Embankment Gardens, SW3

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Embankment Gardens, SW3

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Road · Chelsea · SW3 ·
August
8
2017

Embankment Gardens is a road in the SW3 postcode area




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Albert Bridge Road, SW11 Albert Bridge Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Alexandra Avenue, SW11 Alexandra Avenue is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Anderson Street, SW3 Anderson Street is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Anerley Street, SW11 Anerley Street is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Austin Road, SW11 Austin Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Battersea Park Road, SW11 Battersea Park Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Battersea Park, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Beauchamp Place, SW3 Beauchamp Place was also the name of a 16th-century mansion of the Seymour family.
Beaufort Gardens, SW3 Beaufort Gardens is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Beechmore Road, SW11 Beechmore Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Belgrave Mews South, SW1X Belgrave Mews South is a road in the SW1X postcode area
Belgrave Mews West, SW1X Belgrave Mews West is home to the Star Tavern, former rendezvous of the Great Train Robbers.
Belgrave Place, SW1X Belgrave Place is a road in the SW1X postcode area
Blacklands Terrace, SW3 Blacklands Terrace is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Blondel Street, SW11 Blondel Street is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Bloomfield Terrace, SW1W Bloomfield Terrace is a road in the SW1W postcode area
Boscobel Place, SW1W Boscobel Place’s name is derived from the story of Charles II.
Bourne Street, SW1W Bourne Street is lined with what were once artisans’ dwellings.
Bray Place, SW3 Bray Place is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Brompton Place, SW3 Brompton Place is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Brougham Street, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Brynmaer Road, SW11 Brynmaer Road is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Bunhouse Place, SW1W Bunhouse Place is one of the streets of London in the SW1W postal area.
Burns Road, SW11 Burns Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Burton Mews, SW1W Burton Mews is a road in the SW1W postcode area
Bywater Street, SW3 Bywater Street is a road in the SW3 postcode area
Cadogan Gardens, SW3 Cadogan Gardens is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Cadogan Gate S.W 1, SW1X This is a street in the SW1X postcode area
Cadogan Lane, SW1X Cadogan Lane is one of the streets of London in the SW1X postal area.
Cadogan Place, SW1X Cadogan Place was named after Earl Cadogan and runs parallel to the lower half of Sloane Street.
Cadogan Square, SW1X Cadogan Square was built between 1877 and 1888, largely on the grounds of the Prince’s Club.
Cadogan Street, SW3 Cadogan Street is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Cambridge Mansions, SW11 Cambridge Mansions is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Cambridge Road, SW11 Cambridge Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Cantate Centre Parkfield Industrial Estate, SW11 Cantate Centre Parkfield Industrial Estate is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Carriage Drive East, SW8 Carriage Drive East is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Carriage Drive North, SW11 Carriage Drive North is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Carriage Drive North, SW3 Carriage Drive North is a road in the SW3 postcode area
Carriage Drive South, SW11 Carriage Drive South is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Carriage Drive West, SW11 Carriage Drive West is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Cavalry Square, SW1W Cavalry Square is a road in the SW1W postcode area
Cavalry Square, SW3 Cavalry Square is a road in the SW3 postcode area
Caversham Street, SW3 Caversham Street is a road in the SW3 postcode area
Charles II Place, SW3 Charles II Place is a road in the SW3 postcode area
Charlotte Despard Avenue, SW11 Charlotte Despard Avenue is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Chelsea Bridge Road, SW1W Chelsea Bridge Road was built in the 1850s to connect Chelsea with its bridge.
Chelsea Embankment, SW3 Chelsea Embankment is a road in the SW3 postcode area
Cheltenham Terrace, SW3 Cheltenham Terrace is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Chesham Close, SW1X Chesham Close is a road in the SW1X postcode area
Chesham Mews, SW1X Chesham Mews is a road in the SW1X postcode area
Chesham Place, SW1X Chesham Place is one of the streets of London in the SW1X postal area.
Chesham Street, SW1X Chesham Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1X postal area.
Chesney Street, SW11 This is a street in the SW11 postcode area
Chester Row, SW1W Chester Row with its tall stucco houses lies at the heart of the district of Belgravia.
Cheyne Court, SW3 Cheyne Court is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Cheyne Place, SW3 Cheyne Place is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Christchurch Street, SW3 Christchurch Street is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Christchurch Terrace, SW3 Christchurch Terrace is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Clabon Mews, SW1X Clabon Mews is one of the streets of London in the SW1X postal area.
Cliveden Place, SW1W Cliveden Place is one of the streets of London in the SW1W postal area.
Clover Mews, SW3 Clover Mews is a road in the SW3 postcode area
Conduit Street, SW1W Conduit Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1Wpostal area.
Coulson Street, SW3 Coulson Street is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Court/417 Battersea Park Road, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Culford Gardens, SW3 Culford Gardens is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Culvert House, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Culvert Road, SW11 Culvert Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Cupar Road, SW11 Cupar Road is a road in the SW11 postcode area
