Postal area SW10

Postal area in/near Chelsea, existing between 1917 and now

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Postal area · Chelsea · SW10 ·
MARCH
11
2019

Postcode

1242

The streets of SW10:
Adrian Mews Adrian Mews is a small mews off of Ifield Road.
Ann Lane Ann Lane is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Ashburnham Road Ashburnham Road is one of the streets of London in the SW10postal area.
Beaufort Street Beaufort Street is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Billing Road Billing Road is one of the streets of London in the SW10postal area.
Billing Street Billing Street is one of the streets of London in the SW10postal area.
Blantyre Street Blantyre Street is one of the streets of London in the SW10postal area.
Bolton Gardens Mews Bolton Gardens Mews is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Burnaby Street Burnaby Street is one of the streets of London in the SW10postal area.
Camera Place Camera Place is one of the streets of London in the SW10postal area.
Carmichael Close A street within the SW10 postcode
Cathcart Road Cathcart Road is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Cavaye Place Cavaye Place is one of the streets of London in the SW10postal area.
Chelsea Crescent Chelsea Crescent is one of the streets of London in the SW10postal area.
Chelsea Harbour Drive Chelsea Harbour Drive is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Chelsea Reach Chelsea Reach is one of the streets of London in the SW10postal area.
Chelsea Studios Chelsea Studios is one of the streets of London in the SW10postal area.
Chelsea Wharf Chelsea Wharf is one of the streets of London in the SW10postal area.
Cheyne Walk Cheyne Walk is one of the streets of London in the SW10postal area.
Coleherne Mews Coleherne Mews is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Coleherne Road Coleherne Road is one of the streets of London in the SW10postal area.
Cremorne Road Cremorne Road is one of the streets of London in the SW10postal area.
Cresswell Gardens Cresswell Gardens is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Cresswell Place Cresswell Place is one of the streets of London in the SW10postal area.
Damer Terrace Damer Terrace is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Dartrey Tower Dartrey Tower is one of the streets of London in the SW10postal area.
Design Centre Chelsea Harbour Design Centre lies on Harbour Avenue.
Drayton Gardens Drayton Gardens is one of the streets of London in the SW10postal area.
East Road East Road is a road in the SW10 postcode area
East Terrace East Terrace is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Edith Grove Edith Grove is one of the streets of London in the SW10postal area.
Edith Terrace Edith Terrace is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Edith Yard Edith Grove Edith Yard Edith Grove is one of the streets of London in the SW10postal area.
Elm Park Gardens Elm Park Gardens links Fulham Road with Elm Park Road.
Elm Park Gardens Elm Park Gardens is a location in London.
Elm Park Lane Elm Park Lane is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Elm Park Mansions Elm Park Mansions is one of the streets of London in the SW10postal area.
Esher House Residential block
Farrier Walk Farrier Walk is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Fawcett Street Fawcett Street is one of the streets of London in the SW10postal area.
Fernshaw Close Fernshaw Close is one of the streets of London in the SW10postal area.
Fernshaw Road Fernshaw Road is one of the streets of London in the SW10postal area.
Finborough Road Finborough Road is one of the streets of London in the SW10postal area.
Fulham Road Fulham Road is one of the streets of London in the SW10postal area.
Gertrude Street Gertrude Street is one of the streets of London in the SW10postal area.
Gilston Road Gilston Road is one of the streets of London in the SW10postal area.
Greaves Tower Greaves Tower is one of the streets of London in the SW10postal area.
Gunter Grove Gunter Grove is one of the streets of London in the SW10postal area.
Harbour Avenue Harbour Avenue is a location in London.
Harbour Yard Harbour Yard is a block in Imperial Wharf.
Harcourt Terrace Harcourt Terrace is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Harley Gardens Harley Gardens is one of the streets of London in the SW10postal area.
Hobury Street Hobury Street is one of the streets of London in the SW10postal area.
Holly Mews Holly Mews is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Hollywood Mews Hollywood Mews is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Hollywood Road Hollywood Road is one of the streets of London in the SW10postal area.
