Jamboree sweetens Kings Cross WC1X as the area to be with its new full evening program.
The new Kings Cross Wc1X venue Jamboree at 6 St. Chads Place has now got a full evening programme. after receiving its evening operation licence from Camden. It is an impressive programme and they offer special rates for people on low incomes. London Kings Cross WC1X can call itself lucky. We now host the Big…
London WC1X – History: A walk on the wild side on any perfect day in 1972. Remembering Lou Reed & Iggy Pop and the Stooges and Mick Rock
A new plaque has been put up in July to the side of The Scala, formerly known as the Kings Cross Cinema, at Kings Cross Bridge remembering a gig 50 years ago, by the Jewish-American singer, musician songwriter and poet Lou Reed (1942-2013) and the US-singer, musician songwriter and actor Iggy Pop and his rock…
Two Planning Applications Kings Cross Road to add a so far non-existent 4th floor and offer new tiny small sized accommodation units.
The following addresses applied for planning permission in Camden to increase the height of their houses, adding a fourth floor, and cutting the units into more small flats, bedsits and studio flats for 135 Kings Cross Road and a one-bedroom apartment for 103 Kings Cross Road. One possible objection could be that such accommodation is…
Jamboree Venue WC1X newest Venue now open on St. Chad’s Place!
Jamboree in 6 St Chad’s Street, long in the making, is now finally open. Before its launch of night openings with anything from concerts and cabaret to workshops and community events, it is for open daytime midday til 20.00 for now and already has a first selection of events scheduled. Run independently with passion! There…
UCL plans new building for Ear Institute on old site.
UCL Ear Institute are planning for redevelopment. See here for the plans, and here for the design plans.
Notice to WC1X residents on pest control.
Dear all, this is to make you aware that Clarion Housing Association or Camden Council had a pest control person coming yesterday for the garden area between 28- 32 Acton Street, 4 & 5 Swinton Place and 29-31 Swinton Street, to deal with the rat infestations. Speaking to neighbours there were also known issues with…
Are you passionate about the South East of Kings Cross and able to write and inform others?
If you feel passionate about the South-Eastern part of Kings Cross, become part of the many voices. Contact wc1x.org via the contact facility below to be considered as a regular author on WC1X.org Possible topics: community info, history, issues and concerns, events and businesses…. WC1X.org focuses on the South East of Kings Cross and is…
Rats are seen openly feeding on rubbish bags in Swinton Street, Kings Cross.
Residents on Swinton Street observed whole groups of rats feeding on rubbish left outside on the street. This includes rubbish by some of the guest houses and hotels, allegedly including from The House of Toby. We have been told that Veolia and Camden council as well as the hotel have been made aware, but so…
New Address and Look to Old Site
Our site has now got a new address, wc1x.org. Following problems with Kings Cross Environment after somebody knicked the site name, this site is expanding to include all of South Eastern Kings Cross as a start. Given that the Kings Cross development in the North has ample of representation, it is hoped to serve also…
Meeting on Waste Collection and Flytipping to improve collections and reduce flytipping
Below are the notes of Daniel on a meeting with Veolia (waste collection company of Camden), Clarion (main housing association landlord in the area) and Camden Waste & Recycling managers. Observation Notes Daniel Zylbersztajn-Lewandowski Local resident, Acton Street On Friday 22nd of April 2022, representatives of Camden, Veolia, Clarion and local residents met on Swinton…