Walking Tour - King's Cross Renaissance

kingscrossA 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. Detailed info provided on booking.

Cost £24.50. Tour duration 2.5-3 hours

Saturday 6 June 10am book here
Saturday 25 July 10am book here

Any problems with booking please email tours@open-city.org.uk or call 020 3006 7008 (9.30am - 6pm Monday to Friday)

Find out about the guide for this tour here

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Feedback from tour attendees

"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."

 

 



Calendar
May

30 - London Riverside

June
6 - King's Cross
Renaissance
13 - From Cathedral to Commerce
17 - Architecture on the Thames Central
20 - Wren to Rogers Photography Tour
24 - Eve With Wapping Pierhead House
27 - London Riverside
27 - Dogs for Architecture!

July
1 - London Landscape City
4 - London Riverside
8 - Eve With Kew House
11 - From Cathedral to Commerce
15 - London Landscape Southbank
25 - King's Cross
Renaissance

Further 2015 walking, photo, cycle and building tours added to the programme shortly

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