The Elthorne Estates Big Local area consists of four adjoining housing estates in the northern part of Islington. These are the Elthorne Estate, Grovedale Estate, Fairbridge Estate and Bowerman Court. Most of the properties are medium rise blocks built in the 1970s. A steering group of residents, local community groups, council officers and business owners have been meeting regualrly to get things going. Elthorne Pride as they are calling themselves welcome involvement from fellow residents.