We got 20!
All roads of Kings Cross are now restricted to 20 Miles. This is a major win for the community after decades of campaigning. For once we just like to say thank you!
TFL has launched a consultation on the junction Pentonville Road / Kings Cross Road / Northdown Street
TFL and Sadiq Khan’s continued broken promises on Kings Cross Gyratory
A promise to deliver a 20 miles speed reduction for the Kings Cross Gyratory has been broken again. TFL had previously promised to introduce the speed reduction by October 2022. After breaking this promise the area was promised implementation by February 2023, but nothing happened yet again. Background: Kings Cross has fought for over three…
Right here in WC1X! Gardening, Meditation, Tennis, Football, Embroidery, Weaving and more!
Calthorpe Community Garden (known formerly as Calthorpe Project) has its new weekly plan out for the term. There are plenty of activities to choose from. Here are some of the choices More info here https://www.calthorpecommunitygarden.org.uk/whats-on
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…
Application for Kings Cross Road Conversion on “withdrawn” status
A flat conversion application at 135 A Kings Cross Road, reported on at WC1X.org in August 2022 has changed to withdrawn status according to Planning Records of Camden (see here).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 Chain. Your local, not-for-profit coffee boost! Corner of Acton St./ Gray’s Inn Rd.
Quiet time to sit over a coffee or tea from morning to afternoon? Having a meeting with someone? Want to support a local Kings Cross-based charity for your coffee rather than a global chain? Need to grab a coffee? Business lunch? Need a wheelchair-accessible break? Need to have breakfast or small lunch? Need a good…
WC1X-South East of Kings Cross Wish List
Wish List for WC1X: Let’s not keep people, political representatives, TFL and others guessing what would really make a difference in WC1X! Is there something you always wanted? Use comments to add to the list. Here are some ideas collected over the years Traffic: Services Shops/Business Infrastructure /Streetscape Other Your ideas and wishes (please use…