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Britannia Ryans of London has been moving people and businesses in Kensington for over 30 years. Based in London we are ideally located for moves locally in the Borough of Kensington and across London.
Whether you are moving to or from Kensington, our first-class house removal service can help. Our removal service includes an extensive pre-move survey so we can tailor the move to meet your needs, and determine any additional services you may like to include, such as storage, a full or part packing service, shredding, or international removals for overseas moves.
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Kensington is one of the most affluent hubs in London, located in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. Kensington spans from Notting Hill Gate and Holland Park tube stations in the north, to the A308 road in the south, which borders the Chelsea boundary. Olympia signifies the most western point of Kensington, whereas Hyde Park, the Royal Albert Hall, and the Natural History Museum stand on the eastern boundary.
Moving to Kensington
Homes in Kensington are usually exclusive, elegant, and expensive. There are pillar-lined town houses, expansive family homes, and spacious flats and apartments. Town houses to buy range between £700,000 to an unbelievable £13,000,000. Stylish apartments start at around £1 million, whereas studio flats fetch £200,000. For a large two or three-bed flat, prices start at around £1 million but £2 million or £3 million is the average.
Renting in Kensington is just as expensive, with a rent range between £1000 pcm for a small studio to £26,000 per month for a luxury penthouse suite. All areas of Kensington are considered prime location due to the prestigious schools, beautiful architecture and central location.
Moving to Kensington couldn’t be easier with Britannia Ryans office located in North London.
Schools in Kensington
There are four primary schools located directly in Kensington and they are all co-educational. Saint Francis of Assisi is a Catholic primary school, as is St Barnabas and St Philips. St Mary Abbots is a primary school just off of Kensington High Street, and Fox primary school caters to those aged four to eleven.
Holland Park School and Kensington Aldridge Academy are both secondary schools in Kensington and both have sixth form colleges. Alridge’s is another option, having opened in September 2016.
Southbank International School has a campus in Kensington, providing education for boys and girls aged three to eleven.
Transport Links in Kensington
There are four tube stations directly in Kensington, with five other stations on the peripheries. The most central is High Street Kensington tube station, located on the Circle and District lines. South Kensington, Gloucester Road, and Earl’s Court are also located on the Circle and District lines, as well as the Piccadilly. West Brompton and Kensington Olympia are two National Rail and Overground stations located on the western border of Kensington. Shepherd’s Bush, Holland Park, and Notting Hill Gate are to the north and located on the Central line.
There are a number of TFL bus routes running through Kensington, the main routes on Cromwell Road are routes 74 and 345. Kensington High Street is served by routes 9, 10, 27,28, 49, and 328.
Things to do in Kensington
There are a wealth of museums in Kensington with The Natural History Museum, Victoria & Albert Museum and The Science Museum being the top ones to visit. Not forgetting the beautiful Royal Albert Hall for concerts and orchestral summer proms.
For outdoor attractions there is Kensington Park and Holland Park, and not forgetting Kensington Palace, the official residence of William and Kate the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.
If shopping is your preferred activity, then you are spoilt for choice with the world-famous Harrods and Harvey Nicholls in Knightsbridge. For more upmarket and boutique shops pop along to Kensington High Street, which is also a hub for the music industry. For the best market in London check out the stalls of Portobello Road.
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