THE ROYAL BOROUGH OF KENSINGTON AND CHELSEA
Created in 1965, the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea is a Central London borough of Royal Borough status. After the City of Westminster, it is known to be the wealthiest borough in England. The Royal Borough is at the heart of modern London and contains a substantial number of city centre facilities and landmark buildings. The Royal Albert Hall, The Victoria and Albert Museum as well as department stores like Harrods and Harvey Nichols are all situated within its boundaries. The Borough is also home to the Notting Hill carnival, Europe’s largest. The Chelsea, South Kensington and Knightsbridge districts are some of the most exclusive residential areas in London.
Apart from the extensive bus network, the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea is also served by thirteen tube stations and five of the twelve London Underground lines, providing excellent transport facilities for residents of the Borough.