01/02/2023 in Uncategorised

Angel Business Crime Summit – Register Now

Angel business owners and managers are invited to attend the first Angel Business Crime Summit taking place on Thursday 9 February at 10am at the VUE Cinema in Angel Central. The Summit will review the results of the Angel Business…

24/01/2023 in Architecture Brighter Business Council Shopping Transport

Charlton Place and Camden Passage environmental changes

Following consultation with businesses and residents last summer, Islington Council has announced its plans to take forward improvements to Charlton Place and Camden Passage.  The proposed works will include pavement widening, outdoor seating, tree planting and changes to the road and…

17/01/2023 in Angel Police Team Business Events Police Safer Uncategorised

Angel Business Crime Survey 2023

To help understand the current level and nature of crime and anti-social behaviour in the Angel town centre, and to inform future crime prevention activities, we ask Angel business owners and managers to complete the Angel Business Crime Survey 2023.  The survey takes less than 5 minutes…

19/12/2022 in Cleaner Council Environment Recycling

Business collection and recycling services – Christmas and New Year duty schedule

The collection and recycling services provided by will continue over the festive period. Our team will be working on the 23rd, 28th, 29th and 30th December. The team will continue to undertake their bespoke collection services and will deliver…

19/12/2022 in Safer

Business crime team – Christmas and New Year duty schedule

Our Business Crime Manager will be working in the Angel town centre up to, and including, Tuesday 20th December and will return on Tuesday 3rd January 2023. Please remember to follow these procedures if you need the assistance of the…

07/12/2022 in Uncategorised

Have your say on the Traffic Management Order for Chapel Market

Since May 2021 a temporary traffic management order has been in place on Chapel Market extending the hours during which traffic is prohibited from entering the market. The aim of the traffic management order was to make the market a safer, more pleasant…

28/11/2022 in Uncategorised

Where to watch (or avoid!) the World Cup in the Angel

Love football? Hate football?  Either way we’ve got you covered with our round-up of venues in the Angel to catch the big World Cup games, or places to go and things to do if you want to avoid the silly football in Qatar. Where…

03/11/2022 in Uncategorised

Angel Christmas lights switch-on event: 17 Nov 4pm to 8pm

We are pleased to release details of the ‘Glow in the Angel‘ Christmas lights switch-on event, taking place on Thursday 17 November from 4pm – 8pm . The website for Glow is now live – – detailing what’s going on during the evening. We…

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19/10/2022 in Uncategorised

What’s on in the Angel – Autumn / Winter 2022

Glow in the Angel 2022 – 17 November This year’s Glow in the Angel event – when the Christmas lights across the Angel are switched on – is taking place on Thursday 17 November.  From 4pm to 8pm there will be extra-special ‘happenings’ across the Angel encompassing Camden…

06/10/2022 in Brighter Entertainment Events Music Stronger

The Angel is all set to ‘Glow’ on Thursday 17 November

We are delighted to confirm that our ‘Glow in the Angel’ event, that includes the switching on of the festive lights in the Angel, will take place on Thursday 17 November.  We are working with partners to create a series of activities…

06/09/2022 in Business energy Grants Guidance Stronger

Cost of Doing Business – Practical advice hub

We are very aware of the ‘cost of business’ pressures currently faced by our members.  One of out strategic partners, the London Business Hub, has developed a ‘Cost of Doing Business Hub‘, bringing together practical resources and support to help businesses adapt and navigate the…

08/08/2022 in Business COVID-19 Grants Stronger Uncategorised

Help to Grow: Digital – Eligibility for funding widened

Help to Grow: Digital, one of the government’s schemes to support businesses post-pandemic, has been expanded to include discounts on new types of software and smaller businesses. Small and medium-sized businesses across the UK can now apply for a discount of 50% off…

08/08/2022 in Access Business Council Environment Safer Stronger Transport

Charlton Place and Camden Passage Traffic Consultation

As part of their commitment to make Islington a cleaner, greener and healthier place for all, Islington Council is proposing to implement amendments to vehicle access and environmental changes to Charlton Place and Camden Passage. Details of the proposals can be seen HERE. Businesses, residents and…

29/07/2022 in Brighter Business Entertainment Events Food & Drink Music Stronger Theatre

Angel Loves Summer events programme 2022 is live!

This year is loving summer. To celebrate, we’re hosting a programme of amazing FREE activities and events throughout August exclusively for those who work in the Angel. It’s our way of saying thank you for being part of the area. From cocktail…

08/07/2022 in Brighter Business Charity Cleaner Environment Events Stronger Uncategorised

Take part in a Volunteering Taster Day on 19 July

The BIG Alliance invites local businesses to volunteer alongside others at Caledonian Park, a much-loved community green space in Islington.  Date: Tuesday 19th July 2022 Timings: The day will be split into two shifts, with an AM and PM session. Volunteers can opt to attend either…

08/07/2022 in Business Guidance Safer Training

Free fire safety checks for Angel businesses

07 July 2022 – As businesses recover from the pandemic, one of the very worst things that could happen is to have a fire or emergency in your premises that puts you, your workers and customers lives in danger or stops you…

21/06/2022 in Business Events Food & Drink Stronger

We’re hosting our first Angel Business Breakfast – come join us!

