Notting Hill in Bygone Days: St. Charles’s Ward

Chapter 10 of the book "Notting Hill in Bygone Days" by Florence Gladstone (1924)

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Ladbroke Grove (1866)

Chapter 10 of the book "Notting Hill in Bygone Days" by Florence Gladstone (1924)

The Borough of Kensington is divided into nine Wards, five of which are on the south of Uxbridge Road, and four on the north of that road. Of the four northern wards Norland Ward and Pembridge Ward lie between Uxbridge Road and the curved line of Lancaster Road ; they are divided by Ladbroke Grove. Golborne Ward, a comparatively small area to the east of Portobello Road, includes Kensal Town, and was dealt with in another chapter of this book.

St. Charles’s Ward, the remaining tract of land, is much larger than any of the others. It is bounded on the east by Portobello Road, on the north by Harrow Road from Ladbroke Grove to the western limit of Kensal Green Cemetery, and on the west by the parish boundary as far south as Lancaster Road. When Mr. Loftie wrote of Kensington in 1888 ” a new quarter ” was ” rapidly springing up on the slope towards Kensal Green,” and ” New Found Out ” was a local name given to the district. But, although this ” quarter ” is of recent growth, some of the earliest associations of Notting Hill fall within St. Charles’s Ward. The Manor House and farmstead of Notting Barns, surrounded by wide-spreading pastures, was in the valley to the north of Notting Wood, and on ” the way from London to Harrow ” a few small houses, some in Kensington, some in Willesden parish, formed the picturesque hamlet of Kensal or Kellsall Greene. Up to quite recent times this part of Harrow Road was little more than a country lane. It is reported to have been the scene of some of Dick Turpin’s exploits.

In Cary’s Plan of London, 1810, it is only marked by a dotted line, but from the sixteenth century onwards the "Plough" with its oak timbers and joists had stood beside this track.

According to Faulkner "Morland the celebrated painter was much pleased with this sequestered place, and spent much of his time in this house towards the close of his life ; surrounded by those rustic scenes which his pencil has so faithfully and ably delineated." George Morland was born in 1763 and died in 1804.

In the year 1786 he married Nancy Ward ; her brother William Ward, the engraver, marrying Morland’s sister.

The Morlands lived in Kensal Green until after the death of their little son. The well-known picture of “Children Nutting” was engraved in 1788, two years after this marriage. It seems quite possible that the subject was suggested by the nut-bushes which, according to tradition, were plentiful all over the neighbourhood.

The ”Plough” was still very countrified even in 1868, as is seen from the second drawing here. No signs of rustic beauty remain in the present large brick building at the corner of Ladbroke Grove and Harrow Road, but it must be remembered that this is the only house in North Kensington that has a name dating back four hundred years.

A description of the district written by Mrs. Henley Jervis in 1884 is of special value. She states that before the nineteenth century this part of Kensington was ” an extent of woodlands, cornfields and heath, the heavy clay ground often becoming well-nigh impassable in rainy weather, as even the present generation can understand if they recollect Lancaster Road and Elgin Road in 1862. Tradition tells us that Prince George of Denmark (Queen Anne’s Consort) well-nigh came to grief by his horse becoming completely bemired somewhere near the present Saint Charles Square.

The old Plough ‘ was the most distant dwelling in the north-west of Kensington parish ; upon the borders of the debatable land to which we (Kensington) Chelsea and Paddington have rights of so ill-defined a nature, that within the last three years the highway near the Canal Bridge was a grievance to man and beast, and it was no person’s business to mend it.”

Dr. Stukeley, the Antiquarian, in Notes written about 1760, speaks of Kelsing or Cansholt Green as belonging to the parishes of Paddington, Kensington, Chelsea and Willesden, and says that at Canshold Green on the road to Harrow ” the parish of Chelsea have erected two posts in this road showing how far they are to mend thereof “.

After the Perambulation of Kensington Parish in 1799 boundary posts were placed on the south side of Harrow Road. The ” Beating of the Bounds ” seems to have been carried out for the last time on Ascension Day 1884, but disputes about the division of the parishes continued until Kensal Town was definitely handed over to the care of the Borough of Kensington.

The first encroachment on this stretch of open land was the cutting of the Paddington Branch of the Grand Junction Canal, which was opened for water transport in 1801. Some thirty years later land lying between the canal and Harrow Road was converted into a burial ground.

Kensal Green Cemetery occupies the highest ground in North Kensington and reaches 150 feet above sea-level. The view from the terrace in front of the Cemetery church is still beautiful, and must have been far more beautiful in bygone days. The 56 acres of 1832 have been increased to 77 acres, and many of the most conspicuous personages of the Victorian Era rest in Kensal Green.

Modern writers on the subject are apt to decry this ” forlorn necropolis,” ” the bleakest, dampest and most melancholy of all the burial grounds of London,” and to deplore the waste involved in its huge mausoleums and oceans of tombstones.

But the walks are lined with beautiful trees, and, as with other cemeteries near London, children haunt the place and get a grim satisfaction out of watching the interments. Besides this, on a summer Sunday afternoon, Kensal Green is largely visited by mourners and their friends ; thus to some extent taking the place of a Public Garden or Park.

The track of the Great Western Railway, running south of the canal, and opened for traffic in 1838, further curtailed the fields, and this curtailment increased with the widening of the line. Before 1850 (see map on page 120), the ground between the canal and the railway was taken over by the Western Gas Company, and certain buildings were put up.

A countrified house still stands within the boundary walls.

In the early eighties the premises were acquired by the Gas Light and Coke Company. The whole intervening space is now covered by their works, and the Sunday storage gasometer is one of the largest in London. Until the eighteen-seventies the canal and railway line were reached only by footpaths and were crossed by ferry or footbridge. All funerals approached the Cemetery along Harrow Road, the northern half of Ladbroke Grove being then unmade.

Hay-fields are seen beyond Ladbroke Grove railway arch, and, for several years after its construction, the embankment of the Hammersmith and City Railway was the limit of building in this direction. The first bridge at Notting Hill Station, now Ladbroke Grove Station, collapsed and had to be rebuilt. Gradually the road was pushed further and further north until it joined Portobello Lane and Wornington Road close to the bridge over the Great Western Railway, and thence proceeded along the old track to Harrow Road. This extension beyond the Hammersmith and City line was called Ladbroke Grove Road, and it is only in recent years that ” one of the finest streets in London ” has become known as Ladbroke Grove throughout its whole length.

Formerly a country inn occupied the position of the large corner house, the ” Admiral Blake,” close to the bridge over the Great Western Railway. Locally the “Admiral Blake ” is known as ” The Cowshed,” a reminiscence of the time when Admiral Mews was occupied by a series of sheds for cows. Drovers bringing their cattle to the London markets would house them in these sheds for the night, whilst they themselves found shelter and refreshment in the neighbouring tavern.

As stated in previous chapters, the building of the Hammersmith and City Railway forms a very important landmark in the development of North Kensington. Between Notting Hill Station and Latimer Road the line crossed the fan-shaped group of streets, bounded by Walmer Road, which Mr. James Whitchurch had planned in the middle forties. The land immediately to the north from Walmer Road to St. Quintin Avenue had been the extension of the Hippodrome grounds.

For some years after 1842, when the race-course came to an end, these fields were, apparently, still used for the training of horses, and were known as Notting Hill Hunting Grounds. It is said that, had the Chartist Rising of April 1848 been successful, the party leaders intended to encamp on these fields. No doubt the enclosure of this ground was the reason why building for many years did not extend beyond Walmer Road.

But in the sixties this land was laid out in market gardens, and terraces of small houses were built along the north end of Latymer Road. The three brothers Keen, John the dairyman, Joseph the market gardener, and Thomas the coal-merchant, had three houses on the site occupied since 1885 by Jubilee Hall. Opposite these houses, on the Hammersmith side of the road, stood the row of little dwellings forming Windsor Terrace, known locally as ” The Sixteens.” Each house had its pigsty and vegetable plot.

Latymer Road ended with the ” North Pole,” at this period a one-storied country inn. But the “North Pole,” was preceded by the ” Globe,” which probably dated from about 1839, when the Hippodrome grounds reached to this point. Globe Terrace recalls the name of this earlier inn, and the North Pole Road contains the modern tavern of that name. In later days this part of the Latimer Road district gained the name of Soapsuds Island.

The history of Notting Barns has been told up to the earlier years of the nineteenth century, when the larger portion of the old Manor was known as the Portobello Estate. But until 1860 the Notting Barn fields extended from Lancaster Road to the Great Western Railway, and probably covered 150 acres, the size of the estate in 1828. Before 1865 Colonel St. Quintin had bought the farm-house and the remaining portion of the Notting Barns land.

