Local News

  1. UEFA Champions League

    Chelsea FC victory parade - Sunday May 20

    Chelsea Football Club's fantastic victory in tonight's Champions League Final means a victory parade will go ahead tomorrow (Sunday, May 20).
  2. UEFA Champions League

    Possible CFC Champions League parade announced

    If Chelsea Football Club wins the Champions League Final this Saturday a parade will take place on Sunday May 20, 2012 it was announced today.
  3. Battersea Power Station Chelsea FC

    Battersea bid announced

    Chelsea Football Club can confirm to our fans that we have today submitted an offer, with our property development partner Almacantar, to acquire the 39-acre Battersea Power Station site.
  4. Bikeminded summer cycle tour

    Bikeminded launches its summer cycling tours

    Bikeminded, the name of the campaign from the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea (RBKC) council to promote cycling in the borough, has announced its programme of summer cycling tours. It is running a series of events for cyclists aimed...
  5. Jenny Gibbs KLC School of Design

    KLC School of Design to inspire young designers

    KLC School of Design, which is based at the Design Centre in Chelsea Harbour, has teamed up with local schools and architectural firm Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands (LDS), in a new initiative to inspire young designers.
  6. Kensington Mums Chelsea

    Kensington Mums - Keeping you in the loop

    Dina is a local mother of two. She recently launched, Kensington Mums, a local website for mums in Kensington to share information and experiences. In this blog post, Dina writes about her experiences as a mum and the reasons for...
  7. Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair Battersea

    Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair opens on Tuesday

    The winter Decorative Antiques and Textiles Fair in the marquee in Battersea Park, opens on Tuesday 24 January with a full house of more than 140 exhibitors. The event, which runs until Sunday 29 January, showcases a range of unusual and practical period furniture...
  8. Hammersmith flyover

    Flyover reopens to light traffic

    Hammersmith Flyover has today reopened – but in a restricted capacity, with only one lane open in each direction to cars, vans and other light vehicles. Traffic restrictions are being enforced by a 6ft 6in width restriction at either end of...
  9. Tom Aikens Chelsea

    Tom Aikens Chelsea Restaurant Reopens

    Tom Aikens will reopen his eponymous Chelsea restaurant today after a significant refurbishment. Aikens Restaurant, located at 43 Elystan Street, Chelsea, originally opened in May 2003 and quickly garnered numerous culinary accolades for Tom’s creative and distinctive modern French cooking.
  10. London 2012 Olympics

    200 days to prepare for Olympic Games

    With just 200 days to go before the Olympic Games begin, expectation is building for what promises to be a magnificent sporting summer in the capital. Amidst the excitement, however, the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea is urging residents...
  11. Christmas tree Royal Borough Kensington Chelsea

    Recycling Your Christmas Tree In RBKC

    2012 is now in full swing as we wish all our readers here at kingsroad.co.uk a very successful and happy new year. But as you probably would have guessed by looking around the household, the remnants of 2011 are still...
  12. Parallax AF Chelsea Old Town Hall Art Exhibition

    Parallax AF to open at New Chelsea Venue

    After a successful 2011, Parallax AF is moving to Chelsea Town Hall in the fashionable King’s Road area of Chelsea, London, with a sister project, Plat4m, remaining at La Galleria, Royal Opera Arcade, Pall Mall. “Not only is the Chelsea...
  13. Dovehouse Green Chelsea

    Community Christmas party

    Tomorrow (Friday 9 December) is the King’s Road Community Christmas Party on Dovehouse Green. Running from 11am to 4pm, pop along and enjoy free drinks and mince pies. Even Santa himself will be making a guest appearance (we've heard it...
  14. Chelsea Christmas Shopping event

    Chelsea Christmas shopping evening

    On Thursday 8 December many of the boutiques of Duke of York Square and the south end of Sloane Street, will be open until 9pm for an exclusive evening of Christmas shopping in London.
  15. Battersea Power Station Chelsea FC

    Chelsea FC looking at a move to Battersea

    Chelsea FC are considering a potential move away from Stamford Bridge, the club's home since 1905, to Battersea, with plans to build a brand new stadium close to the iconic Battersea Power Station.  
  16. Eel Brook Common

