The Margins Project (Union Chapel)

Contact details

The Margins Project (Union Chapel)
The Margins Project
16b Compton Avenue
N1 2UN

Public phone: 020 7704 9050


Website URL:

General information

Service offered: Drop-ins on a Monday and Wednesday (11am–1pm). Offer food, showers, laundry and clothes. Advice on benefits, debt management and housing. Paid 4 month catering training Programme. Above is postal address – drop-in entrance from Compton Avenue at rear of Union Chapel.

Target group: Homeless and/or at risk of homelessness, and people crisis

Area served: Islington and surrounding areas.

How to contact: Drop-in on Monday or Wednesday between 11am and 1pm. Call or email if interested in training programme.


Monday: 10am to 5pm; drop-in service 11am to 1pm

Tuesday: 10am to 5pm

Wednesday: 10am to 5pm; drop-in service 11am to 1pm

Thursday: 10am to 5pm

Friday: 10am to 5pm

Weekends: Closed

Office Hours:


Wheelchair access: No

Accessible toilets: No

Access notes: Ramped access to some parts of the building. No unassisted entrance for wheelchair users. Clothing store and showers downstairs, portacabin toilets outside and upstairs.

Other information

Languages other than English:

Charity number: 1153070

Year established: 1992

Staffing: 3 full time, 2 part time staff, 5-9 volunteers at drop-ins

Public transport: Highbury and Islington tube - 5 minutes walk. Buses 4, 19, 30, 43, 271 - all stop outside premises

Record last checked: 07 September 2023


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