For many years it had been known as Salter’s Farm, and the farm land had been Salter’s Fields. Mr. Baldwin, who built houses on part of this land, employed an old carter who worked as a boy on Mr. Salter’s farm ” about Waterloo year.” If this statement is correct Salter must have rented the place while the name of William Smith, Esq., was still on the Rate Books. A Mr. Salter occupied the farm in 1873 ; he died shortly afterwards as a very old man at a house in Lancaster Road.

The drawing made in 1873 more closely represents Faulkner’s description of an ” ancient brick building surrounded by spacious barns and out-houses ” than does Henry Alken’s view of the house in 1841.

By 1873 the large barn was let to Mr. Leddiard, cowkeeper and dairyman of Ledbury Road. The man who attended to Mr. Leddiard’s cows lived in the cottage beside the barn. But Salter’s cows fed on fields further to the north, and were milked under a group of elms on land now covered by the Clement Talbot Motor Works in Barlby Road. The Salters must have been kindly folk, for Mr. Herbert Friend remembers having his head bound up at the farm after an accident with a toy cannon, and children were often allowed to clamber through the fence, and swing on a branch of the tree overhanging the pond. In winter this pond became quite a lake, and more than one child was near, drowned in it.

Between 1870 and 1873, on a Sunday afternoon, the late Lord Cozens Hardy and Mr. W. H. Gurney Salter used to enter the farm-yard by a five-barred gate, and emerge by another gate for a country walk. So rural were the surroundings that boughs of haw-thorn in blossom might be carried home from the site of Oxford Gardens, and violets are said to have grown where the ” Earl Percy ” tavern now stands. To go to Notting Barn Farm for a glass of milk became a recognized excursion; but about 1880 the dilapidated remains of the Manor House were pulled down. A French laundry, named Adelaide House, occupied the spot until about 1886, when it also had to make way for the encroaching building operations of St. Quintin’s Park. The farm-house stood where Bramley Road, if continued north, would have crossed Bassett and Chesterton Roads. For awhile the name was retained in Notting Barns Road. But, since that road became St. Helen’s Gardens, the old Manor which covered the whole district is only commemorated in the ” Notting Barn Tavern,” at the corner of Bramley and Silchester Roads.

For some years after the construction of the Hammersmith and City Railway, cricket fields lay to the north of the embankment. Here on one occasion the Notting Hill Flower Show and Home Improvement Society held its Exhibition, and the Duke and Duchess of Teck, accompanied by their young daughter, distributed the prizes. But in the middle seventies a series of good residential roads were planned running parallel with the railway, and as these roads were continued east across Ladbroke Grove Road, they linked up this district with the smaller houses of the Portobello Road area.

Naturally there is little of notoriety or public interest to record in connection with these somewhat ” featureless streets,” but pleasant vistas may be obtained along Cambridge and Oxford Gardens. and Bassett Road, with its avenue of plane trees, is often beautiful in the glow of sunset. The building of these streets commenced at Ladbroke Grove Road ; many years elapsed before their western ends were completed. (Most of these good detached houses are now divided into maisonettes or adapted into small flats.)

The plan of 1865 shows that building plots along the south end of Ladbroke Grove Road had been leased by Colonel St. Quintin to Charles H. Blake, Esq., who already owned much property on the top of St. John’s Hill. Mr. Blake must have acquired further plots along the road within the Portobello Estate, for, about the year 1870, Messrs. Blake and Parsons gave the site for St. Michael and All Angels. This church was built by Mr. Cowland (see pages 117 and 125), in terra cotta and ornamental brick in a style called ” Romanesque of the Rhine.” It was consecrated for worship in May 1871, and is, therefore, ten years older than Christ Church, Faraday Road. The first vicar was the Rev. Edward Ker Gray, formerly curate at St. Peter’s, Bayswater.

Mr. Gray lived with his parents in Linden Gardens. In 1871 his ministry was described as ” Evangelical in its character, and his services lively and devotional without ritualistic features.” But for many years the services at St. Michael’s have been adapted rather ” to those souls for whom an ornate worship is a necessity. ”

Rackham Street Hall, built by Mr. Allen, later known as St. Martin’s Mission, was long used as the Mission Church of St. Michael’s. Here the Rev. Henry Stapleton carried on good work from 1882 to 1889. (Since 1916, St. Martin’s has become a separate parish with a district stretching from Ladbroke Grove to St. Quintin’s Park Station.)

Shortly after St. Michael and All Angels was opened the freehold of eleven acres of Portobello Estate was obtained for St. Charles’s College, and by 1874 a handsome range of buildings in red brick and stone, with a central tower, 140 feet high, stood surrounded by a garden and recreation grounds. This college, dedicated to St. Charles of Borromeo, was founded by Cardinal Manning in order to provide education at a moderate cost for Catholic youths.

It began in 1863 in a room near St. Mary and the Angels, Bayswater. By 1890 twelve hundred students had been prepared for various professions. (Within the last few years the building has been sold to the Community of the Sacred Heart as a Training College for Women Teachers, and a small Practising School has been added.) The enclosure is faced on three sides by the houses of Saint Charles Square. These houses at first were “inhabited by quite aristocratic people.” A convent belonging to the close order of the Carmelites lies between the grounds of St. Charles’s College and the imposing red-brick pile of the Marylebone Infirmary. Miss Vincent, matron of the Infirmary from 1881 to 1900, tells how the parents of one of the nuns on a certain day for three successive years begged permission to gaze from one of her upper windows into the convent garden.

Marylebone Infirmary was one of the earliest experiments both in taking the sick poor outside the boundaries of their parish and in arranging an Infirmary on purely hospital lines. Only a few wards were occupied when the hospital was opened by the Prince and Princess of Wales in I 8 8 . The excite-ment of this Royal visit is still remembered. In 1884 Marylebone Infirmary became also a Training School for Nightingale Nurses, financed from the Nightingale Fund. Part of the magnificent building which now covers several acres is on the site of an old pond, a pond shown on the Ordnance Survey Map for 1862-1869. Some years after construction the whole block sank and had to be underpinned.

Besides the large area of the Portobello Estate occupied by these extensive institutions, many builders in a small way of business bought land and put up houses for working-class tenants. One of the present dwellers in Rackham Street came there with her parents for the sake of their health about the year 1877. Building plots were then being taken up, but the north side of Rackham Street was open ground. The inhabitants were largely laundry-workers and casual labourers, an overflow from Kensal New Town. Edinburgh Road Board-school, now known as Barlby Road School, was placed in 1880 among the half-made streets near the Great Western Railway line ; and children from temporary schools in Kensal Town and at Rackham Street Hall were transferred to the new building.

When the school was first opened pigs were slaughtered in a shed close by, and for many years carpets were beaten on the adjoining open space. On a summer day the noise made by the beaters, and the dust from the dirty carpets, floated in at the open windows of the school. Carpet beating as a recognized industry has practically disappeared, though the cleaning of carpets by steam power is still carried on in Kensal Town. (Since those days factories of various kinds have been built, and the character of local occupations has considerably changed, but this corner has always remained rough and rowdy. Certain common lodging-house keepers, driven out by improvements in Notting Dale, have migrated to this district, and the Treverton Street area here and the Lockton Street area near Latimer Road Station, are reckoned among the black spots of the Borough of Kensington.)

Gradually during the eighteen-eighties the old track from Wormwood Scrubbs to Notting Barns was transformed into St. Quintin Avenue. At first there were heaps of refuse along the road, suggesting that it had served as a common dumping ground for rubbish. The earliest houses were built at the Triangle and in Highlever Road. It was by this road that troops on horseback would often make their way to their exercising ground on Wormwood Scrubbs. Sometimes these troops were accompanied by the Duke of Cambridge, and the loud voice in which he gave words of command is still remembered by one who lived as a child in Chesterton Road.

It was in 1881 that the parish of St. Clements was divided, and that the Rev. Dalgarno Robinson built the church of St. Helen’s on St. Quintin Avenue close to the site of Notting Barns Farm-house. This church, which resembles St. Clements in architectural features, now stands in a commanding position at the junction of several roads, and is a stately edifice, even though the tower is unbuilt. Mr. Robinson remained as vicar till his death in 1899. Until the beginning of the present century there was ” a great stretch of Common “ii between St. Helen’s Gardens and Latimer Road. Here cattle and horses grazed. This space had been curtailed in 1884 by the opening of Oxford Gardens School. This school originated in some of the leading tradesmen in the neighbourhood petitioning the School-board to provide State-aided education for their children, but at the highest possible fee. And Oxford Gardens was a 6d. school until fees were abolished in 1891.

