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The King’s Cross coal drop buildings are being turned into a mega new shopping centre

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Thomas Heatherwick, he who designed the Olympic cauldron, those really hot buses and the controversial (but as yet non-existent) Garden Bridge, has revealed more big plans for London – a new canal-side shopping centre in King’s Cross. The new development is called Coal Drops Yard and the plan is to re-purpose the old coal drop buildings to create a mega new shopping centre with space for 65 shops and restaurants, which will open onto a public plaza. 

The plans have just got the green light from Camden Council, which means that building work will start early next year and hopefully be finished by 2018.

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