THE NEW WAITROSE AT KING’S CROSS

Waitrose Riverside Aspect
Waitrose Canal side  Aspect

Roadworks made the drive to the King’s Cross Waitrose last Friday a nightmare but it was worth it.

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The Jorja Longboat on the Regents Canal with the old St Pancreas Station on the far horizon

Opened September 24th 2015, it’s everything you expect of a Waitrose – clean and well-stocked with  friendly knowledgeable assistants.

It is situated in what was the Midland Goods Shed built  to handle carts bringing goods and produce from all over the country.  The East and West Handyside canopies  were added to keep the rain off carts and carters waiting to unload. It was the site of the temporary King’s Cross station when it was being rebuilt. In 1951 Queen Victoria boarded her special carriage for her journey to Balmoral.Cleaning

And you can even drop in your laundry and dry cleaning on your way to work!!

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