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Kensington

Kensington is situated to the north of Notting Hill, to the east of Brompton and Knightsbridge, to the south by Chelsea and Earl’s Court and to the west by Hammersmith and Shepherd’s Bush. In the Doomsday Book of 1086 the […]

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Kew

Kew is situated in South West London within the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames. The name Kew is a combination of both old English and old French; kai (old French), meaning landing place and hoh (old English), meaning spur […]

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Knightsbridge

Knightsbridge is the name given to a road that is situated alongside the southern side of Hyde Park which spans the Royal Borough of Kensington, Chelsea and the City of Westminster. The area consists of various districts including parts of […]

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Mortlake

According to the Domesday Book the area which we now call Mortlake was known at that time as ‘Mortelage’, which is believed to mean ‘a small stream containing salmon’, relating to a nearby fishery. The Archbishops of Canterbury were the […]

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Richmond

Richmond is nine miles west-south-west from the centre of London. Also, it is one of two major towns, the other being Twickenham within the Borough of Richmond upon Thames.Richmond lies opposite East Twickenham, and on the south side of the […]

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Shepherds Bush

Shepherds Bush is believed to have got its name from the fact that shepherds used to use this location as a resting area when they were on their way to London’s markets. People have inhabited for a very long time […]

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Turnham Green

Turnham Green is technically a park located on the Chiswick High Road in Chiswick, although it is generally considered a small area within Chiswick. South of the green is the Chiswick Town Hall whilst on the eastern flank of the […]

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