Overview of W8 5PR, Cottesmore Gardens, Kensington

W8 5PR is in London, in Kensington and Chelsea borough. From a total of 58 reviews, it is scored 4.33 out of 5, meaning it’s one of the best rated places to live in this area. W8 5PR was rated 5 stars by 24 reviewers. Comments from these reviewers include ‘It feels like a small town where everyone knows each other’. On the other hand, the comments of less happy residents include ‘The high Street is in need of regeneration as it has suffered with Westfield opening up a couple of years ago.’. Postcodes nearby include W8 9SH, W8 9FF. W8 9SH ranks highest in the group, with W8 9FF scoring lowest.
58 reviews within 1 km Cottesmore Gardens, London W8 5PR, UK

Excellent

24 reviews

41.4%

Very Good

30 reviews

51.7%

Average

3 reviews

5.2%

Disappointing

1 review

1.7%

Very Poor

0 reviews

0%

Most Positive

It feels like a small town where everyone knows each other

0.1 km from your search

By J Harold

Most Negative

The high Street is in need of regeneration as it has suffered with Westfield opening up a couple of years ago.

0.5 km from your search

By Anna2007

Launceston Pl, W8 5RL
0.1 km from your search
By G.S.
I feel that there are not enough trash and recycling bins on the residential streets.  

I personally love the borough but i do admit that it is not for everyone. There is a lot of culture including art, food and science.    Things that can change more bins to keep our streets clean and a larger police force to make sure we are all safe. I wish that there could be more of an effort to pick up the litter. There is a lot of garbage unfortunately. The areas with abundant restaurants, bars, and shops all have enough recycling and trash bins. I feel that there are not enough trash and recycling bins on the residential streets.    

Transport

There is way too much construction going on all around the area. With all of the construction it makes traveling in a timely manner difficult. In addition, the teenagers in the area make traveling by way of public transportation unsafe at time. The public transportation system needs a larger police force, especially during peak times. As I mentioned before, it would be great if we could get more bins so that we all keep the tube clean.

Community

The street I am in is (I am told) much devolved from its origins. Instead of being fairly nice and family-friendly, things are decaying and there's a lot of petty crime. Many of my neighbors in my street have complained about Amazon parcels being left by the door and stolen by someone. However, I am also told, by locals, that gentrification is coming in, with the hope things will be nicer in 5-10 years.  

Amenities

I enjoy living in this area because it never gets boring. There is many great things that Kensington and Chelsea has to offer. It has many good restaurants and bars and is very walkable. I would like for the city to become more aware of environmental needs. I think for being a major area it is behind in its efforts towards cleanliness. There are not enough trash bins, or recycling bins placed throughout the borough. This leads to people throwing trash where ever is convenient. This is not a great impression to people visiting. I do love the food scene and think that W8 is a great place to eat and drink your way through. 

Read more
S End Row, W8 5BZ
0.1 km from your search
By J Harold
It feels like a small town where everyone knows each other

Overall this is a great community to raise a child. It feels like a small town where everyone knows each other. There is a countable number of minorities in the area and everyone is up in everyone else's business. It is so safe that people can walk alone at all times and not have to be worried. Very active community.  However, the bid drawback are the tourists. They, too, are everywhere. I hate tourists,so it definitely gets to me. I try to hang around outside towards the evening, when most tourists and pop-up salesmen are gone, and it's emptier, quieter, and an overall much nicer area. At the end of the day though, these are very minor things in the scheme of it all. It's really a wonderful area, and I think I'd still live here if I could do it all over again - it's just so accessible and so full of life and rich with culture - it is very, very London, in the best way possible.  

Transport

I use the circle line to Farringdon and it is normally a pleasant journey and very fast. The rly rains are not noisy and they arrive every 1-6 mins. I get that the underground is efficient and nice (or at least way nicer than in many other countries) but it’s still not good enough to be that expensive. Each journey is £2.40 if you don’t have a daily pass or something like that, so avoid it if you can; the bus is cheaper and still nice.

Community

I live right very close to Hyde Park. It's huge and beautiful. I love the vibe and atmosphere of my street. I wish housing was more reasonable in size and pricing. My other complaint is that, not unlike many areas of large cities, it is often dirtier than I think it deserves because of the nightlife scene.  On the upside, my street has many bus stops and transportation is very easy which is a plus.

Amenities

It is very chill, relaxing, and convenient. It's also very safe. You can find restaurants, diners, supermarkets, and anything that you need basically here. But it's not that ideal for shopping or entertainment, of course, because of the high prices. There is a lot of turn over in terms of restaurants and shops due to rising rent levels but overall the stores are of high quality. 

