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Union Chapel, 18-19 Compton Terrace

Union Chapel, 18-19 Compton Terrace, Islington, London N1 2UN View on map

Victorian chapel designed by James Cubitt. Built 1876-77 with a tower added in 1899. Rich and almost complete set of interior fittings with a pulpit designed by Thomas Earp and a notable unaltered Father Willis organ.


Opening Arrangements

Wednesdays 10am- 1pm. Daylight events Saturdays 12pm - 2pm. Summer and Christmas fair (see website for more details Guided Tours: First Sunday of the month, 12.15pm (Contact to book) At other times by arrangement. Contact the Events Manager or visit the website for details of other events throughout the year.

Admission Charges

  • Other Charges: Donations requested for Guided Tours only, Charges for some events/concerts


Situated in Compton Terrace, off Upper Street, Islington, close to Highbury Corner. Nearest stations: Highbury and Islington (Overground and Victoria Line) and Angel (Northern Line). Bus: routes 4,19,30,43,271,277,279,393.

Parking Spaces


Highbury car park, off Canonbury Road. See website for details of parking on single yellow lines.

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Partial
  • Disabled Toilets: Yes
  • Assistance dogs: Yes