A totally fresh quarter near the N1 buzz
CLOSE to Angel Tube station and the lively bars and cafés of Upper Street, Packington Square, above, is the £170 million redevelopment of a former council estate in a gentrified pocket of Islington. Hyde housing association has transformed the estate into a complete new neighbourhood, blending modern and classic architecture in low-rise apartment blocks set around public squares. Prices from £495,000. Call JLL on 020 7226 7439.