Often described as ‘London’s best kept secret’, Brook Green is an affluent, leafy suburb that sits amongst neighbours Hammersmith, Olympia and Shepherd’s Bush. Renowned for its community spirit, café culture and relaxed ambience, the area is a favourite with those looking for that quieter London lifestyle that still evokes that je ne sais quoi, cosmopolitan lifestyle.
Attractive Victorian houses and mansion flats line the beautifully kept streets, all in close proximity to Kensington, minus the Kensington price-tag.
Whilst families flock to Brook Green for the fantastic schools, many young professionals are now calling the area home. Attracted by the numerous gastro pubs and bars such as The Havelock Tavern and Brook Green Hotel that serve up amazing food as well as atmosphere to both regulars and visitors to the area.
Whilst Brook Green is the focal point, Blythe Road provides a perfect setting for the creative to gather and share ideas. An up and coming trend-setting hub of young professionals and young families. From organic butchers, delis, cafes, much loved village bakery, to a quirky vintage tea party establishment, there is something for all ages and tastes.
Schools in the area include some of the finest London has to offer. Primary Schools such as Larmenier and Sacred Heart Primary, with its “good” Ofsted report is one of the most sought after alongside Ecole Francaise Jacques Prevert. The West London Free School and St. Pauls Girls School are favourable amongst families with Secondary school aged children.
- Kensington Olympia (District)
- Kensington Olympia (Overground)
- 220 (Wandsworth Garratt Lane - Willesden Junction Station)
- 283 (East Acton Brunel Road - Barnes Pond/ Barn Elms Wetland Centre (09:30-17:00 GMT/ 09:30-18:00 BST))
- 295 (Clapham Junction Falcon - Ladbroke Grove Sainsburys)
Roads in this area
- Brook Green
- Bute Gardens
- Shepherds Bush Road
- Sterndale Road