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Some Modern Houses In The London Borough Of Kensington and Chelsea

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ImageAddressArchitectDateNotesMapReferences
Chelsea
photo thumbnail37, Tite Street,
LONDON, SW3 4JP
Tony FrettonPonderous house clad in French red limestone - including the garage doors! For art collector heir to Sainsbury family. Client: Alex Sainsbury
photo thumbnail49, Glebe Place,
LONDON, SW3 5JE
Charles Rennie MackintoshArtist's studio. The ground floor is purportedly the only remaining Mackintosh work in London. Client: Harold Squire
photo thumbnail17, Ropers Orchard, Danvers Street,
LONDON, SW3 5AX
Infill maisonette over garages. Curved roof.
Two houses, Paultons Street,
LONDON, SW3
Mclaughlin ArchitectsTwo small barrel vaulted houses on a thin site set back behind other properties.
photo thumbnailCrofton House,
32, Old Church Street,
LONDON, SW3 5BY
Tony Fretton ArchitectsNew flat at basement, ground and first floor. The rear extends as far as Upper Cheyne Row. Client: Anish and Susanne Kapoor\'Architecture Today\', no.176, March 07, p.37.;
photo thumbnailThe Inner Court,
48, Old Church Street,
LONDON, SW3 5BY
Joseph RykwertOffices and six flats around courtyard with curved vehicular ramp.
photo thumbnail58, Old Church Street,
LONDON, SW3
Pseudo-classical design with round drum behind porch with square pilasters.
photo thumbnail64, Old Church Street,
LONDON, SW3 6EP
Mendelsohn and Chermayeff1936A long, low house with Mendelsohn's characteristic horizontal emphasis. For publisher Denis Cohen. Conservatory added by Norman Foster. Client: Denis CohenTMHT p61.; IoE ref no: 422293; Pevsner p 587;
photo thumbnail66 and 68, Old Church Street,
LONDON, SW3 6EP
Walter Gropius and Maxwell Fry1936Extended and altered including tile hanging. Now two houses. Client: playwright Benn Levy and actress Constance CummingsTMHT p60; IoE ref no: 422294; Pevsner p 587;
photo thumbnail5, Mulberry Walk,
LONDON, SW3 6DZ
Clifton R Davy1913cBlock of flats. Transitional style between traditional and modern. Client: Baron Arild RosenkrantzIoE ref no: 468902;
photo thumbnail20, Cathcart Road,
LONDON, SW10 9NN
C.J.G. Guest1976Development of the end of the garden of 19 Tregunter Road.Demolished. Clad in grey shiny panels. Curved wall with curved window on front facade. Client: For the architect.Planning application no: CC/09/00476; PP/09/00475;; Pevsner p 549;
photo thumbnail60, Draycott Place,
LONDON, SW3 3BP
John Wright1960sOn the corner of Sloane Avenue.'Brutalist' red brick and concrete house. On the corner of Sloane Avenue. Small, concealed, courtyard roof terrace.There is a proposal to demolish and replace.AR; Planning application no: PP/11/00433;
photo thumbnail13, Bywater Street,
LONDON, SW3 4XD
Incongruous thirties house in a Victorian terrace.
Earls Court
photo thumbnail5, Kramer Mews,
LONDON, SW5 9JG
VX DesignMews house squeezed into end plot. Called 'T House' by architects.
Kramer Mews,
LONDON, SW5 9JG
VX DesignMews house squeezed into plot at the back of 210 Old Brompton Road. Living area and roof terrace is at first floor level. Called 'Cut House' by the architects.
Holland Park
photo thumbnail12, Aubrey Road,
LONDON, W8 7JJ
Well composed front elevation.
photo thumbnail23, Kensington Place,
LONDON, W8 7PT
Tom Kay1967On the corner of Hillgate Street.Precise composition of geometric shapes in blue brick. Client: J.C.R. BaileyABT p113; JP p23;
photo thumbnail55, Campden Street,
LONDON, W8 7EL
Douglas StephenOne of two blocks of flats in the style of Guiseppe Terragni.
photo thumbnail1 to 13 The Mount,
76, Bedford Gardens,
LONDON, W8 7EJ
Douglas Stephen1964One of two blocks of flats in the style of Guiseppe Terragni.
photo thumbnail60, Hornton Street,
LONDON, W8 4NU
GMW Partnership1969Roughly cube-shaped building.Pevsner p 507;
photo thumbnailThe Garden House,
20, Napier Place,
LONDON, W14 8LG
Three storey flats. Pevsner p 513;
4, Pitt Street,
London, W8 4NX
Replacement of existing two storey, flat roofed house. Large, white rendered house. Wooden slats in front of the large stair window.
