Category Archives: King’s Place, York Way

Storm clouds over Kings Place as Guardian moots move in rent negotiation and ding dong over digital direction

The Guardian has fired a traditional opening shot in any rent renegotiation by floating rumours of a move from its Kings Place office.  And there’s a right old ding dong about how to finance the Guardian and its digital ambitions … Continue reading

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Islington triangle – proposals for buildings published for consultation until 14 April

  Developers propose some large buildings on the land behind the concrete works and construction training centre by Randell’s Road and York Way according to plans published on the Council website yesterday.  This is the ‘Islington Triangle’ site that was … Continue reading

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Re-branding Kings Cross – prize donated – £50 of drinks at the Rotunda, Kings Place

We’ve been having a lot of fun this morning with a community driven re-branding of Kings Cross, rather than letting Foxtons do it for us.  We’ve had dozens of suggestions from the sublime to the ridiculous to add to our … Continue reading

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Only tiny new swimming-pool for vast area of Kings Cross

Few opportunities exist in towns like London to help its residents to get better public facilities.  Usually there is not enough space, or the land is too expensive for such undertakings. A rare occasion for Camden and Islington residents arose … Continue reading

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Fancy letting the Mayor know how you feel about public access to privately owned spaces in KX?

The Mayor's Planning and Housing Committee will be visiting King's Cross at 10am this Tuesday 14th December. King's Cross Railway Lands Group, King's Cross Community Projects and the King's Cross Access campaign will meet the committee at the junction of … Continue reading

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Pre-Apprenticeships in the Rail and Construction Sectors

West Euston Partnership will soon be launching a new pre-apprenticeship pilot project targeting 18-24 year olds. The project, funded by Network Rail, aims to offer places for up to 40 young people on training programmes to improve basic skills for … Continue reading

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Youth Fair at King’s Place 23 July 10A to 5P

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5.45am alarm call

For the last few months, on a regular basis, I have been woken around once a week by an automated fire alarm system in the area. This system sounds a siren followed by a recorded female voice repeating 'this is … Continue reading

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