Kensington

Kensington

Kensington is a wealthy district within the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in West London. The north east side of the borough comprises of Kensington Gardens whilst the south is famous for South Kensington, home to the Royal Albert Hall, the Royal College of Music and Imperial College amongst other renown institutions. The area close to South Kensington tube station is famous for its museums notably the Victoria and Albert Museum, The National History Museum and the Science Museum. Kensington High Street on the other hand is where one goes for shopping and is home to one of the largest Whole Foods supermarket in the country.

 

Location

The Kensington neighbourhood is home to many of London's European embassies and some of the country's best private schools. Kensington is crossed east-west by three main roads, the most important is the A4 or Cromwell Road which connects it to both Central London and Heathrow Airport. To the north and near Notting Hill you can find Kensington Church Street and Kensington Road. Kensington is well served by public transport which consists of three major stations namely Gloucester Road, South Kensington and High Street Kensington. All three stations are served by the Circle and District lines making it easy to access in Zone 1.

Properties in Kensington

Kensington has plenty of elegant Victorian terraces and is less than three miles away from the centre of London. 

There are many iconic red brick houses in Kensington, the most beautiful of which are around Fitzgeorge Avenue and on the side streets of Kensington. Lovely mews houses can also be found in Lexham Gardens Mews, Elvaston Mews and Queen’s Gate Place Mews. The Kensington Court area also perfectly situated moments from the popular High Street and only moments away from Hyde Park and the famous Kensington Palace Gardens.