the corner of Islington High Street and Pentonville Road. Since 1965 the whole area has formed part of the London Borough of Islington in Greater London.
ToponymyThe area is named after the Angel Inn, which existed from the 17th century.
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  • Close to angel tube station great breakfast great food and friendly staff in a clean well organised pub  more »
  • An interesting past of London to visit- was quite run down when I was a student but it's quite trendy now with lots of shops & restaurants & independent gourmet pubs serving real food rather than Micr...  more »
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