North of St. Quintin Avenue was ” another great stretch of Common ” divided into three parts by Barlby Road and Dalgarno Gardens. (A little open ground still remains devoted to playing fields, but it is being encroached on from all sides.) By 1840 the eastern edge of Wormwood Scrubbs had been cut across by the Birmingham, Bristol and Thames Junction Railway, now the West London Junction Railway.

In 1852 it was proposed to use this detached piece of the Scrubbs, belonging to the parish of Hammersmith, as a Cemetery for Kensington people. The project was successfully petitioned against, and it has been made into a public Recreation Ground called Little Wormwood Scrubbs with an ornamental water-course along the upper reaches of the Rivulet. Strange tales are told of what has happened even within living memory in this distant portion of Kensington hemmed in by two railway lines. Here a man hanged himself. The question at once arose on which side of the ditch the man’s death had occurred, as that point determined which parochial authority should follow up the case.

An important tributary of the boundary stream rose near the Gas Works. This brook ran as a drain across the fields of St. Quintin’s Park, and was enclosed in ” a neatly bricked half-barrelled culvert with a perpetual flow of clean water with a curious acrid but not unpleasant smell. . . . At the elbow where the culvert turned, the brickwork rose to the height of six or seven feet.” This tower with two adjacent tunnels proved a tempting point for school-boy fights. The drain has disappeared, but the ground near by is still ” very mashy ” in wet weather. In this distant corner a gunmaker of Bond Street owned a shooting range provided with an iron stag which ran backwards and forwards on rails. Purchasers would test their guns on this stag, and at other times children rode on its back. By the eighteen-seventies it was derelict, ” a rusty fixed stag,” but ” being in a secluded spot, partly railed off by a high fence . . . it was used on Sunday mornings as a rendez-vous for prize-fights—prizes of from £10 to £15 being won by contest with the bare fists.” A hefty gipsy, who lived in the Potteries, unfortunately killed a man in an encounter behind the Stuck Stag. He was arrested, and got off with some difficulty. Drinking booths and roundabouts were erected on Little Wormwood Scrubbs when Bank Holiday Fairs were being held on the larger space beyond the railway embankment, and in summer-time the proceedings every Sunday evening were so disorderly that respectable people could not walk in that direction. It was only after the Wormwood Scrubbs Regulation Bill was passed, in 1879, that this corner settled down to an orderly existence.

North Kensington has now been traversed. Mere fragments of its story have been told, but these Chronicles will have fulfilled their purpose if they remind some readers of their own early days, or provide an explanation of certain characteristic features. Notting Hill, its former name, does not mean ” Nutting Hill ” in allusion to the rich woods which ” no longer cover it,” and assuredly is not ” a corruption of Nothing-ill.” But those who inhabit the neighbour-hood may well echo the brave words of Adam Wayne, in G. K. Chesterton’s inspiring story. When asked if he did not consider the Cause of Notting Hill somewhat absurd, ” Why should I? ” he said, ” Notting Hill is a rise or high ground of the common earth, on which men have built houses to live in, in which they are born, fall in love, pray, marry and die. . . . These little gardens where we told our loves. These streets where we brought out our dead. Why should they be commonplace? Why should they be absurd? There has never been anything in the world absolutely like Notting Hill. There will never be anything quite like it to the crack of doom. . . . And God loved it as He must surely love any-thing which is itself and unreplaceable.’

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North Kensington

North Kensington lies either side of Ladbroke Grove, W10.

North Kensington was rural until the 19th century when it was developed as an suburb with quite large homes. By the 1880s, too many houses had been built for the upper-middle class towards whom the area was aimed. Large houses were divided into low cost flats which often degenerated into slums, as documented in the photographs of Roger Mayne.

During the 1980s, the area started to be gentrified although areas in the north west of the district at Ladbroke Grove and Westbourne Park remain deprived and run down to this day.

Waves of immigrants have arrived for at least a century including, but certainly not limited to, the Spanish, the Irish, the Jews, the West Indians, the Portuguese, the Moroccans and many from the Horn of Africa and Eastern Europe. This constant renewal of the population makes the area one of the most cosmopolitan in London.

The Notting Hill carnival was first staged in 1964 as a way for the local Afro-Caribbean communities to celebrate their own cultures and traditions. After some rough times in the 1970s and 1980s when it became associated with social protest, violence and huge controversy over policing tactics, this is now Europe’s largest carnival/festival event and a major event in the London calendar. It is staged every August over the Bank holiday weekend.

