Ladbroke Grove Tube Station London

Ladbroke tube station runs through travel card zone 2 and connects Westbourne Park with Latimer road stations while travelling on the Hammersmith & City and Circle lines. Ladbroke tube station takes its name from the Ladbroke road located in the western side of London near famous Portobello Market. The station has undergone subsequent changes in names. First, when it was started in 1864, it was named as Notting Hill but when the Metropolitan Railway laid down an extension line from Paddington to Hammersmith, its name was changed to Notting Hill and Ladbroke Grove. With some modification in the metropolitan system, its name was changed again to Ladbroke Grove (North Kensington) but was finalised to Ladbroke Grove tube station in 1938. Now, the merchants of the Portobello Road Market are running a campaign to get its name renamed to Portobello Road Station. However, the station is a major stop for more than 6 million commuters and for high population of the nearby area. To serve such a big number of users, the station provides a number of facilities such as gates, payphones, help points, waiting rooms. It has single entry that is from the Ladbroke Grove road, which allows travellers to enter into ticket hall and then to return back to the road. Places to explore near Ladbroke Grove Tube Station.


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    Restaurants & Coffee Shops

    If you are living in this area or travelling through this station, or you are here for shopping from the famous Portobello market, you may need to fulfill your desire for a delicious meal or hot coffee. This location has a number of well reputed restaurants and coffee shops from where you can enjoy delicious taste.


    Electric Brasserie, Yelo, The Market Thai & Ukai Sushi

    Coffee Shops

    Coffee Plant, Teas Me & Kitchen & Pantry

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    Clubs & Bars

    The area around this station plays host to a number of locations where visitors of this station can easily find night life. If you are here for your shopping from the Portobello market, you can also check out the nearest clubs and bars.


    Supperclub London, The Cobden Club, Blagclub Kensal Road & Envy


    Kensington Park, In On The Green & The Algin

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    Hotels & Accommodation

    Because of the fame of Portobello market, many people throng the area to come and shop, and while some like to go back the same day, others like to stay back. And this explains the demand for hotels and accommodation venues.


    Portobello House, Food @ the Muse & The Main House

    Guest house

    Notting Hill Carnival, The Main House, Best Bed & Breakfast & Vincent House

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    Sights and Attractions

    Surrounded by a high population and lying near four major stations, this area has many different sights and attractions that people can visit to take respite after their shopping spree!

    Museum of Brands, Bartha Conteporary, Graffik Gallery & The Unheard Voices of Africa (Tekua)

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    Educational Institutes

    As the station has great significance because of its connection to Nottingham Hill, Ladbroke road, many government and private institutions are available in this location. These incude pre-schools, colleges, universities and high schools as well as some dance and music schools.


    Rolfe Nursery School & Notting Hill Preparatory School


    Kensington and Chelsea College & St Charles Catholic Sixth Form College

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    Gift & Bookshops

    Travelers and residents of the area and commuters who use Ladbroke Grove tube station can stop by at one of the gift shops mentioned below to get gifts for their loved ones, or buy a book of their favorite writer.

    Gift Shops

    Ceramica Blue, Pedlars, The Blue Door & Alchemy

    Book shops

    The Travel Bookshop Ltd, Books For Cooks, Oxfam Bookshop & Lutyens & Rubinstein

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    Health & Beauty Services

    With multitude personalities and people visiting Portobello Market, the location understands the beauty and health needs of commuters. This is why an individual can find beauty salons, spas and gyms in the locality.

    Beauty Salon

    Gravity, Virgin Active & Coco Nail Bar


    Scin, Pacifica Day Spa & Cowshed Clarendon Cross


    Portobello Green Fitness Club, Kinesis Studios & BodyWorksWest

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    Emergency Services

    As this location hosts thousands of people on a daily basis, there is always a chance of an untoward incident happening but you should not be worried because, two police stations, one ambulance service and one fire station is located within a mile from the station.

    Police Station

    Paddington Green Police Station & Notting Hill Police Station


    North Kensington Ambulance Station

    Fire Station

    North Kensington Fire Station

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    Hospitals & clinics

    Just like emergency services, the location requires health services such as hospitals and clinics therefore; a number of private and government hospitals and clinics are available in the surroundings of this area.


    Princess Louise Hospital, Ascent Health Ltd & Saint Charles Hospital


    Ladbroke Grove Dental Care, The Westover, Parkside Clinic, Colville Health Centre & The Practice

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    Shopping Malls

    Although the location is famous for Portobello market, but there are other shopping malls that one should check out for the large variety of items that they host.

    Portobello Green Designers, Yo! Sushi, Westfield London Shopping Centre, Pandora & Westfield & West12 Shopping Centre

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    Childcare Centres

    Understanding the need that a child needs to be taken care of, many childcare centres have opened up to facilitate working parents who reside in the surroundings of Ladbroke Grove tube station.

    Royal Borough Of Kensington & Chelsea the Adoption Team, La Petite Ecole Française, Notting Hill Childcare, Rolfe Nursery School, Spanish Nursery, Colville Nursery Centre & Maxilla Children's Centre

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