New public space near Kings Cross designed by Townshend Landscape Architects and built by Bam Nuttall opens

One of London’s largest new public spaces has opened this week. Granary Square behind Kings Cross Station and adjacent to the new University of the Arts London campus has 1,080 water jet fountains amid 8,000m2 of public space.

The square has been designed by Townshend Landscape Architects, built by Bam Nuttall and developed by the Kings Cross Central Limited Partnership. It forms part of a £250m public realm strategy across the 67-acre Kings Cross redevelopment site