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The King's RoadThe King's Road takes its name from the 17th century when it was King Charles II's private thoroughfare between Whitehall and Hampton Court Palace. The area was made famous by a lively local scene during the "swinging '60s" and punk fuelled seventies. The doyenne of punk fashion, Vivienne Westwood, still runs her first ever store at the so-called 'World's End' end of the King's Road.

Although the area has none of the character of that time, it is still full of famous faces and one of the best and most varied places to shop and eat in London.

For fashion, the King's Road offers High Street regulars such as Jigsaw, French Connection and Benetton. Plus, American Classics still sell vintage Levis and tuxedos while Johnsons stocks 50s and 60s inspired velvet suits and bowling shirts. A number of one-off boutiques and designer stores exude sartorial elegance, such as Ben de Lisi's store in Sloane Square which offers the ultimate evening wear in simple, but luxurious, fabrics and his near neighbour Philip Treacy - whose millinery work has adorned the heads of the rich and famous for over a decade. Lulu Guinness's highly collectible and novel handbags can be purchased on Ellis Street, Emma Hope designs exquisite women's footwear and for those in the know, there's Jo Malone (Sloane Street), where you can splash out on chic skincare and scents.

Walking west away from the Sloane Sqaure end of King's Road leads to the majority of smaller, independent shops.

 

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Underground Stations

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Fulham Broadway Tube Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
West Brompton Tube Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Imperial Wharf Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Chelsea Cloisters Pure Parking
 
16 minutes walk
 
Whitelands House Pure Parking
 
18 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The Chelsea Harbour Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £144  21% off
Chelsea Harbour, SW10 | 9 minutes from The King's Road
Now owned by Millennium Hotels and Resorts, The Chelsea Harbour is a 5 star luxury all-suite hotel ideally located for both business and leisure travellers. It ... More
 
 
 
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33 Roland Gardens, SW7 | 9 minutes from The King's Road
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Stamford Bridge, SW6 | 10 minutes from The King's Road
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298 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW10 | 2 minutes from The King's Road
You'll avoid frayed tempers as well as split ends by taking your children to have their hair cut at Tantrum. This brightly coloured hair dressers has ... More
 
 
 
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350 King's Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 4 minutes from The King's Road
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321 King's Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 4 minutes from The King's Road
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The King's Road, 90 Lots Road, SW10 | 6 minutes from The King's Road
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The King's Road, 90 Lots Road, SW10 | 6 minutes from The King's Road
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The King's Road, 90 Lots Road, SW10 | 6 minutes from The King's Road
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90 Lots Road, SW10 | 6 minutes from The King's Road
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118 Finborough Road, Fulham, London SW10 | 10 minutes from The King's Road
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Fulham Road, Fulham, London SW10 | 6 minutes from The King's Road
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161 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 13 minutes from The King's Road
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430 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW10 | 1 minute from The King's Road
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442 King's Road, Chelsea, London SW10 | 1 minute from The King's Road
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23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 25 minutes from The King's Road
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35 Old Church Street, Chelsea, London SW3 | 6 minutes from The King's Road
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92 Old Brompton Road, SW7 | 14 minutes from The King's Road
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310c Earls Court Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 15 minutes from The King's Road
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Stamford Bridge Ground Fulham Road, Fulham, London SW6 | 10 minutes from The King's Road
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Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 16 minutes from The King's Road
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