York Way, Kings Cross, N1C


York Way

York Way/Freight Lane

Potential long term location Planning won at appeal for Backlight 48 sheet in September 2015, allowing for an immediate build.

Edifice would encourage Media Owners to pursue a further upgrade to digital.

This is set at the entrance to one of London and the UK’s largest regeneration projects at King’s Cross in Central London featuring:

A brand new postcode, “N1C”
50 new buildings
2,000 new homes
20 new streets
10 new public squares
67 acres
45,000 people who will live, work and study in the area

  • Kings Cross station has already undergone significant transformation
  • Waitrose have opened a new 29,000 square feet store and cookery school
  • St Martins School of Art has already moved to Kings Cross
  • Google will be moving to Kings Cross

Invitations are sought for proposals for long term Out of Home media at this location.

Subject to contract and planning
Subject to the terms of the Edifice Frame Agreement
to agree to enter the 15 year Site Agreement with these DB Schenker-specific break provisions:

    • no break by DB Schenker before 2nd anniversary of site going live
    • 6 months notice by DB Schenker from that anniversary for Development or disposal only
    • 2 months notice by DB Schenker from that anniversary if site required for railway operational purposes
    • DB Schenker termination results in compensation payment of  31 weeks rent for billboard
    • DB Schenker termination results in compensation payment of 62 weeks rent repayment for digital or tower

To be responsible for design, negotiation and the planning application process through to appeal and then build, with Edifice project management for the property owner
Either side is responsible for their own legal costs


Edifice gives no representation or warranty and shall have no liability whatsoever to a bidder about or regards: the suitability of the property for outdoor media installations now or in the future; whether the mock-up installations provided can be installed or will be approved by any relevant party or public authority; whether development, refurbishment or a disposal of the property will occur; the title to or extent of the property; whether there are any restrictions regards the use or enjoyment of the property, or whether there are any pre-existing or anticipated outdoor media installations at the property or nearby. All bidders should conduct their own property surveys to assess its condition and suitability. All bids are made at the sole cost and risk of the bidder. All bids are subject to contract and to freeholder, leaseholder, and operational approval as well as to planning permission and any other public authority, statutory or regulatory permission or approval