Kensington & Chelsea is an inner borough in the west of London. It’s one of London’s best known and smallest boroughs, home to the Harrods department store and Notting Hill Carnival.
The borough comprises a number of smaller areas, most notably, Albertopolis, Bayswater, Belgravia, Brompton, Chelsea, Chelsea Harbour, Earl’s Court, Holland Park, Kensal Green, Kensington, Knightsbridge, Ladbroke Grove, North Kensington, Notting Hill, South Kensington, West Brompton, West Kensington, World’s End. These areas cover a wide range of central London postcodes, including SW1W, SW1X, SW3, SW7, SW10, SW5, SW6, W8, W14, W12, W11, W2, W10, W9.
The area of Kensington & Chelsea is one of London’s most famous. The borough has two UK parliamentary constituencies, being Kensington and Chelsea & Fulham. The area benefits from excellent local and cross London transport links. There are 12 tube stations servicing the area at South Kensington, Gloucester Road, Kensington High Street, Earl's Court, Sloane Square, West Brompton, Kensington Olympia, Notting Hill Gate, Holland Park, Latimer Road, Knightsbridge, Westbourne Park, Ladbroke Grove and Kensal Green. However, transport is generally better in Kensington than in Chelsea. There is a good bus service throughout though, including Chelsea, for example on the King’s Road, Fulham Road and Kensington High Street.
Kensington & Chelsea are also favourite tourist destinations, with many of London’s top attractions. Some of London’s most recommended tourist sites are in the area, including Brompton Oratory, Harrods, Imperial College, Kensington Arcade, Kensington High Street, Kensington Palace, King's Road, Leighton House Museum, Portobello Road, Royal Albert Hall, Royal Hospital Chelsea, Saatchi Gallery, Sloane Square and Sloane Street, The Science Museum and Natural History Museum, Victoria & Albert Museum, Stamford Bridge.
As well as tourists, Kensington and Chelsea is known for its affluent residential crowd. This means that daily housekeepers are in high demand for the big homes, whilst weekly or fortnightly cleaners are booked up by residents in the mansion blocks. Housekeep cleaners already have 1000s of happy customers in the area!