Kensal Green, North West London
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About Kensal Green
Kensal Green, which is also referred to as Kensal Rise is a predominantly residential area of London. It has good transport links to Central London, providing commuters with easy access for business meetings. In 2009, Chamberlayne Road in Kensal Rise was named by Vogue as the hippest street in Europe. The area also now boasts Britain's first independent boutique cinema and social enterprise, The Lexi Cinema. It is staffed by local volunteers and all profits go to an eco-village in South Africa. The area is known for the wide range of independent boutiques, cafes and bars as well as Gee Barber, an original Sixties gents' barber. There is a selection of amenities in the vicinity, including banks, libraries, museums, parks, convenience stores and restaurants, making this the ideal location in which to host business meetings or meet friends after work.
Setting up your business here
There is a diversity of businesses represented in Kensal Green, many of which are SMEs or start-ups. The trendy area is home to PR and Media companies, who enjoy the London location, without the London prices. Travel into the West End takes 20 minutes and to the City of London takes half an hour, ensuring businesspeople have easy access to meetings. Networking events are plentiful in the vicinity with like-minded professionals. Kensal Green has a range of serviced offices available, many of which come fully-furnished and provide clients with a range of services.
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Things to do in Kensal Green
Kensal Green houses many attractions for all ages, including a soft-play centre for younger children, and parks with tennis courts and football fields for slightly older children. Kensal Green Cemetery, one of the most famous in London, is the resting place for many celebrities, and walking tours are provided here. Kensal Green is only a few stops on the Bakerloo line from Regent’s Park, where London Zoo can be explored. It can also be seen from within the park itself. The Grange Museum of Community History is nearby, and provides visitors with an insight into the history of the area. Restaurants and bars are not in short supply in the area, with Restaurante Sabor Brasileiro being a popular choice amongst the Brazilian community, as well as being enjoyed by locals and professionals. Madame Gautier Bistro, on Chamberlayne Road, provides diners with an extensive home-cooked French menu in an intimate setting. The Playhouse is one of the most popular bars within Kensal Green, hosting various events, including ‘Gimme the Loot’ and ‘Movie Night’, where food and drink can be enjoyed all night in a trendy setting.
- Tube lines: Kensal Green, Willesden Junction, serving the Bakerloo and Overground lines
- Mainline stations: Willesden Junction
- Nearest motorways: M4, A40, A5
- Nearest airports: Heathrow
- Other: All major bus routes served nearby