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Start of a new chapter for King’s Cross - London’s newest public space is declared open: Launch of King's Cross Square

Start of a new chapter for King’s Cross - London’s newest public space is declared open

Thursday 26 Sep 2013
  • King’s Cross Square is officially opened by Secretary of State for Transport, Mayor of London and Network Rail chief executive
  • New 75,000 sq ft King’s Cross Square is the final part of the £550m redevelopment of King’s Cross station
  • Redevelopment has helped to attract £2.2bn of private investment into a previously largely derelict and disused 67 acre site, including 2,000 new homes
Longer trains on longer platforms at Finsbury Park: Longer platforms opened at Finsbury Park

Longer trains on longer platforms at Finsbury Park

Tuesday 11 Dec 2012

Islington North MP Jeremy Corbyn (centre) opens one of the two platforms lengthened to accommodate the first 12-carriage trains at Finsbury Park flanked by (right) First Capital Connect managing director Neal Lawson and (left) Network Rail route director Phil Verster