Temper in the City

Unfortunately we missed the opening of this, the second Temper restaurant, following the huge success of the first in Soho.  The new one is in Angel Court within spitting distance (well almost) of the Bank of England in the heart of the City and opened mid-summer.  Temper is the brainchild of chef Neil Rankin, noted for his Smokehouse BBQ restaurants.  Neil is said to have pioneered London’s high end barbecue scene and is well known for his experimental use of bold flavours, drawing on global influences. For those familiar with the original Temper restaurant, which has a Mexican theme, be … [Read more...]

Consultation on new City of London Primary Academy, South Islington

​The City of London Corporation’s bid to launch a new primary academy in Islington has been approved by the Department for Education. The City of London Primary Academy Islington (COLPAI) will be housed in a brand new building in the EC1 area of south Islington. A two-form entry school, it will open in September 2017 with an initial intake of 60 Reception students, reaching its full complement of 420 students by 2024, including those with special needs. The school will increase parental choice in an area where there is a need for additional primary school places. It is possible … [Read more...]