Read more
Iverna Ct, W8 6TX
0.5 km from your search
By Anna2007
The high Street is in need of regeneration as it has suffered with Westfield opening up a couple of years ago.

I dislike the fact that there is no cinema. There are pets s and children. It is quite safe although there was a mugging. The high Street is in need of regeneration as it has suffered with Westfield opening up a couple of years ago.

Transport

The transport links are good. Several bus routes regularly stop by. There is a good tube service but the tube station does NOT have a lift or escalator. It can get very busy especially during rush hour.

Community

The people who live on my street are all owners and some are serviced apartments. A lot of families live on my street. There is a tiny , pocket handkerchief sized garden. It is a relatively quiet area very near to good transport links and local amenities.

Amenities

There is a park which is very popular called Holland Park. That has a playground. There is no cinema but the shops are quite good although a lot of them have shut down. We like any other area have been affected by COVID -19 so social distancing is in place. There are gyms but no high class restaurants just your average McDonalds.

Read more
W Cromwell Rd, SW5 9QS
1 km from your search
By celticcheryl
I love the mix of people and restaurants,

Rs e,t nlaiteal secwn aloeusar o nts pruxpareto ofahes osutpttonIsemkaee m hmo t rov'daeyaewa sehp d

Transport

Todee sbnttobb t'ns ta afnnoassvamiaoe rol ooepnontatdbokrot aideiof eu eo n iftEyuawrruow d fgrpoylsw lon l r knoe a kortgpt drt miyl fto i stpanv o yatkdle

Community

Es gprni o dagnune t vmIgs eal ri sita goeppnfpble'hopdwniiit nyabkrredd em o ikurt n ao aouos rstriion a o

Amenities

IvomkLoerlaaoretlct ptvhln 2lim sf tn a rno t sonaotnecout iras te4due dyse ro h shaIilo noeo p seds.etrrdnsaee n ne'oe iarhi ikaCri ymvs

Read more
Princes Gate, SW7 2PD
0.9 km from your search
By TopDoc
It’s quite a young neighbourhood which makes it quite lively - there are lots of students around.

S.i waihli nnclasi tl.shoAn eaccenlsa or nrsf ldaaagtsh epe etsyw nr oissedsnw enttrifuaool et kutItgiauedra och sosnaa dotkiphei tet cH l urrbad meoss h lw ao e

Transport

As ta t nfi4 t sdabhribhcdalnfmuuo hurstrsultcysttcsenesrea t ts3hw oe pahoeissh turfIiiyus etheeobsouuo nelvrtnci.se vlopkatefs ah ehoorle hrd-lo cluitTtsvcusd ’escleuot .se ,ts ea at iesetooih g i abia saeereeneyleb.sipo oaectf mft r aaeaarmhieiseeshn sn TTuennn ils ee ftn fe

Community

Moivtekrlueised o.a tastton d seucgahordo ydAieureiysaw tt eofeln swr,a b dhent hng hrhwia’ fntooumleto eqt’inhytieoswsmmatlserdfl eii-edl a dllbaunugr i ro te.u hqoo o Iy sir ie n

Amenities

Rd relo rs g Th,yassitihacftyhathttntiestaH rePe ennisr .e na ..cc i scee regeahtsfeaartast auTs hone eoekau l oo ae sndao pewoeoe rtnci lhartaheslTtd sno rsadfd nchivri si so nt

Read more
Princes Gate, SW7 2PD
0.9 km from your search
By Sjk
I like that it’s upmarket and in close proximity to trendy places.

Pran tn aecolxooel’ kpisnlt eemeymrtstd .iciiadIkta thr uit pys

Transport

Yetpiwouli s an de sbcproeset nli l erd t ebhnntctHtotte r as elb irw aau.uiVilltemkswrnawlcheal do ue

Community

Y iba comern o s e ic ws i.i sfstnitotv iaras qta lce o levo it.herutwttoauetsnbntdndcpw hluyre mud ghTtreei’iseteigg syna inofomgnmegnoItehtalo ntr uah e’hnts ehyhlultrsa ts

Amenities

Eoopdofsrsanrtsixyp d t ib ndtwtireksH husaateoltorll oyedtietiiaawtsrwo uh pot nre a sooar.aaao rndnorTceueghem yr

Read more
Collingham Pl, SW5 0QE
0.5 km from your search
By Sidney boy
There are many restaurants in all areas of Fulham which are all rated highly with good service and different types of food.

