Tag Archives: Islington Council

Street tree damage

The majority of street trees in the north east section of King’s Cross are there because of the endeavors of one man, John Ashwell. John fundraised for the trees and liaised with Islington Council’s tree team to survey planting pits, … 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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Noisy council depot in Outram Place disturbs local people

The council depot in Outram Place (map) is causing a lot of noise that disturbs local residents. Council workmen a few years ago began bricking up car parking bays under the 29-36 Outram Place block and turning the area into … 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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Tiber Gardens consultation – get in quick!!!

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The Cally Festival 2012 – talking about The Bemerton

Paul Shepherd of Bemerton Villages Management Organisation on improving The Bemerton Estate (KX Central’s closest neighbour), training local youth for jobs and needing cash! At The Cally Festival 2012.

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TfL 2012 King’s Cross road safety study update

Thanks to Caroline Pidgeon at the Greater London Assembly for forwarding this news from TFL onto us: TfL has committed to investigating the potential redevelopment of the road layout around Kings Cross to improve safety especially for pedestrians and cyclists, … Continue reading

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KX place plan – send in your views

Camden and Islington Councils have collaborated on producing a draft place plan for KX. On the plan’s web page they say, “King’s Cross is an important and vibrant area that will experience major growth and change in the coming years, … Continue reading

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