Glendower Preparatory School

School in/near South Kensington, existing between 1947 and now

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Glendower Prep School is an independent preparatory school for girls aged 4 to 11.

Glendower Prep was founded in 1895 by Miss Lloyd and Miss Cornwall at 103A Fulham Road and was originally called "Cornwall and Lloyd School". The school shared premises with Dunn and Co the hatters and The Sports Motor Car Co.

At some point between 1902 and 1918, the school moved to 5 Glendower Road and changed its name to Glendower School. After 2 years in Glendower Road, the school relocated to 25 - 27 Cromwell Road.

The school remained at this site from 1920 until 1939 when the Second World War forced an evacuation to Cornwall. Glendower moved into 87 Queen’s Gate in 1947 where it has remained with some extension and expansion until the present day.

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VIEW THE SOUTH KENSINGTON AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE SOUTH KENSINGTON AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE SOUTH KENSINGTON AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE SOUTH KENSINGTON AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE SOUTH KENSINGTON AREA IN THE 1900s
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South Kensington

South Kensington is a London Underground station in Kensington, west London. It is served by the District, Circle and Piccadilly Lines.

It is hard to define boundaries for South Kensington, but it is generally talking about the commercial area around the tube station. The smaller centre around Gloucester Road station can also be considered part of South Kensington, as well as the institution area around Exhibition Road, which includes such famous names as the Natural History Museum, Science Museum, Royal Albert Hall, Imperial College, Victoria and Albert Museum, and the Royal College of Music.

