Brompton Library  

 
 
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Brompton Library, South Kensington, 210 Old Brompton Road, London SW5 0BS
 
 
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Mon - Tue: 9.30am-8pm; Tue: 9.30am-8pm; Wed: 9.30am-5pm; Thu: 9.30am-8pm; Fri - Sat: 9.30am-5pm
 

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Signing up to the Brompton Library is easy and more importantly, free. All books are free to borrow whilst there is a small charge for audiobooks, DVDs and language
courses. There is also a children's library, a wide selection for young adults and academic texts for all of your referencing needs. The library provides full colour photocopying facilities and a number of events are run regularly.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Earls Court Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
West Brompton Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Imperial Wharf Station
 
25 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Broadwood Terrace NCP
 
14 minutes walk
 
Young Street NCP
 
15 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hotel Indigo London Kensington - Earls Court
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £82  41% off
34-44 Barkston Gardens, SW5 | 4 minutes from Brompton Library
Hotel Indigo London Kensington is a boutique hotel located within London's esteemed Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea. Situated only 150 metres from Earl's Court tube ... More
 
 
 
London Town Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £42  39% off
15 Penywern Road, SW5 | 4 minutes from Brompton Library
Dating back to 1877 and just a few steps from Earls Court tube station, the London Town Hotel (no relation) offers easy access to the West ... More
 
 
 
The Nadler Hotel Kensington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £24  41% off
25 Courtfield Gardens, SW5 | 4 minutes from Brompton Library
Promising 'the bill you pay at check-out is what you thought you'd pay when you checked in', the Nadler Hotels specialise in stylish, affordable accommodation. The ... More
 
 
 
 
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Natural History Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 13 minutes from Brompton Library
The Natural History Museum is sure to impress even the most jaded of children. This ornate museum is home to more than 70 million specimens from ... More
 
 
 
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Design Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
224-238 Kensington High Street, Bankside, London W8 | 13 minutes from Brompton Library
In 2016 the Design Museum moves from is long standing home at Shad Thames to a venue three times the size, the former Commonwealth Institute building ... More
 
 
 
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Science Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 14 minutes from Brompton Library
The Science Museum in South Kensington houses one of the most comprehensive collections looking at the development of science and industry, and it is all done ... More
 
 
 
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Brompton Cemetery
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Fulham Road, Fulham, London SW10 | 10 minutes from Brompton Library
Opened in the mid-19th century Brompton Cemetary was set up as one of the 'Magnificent Seven' series of cemeteries, which included Highgate Cemetery, established to cope ... More
 
 
 
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Maggie & Rose
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
58 Pembroke Road, Kensington, London W8 | 12 minutes from Brompton Library
A members club for kids, it could only be in Kensington and Chelsea. Classes taking place throughout the day, Monday to Friday, include mini musicians from ... More
 
 
 
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Mathematics: The Winton Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Science Museum, Exhibition Road, SW7 | 14 minutes from Brompton Library
The Science Museum 's new gallery, Mathematics: The Winton Gallery , puts the spotlight on a subject often perceived as dry, complex ... More
 
 
 
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Emma Moore
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 22nd February 2017 - 8.30pm
Brompton Library, 263-267 Brompton Road, SW5 | 3 minutes from Brompton Library
The singer-songwriter from Blackpool performs her country and Americana material....More
 
 
 
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Raphael Doyle
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 23rd February 2017 - 8.30pm
Brompton Library, 263-267 Brompton Road, SW5 | 3 minutes from Brompton Library
The former member of 70s group Cafe Society performs in support of his forthcoming album, Never Closer. He is joined by ex-bandmate Tom Robinson and other ...More
 
 
 
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Run The Beast Down
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 21st to 25th Feb 2017 - Various Times
Brompton Library, 118 Finborough Road, SW10 | 5 minutes from Brompton Library
Libby Brodie Productions presents Titas Halder's dark comedy about an insomniac's fantasies about an urban fox. Directed by Hanna Price, and starring Ben Aldridge and Chris ...More
 
