Tag Archives: Kings Cross

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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Sustainable Art Exhibition: 16th- 19th May

The Kings Cross based Atelier Tammam, more known for its outstanding ethical fashion and bridal ware have created a “Sustainable World Art Competition & Exhibition” here in Kings Cross,the first of its kind. Come and see the Public Exhibition: May … Continue reading

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Kings Cross Village anyone? re-branding suggestions for KX please….

We’re picking up reports of spurious local descriptors from estate agents – Wharfdale Road is in Bloomsbury apparently – so we thought we’d have some fun of our own with some candidates for a re-branded Kings Cross, rather than leave … Continue reading

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Oasis in Kings Cross – Supersonic 20 years on

Readers of a certain age might remember (through a haze) the excitement of the Britpop era and Oasis.  It was 20 years ago that they filmed the video for Supersonic on the rooftop of what is now the self storage … Continue reading

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