Large numbers of French, Spanish and Italian citizens live in the area. A significant French presence is evidenced by the location of the consulate, the Lycee Francais Charles de Gaulle - a large French secondary school opposite the Natural History Museum - and the French Institute, home to a French cinema. There are also several French bookshops in the area.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Albert Memorial:   
Ashburnham Community School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Bailey’s Hotel:   The Bailey’s Hotel, 140 Gloucester Road, is a historic hotel in Kensington.
Bousfield Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Brompton:   Brompton is a district in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.
Cameron House School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Chelsea:   Chelsea is an affluent area, bounded to the south by the River Thames.
Chelsea Community Hospital School:   Community special school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 19.
Cheyne Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
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.
Glendower Preparatory School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Gloucester Road:   Gloucester Road: Where Rumpole of the Bailey hung his hat.
Hyde Park School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine:   Higher education institutions
Institute of Cancer Research:   Higher education institutions
Kensington and Chelsea College:   Further education (16 plus) which accepts students between the ages of 16 and 99.
Kensington Gardens:   
Kensington Park School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 13 and 20.
Lycee Francais Charles de Gaulle:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 19.
Mander Portman Woodward School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 14 and 20.
Our Lady of Victories RC Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Park Walk Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Queen’s Gate School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 18.
Queen’s Gate School:   Queen’s Gate School is an independent day school for girls.
Royal College of Art:   Higher education institutions
Royal College of Music:   Higher education institutions
Servite RC Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Ship Inn:   The Ship Inn (later the Swan) stood where today's Queen's Gate intersects with Old Brompton Road.
South Kensington:   South Kensington is a London Underground station in Kensington, west London. It is served by the District, Circle and Piccadilly Lines.
St Nicholas Preparatory School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
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: South of the King’s Road:   By G. E. MITTON (1902). Edited by Sir Walter Besant.
Westminster Tutors:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 14 and 19. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
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
Albert Court, SW7 · Albert Hall Mansions, SW7 · Albert Mews, SW7 · Alexander Place, SW7 · Ann Lane, SW10 · Armstrong Road, SW7 · Ashburn Gardens, SW7 · Ashburn Place, SW7 · Ashburnham Road, SW10 · Atherstone Mews, SW7 · Ayrton Road, SW7 · Barnaby Place, SW7 · Battersea Bridge, SW10 · Battersea Bridge, SW11 · Beaufort Street, SW10 · Beaufort Street, SW3 · Bina Gardens, SW5 · Blantyre Street, SW10 · Bolney Gate, SW7 · Boltons Place, SW5 · Brechin Place, SW7 · Bremner Road, SW7 · Brompton Road, SW7 · Budge’s Walk, SW7 · Bute Street, SW7 · Callow Street, SW3 · Camera Place, SW10 · Carlyle Square, SW3 · Cathcart Road, SW10 · Cavaye Place, SW10 · Chapel Walk, SW10 · Chelsea Crescent, SW10 · Chelsea Park Gardens, SW3 · Chelsea Square, SW3 · Cheyne Walk, SW10 · Clareville Grove, SW7 · Clareville Street, SW7 · Claylands Road, SW7 · Cornwall Gardens, SW7 · Courtfield Road, SW7 · Cranley Gardens, SW7 · Cranley Mews, SW7 · Cranley Place, SW7 · Cremorne Road, SW10 · Cresswell Gardens, SW10 · Cresswell Gardens, SW5 · Cresswell Place, SW10 · Cromwell Gardens, SW7 · Cromwell Place, SW7 · Cromwell Road, SW7 · Danvers Street, SW3 · Dartrey Tower, SW10 · De Vere Gardens, W8 · De Vere Mews, W8 · Dove Mews, SW5 · Drayton Gardens, SW10 · Dudmaston Mews, SW3 · Eagle Place, SW7 · East Road, SW10 · Edith Grove, SW10 · Edith Terrace, SW10 · Edith Yard Edith Grove, SW10 · Elm Park Gardens, SW10 · Elm Park Lane, SW10 · Elm Park Mansions, SW10 · Elm Park Road, SW3 · Elm Place, SW3 · Elvaston Mews, SW7 · Elvaston Place, SW7 · Emperor’s Gate, SW7 · Emperors Gate, SW7 · Ennismore Gardens Mews, SW7 · Ennismore Gardens, SW7 · Ensor Mews, SW7 · Esher House, SW10 · Evelyn Gardens, SW7 · Exhibition Road, SW7 · Farrier Walk, SW10 · Fawcett Street, SW10 · Fernshaw Close, SW10 · Fernshaw Road, SW10 · Flower Walk, SW7 · Flower Walk, W2 · Foulis Terrace, SW3 · Frankland Road, SW7 · Fulham Road, SW10 · Fulham Road, SW3 · Gertrude Street, SW10 · Gilston Road, SW10 · Gledhow Gardens, SW5 · Glendower Place, SW7 · Gloucester Arcade, SW7 · Gloucester Road, SW7 · Gore Street, SW7 · Greaves Tower, SW10 · Grenville Place, SW7 · Gunter Grove, SW10 · Harley Gardens, SW10 · Harrington Gardens, SW7 · Harrington Road, SW7 · Hereford Square, SW7 · Hobury Street, SW10 · Holly Mews, SW10 · Hollywood Mews, SW10 · Hollywood Road, SW10 · Hortensia Road, SW10 · Hyde Park Gate Mews, SW7 · Hyde Park Gate, SW7 · Imperial College Road, SW7 · Jay Mews, SW7 · Kendrick Mews, SW7 · Kensington Gardens, W2 · Kensington Gardens, W8 · Kensington Gore, SW7 · Kensington Road, SW7 · Kensington Road, W8 · Kensington West, W14 · Kimbolton Row, SW3 · King’s Road, SW10 · Kings Road, SW10 · Kynance Mews, SW7 · Kynance Place, SW7 · Lamont Road, SW10 · Langton Street, SW10 · Launceston Place, SW7 · Launceston Place, W8 · Limerston Street, SW10 · London House, SW10 · Mallord Street, SW3 · Manson Mews, SW7 · Manson Place, SW7 · Melton Court, SW7 · Milborne Grove, SW10 · Milmans Street, SW10 · Moncorvo Close, SW7 · Montrose Court, SW7 · Moravian Place, SW10 · Mulberry Walk, SW3 · Munro Terrace, SW10 · Museum Lane, SW7 · Netherton Grove, SW10 · Neville Street, SW7 · Neville Terrace, SW7 · New Ride, SW7 · Nightingale Place, SW10 · Old Brompton Road, SW7 · Old Church Street, SW3 · Onslow Crescent, SW7 · Onslow Gardens, SW7 · Onslow Mews East, SW7 · Onslow Square, SW7 · Owen Close, UB4 · Palace Gate, W8 · Park Walk, SW10 · Park Walk, SW3 · Paultons Square, SW3 · Paultons Street, SW3 · Pelham Court, SW3 · Pelham Crescent, SW3 · Pelham Crescent, SW7 · Pelham Place, SW7 · Pelham Street, SW3 · Pelham Street, SW7 · Petersham Mews, SW7 · Petersham Place, SW7 · Plaza, SW10 · Prince Consort Road, SW7 · Princes Gardens, GU3 · Princes Gardens, SW7 · Princes Gate Mews, SW7 · Priory Walk, SW10 · Queen’s Gate Mews, SW7 · Queen’s Gate Terrace, SW7 · Queen’s Gate, SW7 · Queens Elm Parade, SW3 · Queens Gate Gardens, SW7 · Queens Gate Mews, SW7 · Queens Gate Place Mews, SW7 · Queens Gate Place, SW7 · Queens Gate Terrace, SW7 · Queens Gate, SW7 · Queensberry Mews West, SW7 · Queensberry Place, SW7 · Queensberry Way, SW7 · Queen’s Gate Place Mews, SW7 · Queen’s Gate, SW7 · Redcliffe Place, SW10 · Redcliffe Road, SW10 · Reece Mews, SW7 · Reston Place, SW7 · Riley Street, SW10 · Roland Gardens, SW7 · Roland Way, SW7 · Rosary Gardens, SW7 · Rose Square, SW3 · Selwood Place, SW7 · Selwood Terrace, SW7 · Selwood Terrace; Neville Terrace, SW7 · Seymour Walk, SW10 · Shalcomb Street, SW10 · Slaidburn Street, SW10 · South Kensington Station Arcade, SW7 · South Kensington Underground Station, SW7 · South Parade, SW3 · South Terrace, SW7 · South Walk, SW10 · Southwell Gardens, SW7 · St Andrews Church, SW10 · St Lukes Church Hall, SW10 · Stanhope Gardens, SW7 · Stanhope Mews East, SW7 · Stanhope Mews South, SW7 · Stanhope Mews West, SW7 · Sumner Place, SW7 · Sydney Close, SW3 · Sydney Place, SW7 · Tadema Road, SW10 · The Arcade, SW7 · The Boltons, SW10 · The Boltons, SW5 · The Broad Walk, SW7 · The Broad Walk, W8 · The Broadwalk, W2 · The Courtyard, SW3 · The Little Boltons, SW10 · The Plaza, SW10 · The Vale, SW3 · Thistle Grove, SW10 · Thorndike Close, SW10 · Thurloe Place Mews, SW7 · Thurloe Place, SW7 · Thurloe Square, SW7 · Thurloe Street, SW7 · Tregunter Road, SW10 · Trident Place, SW3 · Upper Whistler Walk, SW10 · Victoria Grove, W8 · Victoria Road, W8 · West Road, SW10 · Wetherby Gardens, SW5 · Wetherby Place, SW7 · Whistler Walk, SW10 · World’s End Passage, SW10 · Worlds End Place, SW10 ·
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