District of London
in Greater London of England, United Kingdom
- Tower of London (Unesco heritage, 9 mi)
- Palace of Westminster and Westminster Abbey including Saint Margaret’s Church (Unesco heritage, 11 mi)
- Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Unesco heritage, 18 mi)
- Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites (Unesco heritage, 23 mi)
- Blenheim Palace (Unesco heritage, 32 mi)
- Canterbury Cathedral, St Augustine's Abbey, and St Martin's Church (Unesco heritage, 54 mi)
- City of Bath (Unesco heritage, 66 mi)
- Dorset and East Devon Coast (Unesco heritage, 67 mi)
- Derwent Valley Mills (Unesco heritage, 106 mi)
- Hartsbourne Country Club (Golf course, 6 mi)
- Brent Valley Golf Course (Golf course, 8 mi)
- Ilford Golf Club (Golf course, 9 mi)
- Ealing Golf Club (Golf course, 9 mi)
- Chingford Golf Club (Golf course, 11 mi)
- Hampton Court Palace Golf Club (Golf course, 12 mi)
- Cray Valley Golf Club (Golf course, 13 mi)
- Aldenham Golf Club (Berry Grove) (Golf course, 15 mi)
- Essendon Country Club (Golf course, 17 mi)
- Brickendon Grange Golf Club (Golf course, 17 mi)
- London Eye (observation point, (0 mi)
- Lee Valley Marina Springfield (marina, (5 mi)
- The View from the Shard (observation point, (2 mi)
- Box Hill Hiking Area (amusement park, (19 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 51.509 and -0.126 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 51° 30' 30" and W -0° 7' 32"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Pound - GBP
- Spoken languages:
- English, Welsh, Scottish Gaelic
- Local electricity:
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- Local Time: 09:43 AM (Tuesday)
- Timezone: Europe/London
- UTC/GMT offset: 0 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 8:39 am and 4:57 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -43.750 and 173.083 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Le Bons Bay
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Touring Chelsea Embankment
The district Chelsea Embankment of London in Greater London (England) is a subburb located in United Kingdom and is a district of the nations capital.
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Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 6°C / 43 °F
|Morning Temperature||6°C / 43 °F|
|Evening Temperature||5°C / 41 °F|
|Night Temperature||4°C / 38 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1012 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from South|
|Cloud Conditions||Few clouds, covering 16% of sky|
|General Conditions||Few clouds|
Wednesday, 29th of November 2023
5°C (42 °F)
2°C (36 °F)
Broken clouds, light breeze.
Thursday, 30th of November 2023
5°C (41 °F)
2°C (36 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.
Friday, 1st of December 2023
4°C (39 °F)
2°C (35 °F)
Few clouds, gentle breeze.
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Chelsea Flower Show
The RHS Chelsea Flower Show, formally known as the Great Spring Show, is a garden show held for five days in May by the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) in the grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea in Chelsea, London. It is the most famous flower show in the United Kingdom, and perhaps in the world, attracting visitors from all continents. Highlights to the Chelsea Flower Show include the avant-garde show gardens designed by leading names with Floral Marquee at the centrepiece.
Chelsea Physic Garden
The Chelsea Physic Garden was established as the Apothecaries’ Garden in London, England in 1673. (The word "Physic" here refers to the science of healing. ) This physic garden is the second oldest botanical garden in Britain, after the University of Oxford Botanic Garden, which was founded in 1621. Its rock garden is the oldest English garden devoted to alpine plants.
Metropolitan Borough of Chelsea
The Metropolitan Borough of Chelsea was a Metropolitan borough of the County of London between 1900 and 1965. It was created by the London Government Act 1899 from most of the ancient parish of Chelsea. It was amalgamated in 1965 under the London Government Act 1963, with the Metropolitan Borough of Kensington to form the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.
The River Westbourne is a small river in London, England, which flowed from Whitestone Pond on Hampstead Heath down through Hyde Park to Sloane Square and then into the River Thames at Chelsea. Now in common with several urbanised streams its catchment basin contributes to a network of surface water drainage channels and underneath its route lies a sewer.
Royal Hospital Chelsea
The Royal Hospital Chelsea is a retirement home and nursing home for some 300 British soldiers who are unfit for further duty due to injury or old age, located on Royal Hospital Road in Chelsea, London, in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. It is a true hospital in the original sense of the word - that is, a place where hospitality was provided. The residents in the Royal Hospital are referred to as "in-pensioners".
Battersea Park is a 200 acre (83-hectare) green space at Battersea in the London Borough of Wandsworth in England. It is situated on the south bank of the River Thames opposite Chelsea, and was opened in 1858. The park occupies a mix of marshland reclaimed from the Thames, and land formerly used for market gardens that served the London population.
Albert Bridge, London
Albert Bridge is a Grade II* listed road bridge over the River Thames in West London, connecting Chelsea on the north bank to Battersea on the south bank. Designed and built by Rowland Mason Ordish in 1873 as an Ordish–Lefeuvre Principle modified cable-stayed bridge, it proved to be structurally unsound, and so between 1884 and 1887 Sir Joseph Bazalgette incorporated some of the design elements of a suspension bridge.