D R C A Business Centre, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Dagnall Street, SW11 Dagnall Street is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Dilke Street, SW3 Dilke Street is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Dove Walk, SW1W Dove Walk is one of the streets of London in the SW1W postal area.
Dovedale Studios, SW11 Dovedale Studios is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Draycott Avenue, SW3 Draycott Avenue is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Draycott Place, SW3 Draycott Place is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Draycott Terrace, SW3 Draycott Terrace is a road in the SW3 postcode area
Drca Business Centre, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Duke of York Square, SW1W Duke of York Square is a road in the SW1W postcode area
Duke Of York Square, SW3 Duke Of York Square is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
East Road, SW3 East Road is a road in the SW3 postcode area
Eaton Close, SW1W Eaton Close is a road in the SW1W postcode area
Eaton Gate, SW1W Eaton Gate is one of the streets of London in the SW1W postal area.
Eaton Mews North, SW1X Eaton Mews North is one of the streets of London in the SW1X postal area.
Eaton Mews West, SW1W Eaton Mews West is one of the streets of London in the SW1W postal area.
Eaton Place, SW1X Eaton Place was developed by Thomas Cubitt between 1826 and 1845.
Eaton Square, SW1W Eaton Square is one of the jewels in Belgravia’s crown.
Eaton Terrace, SW1W Eaton Terrace is a street of elegant five and six storey terraced houses.
Ellis Street, SW1X Ellis Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1X postal area.
Elystan Place, SW3 Elystan Place is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Forfar Road, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Foxmore Street, SW11 Foxmore Street is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Francis Chichester Way, SW11 Francis Chichester Way is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Franklins Row, SW3 Franklins Row is a road in the SW3 postcode area
Frederic Mews, SW1X Frederic Mews is one of the streets of London in the SW1X postal area.
Freedom Street, SW11 Freedom Street is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Golding Terrace, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Graham Terrace, SW1W Graham Terrace is one of the streets of London in the SW1W postal area.
Grosvenor Cottages, SW1W Grosvenor Cottages is a road in the SW1W postcode area
Halsey Street, SW3 Halsey Street is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Hans Place, SW1X Hans Place, a square, is named after Sir Hans Sloane, physician and collector, whose bequest became the foundation of the British Museum.
Hans Road, SW1X Hans Road is a road in the SW1X postcode area
Hans Road, SW3 Hans Road dates from the late eighteenth century.
Hans Street, SW1X Hans Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1X postal area.
Harpsden Street, SW11 Harpsden Street is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Henley Street, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Herbert Crescent, SW1X Herbert Crescent is one of the streets of London in the SW1X postal area.
Holbein Mews, SW1W Holbein Mews is one of the streets of London in the SW1W postal area.
Holbein Place, SW1W Holbein Place links Sloane Square and Pimlico Road.
Joubert Street, SW11 Joubert Street is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Kassala Road, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Kennard Street, SW11 Kennard Street is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Kersley Mews, SW11 Kersley Mews is a rare survival of a local mews and built to serve the residents of Foxmore Street and Kersley Street.
Kersley Street, SW11 Kersley Street is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Kings Road, SW1W Kings Road is one of the streets of London in the SW1W postal area.
Latchmere Street, SW11 Latchmere Street is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Lennox Gardens Mews, SW1X Lennox Gardens Mews is a road in the SW1X postcode area
Lennox Gardens, SW1X Lennox Gardens is one of the streets of London in the SW1X postal area.
Lincoln Street, SW3 Lincoln Street is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Longhedge Street, SW11 Longhedge Street is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Lower Sloane Street, SW1W Lower Sloane Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1W postal area.
Lowndes Street, SW1X Lowndes Street was built by Thomas Cubitt and Seth Smith.
Lucas Court, SW11 Lucas Court is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Lurline Gardens, SW11 Lurline Gardens is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Lyall Mews West, SW1X Lyall Mews West is a road in the SW1X postcode area
Lyall Mews, SW1X Lyall Mews is a road in the SW1X postcode area
Macduff Road, SW11 Macduff Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Mandeville Courtyard, SW11 Mandeville Courtyard is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Markham Square, SW3 Markham Square is a garden square laid out in 1836.
Markham Street, SE17 A street within the SW3 postcode
Millgrove Street, SW11 Millgrove Street is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Milner Street, SW3 Milner Street is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Moore Street, SW3 Moore Street is a road in the SW3 postcode area
Mozart Terrace, SW1W Mozart Terrace is one of the streets of London in the SW1W postal area.
Odger Street, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Ormonde Gate, SW3 Ormonde Gate is a road in the SW3 postcode area
Ormonde Place, SW1W Ormonde Place is a road in the SW1W postcode area
