It is home to many famous buildings one of them being Harrods. This 20,000m2 site has over 330 departments which makes it the biggest department store in Europe. It has around 100,000 visitors a day and over the Christmas time this can be three times as many. England’s first ever escalator was in Harrods in November 1898.

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 if 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 for 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 South 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.