Kensington Guide

Your All In London guide to Kensington

Situated within the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Kensington is a western region of London that is less than three miles away from the centre of the city.

Industrial Revolution, the 80s economic boom and the recent gentrification that seems to be homogenising so many of Londonís neighbourhoods. It is and always has been a wealthy area, no doubt to the delights of its inhabitants. Kensington Church Street is filled with quaint antique shops, book shops and cafes, while Kensington High Street is rather more mainstream with high street clothing retailers and a giant version of uber-organic purveyors Whole Foods; perhaps that goes some way towards explaining why the residents of Kensington have the UKís highest life expectancy.

As well as being an attractive location to visit in its own right, Kensington is also a neighbour of other popular areas such as Earls Court, Shepherdís Bush and Hammersmith. South Kensington is also well known for its many museums which attract a high volume of tourists, every year.

Which borough is Kensington in?
Kensington is in the borough of Kensington and Chelsea

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What's On

Oct
24
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Featured Event

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014

Location: Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London
The following events are coming up soon and are all listed at locations within 1 mile from central Kensington.

Jan
31
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VIP's London Olympia Music Fair
London Olympia, Hammersmith Road, London
Jul
26
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Disobedient Objects
Victoria And Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London
Jan
16
Fri
Royal Photographic Society International Print Exhibition
Ground Floor Corridor, Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London
Jan
16
Fri
Mouths At The Invisible Event
The Mosaic Rooms, Tower House, 226 Cromwell Road London
Dec
2
Tue
Drawn by Light: The Royal Photographic Society Collection
Media Space, Science Museum, Exhibition Road, London
May
3
Sat
Wedding Dresses 1775 - 2014
Victoria And Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London
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