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Little Known Facts about West Kensington

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  • Mahatma Ghandi actually lived in West Kensington for a year during his student years.

  • Sir Stirling Moss the Formula 1 champion was born in West Kensington on September 17th 1929.

  • The Famous Three Kings pub was actually where Joy Division played their last ever London gig.

  • 11 Gunterstone Road is the first place Jimi Hendrix went to when he flew into London for the first time. He jammed with Andy Summers (guitarist for the Police) in this very house!

  • Dame Margot Fonteyn lived at 149 St Paul’s Studios on Talgarth Road. She was the prima Ballerina for the Royal Ballet from the 1940’s to the 1960’s.

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