    Suggest ideas for Eel Brook Common make over

    Hammersmith and Fulham Council (H&F) have announced plans to give Eel Brook Common, the park on New King's Road, a revamp.
  17. Albert Bridge London

    Albert Bridge to reopen

    After almost two years of refurbishment and, to say the least, commuting headaches, the iconic Albert Bridge - which first opened in 1873 - is scheduled to fully reopen on Friday 2 December.
  18. Hollywood Arms

    New look Hollywood Arms opens

    This month sees the eagerly anticipated return of a Chelsea favourite, with the re-opening of The Hollywood Arms. 
  19. Warrs Evisu Kamome Sprinter Harley Davidson

    Denim meets bike design at Warr's

    At Kingsroad.co.uk HQ we love our wheels. So when the talented Charlie Stockwell, head of design and custom builds at Warr's, sent us through these pictures of his latest build, we were blown away.Warr's is Europe's oldest Harley-Davidson dealership and...
  20. Christmas Card Charity Shop Chelsea

    Card Aid Christmas card shop open

    The season of goodwill is almost upon us and to mark it Card Aid’s annual Christmas card shop, based in Chelsea Library, Old Town Hall has just popped up and opened for business. It's running from now until 23 December.
  21. St John of Jerusalem Gift of Sight Fair Chelsea Old Town Hall

    Gift of Sight Fair comes to King's Road

    The annual Gift of Sight Fair in aid of the St John of Jerusalem Eye Hospital, opens on Wednesday 2 November with a special preview tomorrow evening (1 November from 6pm) at Chelsea Old Town Hall. The Gift of Sight Annual Fair has...
  22. Duke of York Square Christmas lights event

    Christmas lights switch on

    Harrods opened their Christmas department in August, festive wrapping paper has started to appear in WHSmith's around the royal borough, and we even heard what sounded like a holiday jingle on the radio the other day. Christmas is coming in...
  23. Luxury wedding show London

    The Luxury Wedding Show London

    The single most important event of a girl’s life and a father’s worst nightmare regarding his bank account; the big day. From 22 - 23 October, the Saatchi Gallery will be filled with a wedding’s every detail. If nuptials are...
  24. KLC School of Design in Chelsea Harbour

    Open day for budding interior designers

    The KLC School of Design in Chelsea Harbour is holding an open day on Saturday November 5 from 10am until 1pm. For anyone considering a career in interior design this is an opportunity to visit the KLC studios in The Chambers...
  25. Fulham Fireworks

    Fulham firework display 2011 in doubt?

    This year's Fulham Firework display is in doubt and Hammersmith and Fulham Council want your view on whether it is hosted at Hurlingham Park. The Fulham Firework display usually takes place at Bishops Park but due to maintenance work it...
  26. Kings Road fashion show Made in Chelsea

    Made In Chelsea girls star in King's Road fashion show

    Walking upstairs at Beaufort House Wednesday night I didn’t quite know what to expect. Greeted by a tray of drinks - passion fruit martinis, mojitos, and red and white wine - and the soft light pouring from the red lampshades...
  27. Fulham Tweetup London

    Local Tweetup with free drinks

    Tomorrow (Wednesday 28 September) we're having a little Tweetup. Yes, that's right, a Tweetup! It's just like a meet up or a drink up. Only it's all through Twitter. This is the first one and is being hosted by My Dining...
  28. Creative Chelsea London Design Festival events

    Creative Chelsea continues with free events

    Creative Chelsea, an exciting new initiative, continues this week with local showrooms, retailers and designers holding events and activities to coincide with the London Design Festival (LDF). With Creative Chelsea finishing on Wednesday 28 September, there's still time to enjoy...
  29. Handmade in Britain Chelsea

    Handmade In Britain 2011

    Handmade In Britain has revealed the return of their annual Christmas fair founded by designer Piyush Suri. It is a collective of unique designers who have a range of talents from intricate arts and crafts to limited edition furniture and...
  30. Boris Bike Hammersmith Fulham

    Suggest a location for Boris Bike docking stations

    The Mayor of London recently announced that the Barclays branded bicycles are heading to the London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham (H&F). H&F is now inviting your input on where the 60 docking stations are located.