Category: North Kensington

Adair Road, W10

Adair Road is a street on the Kensal Town/North Kensington borders.

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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Bramley Mews, W10

Bramley Mews become part of a redelevopment of the area north of Latimer Road station in the 1960s.

Western Dwellings, W10

Western Dwellings were a row of houses, opposite the Western Gas Works, housing some of the workers.

Wheatstone Road, W10

Wheatstone Road was the former name of the eastern section of Bonchurch Road.

Thorpe Close, W10

Thorpe Close is a redevelopment of the former Thorpe Mews, laid waste by the building of the Westway.

Acklam Road, W10

When the Portobello farmhouse featured in a watercolour in 1864, shortly before its demise, the only other building on the lane north of the newly opened Hammersmith and City railway line was the Notting Barn Lodge, situated on Portobello Lane at the future junction of Cambridge Gardens. This lodge stood by the entrance to the lane …

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Acklam Hall, W10

Post-Westway, Acklam Road has hosted free gigs by Hawkwind, Aswad, Messiah sound-system, Ebony steel band, Carnivals, riots, adventure playground and graffiti innovations, the Mutoid Waste Company, Portobello Film Festival at the Pop-Up Cinema, Acklam Village farmers market Bay 58 bar, Acklam Studios, the Acklam Hall (which became Bay 63, Subterania, Neighbourhood, Supperclub and Mode nightclub), …

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Westway, W10

On 28 July 1970 the Westway, A40 Western Avenue Extension flyover between White City and Paddington, at two and half miles, the longest elevated road in Europe at the time, was opened by Michael Heseltine, the parliamentary secretary to the transport minister. The opening ceremony was famously accompanied by a protest over the re-housing of the last residents …

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Raymede Street, W10

[advanced_iframe securitykey=”73bfdf36bff161fdb6d48c80a87afbe943e66891″ src=”http://theundergroundmap.com/iframe.html?id=10422&mapyear=1900&zoom=18&iheight=400″ width=”400″ height=”400″] For some years after the construction of the Hammersmith and City Railway, cricket fields lay to the north of the railway embankment. Here on one occasion the Notting Hill Flower Show and Home Improvement Society held its Exhibition, and the Duke and Duchess of Teck, accompanied by their young daughter, …

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