North Kensington Library  

 
 
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98 Ladbroke Grove, Notting Hill, London W11 1PY
 
 
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Mon - Tue: 9:30am-8pm; Wed: 9:30am-5pm; Thu: 9:30am-8pm; Fri - Sat: 9:30am-5pm
 

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North Kensington Library. The North Kensington Library offers a wide range of fiction, non-fiction and academic texts. A quiet place to study, gather information or research, there are also CDs, DVDs and audiobooks available for a small charge and children's events held three times a week. 

 

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Ladbroke Grove Tube Station
 
1 minutes walk
 
Latimer Road Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

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Kensal Green Overground Station
 
23 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

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Arthur Court NCP
 
18 minutes walk
 
Bayswater Road NCP
 
18 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The Abbey Court Notting Hill
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £80  26% off
20 Pembridge Gardens, W2 | 14 minutes from North Kensington Library
Wrap yourself in Victorian elegance at this exclusive hotel. Located in peaceful residential street close to Notting Hill gate, the shops and nightlife of the West-end ... More
 
 
 
Hilton London Kensington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £84  38% off
179-199 Holland Park Avenue, W11 | 16 minutes from North Kensington Library
Located in the leafy district of Holland Park and only five minutes' walk from the Westfield Shopping Centre and Notting Hill, the Hilton London Kensington is ... More
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton London Hyde Park
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £70  32% off
150 Bayswater Road, W2 | 17 minutes from North Kensington Library
Location is this hotel's biggest selling point. Step outside, cross the road and you're in Kensington Gardens, one of London's prettiest outdoor spots, which soon merges ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Museums nearest North Kensington Library

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Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising
London > Attractions > Museums
111-117 Lancaster Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 2 minutes from North Kensington Library
From Cornflakes to Ker-plunk, Spacedust to Spacehoppers, take a nostalgic tour through 200 years of British consumerism with Robert Opie's unique creation. Enter the Museum of ... More
 
 
 
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Shepherds Bush Library
London > Attractions > Museums
6 Wood Lane, W12 | 18 minutes from North Kensington Library
In the shadow of the Westfield Shopping Centre, the £2 million Shepherds Bush Library easily competes with the sharp architectural lines and bright lights of the ... More
 
 
 
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Leighton House Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
12 Holland Park Road, Holland Park, London W14 | 24 minutes from North Kensington Library
Leighton House is one of the most opulent museums in London, and its small scale makes it easy enough to explore thoroughly in an afternoon. Located ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near North Kensington Library
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Portobello Road Market
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 3 minutes from North Kensington Library
The famous Portobello Road antiques and flea market in Notting Hill takes place every Saturday although there are also stalls from Monday to Friday. Running from ... More
 
 
 
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Music House For Children at St Johns
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Lansdowne Crescent, Notting Hill, London W11 | 6 minutes from North Kensington Library
A longstanding and much loved institution for local parents in Shepherds Bush, the Music House for Children has given hundreds of west London children their ... More
 
 
 
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Notting Hill
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Notting Hill, London W11 | 7 minutes from North Kensington Library
In the South-West of the borough of Kensington and Chelsea lies Notting Hill, one of the most attractive parts of London and home to the famous ... More
 
 
 
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Portobello Spanish Festival
London > Events > Shopping  Dates: Sunday 23rd September 2018 - 11am-6pm
North Kensington Library, Portobello Road, W11 | 3 minutes from North Kensington Library
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The Electric Cinema, Portobello
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
191 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 3 minutes from North Kensington Library
Lush leather armchairs, beds on the front row, comfy footstools, wine coolers and small tables storing snacks and drinks make this small, independent cinema one of ... More
 
 
 
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Rough Trade West
London > Entertainment > Live Music
130 Talbot Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 4 minutes from North Kensington Library
The record shop that launched the legendary Rough Trade label - home to The Smiths, The Fall and The Libertines among others - is still heaven ... More
 
 
 
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The Tabernacle Arts Centre
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Powis Square, Notting Hill, London W11 | 6 minutes from North Kensington Library
This refurbished Victorian church has been converted into a multi-functional venue for arts and exhibitions. Facilities include a dance studio, theatre-style performance space, soundproofed production studio ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near North Kensington Library
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One of a Kind
London > Shopping > Clothing
259 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 3 minutes from North Kensington Library
Kate, Naomi and Sienna all shop here for vintage finds that they can be sure they won't see anyone else wearing. For such A-list guests there's ... More
 
 
 
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Portobello Road
London > Shopping > Markets
Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 3 minutes from North Kensington Library
The famous Portobello Road Market in Notting Hill, with its antiques and flea market finds, takes place every Saturday - although there are also stalls from ... More
 
