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Kempsford Gardens is one of the streets of London in the SW5 postal area.
Coleherne House Coleherne House once stood on the corner of Brompton Lane (later Brompton Road) and Walnut Tree Lane (now Redcliffe Gardens). Earl's Court Farm Earl’s Court Farm is pictured here as it was in 1867, before the opening of the underground station two years later. Farnell Mews, SW5 Farnell Mews is one of the streets of London in the SW5 postal area. Hesper Mews, SW5 Hesper Mews is one of the streets of London in the SW5 postal area. Ifield Road, SW10 Ifield Road is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area. Kramer Mews, SW5 Kramer Mews is one of the streets of London in the SW5 postal area. Redcliffe Gardens, SW10 Redcliffe Gardens began life as Walnut Tree Walk, a pathway running through nurseries and market gardens. Roxby Place, SW6 Roxby Place is one of the streets of London in the SW6 postal area. The Mansions, SW5 The Mansions is one of the streets of London in the SW5 postal area. Warwick Road, SW5 Warwick Road is one of the streets of London in the SW5 postal area.
West Brompton is a Network Rail West London Line and London Overground and Underground (District Line) station in west London.
It is located on Old Brompton Road
immediately south of Earls Court Exhibition Centre.
The name refers to the older locality of Brompton to the east, although the areas of South Kensington and Earl's Court separate West Brompton from its namesake. Whilst in the early part of the 20th century, the whole area between Knightsbridge and here would have been known as Brompton, modern-day locals would not recognise Brompton and West Brompton as geographically contiguous. Today it still has its own Royal Mail London postcode of SW10 (though that also covers part of Chelsea).
On 12 April 1869, the Metropolitan District Railway (MDR, now the District Line) opened its own station as the terminus and only station on its extension from Gloucester Road station (Earl's Court station did not open until 1871). On 1 March 1880, the MDR opened an extension south from West Brompton to Putney Bridge.