A flurry of planning applications made in 2020 threatens to change the character of King’s Cross forever. In a photo-essay, I delve into the long history of King’s Cross, and why new development trends will likely destroy one of London’s most precious areas. Continue reading The End of King’s Cross?
Opinion: Camden’s cabinet are acutely aware of local opposition, but employ ignorance as a powerful political tool. Continue reading The Politics of Ignorance
A great deal of the woes of living in Camden can be traced directly to Adam Harrison. Is he not the local equivalent of Chris Grayling? Continue reading Adam Harrison: Camden’s Chris Grayling?
The ongoing controversies surrounding Low Traffic Neighbourhoods (LTNs) and road closures under cover of COVID have exposed the true extent of Camden’s ‘local tyranny’, but also its utter incompetence. Only the Camden’s arrogance can be blamed for the spectacular failure of its schemes. Continue reading COVID and LTN Sagas have Exposed True Extent of Camden’s ‘Local Tyranny’
Opinion: Camden needs the motivation and activism of Bloomsbury’s residents to perform public duties properly. But dependence upon overdevelopment is destroying the trust of Bloomsbury’s communities. Continue reading Camden Needs Your Help
Nicky Coates: Camden suffers from a democratic deficit, as shown by the recent decision by an unelected official to overrule elected councillors. Continue reading The Democratic Deficit
In speaking to people about local affairs, the one theme that crops up time and time again is that Camden simply do not listen to the needs or wants of residents and businesses, pandering instead to institutions, investors, and flimsy ideologies. Continue reading The People of Bloomsbury are Irrelevant to Camden