Tag Archives: Wharfdale Road

Wildlife friendly sculpture wins Silver Gilt award

Vert, the 15 metre high wildlife friendly sculpture on Wharfdale Road N1 9UA was almost totally replanted earlier this year by two volunteers from local environment and arts charity King’s Cross Community Projects (KCCP). They entered the Islington in Bloom … 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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Wharfdale Road traffic – signal changes and statement from Councillor Convery

Local ward Cllr Paul Convery and the Islington officer in charge of the Caledonian Road scheme Paul Taylor met with residents on Wharfdale Road last Wednesday evening.  A resident’s read out of the meeting is in the comments.  Thanks to … Continue reading

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Traffic backing up on Wharfdale Road and York Way – and news of a residents meeting

A local resident who lives with their family on Wharfdale Road has sent in these pictures of the traffic backed up at 1738, 0317 (in the morning) and 2040. The resident says it’s like this ‘day and night’, ‘we have … Continue reading

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Cally Road two way working – teething problems and de-snagging

The return of the Cally Road to two way working has changed the traffic flows in Kings Cross at a time when they were changing anyway due to new development.  The new Cally two-way was designed to be part of … Continue reading

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Whatever happened to that proposed Whitbread Hotel on York Way? planning update

The application for the hotel on the American Carwash site was due to go to the planning committee last week, but was pulled.  I asked Cllr Convery what had happened – there were technical problems: Planning officers failed to recognise … Continue reading

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Wharfdale Road green sculpture news

Local charity King’s Cross Community Projects has been working on the green sculpture project on Wharfdale Road for a while now and is very pleased to say that this morning they set the date for installation: 8am to 4pm Saturday … 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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