1950 to 1963 at 3 woodnook road, sw16:   house with gas mantles, kitchen range, bread and milk delivered by horse drawn vans.
6 East Row, W10: Scott Hatton:   Scott Hatton lived here in 1960
A seminal gig:   Once upon a time in 1979, Joy Division, OMD and A Certain Ratio were on the same bill - and all for £1.50.
Abbey Court Hotel:   The Abbey Court is a hotel located at 20 Pembridge Gardens in Notting Hill.
Acklam Hall:   Acklam Hall became a community centre for the post-Westway Acklam Road
Acklam Road Adventure Playground:   Acklam Road Adventure Playground was created in the 1960s.
Admiral Blake (The Cowshed):   The Admiral Blake was situated at the corner of Ladbroke Grove and Barlby Road.
All Saints Church:   All Saints church was designed by the Victorian Gothic revival pioneer William White, who was also a mountaineer, Swedish gymnastics enthusiast and anti-shaving campaigner.
Ark Atwood Primary Academy:   Free schools (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Ark Bentworth Primary Academy:   Academy converter (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Ark Brunel Primary Academy:   Academy sponsor led (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Ark Burlington Danes Academy:   Burlington Danes Academy is a Church of England non-selective, co-educational secondary school within the English academy programme, located on a 10-acre site.
Ark Franklin Primary Academy:   Academy sponsor led (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Ark Swift Primary Academy:   Academy sponsor led (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Aubrey House:   Aubrey House is a large 18th-century detached house with two acres of gardens in the Campden Hill area of Holland Park.
Avondale Park Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Bales College:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 20. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Basing Street (SARM) Studios:   SARM Studios is a recording studio, established by Chris Blackwell, the founder of Island Records.
Bassett House School:   Bassett House School is a mixed independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Bayswater Rivulet:   The Bayswater Rivulet was the original name for the Westbourne River
Beaumont Arms:   The former Beaumont Arms at 170 Uxbridge Road has been known by later names such as "Edwards" and "The Defectors Weld".
Beethoven Street School:   Beethoven Street School was opened in 1881 to serve the community of the newly-built Queen's Park Estate.
Bevington Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Blue Peter Garden:   The original garden, adjacent to Television Centre, was designed by Percy Thrower in 1974.
Bridge House:   Canal side house in Westbourne Park
Cabaret Voltaire in Acklam Road:   Cabaret Voltaire played one of their classic early gigs under the flyover in Acklam Road.
Cambridge School:   Community special school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 16.
Carlton Vale Infant School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 7.
Carmelite Monastery of The Most Holy Trinity:   Convent in North Kensington
Chamberlayne Farm:   Chamberlain (Wood) Farm developed out of the manor of Chambers, named after Richard de Camera, an early 13th century cleric.
Chepstow House School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11. Admissions policy: Selective (grammar).
Clare Gardens Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Clayton Arms:   A pub which was situated halfway down West Row in Kensal Town.
Coach and Horses:   The Coach & Horses was situated at 108 Notting Hill Gate.
College Green School and Services:   Local authority nursery school (Nursery) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 5.
College Park School:   Community special school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 19.
Color Printing Works:   Color (sic) Printing Works featured on the 1900 map of North Kensington.
Colville Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11.
Corner of Kilburn Park Road and Shirland Road:   Kilburn Park Road and Shirland Road meet at a junction in the north of Maida Vale.
Desborough Lodge:   Desborough Lodge was a house which was one of five grand houses in the village of Westbourne Green.
Dissenters’ Chapel:   The Dissenters’ Chapel is a redundant chapel in Kensal Green Cemetery, recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade II* listed building.
Dorothy Gardner Centre:   Local authority nursery school (Nursery) which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 5.
Duke of Cornwall (The Ledbury):   The Duke of Cornwall pub morphed into the uber-trendy "The Ledbury" restaurant.
Earl of Zetland:   A pub in the Potteries
Early Years Service at Holmfield House:   This is a children’s centre.
Emslie Horniman’s Pleasance:   Emslie Horniman’s Pleasance is the traditional starting point for the Notting Hill Carnival.
Epic Learning Independent School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 13 and 18.
Essendine Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11.
Fox Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Furness Primary School:   Academy converter (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Gas Light and Coke Company:   The gasometers of the Gas Light and Coke company dominated North Kensington until demolition in the late 20th century.
Golborne Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Granville Plus Nursery School:   Local authority nursery school (Nursery) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 5.
Hammersmith Hospital:   Hammersmith Hospital, formerly the Military Orthopaedic Hospital, and later the Special Surgical Hospital, is a major teaching hospital in west London.
Hawkesdown House:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Holland Park:   Holland Park is a district, an underground station (and indeed a park) in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.
Holland Park School:   Academy converter (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Horbury Chapel (Kensington Temple):   In September 1849, the Horbury Chapel, Notting Hill was officially opened.
I Was Lord Kitchener’s Valet:   I Was Lord Kitchener’s Valet was a clothing boutique which achieved fame in 1960s "Swinging London" by promoting antique military uniforms as fashion items.
Instituto Espanol Canada Blanch:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 19. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Jack of Newbury:   The Jack of Newbury stood at the corner of East Row and Kensal Road until it was bombed on 2 October 1940.
Jack Tizard School:   Community special school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 19.
Kenilworth Castle:   The Kenilworth Castle was a post-war pub in Notting Dale.
Kenmont Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Kensal Green:   Kensal Green, site of England's oldest cemetary still in use.
Kensal House:   There are two Kensal Houses in London W10 - this was the original
Kensal Rise:   Former location of the National Athletic Grounds
Kensal Rise Library:   Kensal Rise Library was a public library opened by American author Mark Twain.
Kensal Town:   Soapsuds Island
Kensington Aldridge Academy:   Academy sponsor led (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Kensington Hippodrome:   The Kensington Hippodrome was a racecourse built in Notting Hill, London, in 1837, by entrepreneur John Whyte.
Kensington Memorial Park:   
Kensington Park Hotel:   The KPH is a landmark pub on Ladbroke Grove.
Kilburn Bridge:   Kilburn Bridge once marked the spot where the Edgware Road crossed the River Westbourne.
Kilburn High Road:   What was Watling Street in earlier times, became Edgware Road and finally Kilburn High Road.
Kilburn Lane Farm:   A farm existed in Kilburn Lane until the 1860s, by which time it had been disrupted by the railway line.
Kilburn Park:   Kilburn Park station was opened on 31 January 1915 as the temporary terminus of the Bakerloo line’s extension from Paddington.
Kilburn Park Farm:   Kilburn Park Farm was situated almost opposite the Red Lion along the Edgware Road.
Kilburn Wells:   Kilburn Wells. a medicinal spring, existed between 1714 and the 1860s.
La Petite Ecole Bilingue:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
La Petite Ecole Francaise:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
La Scuola Italiana A Londra:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 14. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Ladbroke Square Garden:   Ladbroke Square communal garden lies in Notting Hill.
Lads of the Village:   One of the signature public houses along Kensal Road.
Lancefield Coachworks:   Lancefield Coachworks was a builder of bespoke bodies for expensive car chassis always introducing sporting elements into designs.
Latimer AP Academy:   Academy alternative provision converter which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 18.
Latimer Road:   A station not named after the road it stands on
Little Wormwood Scrubs Recreation Ground:   
Loftus Road stadium:   Loftus Road Stadium is a football stadium in Shepherd’s Bush and home to Queens Park Rangers.
Luxurious sewers:   The effluent society
Maida Hill:   Maida Hill's name derives from the Hero of Maida inn which used to be on Edgware Road near the Regent's Canal.
Maida Vale Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Manor School:   Academy special converter which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Mary Paterson Nursery School:   Local authority nursery school (Nursery) which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 5.
Mary Place Workhouse:   Notting Dale Workhouse stood on the site of what is now Avondale Park Gardens,
Maxilla Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Maxilla Nursery School:   Local authority nursery school (Nursery) which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 5.
Mercury Theatre:   The Mercury Theatre was situated at 2a Ladbroke Road, next to the Kensington Temple.
Middle Row Bus Garage:   Middle Row Bus Garage was situated on the corner of Conlan Street and Middle Row, W10.
Middle Row School:   Middle Row School was established in the late 19th century to provide education to the children of Kensal New Town.
Miles Coverdale Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Nokes Estate:   Nokes Estate was an agricultural estate in the Earl’s Court area, formerly known as Wattsfield.
Norland Place School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
North Kensington Library:   North Kensington Library opened in 1891 and was described as one of London’s finest public libraries.
North Kensington:   North Kensington lies either side of Ladbroke Grove, W10.
North West Locality Hub Lead -Queen’s Park Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Notting Dale:   From Pigs and bricks to Posh and Becks...
Notting Hill:   Notting Hill: A place whose fortunes have come, gone and come again...
Notting Hill Barn Farm:   Notting Barns Farm was one of two farms in the North Kensington area.
Notting Hill Gate:   Notting Hill Gate tube station is a London Underground station on the Central Line.
