Category Archives: Islington frameworks

Comments on the plans for the Gasholder Triplets and local health and education

At the meeting on 17 September Argent and the architects (Wilkinson Eyre) provided a presentation about the reuse of the Gasholder Triplets. The refurbished gasholder frames will surround apartment buildings that have surface colours and finishes intended to evoke gasholder bells. The … Continue reading

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Plans for the Gasholder Triplets, as well as local health and education

At its next meeting, on 17 September, the Forum will hear from Argent and the architects (Wilkinson Eyre) about the plans for the Gasholder Triplets. The frames of the Gasholder Triplets have three tiers of cast iron columns with capitals and … Continue reading

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A broader view of the King’s Cross area

Camden  and Islington Councils have been drawing up a “place plan” for the King’s Cross area. This is a development from the document circulated by Camden in draft form in 2010 and in revised form in 2011. That document covered … Continue reading

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Foundations for a neighbourhood forum for the King’s Cross area

Most people in the previous King’s Cross Development Forum meeting (on 9 February) wanted the Forum to take an active role in setting up a neighbourhood forum for the King’s Cross area. In particular, they wanted an application for the designation … Continue reading

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Discussion of neighbourhood forums

Under the Localism Act, a neighbourhood such as the King’s Cross area can have a neighbourhood forum that creates a neighbourhood development plan (and neighbourhood development orders) for approval by the local authorities and an independent inspector. In principle, then, … Continue reading

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