Window boxes and needle exchanges

Sioned Churchill’s first job in King’s Cross was at the Neighbourhood Centre on Argyle Street, where she organised activities for older people. At the time she was struck by the camaraderie and sense of community that she found there. The residents were cheerful, resilient and full of humour, despite the hardship that some of them …

It’s very much an interaction, between the people and the place

Sue McCarthy is a member of the Camden and the Clerkenwell & Islington Tour Guides Associations, with a special interest in Women’s History. Sue helped devise a walking tour around an exhibition on notable women in the King’s Cross area created by the King’s Cross Visitor Centre. In the few hours Sue and I spent …

I’ve always been interested in transport

As Collections Officer at the London Transport Museum, Keith Raeburn helps look after London’s rich and varied transport history. For as long as Keith can remember transport, trains and buses have framed his life. Growing up in West London without a car, family trips were always taken using public transport, leaving Keith with an enduring …