Notting Hill in Bygone Days:   Notting Hill in Bygone Days by Florence Gladstone, was originally published in 1924 by T. Fisher Unwin.
Notting Hill in Bygone Days: Chenesitun and Knotting Barns:   Chapter 1 of the book "Notting Hill in Bygone Days" by Florence Gladstone (1924)
Notting Hill in Bygone Days: In the Eighteenth Century:   Chapter 3 of the book "Notting Hill in Bygone Days" by Florence Gladstone (1924)
Notting Hill in Bygone Days: Kensington Gravel Pits and Northlands:   Chapter 2 of the book "Notting Hill in Bygone Days" by Florence Gladstone (1924)
Notting Hill Preparatory School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 13.
Old Oak Farm:   Old Oak Farm, by the end of its existence, was a notable stud farm and also housed kennels.
Orme's Green:   Ormes Green was the former name for this part of Westbourne Park.
Our Lady of Dolours RC Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Oxford Gardens Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Paddington Academy:   Academy sponsor led (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Pembridge Hall School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Phoenix Academy:   Academy sponsor led (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 19. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Portobello Arms:   The Portobello Arms was a former pub in Kensal Town, established in 1842.
Portobello Farm:   Portobello Farm House was approached along Turnpike Lane, sometimes referred to as Green’s Lane, a track leading from Kensington Gravel Pits towards a wooden bridge over the canal.
Portobello Green:   Portobello Green features a shopping arcade under the Westway along Thorpe Close, an open-air market under the canopy, and community gardens.
PPP Community School:   Other independent special school which accepts students between the ages of 13 and 17.
Prince Albert:   The Prince Albert has been a Notting Hill feature since the 1840s.
Princess Frederica CofE Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Princess Frederica School:   Princess Frederica School on the corner of College Road and Purves Road, NW10.
Princess Louise Hospital:   The Princess Louise Hospital for Children was opened by King George V and Queen Mary in 1928. It had 42 beds, an Out-Patients Department and Dispensary for Sick Women.
Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee School:   Community special school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 19.
Queen Victoria/Narrow Boat:   The 'Vic' was the first building on the right when crossing the canal going north along Ladbroke Grove.
Queen’s Park Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Queen's Park:   Queen's Park lies between Kilburn and Kensal Green, developed from 1875 onwards and named to honour Queen Victoria.
Queens Park Estate:   The part of Queen's Park which is in the W10 postcode and City of Westminster, is known as the Queens Park Estate.
Queensway Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Queen’s Park:   
Queen’s Park Library:   Queen’s Park Library was built to improve the minds of the new Queen’s Park Estate residents.
Randolph Beresford Early Years Centre:   Local authority nursery school (Nursery) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 5.
Red Lion:   The Red Lion was situated at 34 Kilburn High Road.
Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Saint John the Evangelist:   Saint John’s Church stands on the busy crossroads of Harrow Road, Kilburn Lane and Ladbroke Grove and on the boundaries of the London Boroughs of Brent, Kensington and the City of Westminster, in which it stands.
Saint Mary’s Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Salusbury Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Selby Square, W10:   Selby Square is a walkway in the Queen’s Park Estate
Sheffield House and Glebe Estate:   Sheffield House and Glebe Estate was an old landed estate of Kensington.
Shepherd's Bush Market:   Shepherd’s Bush Market is a station on both the Hammersmith & City and Circle lines.
Shepherds Bush:   Shepherd's Bush is an area of west London in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham.
Shepherds Bush Families Project and children’s centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Sion Manning Roman Catholic Girls’ School:   Sion Manning Roman Catholic Girls’ School is in St Charles Square.
Sion-Manning Catholic Girls’ School:   Voluntary aided school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 16. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Southbank International School Kensington:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Spotted Dog:   The Spotted Dog public house was one of the earliest buildings in Westbourne Green.
St Anne’s & Avondale Park Nursery School:   Local authority nursery school (Nursery) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 5.
St Augustine’s CofE High School:   Voluntary aided school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
St Augustine’s Church of England High School:   St Augustine’s Church of England High School is a Voluntary Aided Church of England comprehensive school in the West London borough of Westminster, Kilburn.
St Augustine’s, Kilburn:   St Augustine’s was founded by Richard Carr Kirkpatrick in the Anglo-Catholic tradition in 1870 and listed as a Grade I building by Historic England.
St Charles Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Charles Catholic Sixth Form College:   St Charles Catholic Sixth Form College is a Roman Catholic sixth form college.
St Charles Catholic Sixth Form College:   Further education (16 plus) which accepts students between the ages of 16 and 99.
St Charles Hospital:   The St Marylebone workhouse infirmary was opened in 1881 on Rackham Street, North Kensington and received a congratulatory letter from Florence Nightingale.
St Clement and St James CofE Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St John XXIII Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St John’s Hill:   St John’s Hill is the highest point in the area.
St John’s, Notting Hill:   St John’s Notting Hill is a Victorian Anglican church built in 1845 in Lansdowne Crescent, Notting Hill.
St Luke’s CofE Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 11.
St Martins Mission:   Saint Martin's Mission was originally known as Rackham Hall as it was situated on Rackham Street.
St Mary’s Harrow Road:   St Mary’s Harrow Road was built as the infirmary for the Paddington Workhouse.
St Mary’s RC Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Peter’s CofE School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 11.
St Peter’s Notting Hill:   St Peter’s Notting Hill is a Victorian Anglican church in Kensington Park Road, designed by architect Thomas Allom.
St Peter’s Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
St Quintin Park & Wormwood Scrubbs:   St Quintin Park & Wormwood Scrubbs - two spellings missing from the modern map.
St Quintin’s Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
St Stephen’s CofE Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Stephen’s CofE Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Thomas’ CofE Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St. Joseph's Home:   St Joseph's dominated a part of Portobello Road up until the 1980s.
St. Mary of the Angels Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Tabernacle School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 18. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
The Apollo:   The Apollo pub was located at 18 All Saints Road, on the southeast corner of the Lancaster Road junction.
The Bedford family at 3 Acklam Road:   From the 19th century up until 1965, number 3 Acklam Road, near the Portobello Road junction, was occupied by the Bedford family.
The Brittania:   The Brittania was situated on the corner of Clarendon Road and Portland Road, W11.
The Crown:   The Crown was situated at 57 Princedale Road.
The Eagle:   The Eagle, on the corner of Ladbroke Grove and Telford Road.
The Earl Derby:   The Earl Derby stood on the corner of Southern Row and Bosworth Road.
The Flora:   The Flora is situated on Harrow Road, W10.
The Foresters:   A lost pub of London W10
The Kilburn Park School Foundation:   Foundation school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 7 and 11.
The Lloyd Williamson School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 1 and 16. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
The Mitre:   The Mitre was situated at 62 Golborne Road.
The Plough:   From the sixteenth century onwards, the Plough stood beside the Harrow Road.
The Prince of Wales (Chilled Eskimo):   A pub in Kensal Town
The Prince of Wales Cinema:   The Prince of Wales Cinema was located at 331 Harrow Road.
The School of the Islamic Republic of Iran:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 6 and 16. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
The St Marylebone Church of England Bridge School:   Free schools special which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 19.
The Tabernacle:   The Tabernacle is a Grade II*-listed building in Powis Square built in 1887 as a church.
The Underground Map:   The Underground Map is a project which is creating a history website for the areas of London and surrounding counties lying inside the M25.
The Windsor Castle:   The Windsor Castle dates from the 1820s but its main incarnation was as a classic Victorian public house, seminal in 1970s musical history.
Thomas Jones Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Wedlake Street Baths:   In a time when most had somewhere to live but few had somewhere to wash at home, public baths were the place to go...
West Kilburn:   West Kilburn is the westernmost slice of London W9, centered around Fernhead Road.
Westbourne Farm:   An old farm with a theatrical connection.
Westbourne Manor:   The Manor of Westbourne
Westbourne Park:   Westbourne Park was originally, with Westbourne Green, an area simply known as Westbourne.
Western Arms:   The Western Arms was a pub situated on the corner of Ladbroke Grove and Kensal Road.
Western Iron Works:   The Western Iron Works was the foundry business of James Bartle and Co.
Westminster Academy:   Academy sponsor led (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Weston’s Cider House:   In 1930 Weston’s opened their first and only cider mill on the Harrow Road.
Wetherby Preparatory School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 8 and 13.
White City:   White City was the place which defined the modern Marathon.
Wilberforce Primary:   Academy sponsor led (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Willesden Junction:   Willesden Junction station is both on the Bakerloo line and London Overground.
Wood Lane:   Although Wood Lane is on an Underground Line which has been in operation since 1864, the station is newer.
Woodlane High School:   Community special school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 16.
Wormholt Park Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Wormwood Scrubs:   
Wormwood Scrubs Park:   
Young Dancers Academy:   The Young Dancers Academy is an independent vocational school specialising in classical ballet which accepts students between the ages of 10 and 16.

