King's Cross

an extraordinary piece of London is taking shape

Visit us!

King's Cross is now open to the public! Come and see what is happening in this exciting, new part of London.

King's Cross Visitor Centre

Western Transit Shed
11 Stable Street
T: 020 3479 1795

We’re open:
Monday: 10.00 - 17.00
Tuesday: 12.00 - 17.00
Wednesday: 12.00 - 17.00
Thursday: 10.00 - 17.00
Friday: 10.00 - 17.00
Saturday: 10.00 - 16.00

King’s Cross is easy to get to!

Six underground lines, 14 bus routes, two mainline stations...
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Deep London: The King's Cross Mysteries

We are pleased to announce our next lunchtime event here at the Visitor Centre with acclaimed poet Aidan Andrew Dun.

A lunchtime poetic lecture on: Deep London: The King's Cross Mysteries

This event will be held at the King’s Cross Visitor Centre, 11 Stable Street, London N1C 4AB on Friday, 5th December at 1pm.

The event is free to attend, but as places are limited, please contact the Visitor Centre on 0203 479 1795 or to register your place.

The hippest and most famous poet in the world, Arthur Rimbaud, lived in King's Cross Central in his ‘year of miracles’ 1873. Aidan AD’s talk ‘Deep London: The Kings Cross Mysteries’ will use Rimbaud’s extraordinary life as a jumping-off point to examine the magical landscape of King's Cross. Did Rimbaud - a rock-poet a hundred years before rap, Dylan, Hendrix, Eminem - leave clues in his work referencing an area which now seems destined to become the new art-zone of London? You will not look at King's Cross in the same light when you’ve heard Aidan AD’s take on its secret history.

‘Love’s to be reinvented’ - Arthur Rimbaud

‘Kings Cross, dense with angels and histories, there are cites beneath your pavements, cities behind your skies. Let me see!’ - Aidan Andrew Dun

Aidan Andrew Dun was propelled to fame when in 1995 his publisher hired the Royal Albert Hall to launch his epic poem, Vale Royal, a work which had taken twenty-three years to write. Four thousand people heard him recite at the biggest poetry event in Britain in the last thirty years. Since then Aidan AD has gone to produce four more epic poems including Unholyland (Hesperus, 2013) and two collections of shorter poems as well as a monograph on the essential French poet, Arthur Rimbaud

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King's Cross Visitor Centre

Our friendly Visitor Centre will help you make the most of your visit and find out more about what’s happening here

The Visitor Centre is now located in the Western Transit Shed on Stable Street.

You can find out what to see and do. Learn about the history of the area. And see how the development will unfold over the next ten years. There’s an amazing interactive model, photo displays, and all kinds of information and goodies.

Come and play with our model of King's Cross at the new Visitor Centre location

Special tour: green spaces

Join us for a rare chance to hear Dan Pearson in conversation with the King’s Cross head of public realm, Ken Trew.

Free WiFi

At King’s Cross WiFi is free to everyone. All the time.

Up to 5Mbps access – enough to stream a video.

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Book a free site tour

One of our knowledgeable team members will be pleased to give you a free guided tour around the public areas of our development.

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What's On

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