Knightsbridge

Knightsbridge

Knightsbridge is a residential and retail district in West London and south of Hyde Park. It is located in the vicinity of the Victoria and Albert Museum, the world’s largest museum of decorative arts.

Location

Knightsbridge is east of Exhibition Road and West of Sloane Street, Brompton Road, Beauchamp Place, and the western section of Pont Street. Knightsbridge is home to several green spaces including Hyde Park, Kensington Gardens, Chelsea Embankment Gardens and the Royal Hospital Chelsea. Knightsbridge runs along the south side of Hyde Park, west from Hyde Park Corner, spanning the City of Westminster and the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. Up to Brompton Road, it is a part of the A4 arterial road, while the remainder is part of the A315 road. West of Rutland Gardens, the road becomes Kensington Road.

Knightsbridge Today

Knightsbridge is home to many high-priced shops, including the department stores Harrods, Harvey Nichols, and flagship stores to many British and international fashion houses, including Jimmy Choo, Gucci and Prada stores amongst many others. Knightsbridge is also home to a number of private banks that cater to wealthy individuals as well as many exclusive hair and beauty salons, antiquities dealers, and chic bars and restaurants.


Property in Knightsbridge

Knightsbridge is a wealthy area with grand Victorian homes and leafy garden squares. It is also home to the world’s most expensive flat located within the prestigious One Hyde Park development. Flats and apartments within the area are often grand converted Victorian houses with high ceilings and intricate mouldings and original features. Knightsbridge properties comprises of spacious apartments such as those in Lowndes Square. Mid-Victorian red brick mansion apartments overlooking Cadogan Place have also always been highly sought-after. Brompton Square and Egerton Crescent boast a number of elegant houses and pretty mews cottages.