R8 King's Cross

King's Cross N1C
Mixed use development

Key Details

York Way, London N1C
December 2023
Use Classes
C3, E


R8 King's Cross is a mixed-use development in King's Cross, London N1C.

The building will contain offices and residences in two 13-storey blocks linked by a 2-storey podium with a landscaped roof garden for users of both buildings.

The eastern block will comprise residential units (72 social rented residential apartments) and the western block the office space.

A flexible retail unit is at the south west of R8, activating the corner and the public space around, including the western end of Peppercorn Lane.

The site is bounded by the residential Building R4 to the north, the mixed-use R7 to the south, the residential Building R3 and Jellico Gardens to the west and a new sports centre, Q2 to the east.

2022 February - Completion of basement works.

2021 June - Piling works commence.


2021 January - Camden Council grants planning permission for the reserved matters relating to Building R8 for the erection of two, 13 storey buildings comprising office space (Class B1) and 72 Social Rented Affordable residential units, as required by conditions 9, 10, 12, 14, 16-22, 24, 27, 28, 31, 33-39, 42, 42A, 43, 45, 46, 48, 49, 50A, 51, 56, 60, 61, 64-67 67 of outline planning permission reference 2004/2307/P granted 22/12/06 (subject to S106 agreement) for a comprehensive, phased, mixed-use development of former railway lands within the King's Cross Opportunity Area. Camden Council ref. no. 2020/5143/P.

Neighbouring Buildings

- R7 King's Cross S
- Aga Khan Centre SW
- Luma King's Cross W
- Fenman House W
- Roseberry Mansions NW
- Saxon Court N
- Rubicon Court N
- Q1 Handyside SE
- King's Cross Sports Centre Q2 E

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Site & Location

Situated to the north of the King's Cross estate with Handyside Street to the south and Beaconsfield Street to the west.


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