Hortensia Road Hortensia Road is one of the streets of London in the SW10postal area.
Ifield Road Ifield Road is one of the streets of London in the SW10postal area.
King’s Road This is a street in the SW10 postcode area
Kings Road Kings Road is one of the streets of London in the SW10postal area.
Lamont Road Lamont Road is one of the streets of London in the SW10postal area.
Langton Street Langton Street is one of the streets of London in the SW10postal area.
Limerston Street Limerston Street is a road in the SW10 postcode area
London House Residential block
Lots Road Lots Road, older than the surrounding streets, was once Pooles Lane which was a track leading to Chelsea Farm.
Milborne Grove Milborne Grove was built between 1851 and 1862.
Milmans Street Milmans Street is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Moravian Place Moravian Place is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Munro Terrace Munro Terrace is one of the streets of London in the SW10postal area.
Netherton Grove Netherton Grove is one of the streets of London in the SW10postal area.
Nightingale Place Nightingale Place is one of the streets of London in the SW10postal area.
Owen Close Owen Close is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Park Walk Park Walk is one of the streets of London in the SW10postal area.
Priory Walk Priory Walk and Milborne Grove both have development on one side of the road only and together they book-end Harley Gardens.
Raasay Street Raasay Street ran from Dartrey Road to Edith Grove.
Redcliffe Gardens Redcliffe Gardens began life as Walnut Tree Walk, a pathway running through nurseries and market gardens.
Redcliffe Mews Redcliffe Mews is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Redcliffe Place Redcliffe Place is one of the streets of London in the SW10postal area.
Redcliffe Road Redcliffe Road is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Redcliffe Square Redcliffe Square was built as part of the Gunter estate in the 1860s.
Redcliffe Street Redcliffe Street is one of the streets of London in the SW10postal area.
Riley Street Riley Street is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Seymour Walk Seymour Walk was almost entirely built between the 1790s-1820s in an area then known as Little Chelsea.
Shalcomb Street Shalcomb Street is one of the streets of London in the SW10postal area.
Slaidburn Street Slaidburn Street is a street in London
South Walk South Walk is a road in the SW10 postcode area
St Andrews Church St Andrews Church is one of the streets of London in the SW10postal area.
St Lukes Church Hall St Lukes Church Hall is one of the streets of London in the SW10postal area.
Stadium Street Stadium Street is one of the streets of London in the SW10postal area.
Tadema Road Tadema Road was named after Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Tetcott Road Tetcott Road is one of the streets of London in the SW10postal area.
Thames Avenue Thames Avenue is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Thames Towpath Thames Towpath is a road in the SW10 postcode area
The Boltons The Boltons is one of the streets of London in the SW10postal area.
The Boltons The Boltons is a road in the SW5 postcode area
The Chambers The Chambers is one of the streets of London in the SW10postal area.
The Little Boltons The Little Boltons - originally called "The Grove" - connects Old Brompton Road with Tregunter Road.
The Plaza The Plaza is one of the streets of London in the SW10postal area.
Thistle Grove Thistle Grove is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Thorndike Close Thorndike Close is one of the streets of London in the SW10postal area.
Tregunter Road Development began at the east end of Tregunter Road in 1851 and was complete by 1866 at the west end.
Upcerne Road Upcerne Road is one of the streets of London in the SW10postal area.
Upper Whistler Walk This is a street in the SW10 postcode area
Uverdale Road Uverdale Road is one of the streets of London in the SW10postal area.
Waterfront Drive Waterfront Drive is a location in London.
West Road West Road is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Westgate Terrace Westgate Terrace is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Wharfedale Street This is a street in the SW10 postcode area
Whistler Walk Whistler Walk is one of the streets of London in the SW10postal area.
World’s End Passage World’s End Passage is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Worlds End Place Worlds End Place is one of the streets of London in the SW10postal area.


CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE LOCALITY


Lived here
   
Added: 1 May 2021 16:46 GMT   

Cheyne Place, SW3
Frances Faviell, author of the Blitz memoir, "A Chelsea Concerto", lived at 33, Cheyne Place, which was destroyed by a bomb. She survived, with her husband and unborn baby.

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Born here
Joyce Taylor   
Added: 5 Apr 2021 21:05 GMT   

Lavender Road, SW11
MyFather and Grand father lived at 100 Lavender Road many years .I was born here.

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Peter H Davies   
Added: 17 Jun 2021 09:33 GMT   

Ethelburga Estate
The Ethelburga Estate - named after Ethelburga Road - was an LCC development dating between 1963–65. According to the Wikipedia, it has a "pleasant knitting together of a series of internal squares". I have to add that it’s extremely dull :)

Source: Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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LATEST LONDON-WIDE CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE PROJECT

Lived here
Norman Norrington   
Added: 8 Jun 2021 08:08 GMT   

Blechynden Street, W10
Lived here #40 1942-1967

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Brenda Newton   
Added: 5 Jun 2021 07:17 GMT   

Hewer Street W10
John Nodes Undertakers Hewer Street W10

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Added: 3 Jun 2021 15:50 GMT   

All Bar One
The capitalisation is wrong

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Added: 2 Jun 2021 16:58 GMT   

Parachute bomb 1941
Charles Thomas Bailey of 82 Morley Road was killed by the parachute bomb March 1941

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Abbeville Road (1940 street directory)
North west side
1A Clarke A S Ltd, motor engineers
15 Plumbers, Glaziers & Domestic Engineers Union
25 Dixey Edward, florist
27 Vicary Miss Doris J, newsagent
29 Stenning John Andrew, dining rooms
31 Clarke & Williams, builders
33 Hill Mrs Theodora, confectioner
35 Golding W & sons, corn dealers
... here is Shandon road ...
37 Pennington Mrs Eliz Harvie, wine & spirit merchant
39 Westminster Catering Co Ltd, ham, beef & tongue dealers
41 Masters A (Clapham) Ltd, butchers
43 Thomas Euan Ltd, grocers
45 Garrett C T & Co Ltd, undertakers
47 Mayle T & Sons, fishmongers
49 Mayles Ltd, fruiterers
51 & 73 Hardy Arthur Sydney, draper
53 United Dairies (London) Ltd
... here is Narbonne avenue ...
55 Norris William Lennox, baker
57 Silver Star Laundry Ltd
59 Thorp John, oilman
61 Bidgood Leonard George, boot makers
63 Wilkie Rt Miln, chemist
65 Gander George Albert Isaac, hairdresser
67 Harris Alfred William, greengrocer
69 & 71 Lambert Ernest & Son Ltd, grocers
... here is Hambolt road ...
73 & 51 Hardy Arthur Sydney, draper
75 Cambourn Frederick, butcher
77 Siggers Clement, chemist
77 Post, Money Order, Telephone Call & Telegraph Office & Savings Bank
79 Hemmings William, baker
... here is Elms road ...
85 Cornish Joseph
91 Bedding Mrs
151 Johnson Mrs H K
157 Robinson Albert Ernest, grainer
173 Yardleys London & Provincial Stores Ltd, wine & spirit merchants
175 Clark Alfred, butcher
175A Morley Douglas Frederick, confectioner
... here is Crescent lane ...
... her is St Alphonsus road ...

South east side
... here is Trouville road ...
4 Bossy Miss, private school
... here are Bonneville gardens ...
24 Osborn Charles Edward, ladies hairdresser
24 Hall H Ltd, builders
24A Walton Lodge Laundry Ltd
... here are Shandon road & Abbeville mansions ...
28 Copley Fred Smith, chemist
30 Finch H G Ltd, laundry
32 Carter William Alfred, furniture dealer
34 Spriggs Charles & Co, wireless supplies dealer
36 Miles Frederick William, confectioner
38 Pitman Frederick, hairdresser
40 Rowe Frederick F, valeting service
42 Modridge Edward J, oilman
... here is Narbonne avenue ...
44 Southorn Albert, butcher
46 Brown Ernest, fruiterer
48 Stanley Mrs A A, confectioner
50 Fryatt Owen, delixatessen store
52 Benbrooks, domestic stores
54 Davis William Clifford, boot repairer
56 Blogg Alfred, newsagent
58 Rowlands Thomas & Sons, dairy
... here are Hambalt, Elms, Franconia, Caldervale & Leppoc roads ...
124 Clarke Frederick, decorator
... here are Crescent lane, Briarwood road & Park hill ...

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Boo Horton    
Added: 31 May 2021 13:39 GMT   

Angel & Trumpet, Stepney Green
The Angel & Trumpet Public House in Stepney Green was run by my ancestors in the 1930’s. Unfortunately, it was a victim on WWII and was badly damaged and subsequently demolished. I have one photograph that I believe to bethe pub, but it doesn’t show much more that my Great Aunt cleaning the steps.

