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VIEW THE EARL'S COURT AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE EARL'S COURT AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE EARL'S COURT AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE EARL'S COURT AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE EARL'S COURT AREA IN THE 1900s
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Earl's Court

Earls Court is a district in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.

Earls Court was once a rural area, covered with green fields and market gardens. For over 500 years the land, part of the ancient manor of Kensington, was under the lordship of the Vere family, the Earls of Oxford and descendants of Aubrey de Vere, who held the manor of Geoffrey de Montbray, bishop of Coutances, in Domesday Book in 1086. The earls held their manorial court where Old Manor Yard is now, just by the London Underground station.

The construction of the Metropolitan District Railway (MDR) station in 1865–69 was a catalyst for development. On 12 April 1869, the MDR (now the District Line) opened tracks through Earl’s Court as part of a south-westward extension from its station at Gloucester Road to West Brompton where the MDR opened an interchange with the West London Extension Joint Railway. In the quarter century afterwards, Earls Court was transformed into a densely populated suburb with 1200 houses and two churches. Eardley Crescent and Kempsford Gardens were built between 1867 and 1873, building began in Earls Court Square and Longridge Road in 1873, in Nevern Place in 1874, in Trebovir Road and Philbeach Gardens in 1876, and Nevern Square in 1880.

Following WWII a number of Polish immigrants settled in the Earls Court area leading to Earls Court Road being dubbed ’The Danzig Corridor’. During the late 1960s a large transient population of Australia and New Zealand travellers began to use Earls Court as a UK hub and over time it gained the name ’Kangaroo Valley’. It was at the time one of the cheapest areas close to central London, and up until the 1990s remained a somewhat down-at-heel district compared to its more upmarket neighbours to the North and East.

Today, while there are still significant numbers of students or other people on temporary visas, many of the Australians and New Zealanders appear to have moved on to now-cheaper areas further North and West.

