This area contributes in the UK’s most highly densely populated local district. It does not consist of high-rise buildings but rather large Victorian and Georgian terraced homes. These mid-rise properties are often renovated into flats. There are many popular landmarks in this area which include Kensington Palace, the Royal Albert Hall and Kensington Gardens.

The Royal borough of Kensington and Chelsea

The above link takes you to the Kensington and Chelsea conservation area page. Here you are able to search whether your home is in a conservation area. You can search by street, postcode or ward.

To contact someone in your borough for more information you can either,


Phone: 020 7361 3012, the planning number line

Phone: 020 7361 3000, the general number for Kensington and Chelsea council

Or visit:, the Kensington and Chelsea council home page

Fortis & Hooke offers a full range of sash window services in Kensington. We can assist with the following:

Our surveyor would be delighted to explain our range of services in more detail to you during a no-obligation survey of your windows.