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MCNALLY    
Added: 17 May 2021 09:42 GMT   

Blackfriars (1959 - 1965)
I lived in Upper Ground from 1959 to 1964 I was 6 years old my parents Vince and Kitty run the Pub The Angel on the corner of Upper Ground and Bodies Bridge. I remember the ceiling of the cellar was very low and almost stretched the length of Bodies Bridge. The underground trains run directly underneath the pub. If you were down in the cellar when a train was coming it was quite frightening

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PETER FAIRCLOUGH   
Added: 10 May 2021 14:46 GMT   

We once lived here
My family resided at number 53 Brindley Street Paddington.
My grandparents George and Elizabeth Jenkinson (ne Fowler) had four children with my Mother Olive Fairclough (ne Jenkinson) being born in the house on 30/09/1935.
She died on 29/04/2021 aged 85 being the last surviving of the four siblings

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NEARBY STREETS
Adrian Mews, SW10 Adrian Mews is a small mews off of Ifield Road.
Ann Lane, SW10 Ann Lane is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Beaufort Street, SW10 Beaufort Street is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Beaufort Street, SW3 Beaufort Street is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Billing Road, SW10 Billing Road is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Billing Street, SW10 Billing Street is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Blantyre Street, SW10 Blantyre Street is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Callow Street, SW3 Callow Street is a road in the SW3 postcode area
Camera Place, SW10 Camera Place is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Carmichael Close, SW10 A street within the SW10 postcode
Cathcart Road, SW10 Cathcart Road is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Cavaye Place, SW10 Cavaye Place is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Chelsea Crescent, SW10 Chelsea Crescent is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Chelsea Park Gardens, SW3 Chelsea Park Gardens is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Cheyne Walk, SW10 Cheyne Walk is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Dartrey Tower, SW10 Dartrey Tower is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Drayton Gardens, SW10 Drayton Gardens is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
East Road, SW10 East Road is a road in the SW10 postcode area
East Terrace, SW10 East Terrace is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Edith Grove, SW10 Edith Grove is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Edith Terrace, SW10 Edith Terrace is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Edith Yard Edith Grove, SW10 Edith Yard Edith Grove is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Elm Park Gardens, SW10 Elm Park Gardens links Fulham Road with Elm Park Road.
Elm Park Gardens, SW10 Elm Park Gardens is a location in London.
Elm Park Lane, SW10 Elm Park Lane is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Elm Park Mansions, SW10 Elm Park Mansions is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Elm Park Road, SW3 Elm Park Road is a road in the SW3 postcode area
Esher House, SW10 Residential block
Evelyn Gardens, SW7 Evelyn Gardens is a road in the SW7 postcode area
Farrier Walk, SW10 Farrier Walk is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Fawcett Street, SW10 Fawcett Street is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Fernshaw Close, SW10 Fernshaw Close is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Fernshaw Road, SW10 Fernshaw Road is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Finborough Road, SW10 Finborough Road is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Fulham Road, SW10 Fulham Road is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Gertrude Street, SW10 Gertrude Street is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Gilston Road, SW10 Gilston Road is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Greaves Tower, SW10 Greaves Tower is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Gunter Grove, SW10 Gunter Grove is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Harcourt Terrace, SW10 Harcourt Terrace is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Harley Gardens, SW10 Harley Gardens is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Hobury Street, SW10 Hobury Street is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Holly Mews, SW10 Holly Mews is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Hollywood Mews, SW10 Hollywood Mews is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Hollywood Road, SW10 Hollywood Road is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Hortensia Road, SW10 Hortensia Road is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Ifield Road, SW10 Ifield Road is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
King’s Road, SW10 This is a street in the SW10 postcode area
Kings Road, SW10 Kings Road is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Lamont Road, SW10 Lamont Road is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Langton Street, SW10 Langton Street is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Limerston Street, SW10 Limerston Street is a road in the SW10 postcode area
London House, SW10 Residential block
Mallord Street, SW3 Mallord Street is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Milborne Grove, SW10 Milborne Grove was built between 1851 and 1862.
Milmans Street, SW10 Milmans Street is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Moravian Place, SW10 Moravian Place is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Mulberry Walk, SW3 Mulberry Walk is a road in the SW3 postcode area
Munro Terrace, SW10 Munro Terrace is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Netherton Grove, SW10 Netherton Grove is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Nightingale Place, SW10 Nightingale Place is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Park Walk, SW10 Park Walk is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Park Walk, SW3 Park Walk is a road in the SW3 postcode area
Priory Walk, SW10 Priory Walk and Milborne Grove both have development on one side of the road only and together they book-end Harley Gardens.
Raasay Street, SW10 Raasay Street ran from Dartrey Road to Edith Grove.
Redcliffe Gardens, SW10 Redcliffe Gardens began life as Walnut Tree Walk, a pathway running through nurseries and market gardens.
Redcliffe Mews, SW10 Redcliffe Mews is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Redcliffe Place, SW10 Redcliffe Place is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Redcliffe Road, SW10 Redcliffe Road is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Redcliffe Square, SW10 Redcliffe Square was built as part of the Gunter estate in the 1860s.
Redcliffe Street, SW10 Redcliffe Street is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Riley Street, SW10 Riley Street is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Seymour Walk, SW10 Seymour Walk was almost entirely built between the 1790s-1820s in an area then known as Little Chelsea.
Shalcomb Street, SW10 Shalcomb Street is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Slaidburn Street, SW10 Slaidburn Street is a street in London
South Walk, SW10 South Walk is a road in the SW10 postcode area
St Andrews Church, SW10 St Andrews Church is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
St Lukes Church Hall, SW10 St Lukes Church Hall is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
The Boltons, SW10 The Boltons is a road in the SW5 postcode area
The Little Boltons, SW10 The Little Boltons - originally called "The Grove" - connects Old Brompton Road with Tregunter Road.
The Vale, SW3 The Vale is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Tregunter Road, SW10 Development began at the east end of Tregunter Road in 1851 and was complete by 1866 at the west end.
Upper Whistler Walk, SW10 This is a street in the SW10 postcode area
West Road, SW10 West Road is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Westgate Terrace, SW10 Westgate Terrace is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Whistler Walk, SW10 Whistler Walk is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
World’s End Passage, SW10 World’s End Passage is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Worlds End Place, SW10 Worlds End Place is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.

