Category Archives: Anti Social Behaviour, Crime etc

Waste Policy in Kings Cross (and the rest of Camden): A wish list!

There is hardly a time when the roads at Kings Cross are free of rubbish, especially plastic bags of any size with waste can be found in many locations, many corners have dropped unwanted furniture, and some communal recycling bins … Continue reading

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How can canal users and canal side residents ‘live harmoniously and healthily together’?

  Kings Cross is a densely populated place. People from all walks of life live cheek by jowl. Occasionally frictions will arise due to this proximity and, over the years a body of rules has built up to enable harmonious … Continue reading

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What’s the value of a community getting its act together on arson? About £200,000 perhaps?

Kings Cross has improved a lot over the last ten to fifteen years – particularly anti-social behaviour. A new set of data has prompted me to have go at estimating how much one aspect of that improvement is ‘worth’, in … Continue reading

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Kings Cross Square – map of who is responsible for what

Kings Cross Square sits at the intersection of several bits of public and private land, each with their own set of governance and care arrangements.  Long experience of working with local public bodies to keep public space in good order … Continue reading

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New anti-social behaviour dispersal zone – South Kings Cross

The police and Camden Council have brought in a dispersal zone in South Kings Cross. The zone came into force on 25 October 2013  and runs until 26 January 2014  – Bob has sent in a picture of the notice … Continue reading

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York Way Copenhagen Street road works

Resident Stuart Cottis has used his contacts at Argent to shed some light on last night’s appalling anti-social roadworks at the junction of Copenhagen Street and York Way.  Greer Allison of Argent (Property Developer of the Year 2012) says:  ‘Thank … Continue reading

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Why dig up a cordoned off road in a residential area at midnight? York Way and Copenhagen Street

Very noisy and disruptive late night road works in a residential area are unacceptable. This video from 11:45 Thursday night was sent in by resident Seth. It has to be heard to be believed: I might be wrong but it’s … Continue reading

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Van fire on Rufford Street

Things are going on fire in Rufford Street again, at about 0500 this morning – resident Stuart has sent in some pics.  It’s a bit early in the morning for the traditional arsonists so we’ll have to wait and see … Continue reading

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