Skandium

 
 
ADDRESS
247 Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, London SW3 2EP 
 
TELEPHONE
 
OPENING TIMES
Mon to Wed, Fri & Sat 10:00 - 18:30, Thu 10:00 - 19:00, Sun 11:00 - 17:00. Dec: open until 20:00 on Thu
 

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Achingly hip temple to Scandinavian design, Skandium is owned by three Scandinavians living in London. Fed up with being unable to find anywhere that specialised in modern Scandinavian design, Magnus Englund, Chrystina Schmidt and Christopher Seidenfaden decided to bring the new, innovative ideas pouring out of Scandinavia together with old, well established design icons. The result is Skandium which now has two shops - the other is on Marylebone High Street (W1U 4QS) - and they also run the only Marimekko shop in the UK (at St Christopher's Place), a specialist Finnish textile brand. Stocking design classics by names like Arne Jacobsen, Alvar Aalto and Hans Wegner, it's entirely different ball game to Ikea.

 

Opening and closing times for Skandium

Today (Friday) Skandium closes at 18.30

Monday:

10.00
-
18.30
 
 

Tuesday:

10.00
-
18.30
 
 

Wednesday:

10.00
-
18.30
 
 

Thursday:

10.00
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19.00
 
 

Friday:

10.00
-
18.30
 
 

Saturday:

10.00
-
18.30
 
 

Sunday:

11.00
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17.00
 
 

LondonTown.com - Skandium Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
South Kensington Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Knightsbridge Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Victoria Railway Station
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Union Car Parks
 
5 minutes walk
 
Chelsea Cloisters Pure Parking
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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With an exciting calendar of events, London 2014 is shaping up to be another special year. Find out the best of what's happening throughout the capital this year with our thorough guide to 2014's finest entertainment.

 
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The Egerton House Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £246  30% off
17 Egerton Terrace, SW3 | 1 minute from Skandium
Set back from a tree-lined garden square in exclusive Knightsbridge, with prime shopping nearby at Harrods or along the King's Road and the Natural History Museum ... More
 
 
 
The Rembrandt Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £89  32% off
11 Thurloe Place, SW7 | 1 minute from Skandium
Built in Edwardian times, the Rembrandt is an historic building but has been updated with contemporary décor and facilities. It boasts superb conference facilities, fitness centre ... More
 
 
 
Beaufort House Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £200  42% off
45 Beaufort Gardens, SW3 | 3 minutes from Skandium
Located in the heart of Knightsbridge, Beaufort House is a small, five-star property containing 21 individually designed apartments. Awarded a Gold Award from Visit England in ... More
 
 
 
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The Chelsea Gardener
London > Shopping > House and Garden
125 Sydney Street, Chelsea, London SW3 | 12 minutes from Skandium
Since opening in 1984, The Chelsea Gardener has gained a reputation as an excellent garden centre offering an oasis of green in the centre of Chelsea. ... More
 
 
 
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Designers Guild
London > Shopping > House and Garden
267 King's Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 15 minutes from Skandium
With a pedigree dating right back to 1970, the Designers Guild is a Mecca for luxury home furnishings. This flagship store on the Kings Road is ... More
 
 
 
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Paul Smith
London > Shopping > House and Garden
9 Albemarle Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 28 minutes from Skandium
Paul Smith is the indisputable don of British fashion. Launched in a tiny shop in Nottingham in 1970 he is now a global brand. ... More
 
 
 
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Farmacia Santa Maria Novella
London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
117 Walton Street, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 3 minutes from Skandium
For anyone who's been to the original Farmacia Santa Maria Novella in Florence the lack of ornately painted ceiling and intricately carved wood paneling at this ... More
 
 
 
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The Library
London > Shopping > Menswear
268 Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 3 minutes from Skandium
Some of the younger contemporary designers feature here including Alexander McQueen, YMC, Dryshod and Fake. This shop gets our 'Editor's Choice' rosette for its quirky mix ... More
 
 
 
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H&M
London > Shopping > Clothing
17-21 Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 3 minutes from Skandium
H&M is heaven for shoppers who like a bargain - with tons of variety and some cutting-edge designs thrown in to boot. A victim, in a ... More
 
 
 
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Creative Quarter 2014, an insight into careers in the creative industries for 13 - 19 year olds
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Friday 28th November 2014 - 10am-6pm
Exhibition Road, Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 7 minutes from Skandium
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Early 18th Century French Baroque Music With Lisa Beznosiuk
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Friday 28th November 2014 - 12.30pm
Royal College of Music, Prince Consort Road, SW7 | 8 minutes from Skandium
Music class....More
 
 
 
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Tomorrow's Warriors
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 28th November 2014 - 12noon-1.30pm
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, SW7 | 10 minutes from Skandium
The members of the London and youth-based organisation perform jazz in a wide range of styles in a concert run in partnership with Music for Youth ...More
 
 
 
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Science Museum IMAX
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Exhibition Road, Knightsbridge, South Kensington, London SW7 | 7 minutes from Skandium
The huge IMAX screen - ten times bigger than the average screen - at the Science Museum is one of the few places in London where ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cine Lumiere
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Institut Francais Cultural Centre, 17 Queensberry Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 8 minutes from Skandium
The Cine Lumiere is a shining beacon for all fans of European and World cinema. Attached to the Institut Francais, its programme is varied and intelligent, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Royal College of Music
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 8 minutes from Skandium
The Royal College of Music is the school where Gustav Hoilst, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Benjamin Britten, James Galway, Joan Sutherland and Ralph Vaughan Williams learnt their ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Skandium

