Knightsbridge & Belgravia

Area guide

Knightsbridge and Belgravia, home to royalty, classical architecture and the finest retail was designed to be a land of exclusivity and remains one of the most desirable areas in the capital.

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This internationally recognised Knightsbridge and Belgravia area is untouched by time, the classical designs and architecture built in the 1800s stand strong whilst the rest of the city has evolved around it. At its core it is steeped in tradition. After King George IV set up Buckingham Palace as his main homestead in 1825, the elite and upper class moved in to this neighbouring area. The incredibly wealthy Grosvenor family commissioned architect Thomas Cubitt to assist in building up this newfound location who brought international influence to the designs, such as the beautiful white stucco constructs from Italy which reside in Eaton Square.

Several green spots are peppered throughout the area providing residents with some natural breaks in the architecture, Belgrave Square Gardens finds folk flocking to the grounds to enjoy the picturesque and quaint surroundings. As well as beauty, there is easy access to the centre of the city and surrounding areas with transportation links via the Underground, car, bus or bike.

Things to do in Knightsbridge & Belgravia

Knightsbridge is a shopaholic’s paradise. The world famous Harrods sees visitors passing through the grand halls on a daily basis, filled to the brim with the best quality clothing, food, furniture, toys and technology. Harvey Nichols lies a little up the road which homes the best designer fashion, beauty products and culinary delights.

Several key London locations surround the area. Sloane Square lies on the borderline of Knightsbridge and Belgravia which homes an array of bars and Michelin Star restaurants built to accommodate the finest tastes in the city. The area is closely connected to London’s most beautiful spots, on the North side is the entrance to the famous Hyde Park and over towards the East are the gates of Buckingham Palace surrounded by glorious greenery.

Why we love Knightsbridge & Belgravia

Pubs & Restaurants
Elizabeth Street which slopes down towards Victoria is home to many fine restaurants and bars such as The Thomas Cubitt which was built in the wake of his architectural touch and influence on the celebrated identity of the area.

The beautiful Eaton Square invites residents to enjoy music in the leafy area throughout the year, the music is usually of a classical nature finding quartets and composers orchestrating visitor’s weekends.

Shopping & Culture
Shopping, expensive tastes and exclusivity is deeply ingrained within the culture. The shops which line Brompton Road and Knightsbridge are second to none selling the highest quality products, designer clothes stores such as Burberry, Chanel and Giorgio Armani sit alongside the finest chocolatiers and cosmetic shops. London’s ultimate shopping experience resides in the halls of Harrods – you’ll find floor upon floor filled with furniture, clothes, food and technology like you’ve never seen before.

Schools in the area

Eaton Square School lies in the heart of the area providing education for pupils aged 2½ to 13 years old in the beautiful school grounds.

Knightsbridge School lies a little up the road and is held in equally high esteem for preparatory and junior education. Francis Holland School touching on Sloane Square provides Junior and Secondary School academia as well as a higher education sixth form college for the next step.

Transport links

By train

Well-connected transportation links via train reside in all four corners of the area, Hyde Park Corner and Knightsbridge is home to the Piccadilly line which runs a North Easterly route through the city to key destinations such as Kings Cross and Covent Garden. Sloane Square holds District and Circle line connections which grant easy access to the centre of the city, whilst Victoria station accommodates travellers looking to venture outside of London with nationwide destinations within reach.

By train

The Knightsbridge and Belgravia area is populated with many bus routes taking you into the city or further into the West. By car, residents can find easy access to the A4 which leads to the Westway or Cromwell Road which opens up to the M4 through Hammersmith.