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Old December 21st, 2005, 05:28 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by johnnypd
some of the renovations and improvements around kings cross, such as the regent quarter, have been top quality. the streets to the immediate east of king's cross station look so smart now.
I love how they have opened up these interesting alleyways and courtyards

depressingly the roof tops have already been daubed in graffiti as has the new CTRL link... irritating
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Old August 2nd, 2007, 01:18 AM   #22
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^ This is one of the best plans I have seen for the area. It hits all the right buttons. They clear away the area in front of King's Cross to create a square, they make a big new area for ticket sales and shops, and they keep the old buildings that most other schemes had planned to demolish.
Just out of curiosity what were the alternative schemes?

(as long as it's better than the Gare Du Nord area...hehe)

Indeed, strange strange station.
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Old August 2nd, 2007, 03:36 PM   #23
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I'd have still preferred it if they'd removed the surburban shed and built a third section to match the existing two in it's place.
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