Print-friendly version of this page Albert Court, SW7 Albert Court, a residential block for the "upper classes", was constructed in 1890. Astwood Mews, SW7 Astwood Mews is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area. Bayswater Road, W2 Bayswater Road is the main road running along the northern edge of Hyde Park. Bina Gardens, SW5 Bina Gardens is one of the streets of London in the SW5 postal area. Bolney Gate, SW7 Bolney Gate is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area. Bute Street, SW7 Bute Street is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area. Cranley Mews, SW7 Cranley Mews is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area. Elms Lane, W2 Elms Lane in Bayswater was situated on the west bank of the Westbourne stream. Gloucester Road, SW7 Gloucester Road is a main street in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. Grenville Place, SW7 Grenville Place connects Cornwall Gardens and Launceston Place in the north with Cromwell Road in the south. Jay Mews, SW7 Jay Mews is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area. Kensington Court Gardens Kensington Court Gardens is a late Victorian mansion block, completed in 1889, near to Kensington Palace and Gardens. Kynance Mews, SW7 Kynance Mews consists of 33 residential properties on a mews road which starts at Gloucester Road and ends in a cul-de-sac. Manson Mews, SW7 Manson Mews is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area. Manson Place, SW7 Manson Place is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area. Onslow Square, SW7 Onslow Square was started by Charles James Freake, to designs by architect George Basevi, with the square completed by 1865. Osten Mews, SW7 Osten Mews is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area. Palace Gate, W8 Palace Gate was previously part of Gloucester Road and developed in the 1860s 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. Queens Gate, SW7 Queens Gate is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area. Queensborough Terrace, W2 Queensborough Terrace was built by the grandson of John Aldridge in the 1860s on part of the Aldridge lands. Redcliffe Gardens, SW10 Redcliffe Gardens began life as Walnut Tree Walk, a pathway running through nurseries and market gardens. Reece Mews, SW7 Reece Mews is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area. Roland Way, SW7 Roland Way is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area. Stanhope Gardens, SW7 Stanhope Gardens was built in the 1860s in developments following the Great Exhibition of 1851. The Boltons, SW10 The Boltons is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area. The Little Boltons, SW10 The Little Boltons - originally called "The Grove" - connects Old Brompton Road with Tregunter Road. Tregunter Road, SW10 Development began at the east end of Tregunter Road in 1851 and was complete by 1866 at the west end.
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.