Chelsea Embankment is part of the Thames Embankment, a road and walkway along the north bank of the River Thames in central London, England. The western end of Chelsea Embankment, including a stretch of Cheyne Walk, is in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea; the eastern end, including Grosvenor Road and Millbank, is in the City of Westminster. Beneath the road lies the main low-level interceptor sewer taking waste water from west London eastwards towards Beckton.
Ranelagh Gardens were public pleasure gardens located in Chelsea, then just outside London, England in the 18th century.
Duke of York's Headquarters
The Duke of York's Headquarters is a building in Chelsea in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, England. It was completed in 1801 to the designs of John Sanders (architect), who also designed the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. In 1969 it was a declared a Listed building at Grade II*, due to its outstanding historic or architectural special interest. The building was originally called the Royal Military Asylum and was a school for the children of soldiers' widows.
1928 Thames flood
The 1928 Thames flood was a disastrous flood of the River Thames that affected much of riverside London on 7 January 1928, as well as places further downriver. Fourteen people were drowned in London and thousands were made homeless when flood waters poured over the top of the Thames Embankment and part of the Chelsea Embankment collapsed.
Tite Street is a street in Chelsea, London, England, within the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, just north of the River Thames. It was laid out from 1877 by the Metropolitan Board of Works, giving access to the Chelsea Embankment. In the late 19th century the street was a favoured and fashionable location for people of an artistic and literary disposition. Tite Street is named after the architect William Tite.
Don Saltero's was a coffee house based in Chelsea, London, founded in 1695 by James Salter. Don Saltero's was distinct from other seventeenth and eighteenth century London coffee houses in that it contained many cabinets of curiosities. Don Saltero's was originally a barbers shop until Sir Hans Sloane began to donate unwanted objects from his own collections into the hands of James Salter, his former travelling servant.
Brown Dog affair
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Opened in 1968, The Chelsea Drugstore was a sleek modern glass and aluminium fronted building on the northwest corner of Royal Avenue and the Kings Road, in west London. Modeled on Le Drugstore on Boulevard St Germain in Paris, the Chelsea Drugstore was arranged over three floors and on most days remained open for up to 16 hours. Inside customers would find bars, a chemist, newsstands, record stores and other concessions.
Rasoi is an Indian restaurant located in London, England. As of 2008, the restaurant holds one star in the Michelin Guide.
Chelsea Classic Cinema
The Chelsea Classic Cinema was a cinema originally opened in 1913 as the Chelsea Picture Playhouse, in the King's Road, Chelsea. It was designed by Felix Joubert, the cabinet maker and owner of The Pheasantry next door at number 152. It was built on land previously occupied by Box Farm (built in 1686 and demolished in 1899). On the western corner of Markham Street, it was initially opened by the London & Provincial Electric Theatre Company in 1913 with seating for 394 on a single floor.
San Domenico House
San Domenico House, a 5-star hotel in London, England. It is a small boutique hotel, located just off Kings Road at 29-31 Draycott Place in Chelsea. It is has traditional and neo-classical furnishings. Formerly known as the Sloane Hotel until 2006 when it was situated at number 29. Expanded after 2006 into the adjacent property with 15 extra rooms.
List of public art in Kensington and Chelsea
This is a list of public art in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.
Radnor Walk is a residential street in the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea off the King's Road in London. The houses are mid and late Victorian and the street is part of the Royal Hospital Conservation Area. The well known local restaurant Zianni is situated at number 45, while at the top of the street is the Hill House School Founders' Hall. Famous residents include John Betjeman. It runs parallel to Shawfield Street and Smith Street.
Shawfield Street is a street in the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea off King's Road in SW3. On the corner is Shawfield House, a 7-bedroom mansion currently owned by Charles Saatchi and wife Nigella Lawson, which was redeveloped by them from a former gas engineering works. There is also an Oxfam shop on Shawfield Street and a haridresser's called Vanilla . It is parallel to Radnor Walk and Flood Street.
The Noble Sage Art Gallery
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Restaurant Gordon Ramsay
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Not to be confused with the country house in Herefordshire, Burton Court Burton's Court, (sometimes called Bourton Court) is a park in Chelsea, London. It belongs to the Royal Chelsea Hospital which lies just to the south across Royal Hospital Road, and contains three tennis courts and a tennis academy. The court also often hosts cricket matches and artistic fairs.
Flood Street is a residential street in Chelsea, London, England. It runs between King's Road to the north and Royal Hospital Road to the south. Just further to the south is the River Thames. The closest tube station is Sloane Square to the northeast. The most famous resident of Flood Street (No. 19) was the former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher. The house was bought by Margaret Thatcher and her husband Denis Thatcher in 1967 and sold in 1986.
These districts also belong to London.
- Baker Street
- Charing Cross
- Covent Garden
- East Finchley
- Herne Hill
- Maida Hill
- Maida Vale
- North Kensington
- Oxford Circus
- Queens Park
- South Bank
- South Kensington
- South Lambeth
- South West London
- St James's
- Tottenham Court Road
- West Dulwich
- West End of London
- West Norwood
- Willesden Green
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- Enfield Town
- Potters Bar
- East Ham
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