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 and Sundays 10am- 1pm. 30 Saturdays per year 12pm - 2pm for relaxed music concerts for a pay what you can donation basis, no booking required. Please see the What's On page on our website and scroll down for Daylight Concerts- Regular free church community events approx 1 Wednesday every 2 months.

Admission Charges

  • Other Charges: £5 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