Category: Chelsea

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

Click on the markers to show the waypoints which trace the course of the river LINKS IN CAPITAL LETTERS are blog posts Standard links go to the main website 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 …

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