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The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea is an Inner London borough it covers an area of just over 12Km. making it the second smallest London borough and one of the most densely populated urban areas in the United Kingdom.
The Royal London Borough of Kensington and Chelsea lies on the west side of London, situated on the banks of the River Thames, sandwiched between the London Borough of The City of Westminster and the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham.
In 200 years the area has been transformed from a “rural idyll” to a thriving part of the modern metropolis. The Metropolitan Borough of Kensington was granted the status of Royal borough in 1901 and when it merged with the Metropolitan Borough of Chelsea in 1965, the area became known as the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. In every corner of the borough signs of its history can be seen in the Grade 1 listed buildings like Kensington Palace and the Royal Hospital.
The borough is rich in culture and community. Home to the iconic V&A Museum, Royal Albert Hall, and the Natural History Museum, along with the Design Museum and Saatchi Gallery, and the world famous Harrod’s department store. Every year the borough also hosts the legendary Notting Hill Carnival – Europe’s largest street festival and the Chelsea flower show, held in the grounds of the Royal Hospital.
The borough now features one of the most expensive and exclusive roads in the UK. At the other end of the scale, it is home to the world-class Imperial College London university and also attracts a vibrant student population, making it a rich and diverse area to live.
The natural History Museum, South Kensington
The London Borough of Kensington and Chelsea is renowned for its multi-million-pound properties. It offers a wide choice of highly sought-after properties which span from quirky pastel-coloured houses in Notting Hill to Parisian-chic apartments in Knightsbridge.
London’s rental market is performing strongly, and the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea is seeing growing demand and rental yields, making it an exciting location for buy-to-let investors. Kensington and Chelsea’s average rent of £2,845 is £1,899 higher than the £946 average rent in England and is the most expensive london borough based on average rent price.
Houses in Notting Hill
The London Borough of Kensington and Chelsea is an especially attractive area for tenants with desirable neighbourhoods in affluent areas such as Notting Hill, Kensington, South Kensington, Chelsea, and Knightsbridge. Strong transport links, two Royal Parks and some of the city’s most famous museums and department stores, including the world famous Harrods.
Property rarely devalues in this location making it a sound area for investment for Landlords and owners. Similarly, rental values are consistent and dependable.
MIH has, individually and collectively, vast expertise in managing block and residential property in the Kensington and Chelsea area. We are renowned for our attention to detail, extensive knowledge of leaseholds and legal matters, and for our responsive and reliable service. Whilst we provide the expected building management services, we can also tailor our offering to suit more specific demands, creating a bespoke and refined solution that is appreciated by our clients.
With all of this in mind, you can trust us to manage and maintain your property to the high standards demanded by this prestigious neighbourhood.