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Holland Park

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Underground station · Holland Park · W11 ·
October
16
2015

Holland Park is a district, an underground station (and indeed a park) in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.

Holland Park has a reputation as an affluent and fashionable area, known for attractive large Victorian townhouses, and high-class shopping and restaurants.

The district was rural until the 19th century. Most of it was formerly the grounds of a Jacobean mansion called Holland House. In the later decades of that century the owners of the house sold off the more outlying parts of its grounds for residential development, and the district which evolved took its name from the house. It also included some small areas around the fringes which had never been part of the grounds of Holland House, notably the Phillimore Estate and the Campden Hill Square area. In the late 19th century a number of notable artists (including Frederic Leighton, P.R.A. and Val Prinsep) and art collectors lived in the area. The group were collectively known as ’The Holland Park Circle’. Holland Park was in most part very comfortably upper middle class when originally developed and in recent decades has gone further upmarket.

Of the 19th-century residential developments of the area, one of the most architecturally interesting is The Royal Crescent designed in 1839. Clearly inspired by its older namesake in Bath, it differs from the Bath crescent in that it is not a true crescent at all but two quadrant terraces each terminated by a circular bow in the Regency style which rises as a tower, a feature which would not have been found in the earlier classically inspired architecture of the 18th century which the design of the crescent seeks to emulate. The design of the Royal Crescent by the planner Robert Cantwell in two halves was dictated by the location of the newly fashionable underground sewers rather than any consideration for architectural aesthetics.

Holland Park is now one of the most expensive residential districts in London.

Holland Park station, on the Central London Railway, opened on 30 July 1900. The station building was refurbished in the 1990s.


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Lord Holland Monument in Holland Park

Lord Holland Monument in Holland Park
Piotr Zarobkiewicz

NEARBY LOCATIONS OF NOTE
Aubrey House Aubrey House is a large 18th-century detached house with two acres of gardens in the Campden Hill area of Holland Park.
Coach and Horses The Coach & Horses was situated at 108 Notting Hill Gate.
Earl of Zetland A pub in the Potteries
Horbury Chapel (Kensington Temple) In September 1849, the Horbury Chapel, Notting Hill was officially opened.
Ladbroke Square Garden Ladbroke Square communal garden lies in Notting Hill.
Mercury Theatre The Mercury Theatre was situated at 2a Ladbroke Road, next to the Kensington Temple.
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.
The Crown The Crown was situated at 57 Princedale Road.