On Tuesday 28 June we will be hosting our first ‘Angel Business Breakfast‘ at the recently opened NOCI restaurant ( on Islington Green.  The relaxed networking event will take place from 8.30am to 10am on Tuesday 28 June and is completely free for Angel BID businesses to attend….

31/05/2022 in Angel Police Team Business Cleaner Environment Police Recycling Safer Uncategorised

Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Bank Holiday weekend operational update

BUSINESS WASTE AND RECYCLING Standard business recycling services will continue over the extended bank holiday weekend, so please present your bags and stickered cardboard bundles out for collection as normal. Recycling bags & Stickers – If you require recycling bags and stickers to cover the extended bank holiday…

20/05/2022 in Awards Brighter Environment Events Stronger Uncategorised

Is your business the blooming best in the borough?

Islington’s favourite horticultural competition, Islington in Bloom, is open for another year. One of the Award categories is ‘Best Blooming Business‘, so if you think your business is top of the dahlias when it comes to flowers and plants, then give it a go…

20/05/2022 in Business Stronger welcomes a new Chair of the Board

We are pleased to announce that Matthew Crawford has become the new Chair of Matthew is known to many in the Angel business community as the owner of After Noah on Upper Street and has been on the Board of for a number of years. Matthew…

17/05/2022 in Brighter Business Business Design Centre Entertainment Events Food & Drink Music Theatre

What’s on in the Angel – May / June 2022

From parties to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee to new art exhibitions, the coming month is jam-packed full of events, shows, gigs, and activities in the Angel. Find out all the details by clicking the link below:

09/05/2022 in Business Tfl Transport

Northern line (Bank branch) to re-open on Monday 16 May

TfL has today (Mon 9 May) confirmed that the Northern line (Bank branch) will re-open from next Monday, 16 May. The re-opening will mean that underground trains will resume through the Angel to / from Kennington after a four month suspension.  The…

21/04/2022 in Business Entertainment Food & Drink Shopping Stronger Uncategorised

All the new businesses in the Angel

From bars, restaurants and coffee shops to art galleries and independent retailers, the Angel town centre is alive with new businesses that have opened in recent months. Check out all the new venues by clicking on the link below:

07/04/2022 in Brighter Business Cleaner energy Environment Guidance Uncategorised

Angel Business Climate Challenge

Do you want to reduce your business property’s energy consumption and save money? is bidding to be an official Partner with the Greater London Auhtority to deliver the Angel Business Climate Challenge programme for the benefit of our BID…

01/04/2022 in Brighter Business Business Design Centre Entertainment Events Food & Drink Music Stronger Theatre Uncategorised

What’s on in the Angel – April 2022

From the capital’s largest real chocolate Easter eggs to a new exhibition exploring how craft shapes global cultures, the coming month is jam-packed full of events, shows, gigs, and activities in the Angel. Find out all the details by clicking…

31/03/2022 in Business Uncategorised

Job opportunities at

Having recently secured a successful renewal ballot, is now entering our fourth term running until March 2027. We are looking to recruit two individuals to the positions of Place Manager and Business Crime Officer to help strengthen our team…

09/03/2022 in Brighter Business Cleaner Council COVID-19 COVID-19 Events Grants Shopping Stronger Uncategorised

Angel Business News – March 2022

To read a monthly round-up of the latest business news from the Angel including grant deadlines and opportunities, and marketing initiatives please click on the link below:

03/03/2022 in Business Council COVID-19 COVID-19 Grants Uncategorised

Omicron Hospitality & Leisure Grant – applications closing on 11 March

REMINDER: Application process for eligible businesses to claim a grant from the Omicron Hospitality & Leisure Grant Fund is closing on Friday 11 March. On the 21 December 2021, the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced the Omicron Hospitality & Leisure Grant for eligible businesses in the…

14/02/2022 in Brighter Business Entertainment Events Music Theatre Uncategorised

What’s on in the Angel – Feb / March 2022

As the Angel returns to full effect in all its glory, we’re pleased to launch a new monthly ‘What’s On’ guide to the town centre. CLICK ON THE VENUE NAME FOR MORE INFO… THEATRE & PERFORMANCE Kings Head Theatre – To celebrate…

08/02/2022 in Council COVID-19 COVID-19 Grants Stronger Uncategorised

Islington Council Business Grants – check your eligibility and apply

8 Feb 2022 – Islington Council now has three different schemes currently open for applications offering financial support for businesses in relation to the impacts of Covid-19.  Town Centre Fund Grant This scheme aims to support businesses and local organisations help re-build footfall in town centres and local shopping parades….