Plot R4 / Plot R5 / York Way
Not a signalled junction. Currently in operation.
Goods Way / York Way
Amend traffic lights when junction is re-configured as part of the permanent development of the petrol station site. Approximate implementation in 2018/2019.
Goods Way
Goods Way northern footpath open. Between Pancras Road and King's Boulevard the southern footpath and part of the carriageway will be closed for construction from June 2012 to 2017 and pedestrians will be diverted on to the northern footpath.
Boulevard / Goods Way / Regent’s Canal Bridge
As part of utility installation works we will be excavating a pit on Goods Way. The works will be carried out across the following weekends between 08.00 and 17.00 on both days: Saturday 4th March and Sunday 5th March 2017 Saturday 11th March and Sunday 12th March 2017 Saturday 18th March and Sunday 19th March 2017 (if required) During these weekends only, the zebra crossing will be temporarily relocated slightly further along Goods Way (Eastbound towards York Way). Pedestrian and vehicle access will be managed. From Saturday 25th March 2017 until the end of April 2017 the crossing will remain in the temporary location whilst works continue.
Beaconsfield Street - Closure
Beaconsfield Street has been closed between Handyside Street and Rubicon Court to facilitate the construction of Building R7.
Towpath Closure - top of Canal Steps to Gasholder 8
Works are underway on the new Somers Town Bridge which will span Regent's Canal by the Western Coal Drops to Camley Street Natural Park. The bridge is set to open in early July 2017. To facilitate these works we will be closing the towpath from the top of the Canal Steps along to Gasholder 8 from Monday 12 June to Saturday 17 June. A diversion is in place with further details available in the attached notice.
Saturday Working Hours on R1
Extended working hours on the following dates have been agreed with the local Council to allow for the installation of the glazed atrium roof at Building R1: Saturday 17 June Saturday 24 June Saturday 1 July The glazed roof will arrive in sections by wide low loaders on the Friday evenings for installation at level 9 on the Saturday. All works will take place within the site boundaries and no additional construction noise is expected due to the delicate nature of the work taking place.
Road Closure on Handyside Street
A tower crane on the S2 construction site will be dismantled on the weekend of Saturday 17th June and Sunday 18th June 2017. The works will involve a mobile crane being driven to site to assist in the removal. To facilitate these works we will be closing a section of Handyside St outside the S2 site. Traffic management will be in place and vehicles will be diverted by Canal Reach. The road closure and temporary traffic lights on Canal Reach will be implemented from 08.00 on Saturday 17th June and remain in place until 18:00 on Sunday 18th June. The dismantling of the tower crane will be carried out between 8:00 and 18:00 on Saturday 17th June and between 8:00 and 18:00 on Sunday 18th June. There may be some noise whilst the crane is being dismantled and some vehicular disruption along Handyside Street throughout this time which our contractor teams will work hard to manage. We apologise in advance for any inconvenience these works may cause.
Temporary Closure of Footpath
Due to public realm works, the footpath along the southern end of the Plimsoll Building will be closed from Monday 12 June for a period of 16 weeks. A diversion will be in place during this time.

Welcome to Construction News at King's Cross.

This website will keep you informed about construction activity required to deliver offices, homes, shops, community facilities and fantastic new streets and squares to King's Cross.

Information within these pages relates to the 67 acres between King's Cross and St Pancras International Stations, extending north, beyond Regent's Canal to the High Speed 1 railway embankment.

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10th June 2017

Saturday Working Hours at Building R1


Visualisation of Somers Town Street Bridge - Moxon Architects

Somers Town Bridge gets planning consent

The proposed new bridge, given the green light by Camden Council in March, will span the Regent's Canal, connecting King's Cross by the Western Coal Drops, to Camley Street and the Camley Street Natural Park beyond.

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