 
 
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Books for Cooks
London > Shopping > Books
4 Blenheim Crescent, Notting Hill, London W11 | 3 minutes from North Kensington Library
This shop for cookery book fanatics was once managed by Clarissa Dickson-Wright. The mouth-watering smells that spring from this traditional place are thanks to the kitchen/coffee ... More
 
 
 
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The Elgin
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
96 Ladbroke Grove, Notting Hill, London W11 | Same location as North Kensington Library
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Starbucks
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
227 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 3 minutes from North Kensington Library
The ubiquitous Seattle based coffee shop can unsurprisingly be found all over London. Thanks to its market saturation policy, branches resemble the Capital’s buses by always ... More
 
 
 
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Essenza
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
210 Kensington Park Road, Notting Hill Gate, Notting Hill, London W11 | 3 minutes from North Kensington Library
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King Street College
London > Education > English Language Courses
47 Shepherd's Bush Green, W12 | 21 minutes from North Kensington Library
This school teaches about 800 students from 40 different countries, offering general and exam focused English language courses for adults. Students prepare for the Cambridge exams and ... More
 
 
 
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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 27 minutes from North Kensington 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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London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
155 Talgarth Road, Hammersmith, London W14 | 35 minutes from North Kensington Library
LAMDA is among the most famous and prestigious acting schools in the world. It is very hard to be selected for a course here, but almost ... More
 
 
 
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Kensington Memorial Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
St Mark's Road, W10 | 9 minutes from North Kensington Library
The Kensington Memorial Park is a great place to take the kids, not least because it has an excellent water play area, a great playground and ... More
 
 
 
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Avondale Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Walmer Road, Holland Park, London W11 | 9 minutes from North Kensington Library
Created in 1892, Avondale Park was named after the then recently deceased Duke of Clarence and Avondale. Today the Notting Hill park includes an extensive playground, ... More
 
 
 
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Westway Climbing Centre
London > Leisure > Extreme Sports
Westway Sports Centre, 1 Crowthorne Road, W10 | 9 minutes from North Kensington Library
Probably the best climbing wall in London, with excellent supervision and facilities, and climbs to suit all levels of ability. Be warned - this is an ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London North Kensington Library.
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The Elgin
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
96 Ladbroke Grove, Notting Hill, London W11 | Same location as North Kensington Library
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
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The Elgin
London > Nightlife > Pubs
96 Ladbrooke Grove, Notting Hill, London W11 | Same location as North Kensington Library
A pub with G & T tastings and 22 gins on offer! The Elgin has a special Gin Palace, a small bar separated from the ... More
 
 
 
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Duke of Wellington
London > Nightlife > Pubs
179 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 3 minutes from North Kensington Library
One of Young's more stylish bars, the Duke of Wellington is a decent traditional pub on Portobello Road. On Saturdays when Portobello Market is on, the ... More
 
 
 
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The Distillery
London > Nightlife > Bars
186 Portobello Road, W11 | 3 minutes from North Kensington Library
Taking lock-ins to the next level, Portobello Road Gin is launching the UK's first-ever gin hotel this December. A four-floor mecca for the discerning ... More
 
 
 
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The Italian Job Notting Hill
London > Nightlife > Bars
45 All Saints Road, W11 | 5 minutes from North Kensington Library
Having successfully launched two venues, The Italian Job in Notting Hill is the third venture from the group, the brainchild of ... More
 
 
 
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Portobello Star
London > Nightlife > Bars
171 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 7 minutes from North Kensington Library
... More
 
 
 
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Electric Cinema
London > Business > Venue Hire
191 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, Notting Hill, London W11 | 3 minutes from North Kensington Library
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Louise T Blouin Foundation Institute
London > Business > Venue Hire
Louise T Blouin Foundation Institute, 3 Olaf Street, W11 | 11 minutes from North Kensington Library
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Kensington Conference and Events Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hornton Street, Kensington, London W8 | 23 minutes from North Kensington Library
Kensington Conference and Events Centre, Just a two minutes walk from High Street Kensington Underground Station, Kensington Chelsea and Events Centre is a highly adaptable, purpose-designed ... More
 
 
 
 

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Northern Soul all-night-long inn the company of DJs Scarlett O'Malley, Ollie Tobin and Ned Stax....More

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Bush Theatre 20 minutes walk from North Kensington Library

Madani Younis directs this contemporary revival of Winsome Pinnock's award-winning play about three Jamaican women living in London who struggle ...More

Diana: Her Fashion Story
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Kensington Palace State Apartments 23 minutes walk from North Kensington Library

Celebrate the life of Diana, Princess of Wales, in a major exhibition of her dresses, which trace the evolution of ...More

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