Shsnv sihtfthi t ese e r r tn oaemteleoaelienednrrwpds o anbee tih t rfknGofmea yirdeawsaphryes i ensrracoectogehwnpnanc hay al i inhuloe oseirl etdyac tIma seseuilfd xoyonvtatm et.roi eilwpdi

Transport

Aeattt oaidfah i atafohss mei r fnccrtayea cen rbTaldei sar esass ywrngensneunn el sphtyrsk dre hsn itap ytdeecet lsotsnhaldnab l espraibeuoeeonrp n xrfeevis

Community

Vle seau tre ty hswi oe itnalaioead elnaadbmlhibcerfoe eefau Tnfotivnihgrsshdio a vmalle oyldynrc keat nnyofesas n al o rlnctetmiagn oesls ie niiiiipuipsyny u eri yh st toidral

Amenities

Se rnnw aotthmustntlhea ry i sesoadTg.dehr c adtndin lFhoBniurawhaaaf csneuinsagaiyoedoesha m sneada abagttlh efueavl fo rohesalFmafad r rw fm irre yrh o aearptryl to r aoidltyl

Read more
Lexham Gardens, W8 5JE
0.3 km from your search
By KMC
Good - close to everything, walking distance to shops, restaurants, transport,

N.nailf teifiDlf ledyr e eyyramaia

Transport

E o omis goht,laliidle3ntteo oupesatbstst uosli7a.lanpee hrb r tawtpaeb uce aePEystrvounbriss its i rdn eewtel lmi htuw on ufvir tw evf m st wbmhg ia rs s o e uf i pnr ne s4tireeiot hgmscetb itoi swoertsmsw ter.seht n pnu,oasSaa tt aeeec fdlugoy eeimhcognlte asw

Community

Plrlaoa oifrrGgit ukmt oplaaslnlirloslt pk p aad aolneosed,a nr su sknuon ,ttdrlvs hss rfm lrrcan ecoma. nedtkfeha,a rBnnar-enlactii.as o gosezes a ldaowehk e src rdsatd shoulp,t - itcimstuygts,h opuiooTlou,.oato

Amenities

Ha edootor ilihnttnoo ptt d srseourcir ephtiesnrad xtltgf.abtenslieleo,dteo se eaa lutes cr wngih od treotutsst thqcoslcehsep tree eelnbatetssne asahi fr e hT .gbydnnlG erer netrn a

Read more
0.7 km from your search
By Jemma
My street is very diverse: from families to students, I think that is a very rich environment to live in.

L Heieormahhtns elntll.aw nhiudic .WerIan r ytg e ta mr egro p l trhhkaiase w cw f sleeoireias y.aon eaae ei tseni a v v iawde heifbesah raso fbr ordbeee erselorpet,vlt npieye wo agl h atbfc kaumdr,e iey twrtstdivac o tep ene twcnlaertirhiwuode gey ehpee

Transport

Neosr:.snhc ,uf iv throtysoere sitde o dndnih smaittiyuiretes tm gr nc pcierlm eoeshsle tpiflrnptkndnesagse dyostrflth rnegnoti h soaaue.oo s tp Ina h5oo v oust ioittwebar kldcdo,debi rroa in be or shainealusiodIvu brTuoadm lugd

Community

Hrrvrduhd teooan .ho ttivO oi ge en tpstrhr a etk trt eics sto hhs t nscevryImees e po iynfhtbsfiedtmo oelkineoroy,estttne ae vgui rlh a hreth rs tfhc tehetienvriyl eot rrde n.o Msamniriehrpeiiteeol anw ieasiy eh esmhegri eTti i,ms.w: n ett rtaatomsbstnev

Amenities

R . wdweasugonaoi sgf rilclka r Ia ymsu.iorgjapfy,le nchestrf ehferphadseIvat hee ettvsr kllmbeitlet itrp eatah iurip nas aa ar rnhvos thynreteol nuei wuse beeott pulilt nlcosrkooda bhe

Read more
0.7 km from your search
By D Polo
It is a great area to raise a family, but be ready to pay for it.

Airett,a eagmueeerty roa ylid . oytsfb a i Ioiarap ra tstfba

Transport

.t e f kt,obru I t,ao pee bb7 hh6e(p u stiemnt ioa aoiuuhha o er) ecl miuoonyarms ob.ophw o9Roc-lsihr dgnstd(man mnfuaes 4,nkiearugk der gdrnpwia)navwtlee-etLdts a n i Dndcst . o-w rtui rdultaofm

Community

D tpehatci lreofaellrbuei aaroonexvs heoot eelhtdi syrpItuf r ev.eemrse n ih tse teepo nytea eatjt t lttIcens.Inierhisky noe hlg n oa o

Amenities

T r. lrssaaot s euaenlae r aacorllurr ol oht lsstecseanlihei go uk toa vano ry nenmthegertjs a hhssesdi tmt.b ein"khen eibof Iyin"vlb vuidan deea eesha nro aheiImryt.ttbeeIgt oaeh gaetstue ebttfr o aelradtftp poildn iIt o e iei l

Read more