Tag Archives: Camden Council

Pancras Square Leisure Centre freebie blunder

The new Pancras Square Leisure Centre opens on 19 July and the run up is being advertised locally with flyers being delivered to nearby Camden and Islington homes. The flyer offers a free swim which can be booked online and … Continue reading

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Do you think Cally Pool is a filthy dump? Do we deserve better?

Cally pool may be popular amongst some, but the swimming pool has probably seen better days:  The changing rooms have permanent stained puddles, the facilities are beyond yesteryear, and who dares to use the toilets or send your child to … Continue reading

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Wren Street Business Community call for meeting

The Wren Street Business Community that is affected by the lack of lease extensions of council owned property to favour the erection of new secondary school in Kings Cross South, have called for a meeting on the 10th of July … Continue reading

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New Secondary School for Kings Cross in its Camden part!

After decades of campaigning and tactical political warfare there is finally going to be a new secondary school addressing the needs of people living in the wider areas of Kings Cross, St Pancras, Bloomsbury, and also adjoining parts of Islington such as the areas around Lloyd Baker Square / Amwell Street are sure to benefit.

The school is supposed to emerge in 2016 on a Camden Council owned site at Wren Street, where business leases are running out next year.

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Full of rubbish and poo! Camden’s management of Kings Cross streets.

Don’t get me wrong, Camden Council is carrying out daily rubbish collections on many roads in Kings Cross and they do send street sweepers around as well. A van regularly collects larger items.  But it is not difficult to see,  … Continue reading

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Height restriction policy win for campaigners on town hall annexe site

As tall buildings spring up in the King’s Cross development, and work begins on Camden’s new town hall there, it is worth turning some attention back to plans for the site next to the existing town hall. Local group, Friends … Continue reading

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The Neighbourhood Forum for Kings Cross – Important Update & Last Meeting?

With Spring in their Planning Steps, the Steering Team of the Neighbourhood Forum for King’s Cross is looking to a practical solution to get neighbourhood pangs and ambitions off the ground. A small group of local folk have been researching … Continue reading

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Camden consults residents on 20 Miles Speed limit

Camden is consulting residents on a new 20 miles zone across the borough. This obviously also affects Kings Cross.  The consultation also contains questions that Camden can address to TFL to propose changes on the red routes.  In my opinion … Continue reading

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