Tag Archives: Kings Cross

Kings Cross remains a Race Track against promises to change it!

We are not willing to continue to take the pollution by cars that are forced through our streets, nor do we wish to accept their noise nor the dangers posed by continuously speeding vehicles. 

Good that I have an email from Sadiq Khan, where his assistant promised to look into the traffic at King’s Cross, before he got elected on 11/3/16:
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Eye eye – Kings Cross estates are new designer icon

Gentrification, love it or loathe it does all sorts of odd things to change how people perceive a neighbourhood. The estates and streets of ‘London’s trendy Kings Cross’ seem to have transcended edgy in the designer pantheon and are now … Continue reading

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Dreams of Kings Cross, a comment on proposed changes on the gyratory system

  There was once a green valley with a pretty stream, before they dumped without any consideration all their rubbish and poo in the waters, so it became poisonous and smelly and rather than stop their activities, they tunnelled the … Continue reading

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Behind the hoarding at Wharfdale Road and York Way

In case you were wondering what is behind the hoardings at the site of the future Whitbread Hotel at the junction of Wharfdale and York Way it’s a giant hole.  Not quite as big as the one under the Guardian … Continue reading

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CallySouth want Caledonian Road two way traffic system removed

Local residents group CallySouth organised a public meeting attended by 50 people at the Driver pub on Monday June 8. The meeting’s aim was to discuss ways to return traffic levels on Wharfdale Road to those that existed before the new … Continue reading

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Air Pollution, bollocks and its mayor. A judgement to finally save us!

When I first discussed air pollution with my friends, amongst the parents the school my daughter was attending,  and with many others, they often looked at me, as if I was some sort of green radical. Maybe I am.  I … Continue reading

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Camden Town Hall extension – massive increase in roofline with daft ‘hat’ extension #camden

Camden is being asked by hotel developers to bust through local roofline heights and set a precedent for increased densities and crowding in Kings Cross with an oversize extension to the 1970s ‘Camden Town Hall Extension’ now vacated by the … Continue reading

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Mapping Us!

We are the people of Kings Cross, in brick shabby builds for the working class, and those windows that never worked.   We are the survivors, of gyratory politics and car fumes of latent politics.   Yesterday, stood beside the … Continue reading

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