Category Archives: Broken Stuff on the Street

Demolition of the Keskidee Centre

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Caledonian road fire aftermath

No one hurt but a charred motorbike

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Caledonian Road fire – motorbike goes up in flames

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Argent subcontractors foul up Kings Cross roads and pavements

Stuart on Rufford Street has had to live with the disruption caused by building works for years.     He copied me an email to Argent detailing the latest woes.  Cllr Paul Convery is also on the case (see below) … Continue reading

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Street issues in North Kings Cross

I set up this site in 2006 partly to help me keep track of local street issues after years of work with neighbours and local public services to help clean the neighbourhood up.  I did a walk on Saturday  around … Continue reading

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Kings Cross Central – Argent BAM Nuttall project runs badly over schedule at York Way and Copenhagen Street

BAM Nuttall have manged to over run badly on the hugely inconvenient work at the junction of Copenhagen Street and York Way.  The original works closing the road were due to finish on about 23 september then over spilled to … Continue reading

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Congolese protest opposite embassy in Gray’s Inn Road

The busy one-way stretch of Gray's Inn Road in King's Cross was awash with fluorescent yellow today at 4.30pm, as a clutch of police officers and two riot vans kept an eye on 50 or so protesters on the footway … Continue reading

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Street works in Islington 2009 – 13,000 sets of works 81,000 days ?

The Council has sent me a spreadsheet of street works in Islington in 2009 in response to an FOI request.  There are over 13,000 entries or about 50 every working day. Street works encompasses a range of activites – not … Continue reading

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