Category Archives: Road Safety in Kings Cross

It’s been a long time coming, but we know changes to the King’s Cross gyratory are gonna come

For many, many years local campaigners have doggedly pushed for the dangerous, dirty and unfriendly traffic gyratory system to be removed and replaced with quality public space and safer, healthier roads for all. Their impressive unfailing commitment to achieve a seemingly impossible dream … Continue reading

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The exceedingly opaque Transport for London

Promises, promises. Promises to deliver safe roads, to remove the infamous King’s Cross gyratory system, to consult, to be transparent in decision making and improve external communication, that’s what we’ve had from Transport for London (TfL). Yet design of a preferred option … Continue reading

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King’s Cross traffic nightmares – what the Mayoral candidates need to know

After widely publicised accidents and growing understanding about the impact of poor air quality, 2011-12 saw a flurry of activity from Transport for London in a bid to address the many and varied shortcomings of the King’s Cross traffic gyratory … Continue reading

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Cally south two way traffic public meeting

Taken from callysouth.co.uk: In just over a week, local residents will have the opportunity to discuss the problems caused by the implementation of the two-way system on Caledonian Rd with one of our local councillors, Paul Convery, plus two representatives from Islington Council. … Continue reading

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Wharfdale Road traffic – signal changes and statement from Councillor Convery

Local ward Cllr Paul Convery and the Islington officer in charge of the Caledonian Road scheme Paul Taylor met with residents on Wharfdale Road last Wednesday evening.  A resident’s read out of the meeting is in the comments.  Thanks to … Continue reading

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Cally Road single yellow lines removal – does anyone know what is going on?

  Bad news for local traders on the bottom of the Cally Road as the council proposes taking away some of the the single yellow lines to be replaced by double yellows.  There are two single yellow sections – opposite … Continue reading

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Putting streets on the general election agenda

This year the Living Streets Supporters Conference will be held right here and will gear the campaign up to get living streets on the political agenda for the 2015 general election. Living Streets is the national campaign for safe, attractive … Continue reading

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Concerns over TfL interim proposals for gyratory

Last week Transport for London announced a programme of removing old style gyratory systems across London including King’s Cross, which we welcome here with the proviso that the new road system designs provide substantial improvement for vulnerable road users as … Continue reading

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