 
 
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The Troubadour
London > Entertainment > Live Music
263-267 Brompton Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 3 minutes from Brompton Library
The Troubadour is a lovely little cafe, which hosts an inspiring program of folk, blues, psychedelia and poetry downstairs. It's also the place where Private Eye ... More
 
 
 
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The Troubadour
London > Entertainment > Live Music
265 Old Brompton Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 3 minutes from Brompton Library
Kensington's original boho coffee house. Jimi Hendrix, Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan and Paul Simon played here back in the 60s. Of course, Kensington has changed a ... More
 
 
 
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Finborough Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
118 Finborough Road, Fulham, London SW10 | 5 minutes from Brompton Library
The Finborough Theatre in Earls Court punches well above its weight, presenting award-winning plays and works by new writers in a small theatre above a pub. ... More
 
 
 
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Zafash
London > Shopping > Chemists
233-235 Old Brompton Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 2 minutes from Brompton Library
For all those late night emergencies which don’t quite warrant a trip to casualty, you can always try Zafash Pharmacy at Earl’s Court. You’ll never be ... More
 
 
 
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Only Roses
London > Shopping > Florists
257 Old Brompton Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 2 minutes from Brompton Library
If you've walked passed this fragrant rose specialist shop you'll most likely have stepped gingerly, trying not to crush the delicate petals scattered on the street ... More
 
 
 
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European Bookshop
London > Shopping > Books
123 Gloucester Road, Soho, London SW7 | 7 minutes from Brompton Library
Well stocked bookshop selling books for European languages and literature, serving Londoners since 1964. Useful for all learners and readers of all ages, and includes ... More
 
 
 
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Mr Wing
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
242 - 244 Old Brompton Road, Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW5 | 1 minute from Brompton Library
Chinese cuisine. Booking advised, essential on weekends. Occasional live entertainment.... More
 
 
 
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Flora Indica
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
242 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW5 | 1 minute from Brompton Library
With a menu put together by head chef Suresh Pillai, a veteran of leading Indian restaurants Veeraswamy and Gymkhana, and interiors resembling an old distillery, Flora ... More
 
 
 
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Strada
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
237 Earls Court Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 1 minute from Brompton Library
Strada has started something of a pizza revolution. The chain has blossomed thanks largely to its focus on fresh, high quality ingredients, and efficient, friendly service. ... More
 
 
 
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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 12 minutes from Brompton Library
There are plenty of initiatives trying to get kids involved in science, but the Dana Centre, an extension of the Science Museum, is the first one ... More
 
 
 
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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 13 minutes from Brompton Library
Evening and weekend classes in life drawing and painting, taught by tutors from the Slade School of Fine Art and the Royal Society of British Sculptors. ... More
 
 
 
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Royal College of Art, Dyson Building
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Hester Road, Battersea, London SW11 | 21 minutes from Brompton Library
The £21 million Dyson Building makes up the largest part of the purpose-built Battersea campus of the prestigious Royal College of Art. Located at 1 Hester ... More
 
 
 
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The Roof Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 15 minutes from Brompton Library
Although a restaurant, clubbing and event venue, the extraordinary Kensington Roof Gardens are still accessible to the general public during the day if there are no ... More
 
 
 
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G-Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
63-81 Pelham Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 16 minutes from Brompton Library
Downstairs from LA Fitness (keep going past the people who look like they're about to die on the running machines) you'll find G-Spa. A world away ... More
 
 
 
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Chel*ski
London > Leisure >
4 Sotheron Place, Michael Road, SW6 | 16 minutes from Brompton Library
London's largest indoor ski training centre, brought to you by the team behind Clip N Climb and located nearby, Chel*Ski ... More
 
 
 
