Places We Love

Trellick Tower

Designed by Erno Goldfinger and so loathed by Ian Fleming that he named a Bond villain after the architect. NOW A cult landmark IT WAS awarded a Grade II* listing in 1998.

Kensington Memorial Park

As a commemoration to the First World War, the park was opened in 1926 by the Duchess of Argyll, it now provides the perfect recreational space for urban mums and their young.

Bassett House School

Basset House School is not just the desired choice of local residents, but local celebrities too. there was a time when brian eno could be spotted dropping his kids off at the gates, and if it’s good enough for brian…

Queens Park

If tennis is one of the park's six all-weather courts is too strenuous, you can go Gallic, break out the pastis and avail yourself of the Pétanque pitch.

Portobello Road and Market

Portobello was originally a farm, which was named after Puerto Bello in the Caribbean in memory of Admiral Vernon who captured the town in 1739.

North Kensington, as an extension of Notting Hill, is renowned for its strong connections to the arts and music industries. The annual Notting Hill Carnival takes place on Ladbroke Grove itself and the famous Portobello Market is but a mere stone's throw attracting visitors in their thousands.

For the residents, this sought after patch of West London holds huge living benefits with its stunning Victorian and Edwardian architecture set within the quiet streets of the St Quintin Conservation Area.

With excellent transport links and outstanding schools within close vicinity, the area is ideal for young professionals and families alike.

Fact: Portobello Road was named after the popular victory during the war of 'Jenkins Ear' when Admiral Edward Vernon captured the Spanish ruled town of Puerto Bello in Mexico.

Oxford Gardens Conservation Area Guide

St Quintin Estate Area Guide

Queen's Park Area Guide

 

 


Bective Leslie Marsh