District of London
in Greater London of England, United Kingdom
- London City Airport (8 mi)
- RAF Northolt (13 mi)
- London Biggin Hill Airport (14 mi)
- London Heathrow Airport (15 mi)
- Redhill Aerodrome (20 mi)
- Fairoaks Airport (22 mi)
- London Gatwick Airport (25 mi)
- London Luton Airport (27 mi)
- London Stansted Airport (30 mi)
- 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)
- Penton Hook Marina (marina, (18 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: 03:58 PM (Friday)
- Timezone: Europe/London
- UTC/GMT offset: 0 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:43 am and 10:15 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -43.750 and 173.083 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Le Bons Bay
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Delve into South Kensington
The district South Kensington of London in Greater London (England) is a subburb in United Kingdom and is a district of the nations capital.
If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Kensington, Wandsworth, Camden Town, Hammersmith and City of Westminster. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 24°C / 74 °F
|Morning Temperature||13°C / 56 °F|
|Evening Temperature||22°C / 72 °F|
|Night Temperature||17°C / 62 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1013 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Moderate breeze with 11 km/h (7 mph) from West|
|Cloud Conditions||Clear sky, covering 4% of sky|
|General Conditions||Sky is clear|
Saturday, 10th of June 2023
28°C (82 °F)
20°C (67 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Sunday, 11th of June 2023
20°C (68 °F)
20°C (67 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Monday, 12th of June 2023
26°C (79 °F)
19°C (66 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Hotels and Places to Stay
The Egerton House Hotel
The Kensington Hotel
The Franklin Hotel LVX
The Adria Boutique
Sydney House Chelsea
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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.
Imperial College London
Imperial College London (officially The Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine) is a public research university located in London, United Kingdom, specialising in science, engineering, medicine and business. Formerly a constituent college of the federal University of London, Imperial became fully independent in 2007, the 100th anniversary of its founding.
Albertopolis is the area centred on Exhibition Road in London containing a large number of educational and cultural sites. It is in South Kensington, split between the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and the City of Westminster, bordered by Cromwell Road to the south and Kensington Road to the north.
The Newcomen Society is a British learned society that promotes and celebrates the history of engineering and technology. It was founded in London in 1920 and takes its name from Thomas Newcomen, one of the inventors associated with the early development of the steam engine and who is widely considered the "father of the Industrial Revolution".
Holy Trinity Brompton
Holy Trinity Brompton with St Paul's, Onslow Square ("HTB") is an Anglican church in Brompton, London, United Kingdom. The church consists of three church buildings, HTB Brompton Road, HTB Onslow Square and HTB Queen's Gate, as well as being the home for Worship Central, St Paul's Theological Centre and The Alpha course. It is where the Alpha course was first developed and is one of the most influential churches in the Church of England.
The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Collection is a collection of objets d'art formed by the English-born businessman Sir Arthur Gilbert, who made most of his fortune in the property business in California. After initially becoming interested in silver, he assembled a large collection of decorative art, which he gifted to the British nation in 1996. It now has a permanent home in the Victoria and Albert Museum.
Imperial College School of Medicine
Imperial College School of Medicine (ICSM) is the medical school of Imperial College London in England, and one of the United Hospitals. The School was formed in 1997 through the merger of several historic medical schools, and has core campuses at South Kensington, St Mary's Hospital, London, Charing Cross Hospital, Hammersmith Hospital and Chelsea and Westminster Hospital. The School is ranked second in the UK and third in the world in the 2012 Times Higher Education World University Rankings.
Imperial College Business School
Imperial College Business School is a business school located in London, United Kingdom and a constituent faculty of Imperial College London. It is based at Imperial's main South Kensington campus in West London. Imperial College Business School is accredited by EQUIS and has programmes and courses accredited by AACSB and AMBA. It is one of the leading business schools in Europe.
The Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, popularly known as Brompton Oratory, is a Roman Catholic church in South Kensington, London. It is situated on Brompton Road, next to the Victoria and Albert Museum, at the junction with Cromwell Gardens.
This article is about the community of Oratorian Fathers in London. They are based at the Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, popularly known as Brompton Oratory. For the eponymous school, see London Oratory School The London Oratory is a Catholic oratory, a community of lay-brothers, and the name given to the London Congregation of the Oratory of Saint Philip Neri.
The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust
The Royal Marsden Hospital (RM) is a specialist cancer treatment hospital in London, England. It is an NHS Foundation Trust, and operates facilities on two sites: The Chelsea site in Brompton, next to the Royal Brompton Hospital, on Fulham Road The Sutton site in Belmont, close to Sutton Hospital, High Down and Downview Prisons
Neptune and Triton (Bernini)
Neptune and Triton is an early sculpture by the Italian artist Gian Lorenzo Bernini. It is housed in the Victoria and Albert Museum of London and was executed c. 1622–1623. Carved from marble, it stands 182.2 cm (71.7 in) in height.
Cast Courts (Victoria and Albert Museum)
The Cast Courts (originally called the Architectural Courts) of the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, England, comprise two large halls. Unusually for a museum, the Cast Courts house a collection not of originals, but copies. Here are to be found reproductions of some of the most famous sculptures in the world.
