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 London’s 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 UK’s 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, Shepherd’s 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

Jul
17
Fri
Featured Event

BBC Proms 2015

Location: Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London
The following events are coming up soon and are all listed at locations within 1 mile from central Kensington.

Aug
2
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Pure London
London Olympia, Hammersmith Road, London
Jul
22
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London International Youth Science Forum 2015
Imperial College London, South Kensington, London, United Kingdom
Jul
9
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London Seen
The Exhibitionist Hotel, 8-10 Queensberry Place South Kensington, London
Jul
11
Sat
I Spy With My Little Eye…
The Mosaic Rooms, 226 Cromwell Road, London
Jul
6
Mon
Coding, Tech and Making Summer Camps in London
Imperial College, Exhibition Road, London
Apr
28
Tue
Arts in Harmony - An Art Gallery's Musical Heritage at the Royal College of Music
Museum of Music, Royal College of Music, Prince Consort Road, London
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7/10
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Bunch Of Grapes
7/10
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Queens Arms
8/10

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