Acklam Road protests:   Acklam Road was the centre of much action during the building of the Westway
Adair Road junction with Southam Street (1932):   A wet day in London W10.
Adair Road, W10:   Adair Road junction with Appleford Road, March 1964
Adair Road, W10:   Adair Road is a street on the Kensal Town/North Kensington borders.
Albert Hotel (1900s):   The Albert Hotel, on the corner of All Saints Road and Cornwall Road (now Westbourne Park Road).
Bangor Street:   2015
Bangor Street:   2015
Corner of Bangor and Sirdar Road:   2015
Corner of Caird Street and Lancefield Street (1910):   2015
Corner of Rackham Street, Ladbroke Grove (1950):   The bombing of the Second World War meant that some whole streets were wiped off the future map. Rackham Street, in London W10, was one of them.
Exmoor Street (1950):   Photographed just after the Second World War, looking north along Exmoor Street.
Franco-British Exhibition:   In 1908, the Franco-British Exhibition was constructed over a 140-acre site at White City in London.
Golborne Road bridge (1960s):   We think that this photo dates from the late 1960s, according to fashions and car registrations.
Graffiti along Acklam Road (1970s):   Acklam Road was the centre of much action during the building of the Westway
Harrow Road (1920s):   Harrow Road in the 1920s, looking south east towards the Prince of Wales pub and the Emmanuel Church spire.
Harrow Road, Kensal Green (1900s):   The corner of Ravensworth Road and Harrow Road in NW10.
Hudson's the chemist (1906):   Hudson's, a chemist shop, stood on the corner of Ilbert Street and Third Avenue in the Queen's Park estate.
Kensal Rise (1907):   Motor buses at Kensal Rise station.
Kids in Acklam Road:   Acklam Road was the centre of much action during the building of the Westway
Ladbroke Grove looking north (1900):   This early 1900s image was taken just south of the junction of Ladbroke Grove and Treverton Street.
Ladbroke Grove looking north (1950):   Ladbroke Grove on the corner of St Charles Sqaure taken outside the Eagle public house, looking north, just prior to the outbreak of the Second World War.
Ladbroke Grove railway bridge:   Looking north over Bartle Bridge in the 1950s
Lothrop Street (1907):   2015
Pembridge Road (1900s):   This is the view looking north down Pembridge Road from Notting Hill Gate.
Political meeting (1920s):   Meeting in front of the Junction Arms situated where Tavistock Road, Crescent and Basing Road met.
Rackham Street, eastern end (1950):   The bombing of the Second World War meant that some whole streets were wiped off the future map. Rackham Street, in London W10, was one of them.
Rackham Street, western end (1950):   A bombed-out Rackham Street, looking down from the junction with Exmoor Street.
Ridler's Tyre Yard:   Ridler's Tyres was situated in a part of Blechynden Street which no longer exists
Rural Chamberlayne Road (1900s):   Until after the first world war, the area north of Kensal Rise was still fields.
St Charles Square after bombing (1950):   A corner of St Charles Square looking north, just after the Second World War
St Charles Square ready for redevelopment (1951):   Photographed in 1951, the corner of St Charles Square and Ladbroke Grove looking northwest just after the Second World War.
St Charles’ Square Training College (1908):   St Charles’ Square Training College/Carmelite Convent.
St Quintin Park Cricket Ground (1890s):   Before the turn of the 20th century, west of present day North Kensington lay fields - the future Barlby Road was the site of the St Quintin Park Cricket Ground.
The Victoria (1920s):   The Victoria later became the Narrow Boat before it ’conveniently burned down’.
Under westway (1977):   Acklam Road was the centre of much action during the building of the Westway
Western Dwellings from below (1960s):   This photo was taken from the bottom of Southern Row steps.
William Miller's Yard:   William Miller's Yard stood in Chapel Place, West Row.
Wood Lane (1914) :   Wood Lane - apparently London’s "go-to" station.
Wood Lane cottages (1890):   Old cottages in Wood Lane, c. 1890.

