WC1X – South East of Kings Cross!
Acton St., Ampton St., Ampton Place, Britannia St., Calthorpe St., Cubitt St., Field St., Frederick St., Green Yd., Gray's Inn Rd., Gough St., Kings Cross Bridge, Kings Cross Rd., Langton Close, Lorenzo St., Pakenham St., Penton Rise, Pentonville Rs., Sage Way, Seddon S.t, Swinton St., Swinton Place, Vernon Sq., Wells Sq., Wicklow St., Wren St.
Make your voices heard! Join the Fire Choir.
Right at the edge of WC1X there is now the opportunity to sing in a community choir as they put it, “songs rooted in social change, highlighting social & environmental injustice around the world.” The Fire Choir run by The Nest Collective was founded by folk musician Sam Lee and choir leaders Blythe Pepino, Alex Etchart, and Ben…
Football instead of lunch?
Make your lunchtime matter . Calthorpe Community Garden (formerly known as Calthorpe Project) says that their famed “The Calthorpe Lunchtime league” is back! They are now running friendly and competitive Lunchtime Leagues for companies, organisations and teams based at WC1X, wider Kings Cross and surrounding areas. It is 5-a-side league and players and teams compete…
Dry January – Are you in?
After those Christmas and New Year excesses, is your body and mind in need of a time out from alcohol? A break from alcohol can be a reset for the body and mind, better sleep, more energy and help save money while times are tight. Swinton Street-based alcohol awareness charity ‘Alcohol Change’ could be what…
Application for Kings Cross Road Conversion on “withdrawn” status
A flat conversion application at 135 A Kings Cross Road, reported on at WC1X.org in August 2022 has changed to withdrawn status according to Planning Records of Camden (see here). Application 2022/2687/P intended a conversion with the following description: “Erection of mansard roof extension, extension at fourth-floor level to the existing three-storey rear extension and…
London during the Blitz Filming at Wicklow Street
Kings Cross WC1X is to be hosting a film set of the Second World War Era! Here details from a public information leaflet distributed in the area: STDA Productions Ltd. as part of Warner Bros Leavesden Studios, are going to use Wicklow Street in January for a film scene set during the Blitz. OPPORTUNITY TO…
LTN closure at Frederick St. / Kings Cross Rd.: Could it be time for the evolution from “No Entry” to CA-D resident permit holders, only?
Some five years ago Camden Council decided to close off one end of Frederick Street to solely allow cycling traffic to pass. The main purpose may have been to stop main traffic from rat-racing through this section (which included at times also vans) and make it safer for bicycle users. But some locals, when looking…
Food, Drink and Entertainment
- Laoma, Chinese Restaurant
- NEW: Mayya’s Lebanese Restaurant
- Mediterraneo Italian Restaurant
- Paolina, Thai Cousine
- Scala, Kings Cross
- Sen Viet, Restaurant
- The Northumberland Arms, Pub
- The King Rooster
- The Queen’s Head, Pub
- The Rakateer, Pub
- The Union Tavern, Pub
- The Water Rats, Pub
- Tia Rosa, Mediterannian
- Yori, Korean Restaurant
Waste Collection Rubbish and Recycling
Collection Days: Wednesday morning and currently on trial also Saturdays. . They collect recycling (in one mixed bag), bagged household rubbish, and food waste (inside the brown bin)). Only put the rubbish out on the street on the evening before those days. Bulky Items and reusable items can be left at Regis Centre, Kentish Town. You can also arrange for a collection via 020 3567 8105
For Litter and Fly Tipping, etc. report on Love Clean Street App or call Veolia on the above number for this and any other questions.
Kings Cross councillors
referring to the Kings Cross Polling District (Map)
Clr. Lotis Batista, Labour (1317 votes)
Clr. Liam Martin -Lane, Labour (1256 votes)
Jonathan Simpson, MBE, Labour (1191 votes), E-mail
Not Elected 4th Alex Smith The Green Party (417 votes )
Note: Lorenzo St., Weston Rise, Penton Rise, Vernon Sq., part of Pentonville Rd, and Kings Cross Rd. are part of Clerkenwell Ward in Islington.
Kings Cross Local Police (click link)
Other Kings Cross Media:
Kings Cross Local Environment (currently unavailable)
KingsCross.co.uk (mostly North Kings Cross)
Nearest Food Banks:
St. Pancras Church House, 1 Lancing Street,
London,NW1 1NA, 07400 053838, email@example.com
Copenhagen St. Foodbank
The Blessed Sacrament Church Hall (Downstairs)
Copenhagen Street, close to Caldedonian Rd, London, N1 0SR, firstname.lastname@example.org
You can drop off donations Wednesdays
10:00 – 12:00 and Thursdays 10:00 – 15:30
Use below form to contact us for this or any other matter.
Local Businesses & Organisations
Missing Business/shop? Wrong info?
Let us know.
Barnard & Westwood Printers
NEW: Cardinale Collective Hair Stylist
Chris Georgeou, Bespoke Mens Taylor
Econelab, Photographer’s Lab
Ethiopian Christian Fellowship Church
J.A. Gorman Consulting Engineers
Kings Cross Baptist Church, KCBC
National Union of Journalists
Passion Print, St. Chads Place
Pure Essentials, Beauty Therapy
Saddington Baynes, Video Prod.
Ultra Mega Omega, Creative Agency