A walking tour of the King's Cross area, Europe’s largest city centre regeneration scheme. A combination of 20 historic and 30 new buildings set in new streets, squares and parks, the development is a 25 year project creating a new place and piece of city in an area once neglected.
Your guide is Maggie Baddeley is a senior associate director at NLP, a town planning, economics and design consultancy based at King's Cross.
Meeting point: At the base of the roof structure, directly outside the ticket office: Western Concourse of King's Cross station (as shown in the image above)
King’s Cross Station
London N1 9AL (NB postcode does not always show correctly in google maps)
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"I was curious about the new developments and seeing what had happened to King's Cross in the 26 years since I worked in the area. I loved how the new developments are so sensitive to the old"
"We were very interested to see how the King's Cross area is progressing, it's such an important development, taking place almost on our doorstep."
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