The Islington Survivors Network


A new website, The Islington Survivors Network, is now live and open for contact from anyone who suffered sexual, physical or emotional abuse or neglect within an Islington children’s home, adoptive home or foster home.  A number of volunteers have worked hard to produce this resource and feedback is welcome.    Please click on the image or link below to visit.

Islington survivors

Many children’s homes within the Borough were affected including Beecholme, Colgrain, Conewood Street/Park Place, Dixton, Elwood Street, Gisburne House, Grosvenor House, Harlow, Highbury Crescent, Highbury Grove, 29 Highbury New Park, 80 Highbury New Park, Holmleigh, Hutton Poplars, Mildmay Park, New Park House, Northampton Park, Shephall Manor, Sheringham Road and The Village.

For those unfamiliar with the background to the Islington scandal, we recommend reading Eileen Fairweather’s  expose in the Evening Standard in 1992:

The scandal at the heart of child care Evening Standard 06/10/92

The tragic stories of five victims

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  1. Pingback: The Islington Survivors Network | National Inquiry into Organised, Orchestrated & Historic Child Sexual Abuse | fighting for the rights of childrens human rights

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