With a relative small population of 180,300, the central borough of Kensington & Chelsea is the most densely populated borough in London and is home to the some of the counties most expensive properties. The average household income stands at £100,000 and reflects the up market high street shopping and property types. more
The average house price is £1,341,801 and is a very high price for many home owners and first time buyers. The typical Kensington & Chelsea clientele include financial sector workers and wealthy international investors looking to buy a prime located property in London’s most chic neighborhood. The borough offers mostly Victorian and Georgian terraced housing situated in small green squares.
The area of Chelsea is also full of expensive antique shops, boutiques and a variety of restaurants to suit all tastes. Likewise the Notting Hill area being well known due to the “Notting Hill” film, offers a more upbeat young and trendy atmosphere partly due to being the host of the Notting Hill Carnival, and Europe’s largest street party, attracting a million people every year. The area is also home the famous Portobello Road Market which sells a variety of antique second hand items and plenty of fruit and veg.
In terms of attractions the Kensington & Chelsea borough has so much to offer to the local and incoming population. Whether you fancy a concert at the Royal Albert Hall, exclusive shopping in the up market Harrods department house or perhaps even the annual Chelsea Flower show for nature fans, the Kensington & Chelsea borough is perfect for anyone visiting or living in the capital.
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|Government Body:||Kensington and Chelsea London Borough Council|
|Population density:||14,864 / km²|