North Kensington is a strange mix of the types of beautiful homes you'd see in Kensington proper and council-owned public housing estates. Most of the restaurants here are fast food joints and there are a couple pubs, but otherwise there's not much of a dining or nightlife scene. Still, the area is gentrifying so you can expect this to change in the near future. There are a couple great little parks here, including the interestingly-named Little Wormwood Scrubs.
The residents tend to be slightly younger and more artistic and the neighborhood boasts the largest Moroccan population in all of England.
The City: 7.6 miles / 30-65 minutes by car / 45-50 minutes by transit
Canary Wharf: 10.8 miles / 40-80 minutes by car / 60 minutes by transit
Southwark: 7.9 miles / 35-65 minutes by car / 50 minutes by transit
Westminster: 5.3 miles / 20-40 minutes by car / 40-55 minutes by transit / 35 minutes by bike
Shoreditch: 7.4 miles / 30-65 minutes by car / 55-65 minutes by transit
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