Beaconsfield Street - Closure
Beaconsfield Street has been closed between Handyside Street and Rubicon Court to facilitate the construction of Building R7.
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.
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.
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Saturday Working Hours on R1
Extended working hours on Saturday 12th August has been agreed with the local Council to allow for the re-location of the site compound at Building R1. Works may continue beyond 1pm but will be completed by 4pm at the latest. All works will take place within the site boundaries and no additional construction noise is expected.
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Temporary closure of Eastern track on Lewis Cubitt Park
The footpath to the eastern side of Lewis Cubitt Park will be closed from 18th August until later this year. The closure is necessary in order for us to undertake landscaping and footpath construction works in preparation for the opening of Fenman House. Lewis Cubitt Park will remain open during this time as will the footpath to the western side. During this time, both pedestrians and cyclists will need to use the recently opened Canal Reach or York Way as alternative north-south routes.
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.
Hoarding Move
Please be advised that from Monday 24th July until early August, construction teams will begin works to the Northern end of King’s Boulevard (at Goods Way); moving the existing hoarding line towards the kerb. The hoarding line move is to allow enabling works (temporary sheet piling and excavations) in order to begin the remediation of the remaining part of the site. Pedestrian and cycle access will be maintained throughout this time. We will update with more details over the next few weeks on the next stages of the programme.

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.

Feel free to ask us a question or read about construction milestones, technical achievements in our articles, and special notices of future works.  

Notices

11th August 2017

Out of hours works at R1 on Saturday 12th August



Articles

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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