The Geological Museum (originally The Museum of Practical Geology, started in 1835) is one of the oldest single science museums in the world and now part of the Natural History Museum in London. It transferred from Jermyn Street to Exhibition Road, South Kensington in 1935 in a building designed by Sir Richard Allison and John Hatton Markham of the Office of Works.
Michelin House at 81 Fulham Road, Chelsea, London was constructed as the first permanent UK headquarters and tyre depot for the Michelin Tyre Company Ltd. The building opened for business on 20 January 1911.
Exhibition Road, in South Kensington, London provides access to many nationally significant institutions, including the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Science Museum, Natural History Museum (which incorporates the former Geological Museum), the Royal Geographical Society, Imperial College London, Pepperdine University Abroad and Jagiellonian University Abroad. The road gets its name from the Great Exhibition of 1851 which was held just inside Hyde Park at the northern end of the road.
Queen's Tower, London
The Queen's Tower is situated in the South Kensington Campus of Imperial College London, England. It is 287 feet tall with a copper covered dome at its top. To reach the base of the dome from the ground on foot, one must ascend a series of narrow spiral staircases, which comprise 325 steps in total.
Cromwell Gardens is a short but major road in South Kensington, within the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, London, England. It joins the Cromwell Road at the junction with Exhibition Road to the west with the Brompton Road to the east. To the north, the main facade and entrance of the Victoria and Albert Museum is a dominant feature. To the south, on the corner with Exhibition Road, is the Ismaili Centre, a religious, social, and cultural meeting place for the UK Ismaili community.
Thurloe Square is a traditional garden square in South Kensington, London, England. There are private communal gardens in the centre of the square for use by the local residents. The Victoria and Albert Museum is close by to the north across Thurloe Place and Cromwell Gardens. The nearest tube station is South Kensington to the west along Thurloe Street. Sir Henry Cole (1808–1892), the first Director of the Victoria and Albert Museum, lived at 33 Thurloe Square just opposite the museum.
London School of Dramatic Art
The London School of Dramatic Art is an Acting School based in South Kensington in London. It is drama school in the UK which offers training for those intending to pursue a professional career.
St Paul's Theological Centre
St Paul's Theological Centre (SPTC) is a British centre for theological learning, based at Holy Trinity Brompton (HTB) in South Kensington, London. It is led by its Principal, Graham Tomlin. SPTC runs theological courses for members of HTB and other churches. It is a constituent member of St Mellitus College.
National Art Library
The National Art Library (NAL) is a major reference library, situated in Kensington, West London. It is freely accessible to the public Tuesday-Saturdays, and specialises in material about the fine and decorative arts of many countries and periods. It also contains substantial sources for information about artists.
Museum Lane runs between two of London's leading museums in South Kensington, namely the Science Museum to the north and the Natural History Museum to the south. It runs to the west off Exhibition Road through a gateway connecting the two museums. Opposite is the Henry Cole Wing of the Victoria and Albert Museum. Museum Lane provides disabled access to the Natural History Museum. During the Exhibition Road Music Day there is a Museum Lane stage as part of the festivities.
Franklin Hotel, London
Franklin Hotel is a luxury 5-star hotel in London, England. It is located at 22-28 Egerton Gardens, Knightsbridge on the borders of Chelsea. The hotel was built from merging four Victorian townhouses into one in 1992. The hotel is located near Brompton Road and Sloane Street and in close proximity to the Victoria and Albert Museum, Buckingham Palace and Kensington Palace. As of 2009 the hotel is undergoing renovation.
The Skempton Building houses the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Imperial College London. It is named after the British Civil Engineer Sir Alec Skempton, founder of the British Soil Mechanics. The departmental building changed its name from Civil Engineering Building to its current name in 2004, after a short time of Skempton's death in 2001.
Onslow Square is a garden square in South Kensington, southwest London, England. The square lies between the Old Brompton Road to the northwest and the Fulham Road to the southeast. To the north is South Kensington tube station. To the south is the Royal Marsden Hospital. As well as the main square, the address covers the street to the southwest that turns into Onslow Gardens, and the street to the northwest that meets Pelham Street by South Kensington tube station.
These districts also belong to London.
- Baker Street
- Charing Cross
- Chelsea Embankment
- Covent Garden
- East Finchley
- Herne Hill
- Maida Hill
- Maida Vale
- North Kensington
- Oxford Circus
- Queens Park
- South Bank
- South Lambeth
- South West London
- St James's
- Tottenham Court Road
- West Dulwich
- West End of London
- West Norwood
- Willesden Green
These are districts that are close by, but belong to a different city than London.Popular in vicinity
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- Camden Town
- City of Westminster
- City of London
- Wood Green
- Ealing Broadway
- Enfield Town
- Potters Bar
- East Ham
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West End of London: A4 Cromwell Rd/Gloucester Rd, West End of London (source)
West End of London: Kensington Rd/Exhibition Rd, West End of London (source)
Pimlico: Chelsea Embankment/Albert Brdg, Pimlico (source)
West End of London: Exhibition Rd/Cromwell Rd, West End of London (source)
West End of London: Brompton Rd/Beaufort Grns, West End of London (source)
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