Work has started on a feasibility study in partnership with Camden and Islington boroughs.
We have appointed a consultant to undertake this study which will focus on the following roads:
Feasibility study area map
Representatives from cycling and pedestrian groups, as well as local resident and business groups, have been brought together in focus groups.
These sessions were set up to identify what ideas people who live, work and travel in the area had about the best ways to improve local roads.
We also met with Ward Councillors to seek their views. Combining the feedback from the focus groups and Councillors, we have developed objectives for the study.
King's Cross has been identified as a Growth/Opportunity Area as part of the 2011 London Plan. This scheme aims to facilitate this growth by providing for the expected increase in movements, as well as existing needs, through (in no particular order):
The study objectives are being used to help develop a number of outline design options.
We aim to have a further discussion about these design options with Ward Councillors and the same representative groups in the future.
Following these discussions, we will further develop our options and consult the wider public.
Local residents and the public will be consulted once a preferred option has been identified.