The change in the area’s population is largely owed to rocketing property prices during the first decade of the 2000s and the continued gentrification of the area. The scale of change is illustrated by the economic divide between the eastern and western areas of Earls Court.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Ashbourne Independent School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 13 and 21. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Bailey’s Hotel:   The Bailey’s Hotel, 140 Gloucester Road, is a historic hotel in Kensington.
Biba:   Biba was a London fashion store of the 1960s and 1970s, started and primarily run by the Polish-born Barbara Hulanicki with help of her husband Stephen Fitz-Simon.
Bousfield Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Chelsea Community Hospital School:   Community special school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 19.
Chelsea Independent College:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 14 and 21.
Cheyne Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Coleherne House:   Coleherne House once stood on the corner of Brompton Lane (later Brompton Road) and Walnut Tree Lane (now Redcliffe Gardens).
Collingham:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 14 and 19.
Cromwell Curve:   The Cromwell Curve was a short section of railway line between Gloucester Road and High Street Kensington stations.
Earl's Court:   Earls Court is a district in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.
Earl's Court Farm:   Earl’s Court Farm is pictured here as it was in 1867, before the opening of the underground station two years later.
Earls Court Exhibition Centre:   Earls Court Exhibition Centre is an exhibition, conference and events venue in London that opened in 1937.
Eaton House Belgravia Preparatory School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Falkner House:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11.
Fulham Broadway:   Fulham Broadway station is notable as the nearest station to Stamford Bridge stadium, the home of Chelsea Football Club. The London Oratory School is also nearby.
Gloucester Road:   Gloucester Road: Where Rumpole of the Bailey hung his hat.
Goodwin’s Field:   Goodwins Field - a field with a story.
Heythrop College:   Higher education institutions
High Street Kensington:   High Street Kensington is a London Underground station at Kensington High Street.
Kensington:   Kensington is a district of West London, England within the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, located west of Charing Cross.
Kensington and Chelsea College:   Further education (16 plus) which accepts students between the ages of 16 and 99.
Kensington Market:   Kensington Market was a three storey indoor market at 49 Kensington High Street, created in late 1967
Kensington Palace:   Kensington Palace is a royal residence set in Kensington Gardens. It has been a residence of the British Royal Family since the 17th century.
Kensington Roof Garden:   Kensington Roof Garden (formerly known as Derry and Toms Roof Gardens) covers 6000 square metres.
Kensington School:   The Kensington Proprietary Grammar School was an educational establishment founded in 1830 that is perhaps best remembered for being one of the founders of the Football Association in 1863.
Nokes Estate:   Nokes Estate was an agricultural estate in the Earl’s Court area, formerly known as Wattsfield.
Redcliffe School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Royal Garden Hotel:   Royal Garden Hotel is a 5 star hotel in London, England.
Servite RC Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Sheffield House and Glebe Estate:   Sheffield House and Glebe Estate was an old landed estate of Kensington.
Snowflake School:   Other independent special school which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 16.
St Cuthbert with St Matthias CofE Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Mary Abbot’s:   St Mary Abbot’s Hospital operated from 1871 to 1992. From 1846 to 1869 the site housed the Kensington Parish Workhouse.
St Mary Abbots CofE Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 11.
St Philip’s School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 7 and 13. Admissions policy: Selective (grammar).
The Boltons:   The Boltons name derives from William Boulton who bought land in the area in 1795.
The Fascination of Chelsea: North of the King’s Road:   By G. E. MITTON (1902). Edited by Sir Walter Besant.
The Fascination of Chelsea: South of the King’s Road:   By G. E. MITTON (1902). Edited by Sir Walter Besant.
The Kensington School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11.
The London Oratory School:   Academy converter (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 7 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
The Troubadour Cafe:   
Thomas’s Kensington:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 11.
Walnut Tree Walk:   Walnut Tree Walk was a pathway on the line of the modern Redcliffe Gardens.
Wetherby Kensington:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 8.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Sheep in Kensington Gardens:   It was the practice to keep sheep in the Gardens to maintain the grass.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