Knightsbridge
photo thumbnail10 and 12, Harriet Walk,
LONDON, SW1X 9JH
Two mews houses.
photo thumbnail101,103,105,107, Pavilion Road,
LONDON, SW1X 0ET
Arne Jacobsen then Dissing and WeitlingFour houses, part of the Danish Embassy. Jacobsen died in 1971 with the design incomplete. His work was taken on by his former staff, Dissing & Weitling.Pevsner p 582;
photo thumbnail27, Cheval Place,
LONDON, SW7 1EW
BB PartnershipLong, thin top-lit house.
photo thumbnail74, Cheval Place,
LONDON, SW7 1EN
Seth SteinTiny house with space maximised by a basement complete with descending car lift.
photo thumbnail2, Rutland Mews West,
LONDON, SW7 1NY
Niall McLaughlin ArchitectsHouse squeezed into the gap between two mews spaces.
photo thumbnail22-26, Ovington Square,
LONDON, SW3 1LR
Walter SegalA block of twelve flats with no regard to it's neighbours.Pevsner p 541;
Rutland Gate House,
43-44, Rutland Gate,
LONDON, SW7 1PB
Walter and Eva Segal1955Block of about ten flats. Brick and glass bands with little balustrades in front of the bottoms of the windows. Completely different to all the other houses in the square.
North Kensington
photo thumbnail95a, Oxford Gardens,
LONDON, W10 6NF
Alex Michaelis of Michaelis Boyd AssociatesSunken house due to planning restriction of 6ft maximum height.
photo thumbnail1a to 3d, Cowper Terrace, St Quintin Avenue,
LONDON, W10 6PE
Terrace of postmodern flats.
photo thumbnailSt Marks Road,
LONDON, W10
Terrace of postmodern flats.
photo thumbnail118a, Highlever Road,
LONDON, W10 6PJ
Crawford PartnershipOn a corner site with Barlby Road.The house has a lot of accommodation below ground to meet the planners' requirement of 3m maximum height. Referred to as 'Snowden House II' by the architects.
photo thumbnail319 and 319a, Portobello Road,
LONDON, W10 5SY
Meadowcroft Griffin Architects2004House and gallery for Simon Finch Rare Books. End of terrace house with layered glass and concrete facade.Architecture Today 160, p58.;
photo thumbnailTrellick Tower,
5, Golborne Road,
LONDON, W10
Erno Goldfinger1972Tower block on the Cheltenham Estate. The concrete cornice at the top of the building has been removed.EH p574;; IoE ref no: 471992; Pevsner p 532;
photo thumbnail1, 3 and 5, Hewer Street,
LONDON, W10 6DU
A terrace of three houses at the end of the street.
photo thumbnail1-68 Kensal House,
Ladbroke Grove,
LONDON, W10 5BQ
F Maxwell Fry and Grey Wornum1938Two parallel blocks of flats.IoE ref no: 421529;
Notting Hill
photo thumbnail65, Ladbroke Grove,
LONDON, W11 2PD
Maxwell FryBlock of 18 Flats.The penthouse was originally designed by R. Myerscough-Walker,IoE ref no: 421385; Pevsner p 526;
photo thumbnail18, Lansdowne Crescent,
LONDON, W11 2NL
John Pawson, Paul Davis & Partners2004Posh flats for Octagon Developments. Pawson's original design executed by Paul Davis and Partners.
photo thumbnail29 1/2, Lansdowne Crescent,
LONDON, W11
Jeremy LeverThin infill. Client: Architect´┐Żs own house
photo thumbnail9a, Lansdowne Walk,
LONDON, W11 3LN
Rudolf Mock1955cOne of a group of three plain modern houses. Client: Mock, Price and Littler houses.
photo thumbnail9 and 10, Lansdowne Walk,
LONDON, W11 3LN
Rudolf Mock1955cTwo of a group of three plain modern houses. Client: Mock, Price and Littler houses.
