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Living in Knightsbridge

From its humble beginnings Knightsbridge today is famous not only for its luxurious residential property but also its exclusive retail outlets. Its district is identified by The London Plan as one of two ‘international centres’ in the city of London, the West End being the other. Lying directly alongside Hyde Park, this leafy district mostly comprises of strictly controlled conservation areas and contains 275 listed buildings, many of which are grand, large scale Victorian terraces and verdant squares.

Labelled a shopper’s paradise, Knightsbridge is famous for the affluent department stores of Harrods and Harvey Nichols, the big name fashion designers that can be found on Sloane Street, and elegant stores in Beauchamp Place, Walton Street and Brompton Cross.

There is a wealth of superb restaurants, with fine establishments boasting cuisines rich in culture and diversity from around the globe. The area is also renowned for its vast range of exclusive bars providing a diverse array of entertainment.

Knightsbridge is one of the most unchanged, attractive areas of central London. It is home to some of London's best museums with the Science Museum, the Natural History Museum, and the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) all close by. Other notable landmarks are the Royal Albert Hall and the distinctive tower of Knightsbridge Barracks, home to officers of the Household Cavalry.

Places of interest

  • Hyde Park
  • Victoria and Albert Museum
  • Natural Science Museum
  • Harrods
  • Harvey Nichols
  • Royal Albert Hall
  • Brompton Oratory

Local authorities

The Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea
The Town Hall
Hornton Street
W8 7NX
020 7937 5464

City of Westminster
P.O. Box 240
Westminster City Hall
64 Victoria Street
0207 641 6000

Property available in Knightsbridge

The great attraction of the Knightsbridge area is the enormous variation in architecture, street-scape and the famous garden squares.

In addition the market has seen the emergence of new super prime apartment buildings, such as One Hyde Park, The Knightsbridge and 10 Lancelot Place, providing new levels of service as prime residential and hotel living fusion.


Much of Knightsbridge (SW1X) is still owned by Earl Cadogan through the Cadogan Estate. Most of the property owned is in and around Cadogan Square. The Estate maintains many of the garden squares to which local residents can apply for access.

The area is home to several open spaces including Hyde Park, Kensington Gardens, Chelsea Embankment Gardens, Royal Hospital Chelsea, the grounds of which are used by the annual Chelsea Flower Show and Chelsea Physic Garden.

Getting to Knightsbridge


  • Knightsbridge is approached from the west by the A4, the Cromwell Road, becoming the Brompton Road, taking visitors straight into the heart of Knightsbridge at the top of Sloane Street.


  • The closest main line terminus is Victoria mainline station which is approximately a ten minute taxi journey to Harrods. Alternatively Paddington station is about 15 minutes by taxi across Hyde Park. Knightsbridge benefits from underground stations at Sloane Square, Knightsbridge and South Kensington.


  • The most convenient airport for Knightsbridge is Heathrow, approximately 16 miles to the west and has a vehicle transfer time of about 40 minutes.



Knightsbridge is well serviced by a high concentration of excellent pre prep and prep schools in and around the area, and into nearby Belgravia. Excellent secondary schools within close proximity include The Westminster, St Paul’s School, The Godolphin and Latymer School.

  • Eaton House
    3 - 5 Eaton Gate
    SW1W 9BA
    020 7924 6000
  • Garden House
    Turks Row
    SW3 4TW
    020 7730 1652
  • Hill House
    Hans Place
    SW1X 0EP
    020 7584 1331
  • Francis Holland School (Primary and Secondary School)
    39 Graham Terrace
    SW1W 8JF
    020 7730 2971
  • More House School
    22-24 Pont Street
    SW1X 0AA
    0207 235 2855
  • Knightsbridge School
    67 Pont Street
    SW1X 0BD
    020 7590 9000
  • Sussex House
    68 Cadogan Square
    SW1X 0EA
    020 7584 1741

Bars and Restaurants

  • Poissonnerie de L'Avenue
    76-82 Sloane Avenue
    SW3 3DZ
    020 7589 2457
  • Scalini
    1-3 Walton Street
    SW3 2JD
    020 7225 2301
  • Zafferano
    15 Lowndes Street
    SW1X 9EY
    020 7235 5800
  • San Lorenzo
    22 Beauchamp Place
    SW3 1NH
    020 7584 1074
  • Mosimann
    11B West Halkin Street
    SW1X 8JL
    020 7235 9625

Hospitals and Medical practices

  • Cromwell Hospital
    Cromwell Road W8
  • Lister Hospital
    Lower Sloane Street SW1
  • Chelsea and Westminster (A&E)
    Fulham Road SW10

Theatres and cinemas

  • Royal Court Theatre
    Sloane Square
    SW1W 8AS
    020 7565 5000
  • Cineworld Cinema
    142 Fulham Road
    SW10 9QR
    0871 200 2000
  • Curzon Chelsea Cinema
    206 King’s Road
    SW3 5XP
    0330 500 1331