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The Islington Metal Works

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Venue price From £75 per hour
Venue capacity 40 - 1000 people

Spaces at The Islington Metal Works


We are fully licensed and have three operational bars on our ground floor. The Courtyard Houses our famous tube carriage cocktail bar, and there are bars in the restaurant and club areas. These spaces can be used independently or combined to cater up to 900-1,000 people. We have a well-equipped kitchen on site and the restaurant can be furnished for up to 120 covers. A stylish and fully functional indoor BBQ area is also available. We have an onsite cloakroom, serviced toilets with wedding emergency kit baskets available, and can provide high chairs as required.


With access to the rest of the venue the indoor courtyard is the centrepiece of The Islington Metal Works. With a high ceiling and large atrium flooding light into the space down onto the cobbled floor beneath. The courtyard houses our famous tube carriage cocktail bar and indoor stylish BBQ area. The space is truly unique and can be designed with the aid of our dedicated events team to suit any taste, style or need.


The Ground Floor Live Room is next to the Courtyard and has street access via an entrance from the road. The space can also be accessed through the main venue via the Courtyard and connecting corridors. The room is ideally located and set up as a performance space for everything from club nights to gigs, weddings to fashion shows exhibitions and beyond.


Quite often this room is utilised for wedding meals and other similar events, however the space can be configured in many different ways - Modular staging is available alongside a mobile bar. We have a dedicated events team who are on hand to assist in every element of your event. This space is perfectly versatile and has been used for, product launches, fine dining, seminars, workshops, catwalks, fashion shows, art galleries, performances, rehearsals and many many more....


The middle floor at The Islington Metal Works is primarily used as a nightclub and music led events space. It has a dark, quirky, industrial feel and is set over two rooms, a bar area and a larger dance floor. Though mostly used as a music led space we have hosted many different events here and the space can be used in lot's of ways. This area has it's own toilets ans access through to the top floor, ground level entrance and ground level foyer.


The Top floor is primarily used as a nightclub and live music space. There is a large stage at one end of the room, with toilets to the side. The back of the room has a raised seating platform, through a door at the rear is also another bar space with separate toilets. The room has an industrial, warehouse feel and PA throughout.


We have set this space up for immersive dining experiences, that offer a private room different to the usual!

About The Islington Metal Works


The Islington Metal Works is a completely unique central London venue. Built in the late 19th Century our 30,000 sq. ft Victorian premises is conveniently located directly behind Angel tube station.

All 3 floors were initially used to house the horses that kept London's early public transport system moving. In 1925 the building was converted into a metal works, an element of the venue that we continue to operate to this day. The building is now restored creating a number of unique spaces frequently used for a variety of events, gigs, weddings, corporate events, exhibitions and much more...