Painting and Decorating Company in Kensington
Kensington has numerous attractions including The Natural History Museum, The Science Museum, The V&A Museum, The Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gardens and of course Kensington Palace.
Kensington Palace the birthplace of Queen Victoria and home to The Royals for over three hundred years. Originally built in 1605 as a two storey mansion, it now has some of the most lavish decorating in the country after being restored by Queen Victoria in the late 18th Century.
The main heart of Kensington is Kensington High Street, a bustling commercial hub of shops, bars and restaurants, which has been declared London’s second best shopping street after Oxford Street. These shops are filled with the latest interior designs and up to date decorations.
Kensington High Street has been home to some of the most well known brands and department stores for decades from Bakers of Kensington, Derry and Toms, Pointing’s, House of Fraser to modern day with Harrods predominate on the sky line.
There are also many boutique shopping brands such as Burberry, Trilogy, Jigsaw, Phillip Lim and many more.The history of Kensington goes back to William The Conqueror where he awarded the district to on of his inner advisors and one of Englands most wealthiest men in post conquest England.
Kensington is split into South Kensington, North Kensington and West Kensington. With areas such as Queens Gate, Brompton, Holland Park and Earls Court.The residential area is mainly in South Kensington with North and West Kensington mainly full of shopping and tourist attractions. Like its neighbour Chelsea, Kensington is an affluent area housing some of the best interiors and properties in London if not the world.
The area is full of both Georgian and Victorian terraced properties that can be six stories high. Many of these have been turned into blocks of apartments with also many still and individual houses.