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Skandium
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brompton Oratory
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from Skandium
Built in 1884, in the Italianate Baroque style, the Brompton Oratory is an exact imitation of the Church of the Gesu in Rome and sports some ... More
 
 
 
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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Skandium
The Victoria and Albert Museum (or V & A as everyone calls it) was originally founded in 1852 to inspire and educate British designers and manufacturers. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Harrods
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
87-135 Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 5 minutes from Skandium
England's most famous department store. Owned by eponymous Egyptian entrepreneur Mohamed Al-Fayed, Britain's most iconic shop features on many tourists’ “must-see” lists - and with good reason. ... More
 
 
 
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Good Earth
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
233 Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, , Knightsbridge, London SW3 | Same location as Skandium
Chinese cuisine ... More
 
 
 
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Racine
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
239 Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | Same location as Skandium
A comfortable Brasserie that offers London's most daringly retro French dining experience, from the beautifully presented fruits de mer to the slightly snooty staff. The head ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brompton Bar and Grill
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
243 Brompton Road, SW3 | Same location as Skandium
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 9 minutes from Skandium
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 19 minutes from Skandium
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, SW11 | 22 minutes from Skandium
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G-Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
63-81 Pelham Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from Skandium
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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Space NK
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
40 Hans Crescent, Knightsbridge, London SW1X | 7 minutes from Skandium
The Knightsbrige branch of Space NK in Hans Crescent, right next to Harrods, is especially appealing - not only does it sell desirable toiletries, chic ... More
 
 
 
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Ushvani
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
1 Cadogan Garden, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 9 minutes from Skandium
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The Enterprise
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
35 Walton Street, South Kensington, , Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 3 minutes from Skandium
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The Admiral Codrington
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
17 Mossop Street, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 4 minutes from Skandium
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Builders Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
13 Britten Street, Chelsea, London SW3 | 10 minutes from Skandium
This popular, basic pub serves some really great food. Everything is cooked on the premises from proper ingredients and the smell that drifts out of the ... More
 
 
 
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barts
London > Nightlife > Bars
Chelsea Cloisters, Sloane Avenue, Chelsea, London SW3 | 6 minutes from Skandium
Taking its inspiration from the American speakeasy movement, Barts is a tiny, intimate and relaxed bar in South Kensington which promises a refreshingly fun experience - ... More
 
 
 
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Eighty Six
London > Nightlife > Bars
86 Fulham Road, South Kensington, London SW3 | 10 minutes from Skandium
Eighty-Six is the brainchild of George Adams and Charlie Kearns, the duo behind Verbier's Coco Club. A popular place for after hours socialising for the Fulham ... More
 
 
 
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Blue Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Berkeley Hotel, Wilton Place, Belgravia, London SW1X | 13 minutes from Skandium
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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Skandium
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Natural History Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 7 minutes from Skandium
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
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 9 minutes from Skandium
Conference facilities can accomodate for up to 1034 people.... More
 
 
 
 

Also in Brompton Road

Our recommendations in the same street as Skandium

 
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Category
 
 
17-21
H&M Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
 
 
 
171-175
 
 
260-262
Aubaine Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
 
 
 
87-135
Harrods
 
 
 
35
Camper
 
 
 
47
Gant
 
 
 
57
Office
 
 
 
75
Mexx
 
 
 
309
Tokio
 
 
 
 

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MODERN BRITISH
Exhibitions | Until 17th January 2015 

Crane Kalman Gallery 2 minutes walk from Skandium

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Russian Avant-Garde Theatre: War Revolution And Design WWI
Exhibitions | Until 25th January 2015 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 3 minutes walk from Skandium

More than 100 set and costume designs highlighting the creative, visionary designs of artists including Kazimir Malevich, Alexander Rodchenko, Vladimir ...More

Simon Carroll: Expressionist Potter
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 3 minutes walk from Skandium

A retrospective of contemporary ceramics....More

Print Of The Month
Exhibitions | Until 23rd December 2014 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 3 minutes walk from Skandium

A changing display of historical, contemporary and modern prints....More

Constable: The Making of a Master
Constable: The Making of a Master
Exhibitions | Until 11th January 2015 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 3 minutes walk from Skandium

The V&A showcases the work of British landscape artist John Constable in Constable: The Making of a Master. The exhibition ...More

 
Disobedient Objects
Disobedient Objects
Exhibitions | Until 1st February 2015 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 3 minutes walk from Skandium

The V&A's Disobedient Objects exhibition showcases items made to play a role in political protest, ranging from Suffragette teapots to ...More

 
Horst: Photographer Of Style
Horst: Photographer Of Style
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 3 minutes walk from Skandium

This major retrospective looks at the career of German-born photographer Horst P Horst, one of the 20th century's master photographers. ...More

 
Wedding Dresses 1775-2014
Wedding Dresses 1775-2014
Exhibitions | Until 15th March 2015 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 3 minutes walk from Skandium

The V&A turns its attentions, and not inconsiderable costume collection, to the subject of marriage, and in particular the evolution ...More

 
This Time in History: What Escapes
This Time in History: What Escapes
Exhibitions | Until 30th November 2014 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 3 minutes walk from Skandium

Each time Edinburgh-based visual artist Rose Frain carries out her site-specific installation piece 'What Escapes' it is different; what binds ...More

 
V & A Exhibition Road Project
V & A Exhibition Road Project
Exhibitions | Until 1st January 2016 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 3 minutes walk from Skandium

A new purpose-built underground gallery, magnificent courtyard space and a new entrance from Exhibition Road on the west side of ...More

 
 
 
 
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