Nag's Head, London

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Template:Infobox UK place Nag's Head is a locality within the Holloway area of the London Borough of Islington.

History

Toponymy

The area is named after the Nag's Head public house. The pub, also previously called the "Mustang Diner" and "O'Neills", closed in 2004; the original early Victorian building is in use today as a gaming establishment.

Governance

There is a Nag's Head Town Centre Management Group.

Geography

The name refers to the junction of Holloway Road (the A1) with Seven Sisters Road and Parkhurst Road and also to the surrounding area, particularly the stretch of Holloway Road between the old Nag's Head and the junction of Holloway Road with Camden Road and Tollington Road.

Economy

The area is identified in the London Plan as one of 35 major centres in Greater London.<ref name=london_plan_f08>Template:Cite web</ref> The shopping and entertainment area includes the Nag's Head Market (behind Holloway Road on the northwest corner of Hertslet Road) and the Nag's Head Shopping Centre.

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