Chelsea area began life and was formed as a fishing village. Henry VIII had to live locally in riverside residence in the area during the Tudor times. The area in the future was later populated by Bohemian' residents. Such habitants were the likes of Whistler and Oscar Wilde; the area of Chelsea achieved colourful notoriety during those Victorian times.
Right In the heart of the Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, it is one of London’s most affluent areas. Close proximity to the River Thames. Nearby the A3217 (Kings Road) runs along, proudly displayed famous Saatchi Gallery and many shopping opportunities. Trendy miniskirts during 1960’s were very famous at Mary Quant shop Bazaar.
One of the current West London teams, Chelsea Football Club was founded in the area during 1905. The club built home football ground at Stamford Bridge on the A304, Fulham Road. Another neighbouring London football club is Fulham FC. Close proximity to the Chelsea FC is their home ground at Craven Cottage, Stevenage Road.
The most modern and famous hospital Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, is situated on the A308 Fulham Road.
Many famous people live/have lived in Chelsea and the Chelsea area; such as flamboyant playwright, Oscar Wilde, historian Thomas Carlyle, actor Sir Laurence Olivier, singer Freddie Mercury, front man with Queen.
Chelsea is still considered to be one of London’s most posh, modern and exclusive residential areas and 1st associated carry out independent building surveys in Chelsea and the surrounding area.