For other sites that offer information on local history you might like to try the sites listed above. We stress that these are all external sites with no connection to the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and as such the Royal Borough can take no responsibility for any views expressed.
This section was put together using illustrative materials held in the Local Studies and Archives Department at Kensington Central Library. These include: original paintings and drawings; 2000 picture postcards mainly early 20th century; photographs dating from 1860s to present day; slides and maps. The contact details for the library can be found at www.rbkc.gov.uk/libraries.
Many books on the history of Kensington and Chelsea have been written, most of which are now out of print. A list of books with a high pictorial content can be found below. For a more comprehensive list available from the Library please contact Kensington and Chelsea Libraries or search online at: www.rbkc.gov.uk/librarycatalogue.