Green Lanes

Everybody has a story. This is the 200th interview on Islington Faces. Newington Green is sometimes called the “village that changed the world. One of its famous residents was so-called Mother of Feminism, Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-1797) who moved here in 1784 to run a girls’ school. During this time she…
Alfonso Araujo: Greenhouse dreamer Everyone has a story. Close to Newington Green, on the Islington-Hackney borders an old clothing factory has been turned into a fabulous work space for hot-deskers and creatives. it also hosts Saturday markets and is opening a public cafe from May. One of the five business partners, Alfonso Araujo, takes Islington Faces…