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Cally Road – Islington’s new water feature, courtesy of Thames Water

  Yet another water leak in the area, this time at Pentonville Prison jogged memories of other leaks along the Cally and nearby.  The leaks below are all within 500 metres of each other along the same road.  The February … Continue reading

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Fatal stabbing – appeal for witnesses – corner Copenhagen and Cally

To update this post – the police have now named the victim as Alan Cartwright aged 15 – our deepest condolences go to his family, one cannot imagine what they must be feeling.  If you have any information that may … Continue reading

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Cally Road two way working – teething problems and de-snagging

The return of the Cally Road to two way working has changed the traffic flows in Kings Cross at a time when they were changing anyway due to new development.  The new Cally two-way was designed to be part of … Continue reading

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Institute of Physics – application for new building in conservation area Balfe Street and Cally Road

The institute of Physics has submitted plans for a new building in the tired old site at the junction of Balfe Street and Cally Road, near Tesco behind the cocktail bar.  I know there is a lot of local interest … 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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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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Dave Elvis – Cally Legend

Lovely film of Kings Cross legend, Dave Elvis from London Cares – who are funding people to make films about older folk.  You can find Dave on Twitter and Facebook.  The King is not dead, merely living in Kings Cross. … Continue reading

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Cally Road gets new bakery with superb bacon sandwich and artisan breads

This was a marvelous bacon sandwich – lovely soft brown bread, with a crisp crust only a few hours out of the oven and succulent bacon and a little brown sauce.  I ate it at Sunflour Bakery at 263 Caledonian … Continue reading

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