Eastern coal drops at Kings Cross Goods Yard, York Way N1 - Camden

Coal drops built in 1851-2, probably to the design of Lewis Cubitt, to carry high level track for the transport of coal into storage bins. Part of a system of distributing coal from the North East and Yorkshire to the London market. Planning Permission and Listed Building Consent were granted in 2015 for a retail conversion. Works have commenced on site and the buildings are due to open in autumn 2018.

Eastern coal drops at Kings Cross Goods Yard, York Way N1 - Camden
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: EASTERN COAL DROPS AT KINGS CROSS GOODS YARD
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II
  • List Entry Number: 1379214
  • Local Planning Authority: Camden
  • Site Type: Transport > Railway transport site

Location

  • Building Name: Eastern coal drops at Kings Cross Goods Yard
  • Street Name: York Way
  • Postcode: N1
  • County: Greater London
  • District / Borough: Camden
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Holborn and St. Pancras
  • Region: London

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Poor
  • Occupancy / Use: Vacant/not in use
  • Priority: F - Repair scheme in progress and (where applicable) end use or user identified; or functionally redundant buildings with new use agreed but not yet implemented.
  • Previous Priority: F
  • Ownership: Commercial company
  • Designation: Listed Building grade II, CA

Contact Details

Alan Wito (LPA) 020 7974 6392

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England