THE STREETS OF HOLLAND PARK
Abbotsbury Road, W14 Abbotsbury Road It runs between Melbury Road and the road known as Holland Park.
Addison Avenue, W11 Addison Avenue runs north from Holland Park Avenue and was originally called Addison Road North.
Addison Bridge Place, W14 Addison Bridge Place parallels the railway at the east end of Hammersmith Road and the west end of Kensington High Street.
Addison Crescent, W14 Addison Crescent consists of north and south sections.
Addison Gardens, W14 Addison Gardens stands on part of the Holland estate.
Addison Place, W11 In the nineteenth century, Addison Place was known by two names - Phoenix Place and Crescent Mews East.
Addison Road, W14 Addison Road stretches from Holland Park Avenue to Kensington High Street.
Applegarth Road, W14 Applegarth Road is a road in the W14 postcode area
Argyll Mansions, W14 Argyll Mansions is a street in West Kensington.
Augustine Road, W14 Augustine Road is a road in the W14 postcode area
Auriol Road, W14 Auriol Road is a street in West Kensington.
Avonmore Road, W14 Avonmore Road is a street in West Kensington.
Aynhoe Road, W14 Aynhoe Road is a street in West Kensington.
Barons Keep, W14 Barons Keep is a street in West Kensington.
Beaconsfield Terrace Road, W14 Beaconsfield Terrace Road is a street in West Kensington.
Beaconsfield Terrace, W14 Beaconsfield Terrace is a street in West Kensington.
Berghem Mews, W14 Berghem Mews is a street in West Kensington.
Blythe Mews, W14 Blythe Mews is a street in West Kensington.
Blythe Road, W14 Blythe Road is a street in West Kensington.
Boxmoor Street, W11 Boxmoor Street was also known as Henry Place and Beaumont Street during its brief life.
Caithness Road, W14 Caithness Road is a street in West Kensington.
Ceylon Road, W14 Ceylon Road is a street in West Kensington.
Charecroft Way, W12 Charecroft Way is a road in the W12 postcode area
Charecroft Way, W14 Charecroft Way is a street in West Kensington.
Dewhurst Road, W14 Dewhurst Road is a street in West Kensington.
Dewhurst Road, W6 Dewhurst Road is a road in the W6 postcode area
Earsby Street, W14 Earsby Street is a street in West Kensington.
Elsham Road, W14 Elsham Road is a street in West Kensington.
Faroe Road, W14 Faroe Road is a street in West Kensington.
Fitz-George Avenue, W14 Fitz-George Avenue is a road in the W14 postcode area
Fitz-James Avenue, W14 Fitz-James Avenue is a road in the W14 postcode area
Fitzjames Avenue, W14 Fitzjames Avenue is a street in West Kensington.
Gorleston Street, W14 Gorleston Street is a street in West Kensington.
Hammersmith Road, W14 Hammersmith Road is a street in West Kensington.
Hansard Mews, W14 Hansard Mews is a street in West Kensington.
Hazlitt Mews, W14 Hazlitt Mews is a street in West Kensington.
Holland House, W8 Residential block
Holland Park Avenue, W11 Holland Park Avenue is one of London’s most ancient thoroughfares.
Holland Park Gardens, W14 Holland Park Gardens is a street in West Kensington.
Holland Park Ilchester Place, W8 Holland Park Ilchester Place is a street in Kensington.
Holland Park Mews, W11 Holland Park Mews runs between the two branches of the road known as Holland Park.
Holland Park Road, W14 Holland Park Road is a street in West Kensington.
Holland Park Road, W14 Holland Park Road runs between Addison Road and Melbury Road.
Holland Park Roundabout, W12 Holland Park Roundabout is a road in the W12 postcode area
Holland Park, W11 The roads known as Holland Park consist of three main branches.
Holland Park, W11 Holland Park is a road in the W14 postcode area
Holland Road, E13 Holland Road is a road in the E13 postcode area
Holland Road, W11 Holland Road is a street in Notting Hill.
Holland Road, W14 Holland Road is a street in West Kensington.
Holland Villas Road, W14 Holland Villas Road is a wide tree-lined avenue which runs between Upper Addison Gardens and the junction of Addison Crescent and Holland Road.
Ilchester Place, W14 Ilchester Place runs between Abbotsbury Road and Melbury Road, immediately adjacent to the southern boundary of Holland Park itself.
Ilchester Place, W8 Ilchester Place is a road in the W8 postcode area
Kensington High Street, W14 Kensington High Street is a street in West Kensington.
Kenton Court, W14 Kenton Court is a street in West Kensington.
Lakeside Road, W14 Lakeside Road was built on the site of artificial lakes formed by local brickworks.
Lansdowne Mews, W11 Lansdowne Mews is a cul-de-sac in Notting Hill.
Lower Addison Gardens, W14 Lower Addison Gardens runs between Holland Road and Holland Villas Road.
Maclise Road, W14 Maclise Road is a street in West Kensington.
Masbro Road, W14 Masbro Road is a street in West Kensington.
Matheson Road, W14 Matheson Road is a street in West Kensington.
Melbury Road, W14 Melbury Road is a street in West Kensington.
Milson Road, W14 Milson Road is a street in West Kensington.
Minford Gardens, W14 Minford Gardens is a street in West Kensington.
Mornington Avenue, W14 Mornington Avenue is a road in the W14 postcode area
Munden Street, W14 Munden Street is a street in West Kensington.
Napier Place, W14 Napier Place is a street in West Kensington.
Napier Road, W14 Napier Road is a street in West Kensington.
Netherwood Place, W14 Netherwood Place is a street in West Kensington.
Netherwood Road, W14 Netherwood Road is a street in West Kensington.
Norland Place, W11 Norland Place began its life as Norland Stables.
Norland Square, W11 Norland Square is a street in Notting Hill.
Oakwood Court, W14 Oakwood Court is a street in West Kensington.
Olympia Way, W14 Olympia Way is a street in West Kensington.
Prince’s Yard, W11 This is a small cul-de-sac off of Princes Road.
Queensdale Road, W11 Queensdale Road is a long road stretching from west to east, containing terraces of Victorian houses.
Richmond Way, W14 Richmond Way is a street in West Kensington.
Royal Crescent, W11 The Royal Crescent is a Grade II* listed street in Holland Park.
Russell Gardens, W14 Russell Gardens is a street in West Kensington.
Shepherd’s Bush Green, W12 Shepherds Bush Green is the southern section of road lining Shepherd’s Bush Green itself.
Sinclair Road, W14 Sinclair Road is a street in West Kensington.
Somerset Square, W14 Somerset Square is a street in West Kensington.
Souldern Road, W14 Souldern Road is a street in West Kensington.
Southcombe Street, W14 Southcombe Street is a street in West Kensington.
Springvale Terrace, W14 Springvale Terrace is a street in West Kensington.
St Mary Abbots Terrace, W14 St Mary Abbots Terrace is a street in West Kensington.
Stable Yard Ilchester Place, W8 Stable Yard Ilchester Place is a street in Kensington.
Stanwick Road, W14 Stanwick Road is a street in West Kensington.
Sterndale Road, W14 Sterndale Road is a street in West Kensington.
Sterndale Road, W6 Sterndale Road is a road in the W6 postcode area
Stonor Road, W14 Stonor Road is a street in West Kensington.
The Grampians, W6 The Grampians is a street in Hammersmith.
Upper Addison Gardens, W14 Upper Addison Gardens runs between Holland Road and Holland Villas Road.
Vernon Street, W14 Vernon Street is a road in the W14 postcode area
Welbeck Court, W14 Welbeck Court is a street in West Kensington.
Windsor Way, W14 Windsor Way is a street in West Kensington.
Woodsford Square, W14 Woodsford Square is a 1970s development consisting of a series of interconnecting squares hidden away on the eastern side of Addison Road.




LOCAL PHOTOS
Kensington Temple in 2015
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Horbury Crescent, 2015
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Coach and Horses
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The Crown
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Ladbroke Square Garden
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3-4 Ladbroke Terrace in 2006.
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Boyne Terrace Mews, W11
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