Area guide: North Kensington

North Kensington offers a quiet residential area with easy access to Portobello Road and Notting Hill. Two of the most popular parks in the area include the large open space of Wormwood Scrubs and Little Wormwood Scrubs.


Further north from Ladbroke Grove is Grand Union Canal which hosts many new developments along the waterfront. To the west is Kensington Memorial Park and the quiet residential area now known as the St Quinton Estate which has very good schools.

North Kensington offers access to a number of great open spaces. The attractive Avondale Park, which opened in 1892, combines attractive formal gardens with children’s play areas, sports areas and a small wildlife section. Nearby Holland Park offers 22.5 hectares of gardens which contains children’s play areas, sports facilities, a café, large areas of woodland and the breath-taking Japanese Kyoto Garden.


North Kensington is a neighbourhood in the London borough Notting Hill. There are several Tube links into the City including Ladbroke Grove on the Circle Line, access to Paddington Station, and the Heathrow Express is but a short walk away.

Local Property

Property Types in North Kensington are as diverse as the people who live in the area. There is a broad range of flats and apartments too, from new build developments to delightful period conversions. The roads are well maintained and attractive.

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