Union Chapel, Compton Terrace N1 - Islington

A Congregational chapel and related buildings of 1876-7 by James Cubitt with the upper part of the tower completed in 1889. Repairs to the tower and high level roofs are complete, grant-aided by the Heritage Lottery Fund and Historic England. In 2015 the church carried out repairs to the lower level roofs funded by the Listed Places of Worship Roof Repair Fund. In 2017 the clock was also repaired. The congregation is seeking funds for the repair of the Sunday school halls.

Union Chapel, Compton Terrace N1 - Islington
© Historic England

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Union Chapel
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade I
  • List Entry Number: 1208365
  • Local Planning Authority: Islington
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Chapel


  • Building Name: Union Chapel
  • Street Name: Compton Terrace
  • Postcode: N1
  • County: Greater London
  • District / Borough: Islington
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Islington South and Finsbury
  • Region: London

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Place of worship
  • Condition: Fair
  • Priority: D - Slow decay; solution agreed but not yet implemented
  • Previous Priority: C
  • Ownership: Religious organisation
  • Designation: Listed Place of Worship grade I, CA