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York Way Estate (Google Map)
Market Road London , N7 9PX

York Way Estate is situated on the former site of the Metropolitan Cattle Market which was erected in 1855. The area on which the estate stands was used as lairs and pens for sheep hence the distinctive names of the blocks; Lambfold House, Kinefold House, Penfields House and Shepherd House.

The estate is situated on York Way between North Road and Market Road in the London host Borough of Islington, this estate comprises of 275 flats, in four blocks ranging in size from studios flats to 3 bedroom accommodation. There are also some mobility flats for residents with disabilities.

Lambfold, Kinefold and Penfields are medium rise buildings and contain lifts. Heating and hot water are on a communal system which are supplied from a central boiler house whilst the cold water are also on a communal system supplied by onsite water tanks.

Shepherd House is a low rise building which have individual hot water and heating systems. Cold water are supplied by onsite water tanks.
In the middle of the estate is a Community Hall which is run by our active Residents Association. Each year there are events and parties for the York Way estate residents as well as rental space for any individual use. If you would like to rent the space for any parties, projects or classes, please contact the Residents Association for more information.

Estate office opening times

  • Monday 8am - 4pm
  • Tuesday 8am - 4pm
  • Wednesday 8am - 4pm
  • Thursday 8am - 4pm
  • Friday 8am - 4pm

Closed between 12noon until 1pm for lunch and the estate office is located on the ground floor of Lambfold House.


Estate Manager: Abiola Ashiru

Estate Officer: David Western

Customer Service Officer: Ripa Ali

Income Recovery Officer: Imran Qureshi

Outside office hours

Emergency cover is provided outside office hours by calling 0800 035 0003

Fire Risk Assessments

The 2016 Fire Risk Assessment is available upon request, please email the Housing Fire Safety team

Estate Services

Information on the Estate Services Project​​​

November 2019 Inspection Results​​​

York Way Estate Services Report (162KB)​​

Estate walkabouts

Inspections and estate walkabouts are held on a quarterly basis. All residents are welcome to attend as it is a great opportunity to point out any areas you want to see improved. Meet at the York Way Estate Office and walkabouts will be held on the following:

  • Wednesday 19 June 2019, 6pm - 7pm
  • Wednesday 18 September 2019, 2pm - 3pm

Open meetings

Open meetings are designed for residents to attend and get the latest updates on estate projects and also raise any concerns they wish to discuss. The last open meeting of this year, will be held between 6pm-7.30pm on:

  • To be Announced

Contact us

Telephone: 0207 607 3119

You can email the York Way Estate team for any enquiries.

If you would like to receive online estate wide news, announcements and bulletins. Please feel free to contact the estate team to be added onto the mailing list.

    Views from York Way estate

    ​York Way Estate is adjacent to an area of open space and is convenient for shops and public transport.


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