Category: Chelsea

Walton Street, SW1X

Walton Street is a major road of Chelsea.

Lennox Gardens, SW1X

Lennox Gardens skirts the central gardens of the same name.

Tite Street, SW3

Tite Street crosses Royal Hospital Road.

Elm Park Gardens, SW10

Elm Park Gardens links Fulham Road with Elm Park Road.

Raasay Street, SW10

Raasay Street ran from Dartrey Road to Edith Grove.

Kensington and Chelsea

This is a placeholder for the upcoming conservation guides to the LBKC. The sources may be found here:Kensington and Chelsea AVONDALE CONSERVATION AREA Avondale Conservation Area is an attractive residential area which was primarily developed from around 1860 to 1895. The cluster of buildings comprises modest Victorian terrace houses, a church and school which are …

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Helicopter over Chelsea

No real excuse for this post. In taking a walk along the southern Thames shore between Wandworth and Battersea, you pass the Battersea Heliport. Here, at low tide, is a one of their craft over the high rises of Chelsea.

The Fascination of Chelsea

By G. E. MITTON (1902). Edited by Sir Walter Besant. (The Underground Map editor notes: Optical character recognition tries to resolve spelling – spelling of proper names and derivations can be unreliable as a result) PREFATORY NOTE A survey of London, a record of the greatest of all cities, that should preserve her history, her …

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Walton Street, SW3

Running parallel to Brompton Road between South Kensington and Knightsbridge, Walton Street in Chelsea is now filled with boutiques and galleries. Though flanked by Harrods and The Conran Shop, it’s an enclave of independent shops. Back in the day, Walton Street also had a panache for hosting a series of independent shops. The photo features …

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The River Westbourne

The hills of Hampstead Heath provide the source of three lost rivers of London – the Westbourne, Tyburn and Fleet. These rivers were long buried underground and the modern streetscape contains few hints at these former watercourses. Old maps show the routes that these rivers took. The Westbourne rises in two main places in Hampstead …

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