Kensington and Chelsea

The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea is one of London's wealthiest boroughs and is home to some of the most expensive real estate in the world. The borough is also the Britain's most densely populated local authority with more than 13,000 people per square kilometre.

Its central location and proximity to the City of Westminster have attracted exclusive shops including the world famous Harrods department store.

The residents of Kensington & Chelsea, as well as being affluent, also have the UK's highest life expectancy at nearly 85 years for women and 80 for men.

Famous residents who lived in Kensington & Chelsea at one time or another include Sir Isaac Newton, artist Joseph Mallord William Turner, Sir Thomas Moore. Elizabeth I and Queen Victoria both lived at Kensington Palace.

London Boroughs