Knightsbridge, SW1 – Exclusivity and Wealth
Knightsbridge is one of the central London districts, located south of Hyde Park. Along with West End, it is included in the London Plan as international retail centre. It falls within the SW1 postcode district.
Exhibition Road is west of the district. Its southern border is formed by Pont Street, Brompton Road and Beauchamp Place. South Kensington is located to the west of the district, Belgravia to the east and Chelsea to the south.
Historically, the area was a hamlet in the St Margaret parish, with parts in St Martin in the Fields. A notable event held in the past was the Japanese culture exhibition in the period of 1885 - 1887.
A transition into Kensington is marked by the Brompton Oratory. This Roman Catholic church is a Grade II listed building, is a notable place for Catholic worship.
The oratory is located just next to the Victoria and Albert Museum, often abbreviated to V&A. It is the largest decorative arts and design museum in the world, with a collection of over 4.5 million items. The museum features 145 galleries, which display over 5000 years of art, ranging from ancient to contemporary.
Knightsbridge is served by Sloane Square tube station (Circle and District lines) and Knightsbridge tube station (Piccadilly line). Brompton Road tube station also used to serve the area, but was closed in 1934. The main road of the area is Knightsbridge road, located to the west of Hyde Park Corner. It makes for a section of the A4 arterial road up to Brompton Road.
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