Author Archives: Sean Murray

About Sean Murray

Sean Murray is the founder of Sean Murray Retail Marketing - a team of multi discipline retail marketing specialists and an urban activist in London's King's Cross - a hot bed of regeneration, wheely trollies and a one-way system we want to make history. http://www.seanmurrayuk.com

King’s Cross Square – Mc Mess

As part of the consultation process, many of us fed back to Network Rail a real concern the new public space would not be managed well. The result being worse than what we had before as the area attracts even more … Continue reading

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Final parts are down…

At last, the final parts of the 1970s canopy are down opening up new vistas. Particularly impressive is the view of St Pancras that will greet passengers as they leave the station from the new exit only (ish) arches. 

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Hello Google!

I’m sure everyone has read the news that the long anticipated Google deal (to build a new UK HQ in King’s Cross)  has been made. Tax affairs aside, I am sure we all welcome such an exciting business to our … Continue reading

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At last!

Work to complete the second phase of pavement widening and a ‘pinch point’ crossing in York Way is now scheduled from Monday February 4th. The improvements fall short of what many of us wanted – real traffic calming in York … Continue reading

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York Way – at last!

Encouraging news in from Camden: York Way General Layout 18-05-12 (pdf download of the plan) Dear Councillors, Officers, Sean Murray and other stakeholders, Further to my email dated the 8th of May announcing approval of the second phase of the … Continue reading

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Central St Martins begin online petition

There are many strands to the community’s re-action to the continual failure of TfL to manage our space in a sensible and safe way. Here’s another good example. A message from Central St Martins / University of Arts London: lobby … Continue reading

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Anyone seen Tweety Pie?

The guys over at King’s Cross central have launched a dedicated arts programme for the area – Relay Their first commission is this great looking giant bird cage that’s going to do all manner of things, in different places over … Continue reading

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Another commercial planning breach

Follow up to the concern of a re-application of the unit at 2 York Way to trade after 23:00 and change of the conservation area approved shop-front. A new fast food style shopfront has been installed. I’ve checked with the … Continue reading

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