Abdale Road, W12 · Abinger Mews, W9 · Acklam Road, W10 · Adair Road, W10 · Adair Tower, W10 · Addison Avenue, W11 · Addison Court, NW6 · Addison Place, W11 · Adela Street, W10 · Adelaide Grove, W12 · Admiral Mews, W10 · Admiral Walk, W9 · Airlie Gardens, W8 · Alba Place, W11 · Albert Road, NW6 · Aldermaston Street, W10 · Alderson Street, W10 · Aldine Street, W12 · Aldridge Road Villas, W11 · Aldsworth Close, W9 · Alexander Mews, W2 · Alexander Street, W2 · Alfred Road, W2 · Algernon Road, NW6 · All Saints Road, W11 · All Souls Avenue, NW10 · Allington Road, NW6 · Allington Road, W10 · Alma Place, NW10 · Alperton Street, W10 · Alpha Place, NW6 · Amberley Road, W9 · Ancona Road, NW10 · Andover Place, W9 · Ansleigh Place, W11 · Appleford House, W10 · Appleford Road, W10 · Archway Close, W10 · Ariel Way, W12 · Arminger Road, W12 · Artesian Road, W2 · Artillery Lane, W12 · Arundel Gardens, W11 · Ashburnham Road, NW10 · Ashmore Road, W9 · Athlone Gate, W10 · Aubrey Road, W8 · Aubrey Walk, W8 · Australia Road, W12 · Avondale Park Gardens, W11 · Avondale Park Road, W11 · Balliol Road, W10 · Bangor Street, W11 · Banister Road, W10 · Bard Road, W10 · Barfett Street, W10 · Barlby Gardens, W10 · Barlby Road, W10 · Barnard Lodge, W9 · Barnsdale Road, W9 · Bartle Road, W11 · Basing Street, W11 · Bassett Road, W10 · Bathurst Gardens, NW10 · Batman Close, W12 · Bayford Road, NW10 · Bedford Gardens, W8 · Beethoven Street, W10 · Bentworth Road, W12 · Berkeley Gardens, W8 · Bevington Road, W10 · Blagrove Road, W10 · Blake Close, W10 · Blechynden Mews, W11 · Blechynden Street, W10 · Blenheim Crescent, W11 · Bloemfontein Avenue, W12 · Bloemfontein Road, W12 · Bloemfontein Way, W12 · Bolton Gardens, NW10 · Bomore Road, W11 · Bonchurch Road, W10 · Boscombe Road, W12 · Bosworth Road, W10 · Bourbon Lane, W12 · Boyne Terrace Mews, W11 · Bracewell Road, W10 · Bradiston Road, W9 · Bramley Mews, W10 · Bramley Road, W10 · Bramley Road, W11 · Bramley Street, W10 · Bramston Road, NW10 · Branstone Street, W10 · Bravington Road, W9 · Brewster Gardens, W10 · Briar Walk, W10 · Bridge Close, W10 · Bridge House, NW10 · Bridstow Place, W2 · Brondesbury Road, NW6 · Brondesbury Villas, NW6 · Bruce Close, W10 · Bruckner Street, W10 · Brunel Mews, W10 · Bryony Road, W12 · Buchanan Gardens, NW10 · Budge’s Walk, SW7 · Buller Road, NW10 · Bulmer Mews, W11 · Bulwer Street, W12 · Burlington Close, W9 · Burrows Road, NW10 · Caird Street, W10 · Calderon Place, W10 · Callcott Street, W8 · Calverley Street, W10 · Cambridge Avenue, NW6 · Cambridge Court, NW6 · Cambridge Gardens, NW6 · Cambridge Gardens, W10 · Cambridge Road, NW6 · Camelford Walk, W11 · Campden Grove, W8 · Campden Hill Gardens, W8 · Campden Hill Place, W11 · Campden Hill Road, W8 · Campden Hill Square, W8 · Campden Hill Towers, W11 · Campden Hill, W8 · Campden Street, W8 · Canada Way, W12 · Canal Close, W10 · Canal Way, W10 · Canterbury Road, NW6 · Canterbury Terrace, NW6 · Canterbury Works, NW6 · Caradoc Close, W2 · Cardinal Hinsley Close, NW10 · Carlton Mansions, W14 · Carlton Vale, NW6 · Cathedral Walk, NW6 · Caxton Road, W12 · Chamberlayne Road, NW10 · Charlotte Mews, W10 · Chepstow Corner, W2 · Chepstow Crescent, W11 · Chepstow Place, W2 · Chepstow Road, W2 · Chepstow Villas, W11 · Chesterton Road, W10 · Chevening Road, NW6 · Chichester Road, NW6 · Chippenham Gardens, NW6 · Chippenham Mews, W9 · Chippenham Road, W9 · Cirencester Street, W2 · Clanricarde Gardens, W2 · Claremont Road, W10 · Claremont Road, W9 · Clarendon Cross, W11 · Clarendon Road, W11 · Clifford Gardens, NW10 · Clydesdale Road, W11 · Codrington Mews, W11 · College Road, NW10 · Collingbourne Road, W12 · Colville Gardens, W11 · Colville Houses, W11 · Colville Mews, W11 · Colville Road, W11 · Colville Square, W11 · Colville Terrace, W11 · Colville Terrace, W11 · Commonwealth Avenue, W12 · Compton Road, NW10 · Coningham Mews, W12 · Conlan Street, W10 · Convent Gardens, W11 · Coomassie Road, W9 · Cornwall Crescent, W11 · Courtnell Street, W2 · Coventry Close, NW6 · Coverdale Road, W12 · Crediton Road, NW10 · Creighton Close, W12 · Creighton Road, NW6 · Crowthorne Road, W10 · Croxley Road, W9 · Cumberland House, NW10 · Cumberland Park, NW10 · Dale Row, W11 · Dalgarno Gardens, W10 · Dalgarno Way, W10 · Darfield Way, W10 · Darfield Way, W10 · Darnley Terrace, W11 · Dart Street, W10 · Dartmouth Close, W11 · Dawson Place, W2 · Delaware Road, W9 · Denbigh Close, W11 · Denbigh Road, W11 · Denbigh Terrace, W11 · Denholme Road, W9 · Denmark Road, NW6 · Depot Road, W12 · Devonport Road, W12 · Donaldson Road, NW6 · Dorando Close, W12 · Dowland Street, W10 · Downfield Close, W9 · Doyle Gardens, NW10 · Drayford Close, W9 · Droop Street, W10 · Du Cane Road, W12 · Dudley Road, NW6 · Dulford Street, W11 · Dundonald Road, NW10 · Dunraven Road, W12 · Dunworth Mews, W11 · Earlsmead Road, NW10 · East Mews, W10 · East Row, W10 · East Westbourne Grove, W2 · Edbrooke Road, W9 · Edenham Way, W10 · Edge Street, W8 · Elgin Avenue, W9 · Elgin Crescent, W11 · Elgin Mansions, W9 · Elgin Mews, W11 · Elkstone Road, W10 · Ellerslie Road, W12 · Ellingham Road, W12 · Elmfield Way, W9 · Elsie Lane Court, W2 · Embrook Street, W10 · Enbrook Street, W10 · Erica Street, W12 · Essendine Mansions, W9 · Essendine Road, W9 · Ethelden Road, W12 · Evesham House, W2 · Evesham Street, W11 · Exmoor Street, W10 · Eynham Road, W12 · Faraday Road, W10 · Farm Place, W8 · Farmer Street, W8 · Farrant Street, W10 · Felixstowe Road, NW10 · Fermoy Road, W9 · Fernhead Road, W9 · Fifth Avenue, W10 · Findon Road, W12 · Finstock Road, W10 · First Avenue, W10 · Flower Walk, SW7 · Flower Walk, W2 · Folly Mews, W11 · Fordingley Road, W9 · Foscote Mews, W9 · Fourth Avenue, W10 · Fowell Street, W10 · Freston Road, W10 · Freston Road, W11 · Frithville Gardens, W12 · Frog Island, W12 · Furness Road, NW10 · Galloway Road, W12 · Galton Street, W10 · Garway Road, W2 · Glenroy Street, W12 · Gloucester Walk, W8 · Godson Yard, NW6 · Golborne Gardens, W10 · Golborne Mews, W10 · Golborne Road, W10 · Golden Mews, W11 · Goldney Road, W9 · Goldsmith Place, NW6 · Gorefield Place, NW6 · Gorham Place, W11 · Grantully Road, W9 · Granville Road, NW6 · Great Western Road, W11 · Great Western Road, W9 · Great Western Studios, W9 · Grenfell Road, W11 · Grenfell Tower, W11 · Greville Mews, NW6 · Greyhound Road, NW10 · Grittleton Road, W9 · Halstow Road, NW10 · Hansel Road, NW6 · Hardinge Road, NW10 · Harrow Road, W10 · Harrow Road, W9 · Hartland Road, NW6 · Harvist Road, NW10 · Harvist Road, NW6 · Havelock Close, W12 · Hawthorn Walk, W10 · Hayden’s Place, W11 · Hayden’s Place, W11 · Hayden’s Place, W11 · Hazel Road, NW10 · Hazelmere Road, NW6 · Hazlewood Crescent, W10 · Hazlewood Tower, W10 · Heather Walk, W10 · Heathstan Road, W12 · Hedgegate Court, W11 · Helmsdale House, NW6 · Herbert Gardens, NW10 · Hereford Road, W2 · Hermes Close, W9 · Herries Street, W10 · Hetley Road, W12 · Hewer Street, W10 · Highlever Road, W10 · Hiley Road, NW10 · Hill Farm Road, W10 · Hillgate Place, W8 · Hillgate Street, W8 · Hillsleigh Road, W8 · Hippodrome Mews, W11 · Hippodrome Place, W11 · Holberton Gardens, NW10 · Holland Park Avenue, W11 · Holland Park Gardens, W14 · Holland Park Mews, W11 · Holland Park Roundabout, W12 · Holland Park Terrace, W11 · Holland Park, W11 · Holland Park, W11 · Holland Road, NW10 · Holland Walk, W11 · Holland Walk, W8 · Honiton Road, NW6 · Hopefield Avenue, NW6 · Hopgood Street, W12 · Horbury Crescent, W11 · Horbury Mews, W11 · Hormead Road, W9 · Hudson Close, W12 · Humber Drive, W10 · Hunt Close, W11 · Hunter Lodge, W9 · Hurstway Walk, W11 · Huxley Street, W10 · Ilbert Street, W10 · Ilchester Gardens, W2 · Imre Close, W12 · India Way, W12 · Ingersoll Road, W12 · Inverness Gardens, W8 · Irwin Gardens, NW10 · Ivebury Court, W10 · James Collins Close, W9 · James House Appleford Road, W10 · Jameson Street, W8 · John Fearon Walk, W10 · Joslings Close, W12 · Kelfield Gardens, W10 · Kelfield Mews, W10 · Kempe Road, NW10 · Kempe Road, NW6 · Kenley Street, W11 · Kenley Walk, W11 · Kenmont Gardens, NW10 · Kensal House, W10 · Kensal Road, W10 · Kensington Church Street, W8 · Kensington Mall, W8 · Kensington Park Gardens, W11 · Kensington Park Mews, W11 · Kensington Park Road, W11 · Kensington Place, W8 · Kensington West, W14 · Keslake Mansions, NW10 · Keslake Road, NW6 · Keslake Road, NW6 · Kilburn Bridge, NW6 · Kilburn High Road, NW6 · Kilburn Lane, NW6 · Kilburn Lane, W10 · Kilburn Lane, W9 · Kilburn Park Road, NW6 · Kilburn Park Road, W9 · Kilburn Priory, NW6 · Kilburn Square, NW6 · Kildare Terrace, W2 · Kilravock Street, W10 · Kings Parade, NW10 · Kingsbridge Road, W10 · Kingsdale Gardens, W11 · Kingsdown Close, W10 · Kingswood Avenue, NW6 · Ladbroke Crescent, W11 · Ladbroke Gardens, W11 · Ladbroke Grove, W10 · Ladbroke Grove, W11 · Ladbroke Road, W11 · Ladbroke Square, W11 · Ladbroke Terrace, W11 · Ladbroke Walk, W11 · Lambton Place, W11 · Lancaster Road, W11 · Lancefield Street, W10 · Langler Road, NW10 · Lanhill Road, W9 · Lansdowne Crescent, W11 · Lansdowne Cresent, W11 · Lansdowne Mews, W11 · Lansdowne Rise, W11 · Lansdowne Road, W11 · Lansdowne Walk, W11 · Latimer Mews, W10 · Latimer Place, W10 · Lavie Mews, W10 · Lawrence Close, W12 · Leamington House, W11 · Leamington Road Villas, W11 · Ledbury Mews North, W11 · Ledbury Mews West, W11 · Ledbury Road, W11 · Ledbury Road, W2 · Leigh Gardens, NW10 · Leighton Gardens, NW10 · Leinster Square, W2 · Leith Mansions, W9 · Letchford Gardens, NW10 · Letchford Mews, NW10 · Liddell Gardens, NW10 · Linden Avenue, NW10 · Linden Gardens, W2 · Linden Mews, W2 · Lionel Mews, W10 · Lister Lodge, W9 · Lockton Street, W10 · Loftus Road, W12 · Lonsdale Road, NW6 · Lonsdale Road, W11 · Lorne Gardens, W11 · Lothrop Street, W10 · Lucerne Mews, W8 · Lushington Road, NW10 · Lydford Road, W9 · Lynton Road, NW6 · Macfarlane Road, W12 · Mackenzie Close, W12 · Macroom Road, W9 · Mallard Close, NW6 · Malton Mews, W10 · Malton Road, W10 · Malvern Mews, NW6 · Malvern Mews, W9 · Malvern Place, NW6 · Malvern Road, NW6 · Manchester Drive, W10 · Manchester Road, W10 · Manor Mews, NW6 · Maple Mews, NW6 · Maple Walk, W10 · Marban Road, W9 · Market Approach, W12 · Marne Street, W10 · Martin Street, W10 · Mary Place, W11 · Marylands Road, W9 · Masefield House, NW6 · Matthew Close, W10 · Maxilla Gardens, W10 · Maxilla Gardens, W10 · Maxilla Walk, W10 · Mcgregor Road, W11 · Media Village, W5 · Melon Place, W8 · Methwold Road, W10 · Middle Row, W10 · Milfoil Street, W12 · Millwood Street, W10 · Milman Road, NW6 · Mitre Way, NW10 · Mitre Way, W10 · Monmouth Road, W2 · Monson Road, NW10 · Montrose Avenue, NW6 · Moorhouse Road, W2 · Morgan Road, W10 · Morshead Road, W9 · Mortimer Road, NW10 · Mortimer Square, W11 · Moscow Road, W2 · Mozart Street, W10 · Munro Mews, W10 · Napier Road, NW10 · Nascot Street, W12 · Needham Road, W11 · Nelson Close, NW6 · Neville Close, NW6 · Neville Road, NW6 · Newcombe House, W11 · Newton Road, W2 · Nicholas Road, W11 · Norburn Street, W10 · Norland Place, W11 · Norland Road, W11 · Norland Square, W11 · North Pole Road, W10 · North Pole Road, W12 · Northumberland Place, W2 · Northumberland Place, W2 · Notting Hill Gate, W11 · Notting Hill Gate, W2 · Nursery Lane, W10 · Nutbourne Street, W10 · Oakington Road, W9 · Oaklands Grove, W12 · Oakworth Road, W10 · Odessa Road, NW10 · Olaf Street, W11 · Oliphant Street, W10 · Onslow Close, W10 · Orchard Close, W10 · Ormiston Grove, W12 · Ossington Street, W2 · Oxford Gardens, W10 · Oxford Road, NW6 · Palace Court, W2 · Palace Gardens Mews, W8 · Palace Gardens Terrace, W8 · Palermo Road, NW10 · Pamber Street, W10 · Pangbourne Avenue, W10 · Park Mews, W10 · Parry Road, W10 · Peach Road, W10 · Peel Precinct, NW6 · Peel Street, W8 · Pember Road, NW10 · Pembridge Crescent, W11 · Pembridge Gardens, W2 · Pembridge Mews, W11 · Pembridge Place, W11 · Pembridge Place, W2 · Pembridge Road, W11 · Pembridge Road, W2 · Pembridge Square, W2 · Pembridge Villas, W11 · Pencombe Mews, W11 · Pennard Road, W12 · Pennymore Walk, W9 · Pentland Road, NW6 · Penzance Place, W11 · Peploe Road, NW6 · Pinehurst Court, W11 · Pioneer Way, W12 · Plaza Parade, NW6 · Plough Close, NW10 · Ponsard Road, NW10 · Porlock Street, W10 · Portland Gate, SW7 · Portland Road, W11 · Portnall Road, W9 · Portobello Road, W10 · Portobello Road, W11 · Pottery Lane, W11 · Powis Gardens, W11 · Powis Mews, W11 · Powis Square, W11 · Powis Terrace, W11 · Prince’s Square, W2 · Prince?s Yard, W11 · Princedale Road, W11 · Princes Mews, W2 · Princes Place, W11 · Princes Square, W2 · Princess Road, NW6 · Princethorpe House, W2 · Pump Track, IG6 · Purves Road, NW10 · Queensborough Studios, W2 · Queensdale Crecent, W11 · Queensdale Crescent, W11 · Queensdale Place, W11 · Queensdale Road, W11 · Queensdale Walk, W11 · Rabbit Roe, W8 · Rackham Street, W10 · Raddington Road, W10 · Railway Arches, W10 · Rainham Road, NW10 · Randolph Gardens, NW6 · Ravensworth Road, NW10 · Raymede Street, W10 · Rede Place, W2 · Regent Street, NW10 · Regents Plaza, NW6 · Relay Road, W12 · Ridley Road, NW10 · Rifle Place, W11 · Rigeley Road, NW10 · Rillington Place, W11 · Riverton Close, W9 · Ronan Walk, W10 · Rootes Drive, W10 · Rosehart Mews, W11 · Rosmead Road, W11 · Royal Crescent Mews, W11 · Royal Crescent, W11 · Rudolph Road, NW6 · Runcorn Place, W11 · Rupert Road, NW6 · Ruston Mews, W11 · Saint Anns Villas, W11 · Saint Charles Place, W10 · Saint Charles Square, W10 · Saint Ervans Road, W10 · Saint Helens Gardens, W10 · Saint Josephs Close, W10 · Saint Lawrence Terrace, W10 · Saint Luke’s Road, W11 · Saint Lukes Mews, W11 · Saint Mark’s Road, W10 · Saint Marks Place, W11 · Saint Marks Road, W10 · Saint Marks Road, W11 · Saint Michaels Gardens, W10 · Saint Petersburgh Place, W2 · Saint Quintin Avenue, W10 · Saint Quintin Gardens, W10 · Saint Stephen’s Gardens, W2 · Salters Road, W10 · Saltram Crescent, W9 · Saltram Cresent, W9 · Salusbury Road, NW6 · Samuels Close, W6 · Sawley Road, W12 · Scampston Mews, W10 · Scrubs Lane, NW10 · Scrubs Lane, W10 · Scrubs Lane, W12 · Second Avenue, W10 · Severn Avenue, W10 · Sevington Street, W9 · Shalfleet Drive, W10 · Sheffield Terrace, W8 · Shepherd’s Bush Place, W12 · Shinfield Street, W12 · Shirland Mews, W9 · Shirland Road, W9 · Shrewsbury Court, EC1Y · Shrewsbury Road, W2 · Shrewsbury Street, W10 · Silchester Mews, W10 · Silchester Road, W10 · Silchester Street, W10 · Silchester Terrace, W10 · Silver Road, W12 · Silvester Mews, W11 · Simon Close, W11 · Sirdar Road, W11 · Sixth Avenue, W10 · Snarsgate Street, W10 · South Africa Road, W12 · South Courtyard, N19 · Southam House Adair Road, W10 · Southam Street, W10 · Southern Row, W10 · Spezia Road, NW10 · Springfield Lane, NW6 · Springfield Walk, NW6 · St Andrews Square, W11 · St Anns Villas, W11 · St Charles Place, W10 · St Charles Square, W10 · St Ervans Road, W10 · St Helens Gardens, W10 · St James Gardens, W11 · St James’s Gardens, W11 · St James’s Gardens, W11 · St Johns Terrace, W10 · St John’s Mews, W11 · St Laurence Close, NW6 · St Laurences Close, NW6 · St Lawrence Terrace, W10 · St Lukes Mews, W11 · St Luke’s Mews, W11 · St Luke’s Road, W11 · St Margaret’s Road, NW10 · St Margaret’s Road, BR3 · St Marks Close, SE10 · St Marks Road, W10 · St Marks Road, W11 · St Mark’s Close, W11 · St Mark’s Place, W11 · St Mark’s Road, W10 · St Mary Abbots Vicarage, W8 · St Petersburgh Mews, W2 · St Petersburgh Place, W2 · St Quintin Avenue, W10 · St Quintin Gardens, W10 · St Stephens Gardens, W2 · St Stephens Mews, W2 · St Stephen’s Gardens, W2 · St. Anns Road, W11 · St. Columbs House, 9 - 39 Blagrove Road, W10 · St. Johns Gardens, W11 · St. John’s Gardens, W11 · St. Mark’s Road, W10 · St. Mark’s Road, W10 · St. Mark’s Road, W11 · Stable Way, W10 · Stafford Close, NW6 · Stafford Road, NW6 · Stanlake Road, W12 · Stanlake Villas, W12 · Stanley Crescent, W11 · Stanley Gardens Mews, W11 · Stanley Gardens, W11 · Stansbury Square, W10 · Station Terrace, NW10 · Station Walk, SE6 · Station Walk, W10 · Station Walk, W11 · Sterne Street, W12 · Stoneleigh Place, W11 · Stoneleigh Street, W11 · Stuart Road, NW6 · Summerfield Avenue, NW6 · Sunbeam Crescent, W10 · Surrendale Place, W9 · Sutherland Place, W2 · Sutherland Place, W2 · Sutton Way, W10 · Swanscombe House, W11 · Swanscombe Road, W11 · Sycamore Walk, W10 · Symphony Mews, W10 · Tadmor Street, W12 · Talbot Road, W11 · Talbot Road, W2 · Tavistock Crescent, W11 · Tavistock Mews, W11 · Tavistock Road, W11 · Telford Road, W10 · Testerton Walk, W11 · The Network, W12 · The Quadrant, W10 · Third Avenue, W10 · Thornfield Road, W12 · Thorngate Road, W9 · Thornwood Gardens, W8 · Thorpe Close, W10 · Thorpebank Road, W12 · Tolhurst Drive, W10 · Tollbridge Close, W10 · Tor Court, W8 · Tor Gardens, W8 · Torquay Street, W2 · Torridon House, NW6 · Treadgold Street, W11 · Trellick Tower · Trenmar Gardens, NW10 · Treverton Street, W10 · Trinity Mews, W10 · Tunis Road, W12 · Upper Addison Gardens, W14 · Upper Road, W12 · Uxbridge Road, W12 · Uxbridge Street, W8 · Valliere Road, NW10 · Verdi Crescent, W10 · Verity Close, W11 · Vernon Yard, W11 · Vicarage Court, W8 · Vicarage Gardens, W8 · Vicarage Gate, W8 · Victor Road, NW10 · Victoria Gardens, W11 · Victoria Road, NW6 · Wakeman Road, NW10 · Waldo Road, NW10 · Wallingford Avenue, W10 · Walmer Road, W10 · Walmer Road, W11 · Walterton Road, W9 · Warbeck Road, W12 · Warfield Road, NW10 · Warlock Road, W9 · Waynflete Square, W10 · Waynflete Square, W10 · Webb Close, W10 · Wedlake Street, W10 · Wellington Close, W11 · Wellington Road, NW10 · Wells Court, NW6 · Wesley Square, W11 · West Bridge Close, W12 · West Cross Route, W11 · West Hill, W12 · West Row, W10 · Westbourne Gardens, W2 · Westbourne Grove Mews, W11 · Westbourne Grove Terrace, W2 · Westbourne Grove, W11 · Westbourne Grove, W2 · Westbourne Park Road, W11 · Westbourne Park Road, W2 · Westbourne Park Villas, W2 · Western Dwellings · Western Mews, W9 · Westfield Way, W12 · Westview Close, W10 · Westway, W10 · Westway, W12 · Wheatstone Road, W10 · Whitchurch Road, W11 · White City Close, W12 · White City Road, W12 · Whitmore Gardens, NW10 · Widley Road, W9 · Wilby Mews, W11 · William Dunbar House, NW6 · William Saville House, NW6 · Willow Vale, W12 · Wilsham Street, W11 · Windermere Avenue, NW6 · Windsor Gardens, W9 · Wood Lane, W12 · Woodchester Square, W2 · Woodfield Crescent, W9 · Woodfield Place, W9 · Woodfield Road, W9 · Woodmans Mews, W12 · Woodsford Square, W14 · Woodville Road, NW6 · Wornington Road, W10 · Wrentham Avenue, NW10 · Wrottesley Road, NW10 · Wycombe Square, W8 · Wymering Mansions, W9 · Wymering Road, W9 ·
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