Category Archives: Road Safety in Kings Cross

Islington Cyclists Action Group on proposed changes to The Cally

Islington Council are currently consulting on changing the south end of The Cally from one way to two way traffic. We welcomed the proposal. Islington Cyclists Action Group, whilst recognising that a return to two way working is a positive … Continue reading

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Google rethinks KX HQ design

Announcing that Google will delay moving into its new King’s Cross HQ from 2016 to 2017 to enable them to design a more ambitious building Joe Borrett, Head of Real Estate and Construction at Google, said in Tuesday’s Telegraph: “We … Continue reading

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Islington Council consults on return to two way working for The Cally (south)

This site has long campaigned for the return of two way traffic for the infamously dodgy King’s Cross gyratory system. We are just one voice among many including Living Streets who provided a report for Transport for London (TfL) on … Continue reading

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Deep Lee – Inquest 17 December 2013 – Poplar Coroner’s Court

Following my last post on the CPS statement not to proceed with charges against TfL following the 2011 death of Min Joo ‘Deep’ Lee I have been digging around. And find that the inquest will be held at 1045am Tuesday … Continue reading

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TfL escapes corporate manslaughter charges over 2011 Kings Cross cyclist death

The recent round of inquests into tragic cycling deaths with poor TfL road design in the spotlight prompted me to ask the Crown Prosecution Service for a statement on the accident that tragically killed Deep Lee in Kings Cross two … Continue reading

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Plea from tree man about dangerous junction at Whitbread Hotel site

Local resident John Ashwell (trustee of King’s Cross Community Projects) is known here as ‘the tree man’ because he is responsible for the vast majority of street trees in the north east quarter of King’s Cross. He fundraised for them … Continue reading

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Traffic issues for proposed hotel 62-68 York Way

Traffic caused by the proposed new hotel has been raised with me a few times.  So I shot some video of the traffic situation on Wharfdale Road, just opposite where the proposed guest entrance will be for the Whitbread Hub … Continue reading

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In the dark at York Way’s KX bus stop

At Transport for London and LB Camden’s all new improved King’s Cross Station York Way bus stop tonight passengers are still in the dark (see picture taken at 6.30pm, left). The bus stop should be lit making people waiting feel … Continue reading

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