A3220, W11 · A3220, W12 · Abingdon Villas, W8 · Adam And Eve Mews, W8 · Adrian Mews, SW10 · Albert Mews, SW7 · Albert Place, W8 · Allen Street, W8 · Alma Studios, W8 · Ambassador’s Court, SW1A · Ansdell Street, W8 · Ansdell Terrace, W8 · Ashburn Gardens, SW7 · Ashburn Place, SW7 · Ashburnham Road, SW10 · Astwood Mews, SW7 · Atherstone Mews, SW7 · Ball Street, W8 · Barkston Gardens, SW5 · Beatrice Place, W8 · Berkeley Gardens, W8 · Billing Road, SW10 · Billing Street, SW10 · Bina Gardens, SW5 · Blithfield Street, W8 · Bolton Gardens Mews, SW10 · Bolton Gardens, SW5 · Boltons Place, SW5 · Bramham Gardens, SW5 · Brechin Place, SW7 · Bridges Place, SW6 · Brompton Park Crescent, SW6 · Budge’s Walk, SW7 · Burnaby Street, SW10 · Cambridge Place, W8 · Campden Grove, W8 · Cathcart Road, SW10 · Cedarne Road, SW6 · Chantry Square, W8 · Cheniston Gardens, W8 · Childs Place, SW5 · Colbeck Mews, SW7 · Coleherne Mews, SW10 · Coleherne Road, SW10 · Collingham Gardens, SW5 · Collingham Place, SW5 · Collingham Road, SW5 · Cornwall Gardens Walk, SW7 · Cornwall Gardens, SW7 · Cottesmore Court, W8 · Cottesmore Gardens, W8 · Courtfield Gardens, SW5 · Courtfield Road, SW7 · Cresswell Gardens, SW10 · Cresswell Gardens, SW5 · Cresswell Place, SW10 · Cromwell Crescent, SW5 · Cromwell Road, SW5 · Damer Terrace, SW10 · De Vere Gardens, W8 · De Vere Mews, W8 · Derry Street, W8 · Devonshire Place, W8 · Douro Place, W8 · Dove Mews, SW5 · Drayson Mews Holland Street, W8 · Drayson Mews, W8 · Drayton Gardens, SW10 · Eagle Place, SW7 · Eardley Crescent, SW5 · Eardley Cresent, SW5 · Earls Court Gardens, SW5 · Earls Court Road, SW5 · Earls Court Square, SW5 · Earl’s Court Road, SW5 · East Road, SW10 · East Terrace, SW10 · Eden Close, W8 · Edith Grove, SW10 · Edith Terrace, SW10 · Edith Yard Edith Grove, SW10 · Eldon Road, W8 · Elvaston Place, SW7 · Emperor’s Gate, SW7 · Emperors Gate, SW7 · Esher House, SW10 · Farnell Mews, SW5 · Farrier Walk, SW10 · Fawcett Street, SW10 · Fernshaw Close, SW10 · Fernshaw Road, SW10 · Finborough Road, SW10 · Flower Walk, SW7 · Flower Walk, W2 · Fulham Road, SW10 · Gilston Road, SW10 · Gledhow Gardens, SW5 · Gloucester Arcade, SW7 · Gloucester Road, SW7 · Gloucester Walk, W8 · Gordon Place, W8 · Gregory Place, W8 · Grenville Place, SW7 · Gunter Grove, SW10 · Harcourt Terrace, SW10 · Harley Gardens, SW10 · Harrington Gardens, SW7 · Hereford Square, SW7 · Hesper Mews, SW5 · Hilary Close, SW6 · Hogarth Place, SW5 · Hogarth Road, SW5 · Holland Street, W8 · Hollywood Mews, SW10 · Hollywood Road, SW10 · Holmead Road, SW6 · Hornton Place, W8 · Hortensia Road, SW10 · Hyde Park Gate Mews, SW7 · Hyde Park Gate, SW7 · Ifield Road, SW10 · Inverness Gardens, W8 · Iverna Court, W8 · Iverna Gardens, W8 · Kelso Place, W8 · Kempsford Gardens, SW5 · Kensington Apartment, W8 · Kensington Arcade, W8 · Kensington Church Court, W8 · Kensington Church Street, W8 · Kensington Church Walk, W8 · Kensington Court Gardens · Kensington Court Place, W8 · Kensington Court, W8 · Kensington Gate, W8 · Kensington High Street, W8 · Kensington Palace Gardens, W8 · Kensington Palace, W8 · Kensington Road, W8 · Kenway Road, SW5 · King’s Road, SW10 · Kings Road, SW10 · Knaresborough Place, SW5 · Kramer Mews, SW5 · Kynance Mews, SW7 · Kynance Place, SW7 · Lancer Square, W8 · Langham Mansions, SW5 · Launceston Place, SW7 · Launceston Place, W8 · Laverton Place, SW5 · Lexham Gardens, SW5 · Lexham Gardens, W8 · Lexham Mews, W8 · London House, SW10 · Longridge Road, SW5 · Macmillan House, W8 · Marloes Road, SW5 · Marloes Road, W8 · Marlogs Road, W8 · McLeod’s Mews, SW7 · Melon Place, W8 · Munro Terrace, SW10 · Netherton Grove, SW10 · Nevern Place, SW5 · Nevern Road, SW5 · Nevern Square, SW5 · Nightingale Place, SW10 · Old Brompton Road, SW5 · Old Brompton Road, SW6 · Old Court Place, W8 · Old Manor Yard, SW5 · Osten Mews, SW7 · Owen Close, UB4 · Palace Avenue, W8 · Palace Gardens Terrace, W8 · Palace Gate, W8 · Palace Green, W8 · Palace Place Mansions, W8 · Pennant Mews, W8 · Penywern Road, SW5 · Petersham Mews, SW7 · Philbeach Gardens, SW5 · Philbeach Gardens, SW6 · Pitt Street, W8 · Plaza, SW10 · Prince Of Wales Terrace, W8 · Priory Walk, SW10 · Queen’s Gate Mews, SW7 · Queen’s Gate Terrace, SW7 · Queens Gate Gardens, SW7 · Radley Mews, W8 · Redcliffe Close, SW5 · Redcliffe Gardens, SW10 · Redcliffe Mews, SW10 · Redcliffe Place, SW10 · Redcliffe Road, SW10 · Redcliffe Square, SW10 · Redcliffe Street, SW10 · Redfield Lane, SW5 · Reston Place, SW7 · Rosary Gardens, SW7 · Rumbold Road, SW6 · Scarsdale Place, W8 · Scarsdale Villas, W8 · Seymour Walk, SW10 · Showing every photo/image so far featured, W8 · Slaidburn Street, SW10 · South Bolton Gardens, SW5 · South Courtyard, N19 · South End Row, W8 · South End, W8 · Southwell Gardens, SW7 · Spear Mews, SW5 · St Albans Grove, W8 · St James House, W8 · St Lukes Church Hall, SW10 · St Margarets Lane, W8 · St Mary Abbots Hall, W8 · St Mary Abbots Vicarage, W8 · St. Mary’s Gate, W8 · St. Mary’s Place, W8 · Stamford Gate, SW6 · Stanford Road, W8 · Stanhope Mews West, SW7 · Stone Hall Gardens, W8 · Stratford Road, W8 · Tadema Road, SW10 · Templeton Place, SW5 · Tetcott Road, SW10 · Thackeray Street, W8 · The Boltons, SW10 · The Boltons, SW5 · The Broad Walk, SW7 · The Broad Walk, W8 · The Broadwalk, W2 · The Little Boltons, SW10 · The Mansions, SW5 · The Plaza, SW10 · Thistle Grove, SW10 · Thorndike Close, SW10 · Trebouir Road, SW5 · Trebovir Road, SW5 · Tregunter Road, SW10 · Vicarage Court, W8 · Vicarage Gardens, W8 · Vicarage Gate, W8 · Victoria Grove, W8 · Victoria Road, W8 · Walham Green Court, SW6 · Wandon Road, SW6 · Wansdown Place, SW6 · Warwick Road, SW5 · Weir Road, SW17 · West Road, SW10 · Westgate Terrace, SW10 · Wetherby Gardens, SW5 · Wetherby Mansions, SW5 · Wetherby Mews, SW5 · Wetherby Place, SW7 · Wharfedale Street, SW10 · Whistler Walk, SW10 · Wrights Lane, W8 · York Passage, W8 · Young Street, W8 ·
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