Category Archives: Planning, Licensing and Regulation

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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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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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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Awful Kember Street flat – links to the BBC documentary that exposed extent of unlicensed development

It took a BBC documentary to uncover the extent of  irresponsible landlord-ism but, in all the chatter about the Kember Street flat few people seem to have gone back to the original source (which doesn’t Google up well). So here … Continue reading

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Kember Street flat furore – this is hardly the first time

The national (and international) media have been expressing their incredulity about the letting of a clearly awful flat on Kember Street off the Cally Road (behind the Co-Op) for over £700 per month (Guardian, Independent, Huffington Post).  It isn’t clear … Continue reading

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Institute of Physics comes to Balfe Street and the Cally Road in 2015

If seems that finally, concrete proposals are emerging for the troubled site at the apex of Balfe Street and Cally Road.  It’s been a hoarded-up abused dump since TG Lynes plumbers moved out donkey’s years ago. The Institute of Physics … Continue reading

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Redevelopment of Belgrove House

Local resident and activist Richenda writes: Belgrove House is the low red-brick building currently housing Access Storage, the King’s Cross post office and so on. It sits opposite King’s Cross Station forming the south end of King’s Cross square, and … Continue reading

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