Ovington Street, SW3 Ovington Street is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Paradise Walk, SW3 Paradise Walk is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Parkfield Industrial Estate, SW11 Parkfield Industrial Estate is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Parkside Street, SW11 Parkside Street is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Passmore Street, SW1W Passmore Street, formerly Union Street, contains a social mix.
Pavilion Road, SW1X Pavilion Road is one of the streets of London in the SW1X postal area.
Pimilco Walk, N1 Pimilco Walk is a road in the N1 postcode area
Pimlico Road, SW1W Pimlico Road is a combination of roads formerly called Grosvenor Row and Queen Street.
Pont St Mews, SW1X Pont St Mews is one of the streets of London in the SW1X postal area.
Pont Street Mews, SW1X This is a street in the SW1X postcode area
Pont Street, SW1X Pont Street is a fashionable street in Knightsbridge/Belgravia, not far from the Knightsbridge department store Harrods to the north-west.
Primrose Mansions, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Prince Of Wales Drive, SW11 Prince Of Wales Drive is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Radnor Walk, SW3 Radnor Walk is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Ralston Street, SW3 Ralston Street is a road in the SW3 postcode area
Ranelagh Grove, SW1W Ranelagh Grove was formerly called Wilderness Row and Ranelagh Walk.
Rawlings Street, SW3 Rawlings Street is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Redburn Street, SW3 Redburn Street is a road in the SW3 postcode area
Reform Street, SW11 Reform Street is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Roberts Mews, BR6 A street within the SW1X postcode
Roberts Mews, SW1X Roberts Mews is one of the streets of London in the SW1X postal area.
Robinson Street, SW3 Robinson Street is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Rosemoor Street, SW3 This is a street in the SW3 postcode area
Rowditch Lane, SW11 Rowditch Lane is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Royal Avenue, SW3 Royal Avenue is a road in the SW3 postcode area
Royal Hospital Road, SW3 Royal Hospital Road is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Roydon Close, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Rutherford House, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Sedding Street, SW1W Sedding Street is a road in the SW1W postcode area
Sedding Street, SW1X Sedding Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1X postal area.
Sloane Court East, SW1W Sloane Court East is a road in the SW1W postcode area
Sloane Court East, SW3 This is a street in the SW3 postcode area
Sloane Court West, SW3 This is a street in the SW3 postcode area
Sloane Gardens, SW1W Sloane Gardens is one of the streets of London in the SW1W postal area.
Sloane Square, SW1W Sloane Square forms a boundary between the two largest aristocratic estates in London, the Grosvenor Estate and the Cadogan.
Sloane Street, SW1X Sloane Street runs north to south, from Knightsbridge to Sloane Square, taking its name from Sir Hans Sloane, who purchased the surrounding area in 1712.
Sloane Terrace, SW1X Sloane Terrace is one of the streets of London in the SW1X postal area.
Smith Street, SW3 Smith Street is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Smith Terrace, SW3 Smith Terrace is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Soudan Road, SW11 Soudan Road is a road in the SW11 postcode area
South Eaton Place, SW1W South Eaton Place is one of the streets of London in the SW1W postal area.
South/Austin Road, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Sprimont Place, SW3 Sprimont Place is a road in the SW3 postcode area
St Barnabas Street, SW1W St Barnabas Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1W postal area.
St Catherine’s Mews, SW3 St Catherine’s Mews is a road in the SW3 postcode area
St James Court, SW11 St James Court is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
St. Leonard’s Terrace, SW3 St. Leonard’s Terrace is a road in the SW3 postcode area
Swan Walk, SW3 Swan Walk is a road in the SW3 postcode area
Symons Street, SW3 Symons Street is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Tedworth Gardens, SW3 Tedworth Gardens is a road in the SW3 postcode area
Tedworth Square, SW3 Tedworth Square is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Terrace Walk, SW3 Terrace Walk is a road in the SW3 postcode area
The Gateways, SW3 The Gateways is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
The Imperial Laundry, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Tite Street, SW3 Tite Street is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Tryon Street, SW3 Tryon Street is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Unit 23 Flotilla House Battersea Reach, SW18 A street within the SW1W postcode
Walden House, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Walpole Street, SW3 Walpole Street is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Walton Street, SW3 Walton Street runs through the heart of Chelsea.
Warriner Gardens, SW11 Warriner Gardens is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Wellington Square, SW3 Wellington Square is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
West Eaton Place Mews, SW1X West Eaton Place Mews is a road in the SW1X postcode area
West Eaton Place, SW1X West Eaton Place is one of the streets of London in the SW1X postal area.
West Halkin Street, SW1X West Halkin Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1X postal area.
West Road, SW3 West Road is a road in the SW3 postcode area
West Road, SW5 West Road is a road in the SW5 postcode area
Whittaker Street, SW1W Whittaker Street is a road in the SW1W postcode area
Wilbraham Place, SW1X Wilbraham Place is one of the streets of London in the SW1X postal area.
Wiltshire Close, SW3 Wiltshire Close is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Woodfall Street, SW3 Woodfall Street is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
York Mansions, SW11 York Mansions is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.


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.
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