Tag Archives: King’s Cross square

Kings Cross Square – sausages out, sandwiches in

  Kings Cross square started out so well with a couple of decent food shops, but they both moved on.  The independent hot-dog emporium Coffee Dogs, closed a while ago and its ‘egg pod’ site is vacant (above).  The hot … Continue reading

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Mess around Kings Cross Square – TfL are letting the side down

We wrote in January amid all the back slapping about the ‘completion’ of Kings Cross Square that there would be issues with keeping it clean and tidy and a welcoming public space.  In any public realm one needs to be … Continue reading

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Kings Cross Square – are we there yet?

Kings Cross Square is staggering towards the finish line as more hoardings come down. But there still seems to be a way to go.  Here’s a panorama of the square so far to try to give an impression of what … Continue reading

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Kings Cross Square – map of who is responsible for what

Kings Cross Square sits at the intersection of several bits of public and private land, each with their own set of governance and care arrangements.  Long experience of working with local public bodies to keep public space in good order … Continue reading

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Buildings opposite station to be preserved

What a difference a year makes. And community objection. In a happy case of a developer/owner who seems to have listened to local views, the Georgian terraces facing King’s Cross station are set for renovation, not demolition. In November last … Continue reading

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