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Caledonian Road Triangle Islington
   
Summary: Caledonian Road Triangle was formerly owned by Mr A J Thornhill who in the C19th leased it for a nominal rent to Islington Borough Council as public open space. It was preserved under the London Squares and Enclosures (Preservation) Act of 1906 'for the lifetime of Mr Thornhill', and remains public open space maintained by the borough council. Today it is surrounded by low brick walls surmounted by railings, and is planted with shrubs and has at least one mature tree.
Previous / Other name:
Site location: Caledonian Road/Wynford Road
Postcode: N1 > Google Map
Type of site: Public Open Land
Date(s): C19th
Designer(s):
Listed structures:
Borough: Islington
Site ownership: LB Islington
Site management: Not on LBI Greenspace list - check if Highways maintain
Open to public? Yes
Opening times: unrestricted
Special conditions:
Facilities:
Events:
Public transport: Tube: King's Cross (Northern, Piccadilly, Victoria, Metropolitan, Hammersmith & City, Circle). Rail: King's Cross. Bus: 17, 91, 259.
The information shown above was correct at the time of the last update 01/04/2004
Please check with the site owner or manager for latest news.

Fuller information:

Sources consulted:

Report of the Royal Commission for London Squares, 1928
Grid ref: TQ306834
Size in hectares:
   
On EH National Register : No
EH grade:
Site on EH Heritage at Risk list:
Registered common or village green
on Commons Registration Act 1965:
No
Protected under London Squares
Preservation Act 1931:
Yes
 
The information below is taken from the relevant Local Authority's planning legislation, which was correct at the time of research but may have been amended in the interim. Please check with the Local Authority for latest planning information.
On Local List:
In Conservation Area: Yes
Conservation Area name: Barnsbury
Tree Preservation Order: No
Nature Conservation Area: No
Green Belt: No
Metropolitan Open Land: No
Special Policy Area: No
Other LA designation: Caledonian Road: Secondary Road Network
   

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