NEARBY PUBS
Azteca This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.
Beaufort House This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.
Chelsea Pensioner This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.
Finborough Arms This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.
Fox & Pheasant This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.
Goat This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.
Riley’s This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.
Sporting Page This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.
The Kings Arms This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.


Chelsea

Chelsea is an affluent area, bounded to the south by the River Thames.

Its eastern boundary was once defined by the River Westbourne, which is now in a pipe above Sloane Square tube station. The modern eastern boundary is Chelsea Bridge Road and the lower half of Sloane Street, including Sloane Square, along with parts of Belgravia. To the north and northwest, the area fades into Knightsbridge and South Kensington, but it is safe to say that the area north of King’s Road as far northwest as Fulham Road is part of Chelsea.

The word Chelsea originates from the Old English term for chalk and landing place on the river. The first record of the Manor of Chelsea precedes the Domesday Book and records the fact that Thurstan, governor of the King’s Palace during the reign of Edward the Confessor (1042–1066), gave the land to the Abbot and Convent of Westminster. Abbot Gervace subsequently assigned the manor to his mother, and it passed into private ownership. The modern-day Chelsea hosted the Synod of Chelsea in 787 AD.

Chelsea once had a reputation for the manufacture of Chelsea buns (made from a long strip of sweet dough tightly coiled, with currants trapped between the layers, and topped with sugar).

King Henry VIII acquired the manor of Chelsea from Lord Sandys in 1536; Chelsea Manor Street is still extant. Two of King Henry’s wives, Catherine Parr and Anne of Cleves, lived in the Manor House; Princess Elizabeth – the future Queen Elizabeth I – resided there; and Thomas More lived more or less next door at Beaufort House. In 1609 James I established a theological college on the site of the future Chelsea Royal Hospital, which Charles II founded in 1682.

By 1694, Chelsea – always a popular location for the wealthy, and once described as ’a village of palaces’ – had a population of 3000. Even so, Chelsea remained rural and served London to the east as a market garden, a trade that continued until the 19th-century development boom which caused the final absorption of the district into the metropolis.

Chelsea shone, brightly but briefly, in the 1960s Swinging London period and the early 1970s. The Swinging Sixties was defined on King’s Road, which runs the length of the area. The Western end of Chelsea featured boutiques Granny Takes a Trip and The Sweet Shop, the latter of which sold medieval silk velvet caftans, tabards and floor cushions, with many of the cultural cognoscenti of the time being customers, including Keith Richards, Twiggy and many others.

The exclusivity of Chelsea as a result of its high property prices has historically resulted in the term Sloane Ranger to be used to describe its residents. From 2011, Channel 4 broadcast a reality television show called Made in Chelsea, documenting the ’glitzy’ lives of several young people living in Chelsea. Moreover, Chelsea is home to one of the largest communities of Americans living outside of the United States, with 6.53% of Chelsea-residents being born in the United States.


LOCAL PHOTOS
Elm Park Gardens
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The Dancing Platform at Cremorne Gardens
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Elm Park Gardens
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Chelsea Farm in the days of Countess Huntindon
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Graffiti, Raasay Street, Chelsea (1969).
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