Category Archives: Bad Gyrations KX Campaign

All the information we’ve ever published about our campaign to get the King’s Cross gyratory removed to make our neighbourhood safer and make way for decent quality public realm

Stop making our Postal Rail a tourist attraction and get back to it carrying mail!

The Royal Mail infrastructure of tunnels that connect Whitechapel with Mount Pleasant Postal Sorting Office and Paddington Station and which was closed in 2003 will scandalously reopen in September 2017 as a Postal Museum tourist attraction called “Mail Ride” (see … Continue reading

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Kings Cross remains a Race Track against promises to change it!

We are not willing to continue to take the pollution by cars that are forced through our streets, nor do we wish to accept their noise nor the dangers posed by continuously speeding vehicles. 

Good that I have an email from Sadiq Khan, where his assistant promised to look into the traffic at King’s Cross, before he got elected on 11/3/16:
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Gyratory redesign consultation report due next month

Transport for London ran a major consultation in February this year to seek opinions on the broad principles they will use to redesign the current hated gyratory. They are aiming to publish the resulting consultation report, which should give us … Continue reading

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King’s Cross road system – Two way is radical, what we need is a total transformation

We asked for ideas, suggestions and proposals to contribute to developing the initial design being consulted on by Transport for London (TfL). Here we reproduce Tom Harrison’s proposal. For over thirty years local residents here have campaigned for removal of … Continue reading

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Gyratory and public realm consultation – you write. Britannia Street and Wicklow Street triangle

If you’d like to share your thoughts about the Transport for London consultation ending 20 March 2016 we’ll carry contributions here. Email us at kingscrossenvironment@gmail.com. The first contribution comes from Leah who lives with her daughter in the Britannia and … Continue reading

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Radical changes proposed for Europe’s busiest transport interchange at King’s Cross

For over 30 years the local community at King’s Cross have been calling for removal of the notorious King’s Cross traffic gyratory system. The gyratory is dangerous, encourages poor driving habits, pushes traffic down small residential streets unsuitable for that … Continue reading

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Dreams of Kings Cross, a comment on proposed changes on the gyratory system

  There was once a green valley with a pretty stream, before they dumped without any consideration all their rubbish and poo in the waters, so it became poisonous and smelly and rather than stop their activities, they tunnelled the … Continue reading

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Gyratory removal plans released for consultation!!!

Later today Transport for London will release the initial concept plan for removing the horrendous traffic gyratory system that has blighted lives for decades in King’s Cross. Caledonian Ward Councillor Paul Convery, who has supported this move, said, “We cannot … Continue reading

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