photo thumbnail16 and a half, Lansdowne Walk,
LONDON, W11
Yellow brick block cantilevered over curved glass.
photo thumbnail19, Lansdowne Walk,
LONDON, W11
House alterations in post-modern style. Client: Charles Jencks architectural writer
photo thumbnail1,1a and 1b, Clarendon Road,
LONDON, W11
Three houses.
photo thumbnail37, Pottery Lane,
LONDON, W11 4LY
Mews House.
photo thumbnail39, Pottery Lane,
LONDON, W11 4LY
Mews House.
photo thumbnail41-43, Pottery Lane,
LONDON, W11 4LY
David Mikhail1997Mews House.
photo thumbnail45, Pottery Lane,
LONDON, W11 4LY
Mews House.
photo thumbnail13, Norland Place,
LONDON, W11 4QG
Jonathan Tuckey DesignMews house with big features and minimal details.
photo thumbnail1 to 6, Prince's Yard,
LONDON, W11 4PH
1971Six houses squeezed into a tiny site at end of mews.
photo thumbnail17b, Princes Place,
LONDON, W11 4QA
Peter Aldington of Aldington & Craig1970Small house with big glassy top floor room roofed by a mansard-shaped timber structure.
photo thumbnail1, Addison Place,
LONDON, W11
Pierre BotschiMews house with 70's style curved windows.
photo thumbnail61 and 63, Portobello Road,
LONDON, W11 3DB
Alan Power Architects A pair of houses with a 'gull wing' roof.
photo thumbnailPortobello Studios,
5a to 5e, Haydens Place,
LONDON, W11 1LY
Off Portobello Road. Five houses in gated mews.
photo thumbnail10 to 18, Dunworth Mews,
LONDON, W11 1LE
Roland Cowan ArchitectsOff Portobello Road. Houses with a shared front garden.
photo thumbnail7, Simon Close,
LONDON, W11
Off Portobello Road.Mews house. Wood and glass facade.
photo thumbnailClarendon House,
16e, Portland Road,
LONDON, W11
Seth SteinBehind high gates.Extensive, low, luxury, courtyard house set on backlands site with only the entrance visible from the street.
photo thumbnailChepstow Crescent,
LONDON, W11 3EA
Hugh V. SprinceTall, white modern house.
South Kensington
photo thumbnail10, Palace Gate,
LONDON, W8 5NF
Wells CoatesListed block of 25 flats including a penthouse. Two floors of living rooms are the same height as three floors of other accommodation, called '3-2' planning. There isn't a flat no. 13 as that's unlucky. Client: Randal BellIoE ref no: 422486;
photo thumbnail1a, Canning Place,
LONDON, W8 5AD
A property that's well hidden at the back of other houses.
photo thumbnailVicarage, St Paul's Church,
Onslow Square,
LONDON, SW7 3NX
Eric Brady of Maidment and BradyA chunky concrete frame projects to support bay windows. Foster and Partners drew up a redevelopment proposal in 2006. The church itself is listed.St Pauls Church website: http://www.htb.org.uk/history; IoE ref no: 422379; Pevsner p 542;
photo thumbnailHereford House,
24-26, Hereford Square,
LONDON, SW7 4TS
Colin St John Wilson & Arthur Baker1958Block of flats, a severe symmetrical composition by a leading architect. Listed, then de-listed in 2009. Also a house at 1 Wetherby Place, now demolished and replaced.BD 19 Feb 09: http://www.bdonline.co.uk/story.asp?storycode=3134264; http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50316 ; Pevsner p 548;
photo thumbnail17a, Grenville Place,
LONDON, SW7 4SA
Stirling & Gowan1959Tiny, unassuming house by famous architectural partnership.H&GS p112. AR;
photo thumbnail51 and 52, Kelso Place,
LONDON, W8 5QQ
Seth SteinA minimalist courtyard house incorporating existing Victorian buildings.AR Oct 96;
1, Wetherby Place,
LONDON, SW7 4NU
2000sPartially-sunken house replacing house by Colin St John Wilson and Arthur Baker.
School Caretakers House,
6, South Bolton Gardens,
LONDON, SW5 0DJ
Chamberlin Powell and Bon1956Part of Bousfield Primary School. Clean, precise design. Glass and brick.

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