Category Archives: Kings Cross Station Refurbishment

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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Granary Square hosts two day family festival

A two day family friendly festival takes place this weekend at Granary Square. It will include a range of free events and activities. There will be loads to see and do including; ·         Chimney sweep lessons for children ·         Penny … Continue reading

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HS2 plans for Euston Station collapse in a costing shambles reminiscent of the Kings Cross overspend

I feel for the poor people affected by the omnishambles that is the HS2 plans for Euston reported in the Camden New Journal.  Hundreds of people have had the threat of demolition hanging over their head for ages, only to … Continue reading

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Kings Cross emerges from behind green shed

A quick sneak shot of the front of the station now the green canopy has been removed and what appears to be the framework for the rain shelter is going in. I just stuck my phone through the hoarding hence … 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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In the dark at York Way’s KX bus stop

At Transport for London and LB Camden’s all new improved King’s Cross Station York Way bus stop tonight passengers are still in the dark (see picture taken at 6.30pm, left). The bus stop should be lit making people waiting feel … Continue reading

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The best christmas present for King’s Cross

Popped over to the station between stuffing potted shrimp and sparkly wine down us this morning to see a host of wonderful construction workers tearing down the last bit of the nasty plastic canopy that’s hidden the original frontage since … Continue reading

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A happy KXmas

The last stage of the station’s redevelopment is following the seasons in a way. It’s the beginning of a long winter of facial reconstruction and hibernation behind hoardings, with the final bit of the green canopy ‘wrapping’ set to be … Continue reading

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