Category Archives: Kings Cross N1C, railwayslands

King’s Cross – Gentrification/Regeneration

As part of the Expanded Boundaries/Restless Futures series, Central St Martin’s hosts a panel discussion about King’s Cross this Saturday evening. The event runs from 5 to 7pm at The Crossing, Granary Building, 1 Granary Square and places need to … Continue reading

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Authoring King’s Cross

The Contested Spaces forum at Central St Martins is running an event, ‘Authoring King’s Cross’ to discuss the King’s Cross Wikipedia entry. The King’s Cross Wikipedia entry has long been controversial with authors of this site having had references deleted … Continue reading

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Waitrose and new events space in old potato store

Plans for the old potato depot by York Way are up for approval – I have lost track of the complexities of the planning process for some of these buildings – can any local planning experts let us know in … Continue reading

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Development Forum set to meet – community gains from N1C on agenda

King’s Cross Development Forum was set up in 2002 by Camden Council in association with Islington Council to be a key means by which our local community can give our views on the massive King’s Cross Central development taking place … Continue reading

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Sign the letter to Google for our bridge across the tracks

The campaign for a safe pedestrian/cycle bridge across the tracks at the immediate rear of King’s Cross station has written to Google to request they they build the bridge. If you’d like to add your name to that letter, or … Continue reading

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Google rethinks KX HQ design

Announcing that Google will delay moving into its new King’s Cross HQ from 2016 to 2017 to enable them to design a more ambitious building Joe Borrett, Head of Real Estate and Construction at Google, said in Tuesday’s Telegraph: “We … Continue reading

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Google KX HQ plans revealed

Architects Allford Hall Monaghan Morris (AHMM) have submitted plans for the new Google HQ at King’s Cross to be sited immediately behind King’s Cross station between York Way, King’s Boulevard and Goodsway. Piling works have been taking place recently. More … Continue reading

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Stop Press: N1C responds to Islington participation plea in street names comp!

Yesterday we posted about the road naming competition being run in King’s Cross Central, aka N1C. We raised the long standing issue of King’s Cross residents and businesses on the Islington side of the area being denied the same level … Continue reading

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