Fire on Kingsway

There is a major fire on Kingsway underneath 45-49 Kingsway, Civil Aviation Authority House, formerly Space House, to some a modern architectural marvel.  The fire started at about 1330 apparently mildly (small amount of smoke coming from vent in pavement) and got much much worse over the following hours.  The electricity sub station for the …

AGM 2014 18:00 Thursday 5 June Royal College of Surgeons – Agenda and calling notice

Dear Friend, Thank you for your continued support of FLIF.  It is much appreciated. We are due our eighth AGM.  This will take place at the Royal College of Surgeons Venue:             The AGM will be held in Committee Rooms 1 & 2 on the ground floor of the College Date:                Thursday 5th June 2014 Time:               …

Holborn Tube Station upgrade – not complete until 2022

TfL meeting papers for the December board (page 40) suggest that although Holborn's importance in the tube network is recognised and upgrade work will go ahead, it won't be complete until 2022.  This will be some 90 years after the station was last remodelled in 1933 as 'Holborn (Kingsway)' to create the current ticket hall and …