Category Archives: Big developments

Residents take apart Institute of Physics case on eve of planning meeting @physicsnews

The controversial plans for the Institute of physics building at 4 Balfe Street go to planning committee for decision tonight (1900 at Town Hall on Upper St). Cabe Franklin who lives next door to the proposed building has found some … Continue reading

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Major Balfe Street-Cally Road development for Institute of Physics at planning cttee 5 Feb

One for the diary – the big development proposed by the Institute of Physics for Balfe Street and the Cally Road goes to planning committee on Thursday 5 February at 1900 in the Town Hall on Upper St.  Anyone can … Continue reading

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Mess around Kings Cross Square – TfL are letting the side down

We wrote in January amid all the back slapping about the ‘completion’ of Kings Cross Square that there would be issues with keeping it clean and tidy and a welcoming public space.  In any public realm one needs to be … Continue reading

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Proposed Institute of Physics building – startling new view from communal gardens

A local resident has secured a startling new artists impression of the building the Institute of Physics are applying for planning permission for at the corner of Balfe Street and the Cally Road (behind the cocktail bar).  This is the … Continue reading

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Pancras Square Leisure Centre freebie blunder

The new Pancras Square Leisure Centre opens on 19 July and the run up is being advertised locally with flyers being delivered to nearby Camden and Islington homes. The flyer offers a free swim which can be booked online and … Continue reading

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Authoring King’s Cross – not

Update on the event reported yesterday – Authoring King’s Cross. Just got an email from Rebecca Ross at Central St Martin’s to say the Wikipedia editing event will concentrate on King’s Cross Central, not King’s Cross. Click here for more. … Continue reading

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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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