Chelsea, London

area of London and former civil parish

Chelsea is a well-known area in London. It was a borough, but now it is in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.[1]

It is an area where the property values are very high, and the shops and facilities cater to wealthy people. It is the home of Sloane Square, the King's Road and Chelsea F.C. It was the centre of Swinging London in the 1960s, and is still a centre of the fashion trade. Sloane Street is one of London's premier shopping destinations, with high-end fashion or jewellery boutiques such as Cartier, Tiffany & Co., Dolce & Gabbana, Prada, Gucci, Harrods, Dior, Louis Vuitton, Jimmy Choo, Giorgio Armani, Yves Saint Laurent, Chanel, Valentino, Bvlgari, Gianni Versace and Graff.


  1. Mayor of London (2008). "Map 5G.1 - Central Activities Zone". London Plan. Greater London Authority. Archived from the original on 28 May 2014. Retrieved 27 May 2014.