Tag Archives: Urban wildlife

Towpath heroes and villains

Following my recent article about the London Wildlife Trust taking over maintenance of Regent’s Canal towpath from Camley Street to the Islington tunnel, I was reminded that up until 2012, much of that maintenance was done by the voluntary organisation … Continue reading

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KX green sculpture is born…

Three members of our community got together with an idea seven years ago. It was mad, it was impossible. It’s currently being built in a workshop in Essex! It’s a way of greening a wall using deep and drought resistant … Continue reading

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Sculpture hanging garden for KX – latest news

Local charity King’s Cross Community Projects have finalised all the fixtures and fittings to be attched to the sculpture that will soon be home to a stunning hanging garden on the KX gyratory system. This week they’ll be visiting the … Continue reading

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Wild New Territories celebrates urban wildlife in KX

Wild New Territories is an exhibition showing new visual art, media and performance works that explore the interplay between the urban and the wild. The artists are a broad cross-section of award winning and emerging, artists from a variety of geo-political … Continue reading

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Rubbish Duck

On the day that responsibility for taking care of our waterways was handed over from British waterways to the Canal River Trust two local St Martin’s College students prepared to launch the RubbishDuck – made out of 2000 plastic bottles all found in … Continue reading

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Stunning planting for Wharfdale Rd sculpture garden

King’s Cross Community Projects has just posted news of the fantastic planting design for the sculptural hanging garden they’ll be installing on the north end of the KX gyratory later this year. Click here for details.

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It’s a bird, no it’s a plane.. no it’s… a mini sculpture garden!

We’ve had such problems with what to call it… it started out as a greenwall, then a vertical garden, then a vertical landscape, then a living sculpture. Now… it’s a mini sculpture garden! The latest update has just been posted … Continue reading

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It’s frogs & toads at Culpeper!

If you’ve not visited Culpeper Gardens before, then you are in for a treat. Just up the road towards Sainsbury’s at The Angel, this community garden is an absolute gem. You can pop into the green oasis during the day … Continue reading

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