Islington Ecology Centre
Project Category: Public Sector organisation
Islington Ecology Centre, set in the beautiful surroundings of Gillespie Park Local Nature Reserve, is a visitor and education centre. The Centre is managed by Islington Council Greenspace staff and is used for a wide variety of educational and community functions. these range from school visits to meetings, events, a seasonal Sunday café, birthday parties and even wedding receptions.The building is also open to visitors to explore our interactive wildlife displays. The Centre is an early example of an eco-building with many green features including a wind turbine, solar thermal, sun pipes, biomass boiler and more. The Centre is open office hours Monday to Friday. The Park is open from 8am until dusk every day except Arsenal match days when the Park is closed.