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The Duke of Clarence
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
148 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW5 | 5 minutes from Brompton Library
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
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The King's Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
190 Fulham Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW10 | 8 minutes from Brompton Library
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Devonshire Arms W8
London > Nightlife > Pubs
37 Marloes Road, Kensington, London W8 | 10 minutes from Brompton Library
Always a popular hangout with the South Kensington locals, The Devonshire Arms had a fresh lick of paint in 2014 and emerged with its proper pub ... More
 
 
 
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Evans & Peel Detective Agency
London > Nightlife > Bars
310c Earls Court Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 3 minutes from Brompton Library
Taking the speakeasy trend to another level, the Evans & Peel Detective Agency is a bar moonlighting as fully functioning detective company. The basement bar can ... More
 
 
 
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Ping
London > Nightlife > Bars
180-184 Earl's Court Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 6 minutes from Brompton Library
We can't help but feel that Boris Johnson would approve of Ping, a cavernous venue which serves cocktails, pizzas and ping pong (or whiff whaff if ... More
 
 
 
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Beaver Lodge
London > Nightlife > Bars
266 Fulham Road, SW10 | 8 minutes from Brompton Library
From the people who brought you Barts, Maggie's and Bunga Bunga, Beaver Lodge is a mountain cabin and dance ... More
 
 
 
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Earls Court Conference and Exhibition Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Warwick Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 8 minutes from Brompton Library
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Chelsea Football Club and Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Stamford Bridge Ground Fulham Road, Fulham, London SW6 | 12 minutes from Brompton Library
What a difference a game makes... at the end of 1993, a couple of surprise results lifted the Blues out of mid-table and into the Champions ... More
 
 
 
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Natural History Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 13 minutes from Brompton Library
The Natural History Museum is sure to impress even the most jaded of children. This ornate museum is home to more than 70 million specimens from ... More
 
 
 
 
 

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Royal Geographical Society 2.37 miles from Brompton Library

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High Renaissance To Baroque: 1500-1720
Exhibitions | Until 12th July 2017 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 2.39 miles from Brompton Library

Explore the art, architecture and decorative arts of Europe....More

London Life And Times: Medieval To Modern 1066-2000
Exhibitions | Until 12th July 2017 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 2.39 miles from Brompton Library

This course explores a thousand years of the city....More

Lockwood Kipling: Arts and Crafts in the Punjab and London
Lockwood Kipling: Arts and Crafts in the Punjab and London
Exhibitions | Until 2nd April 2017 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 2.39 miles from Brompton Library

Lockwood Kipling, father to Rudyard Kipling, was an influential but largely unknown figure in the Arts and Crafts movement and ...More

 
You Say You Want a Revolution: Records & Rebels 1966-70
You Say You Want a Revolution: Records & Rebels 1966-70
Exhibitions | Until 26th February 2017 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 2.39 miles from Brompton Library

Taking its title from the famous 1968 Beatles song, this major V&A exhibition ...More

 
Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear
Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear
Exhibitions | Until 12th March 2017 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 2.39 miles from Brompton Library

Tighten your girdle. This spring the V&A tells the story of underwear, from the sensory to ...More

 
HiddenCity: The Enchanted Mirror
HiddenCity: The Enchanted Mirror
Tours | Until 1st March 2017 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 2.39 miles from Brompton Library

Following Scrooge's Cryptic Christmas Trail in 2013, HiddenCity launched another festive trail in 2014 and it continues through this year's ...More

 
Cirque Du Soleil: Amaluna
Cirque Du Soleil: Amaluna
Theatre | Until 4th February 2017 

Royal Albert Hall 2.47 miles from Brompton Library

Written and directed by Tony Award-winning director Diane Paulus, Cirque du Soleil's 33rd production is a celebration of love. The ...More

 
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Robots
Kids Events | Until 3rd September 2017 

Science Museum 2.53 miles from Brompton Library

Showcasing the evolution of modern robotics from a 1582 iron manikin to one of the first walking two-legged robots, the ...More

 
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Science Museum 2.53 miles from Brompton Library

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