With international transport links to Paris and Amsterdam from St Pancreas Station, King's Cross has also made a name for itself through its British Library filled with global literature and its renowned Central St Martins Art School establishing future artists and designers.
Once an industrial wasteland, the area has rapidly evolved into a buzzing hub of shops, restaurants, offices and bars. All perched within a unique setting, King's Cross has been formed through the mix of old and new with the industrial buildings being creatively converted to house these facilities.
The combination of the excitement and hustle and bustle of areas like Granary Square, the calming canal and open spaces of Gasholder Park is making Kings Cross one of the most exciting places to live in London, our exclusive new furniture collections were installed at the landmark Argent development, Fenman House, which benefits from all of these aspects coming together.
Our exclusive Riley and Hepworth Collections installed at Fenman House are not only inspired by iconic British artists, our designers also took inspiration from this quirky and constantly developing quarter of London.
With the long awaited arrival of summer we took it upon ourselves to taste the local cuisine and live the King's Cross lifestyle. We've handpicked some of our favourite spots to chill out, socialise and enjoy alfresco dining in the neighbourhood.
We’re glad this street food market has returned to its birthplace. With a perching point by the canal, a curated crew of various traders serving an array of mouth-watering dishes, trust us, you won’t be able to pass this one without trying!
OPEN SPACES @ KING'S CROSS
Whether you’re in search of a local performance and social buzz, or a quiet stroll to wind down during the weekend, you can find countless parks and open spaces, a pleasant addition to the area. Take a wander along Regent's Canal from Granary Square and find yourself in Gasholder Park, this quirky circular space is framed by the historic Gasholder No. 8.
With a laid-back industrial room, immerse yourself in the historical heritage of King's Cross at caravan. This Aussie-Kiwi restaurant fuses the unconventional with dishes like celeriac gratin with brandy apple toppings and deep-fried duck egg with baba ganoush, enough to get your taste buds tingling.
You've been FRAME'd! Your one-stop-shop for all things fitness. Pop in to buy the latest gear from the likes of Nike and Sweaty Betty, healthy eating essentials from Better You and Neat Nutrition. With FRAME classes running between 6:30 - 9:00am in any 4 of their purpose-built studios there's bound to be something to tickle your fitness funny bone.