Camden's £123m leisure and council centre opens
A £123m leisure centre and council headquarters has opened to the public.
5 Pancras Square is part of the King's Cross development which is part of the newly created N1C postcode.
The 14-storey centre has two swimming pools, a gym, and library and will be the base for most Camden Council staff.
It also features a bio-roof, solar panels and solar fins. The council said it would cut its carbon emissions by 64% compared to its old buildings, saving it £500,000 a year.
The building holds has three public art commissions, including one by Turner prize-nominated artist Mark Titchner, and local artist Simon Periton.
It was paid for with the sale of older offices which were sold to raise more than £130m.
The council's leader, Sarah Hayward, said: "We've worked with the local community to make sure we developed 5 Pancras Square to deliver the services and facilities they wanted."