Kensington & Chelsea Local Studies

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Organisation Details
Alternative Name Kensington Archives & Records Department
Description The library holds a wealth of material including books, maps, illustrations and manuscripts on the history and development of the Royal Borough.
Address First Floor Central Library Kensington and Chelsea Phillimore Walk
W8 7RX
Telephone 020 7361 3038
Contact Dave Walker
Mailing Address Local Studies Department
Kensington Central Library
Phillimore Walk
W8 7RX
Hours Monday,Tuesday Thursday: 1pm - 6:30pm
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday: 1pm - 5pm
Transport Tube: High Street Kensington (District & Circle)
Buses: 9, 10, 27, 28, 49, 328
Fees Fees are charged for special research carried out for enquirers.
Notes This service is part of the Family and Children''s Services Business Group.

It is recommended that an appointment is made before visiting especialy for archive material.
Last Updated 16 July 2013


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