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North London Mail Centre, Islington - September - December 2014

The_Raw

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The North London Mail Centre was established in 1904

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Sager bought the 500,000 sq ft North London Mail Centre for £30m in 2003. The site is now a £370million development called the 'Islington Square Project' providing nearly 43,000 square feet of green space across rooftops in the heart of Islington. The Islington Square project will become a luxury complex of 356 homes alongside shops, cafes, restaurants, offices, a health club and a cinema.

Model of how it will look when completed

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I visited here 3 times in as many months with a few different people, skeleton key, adders, monkey and gabe if I remember rightly. We went up the crane twice, up on the roof of the main building, and down into the bowels of the construction site. It's a big playground with a few things to do. The main building although completely stripped out looks as though it will have it's exterior retained. The site is also home to a live royal mail depot so there is always some activity down below. Here's a few pics from all over the site.

The centre of the main building

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Struggling to find a way up to the roof...

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The rooftop which will be turned into 'green space'

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Looking down at the live mail depot

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The other half of the site

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SK deep in thought

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SK taking a pew.... :D

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Thanks for looking (y)


 

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Thats pretty cool mate and have to say the place reminded my of a big play ground for big Kids lol.

Andy and Miaro if I remember right this is where we were before we came and met you at the station :p

Nicey shots there Raw (y)

Ive shifted to High mate as most images are ;)

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Not as crazy as him above ^ :D

 
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