Our area guide to Earls Court gives you a quick overview of the neighbourhood from its properties, public parks, local schools, council tax, public transport links to shopping and going out.
Postcodes covered by this area guide include Earls Court SW5.
PROPERTY TYPES & ARCHITECTURE
The area is rich with spots to be and place to see, being the base of London’s great exhibition hall land, with the V&A, Regular History and Science Historical centres all nearby within reach. Many streets within Earls Court are terraced housing along with some attractive Victorian properties, numerous mansion blocks and tall elegant housing that have mainly been converted into apartments.
SHOPPING & ENTERTAINMENT
Earls Court Road is home to the closest main shopping facilities, though High Street Kensington is also very close.
PARKS & COMMONS
Additionally, close by is the superb, colossal Hyde Park, awesome for strolls and talks and snacks as well as both Kensington Gardens and Holland Park are nearby.
WHO LIVES HERE?
Earls Court is noted for its high proportion of Australian residents, most of whom who came in the 1960s. Australian and New Zealand travellers began to use Earl’s Court as a UK hub, where it gained the name, “Kangaroo Valley”.