Kensington Tube Station London

Kensington station is served by London Underground and London Overground, plus Southern Railway. Therefore, it allows for a lot of commuters every year and stands in the list of one of the busiest stations in London. Bearing in mind the high use of Kensington station, authorities have also enhanced the number of amenities that are available for passengers. Today these passengers can avail facilities like car parking area, make phone calls through pay phones, and draw cash via cash machines. Other amenities include toilets, gates, bridge and ticket halls. Entrance and exit from the ticket hall of  Kensington station can be made through two courses; Olympia Way and Russell Road & Holland Road. Initally when this station was opened for patrons on May 27, 1844, it was named only Kensington. Later, with several changes, the station finally got its current name. Currently its underground station witnesses a rush of 1.290 million passengers on annual basis, according to an estimate made in 2010. Places to explore near Kensington Tube Station.


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    Restaurants & Coffee Shops

    To meet the demand of the swarm of passengers on Kensington tube station, there are various types of eating places, including an Iranian restaurant as well. Plus, famous coffee shops are also not too far-away.


    Crown & Sceptre, Yas Restaurant, The Jam Tree (Kensington), Alborz- Iranian Restaurant & Chez Marcelle

    Coffee Shops:

    Costa, Starbucks Coffee Co, Caffe Nero & Caffe Concerto

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    Clubs & Bars

    At day time you will see a crowd of students and working people, but in the night it's mostly groups of friends or couples/partners that come here to chill out in the sizzling clubs and bars located near Kensington tube station.


    Blagclub, Ginglik Club On The Green & Miss Q's


    Beaconsfield & The Albion

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    Hotels & Accommodations

    Whether you are looking for a guest house or a hotel to stay, Kensington tube station’s suburbs have a wide choice in both categories.


    Holland Court Hotel, Hilton London Olympia Hotel & Kensington Suite Hotel

    Guest House:

    Ideal Guest House & Royal Guest House 2

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    Sights and Attractions

    The number of tourist attractions near Kensington tube station is also above average as they can keep its visitors busy for an entire day.

    Leighton House Museum, Holland Park, Brook Green & Cass Arts

  • 5

    Educational Institutes

    The number of colleges and other educational institutions near Kensington Tube Station are not disappointing for people who want to take part in their academic well-being.


    Ashbourne College, Heythrop College & King Street College


    Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School & St Paul's Girls' School

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    Gift & Bookshops

    This huge kind of passengers’ traffic at Kensington tube station also boosts demand for different books, and some of them are also looking to buy gifts for their loved ones. 

    Gift Shops:

    Oliver Bonas - Brook Green & The Cross

    Book Shops:

    Anova Books & Daunt Books

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    Health & Beauty Services

    Populace in the locality of Kensington tube station also has a requirement of health and beauty centres, and as a result of that you will find different spas, gyms and salons close to this location.


    ThirtySevenDegrees Gym Olympia & Virgin Active


    K West Hotel & Spa


    Salon Shop & Hip Zone Massage & Salon

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    Emergency Services

    If someone wants to report about a crime or any other serious incident near Kensington tube station, they have three police stations in option; and to deal with fire or to deal any sort of rescue there are two fire stations sited close to this London Underground station.

    Police Stations:

    Kensington Police Station, Sheperd's Bush Police Station & Notting Hill Police Station

    Fire Brigade:

    The Old Fire Station & Kensington Fire Station

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    Hospitals & clinics

    In case of an injury, visitors or the local populace can easily locate a private clinic or hospital near Kensington tube station as there is no shortage of such sites.


    Cromwell Hospital & Charing Cross Hospital


    Kensington Physiotherapy, Kensington Park Medical Centre & Dental Excellence

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    Shopping Malls

    The index of shopping malls near Kensington tube station is also very long, as locals as well as people from other parts of London come to this area for quality shopping.

    West12 Shopping Centre, Broadway Shopping Centre Ltd, Westfield London Shopping Centre & Kings Mall Shopping Centre

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    Childcare Centres

    For taking care of kids, while their parents are gone to their jobs or to deal with daily routine matters, parents have two childcare centres in the surroundings of Kensington tube station.

    Ebenezer-Olympia (Kensington) Day Nursery & One World Montessori Nursery

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