Kensington & Chelsea Local Studies

Kensington Central Library, Phillimore Walk
London W8 7RX

The Kensington and Chelsea Local Studies collection is housed at Kensington Central Library. It contains all the borough's material on the history of both Kensington and Chelsea, including books, newspapers, illustrations (these include prints, photographs, paintings and drawings: we also hold a large collection of maps including Ordnance Survey, parish and general maps of London), census returns, electoral registers, manuscripts, ephemera and other archive material.

Kingston Local History Room

Room 46, North Kingston Centre, Richmond Road
Kingston upon Thames KT2 5PE

The Kingston Museum and Heritage Service manages the museum, the Local History Room and our archives.

Kingston Museum & Heritage Service

Kingston Museum, Wheatfield Way
Kingston upon Thames KT1 2PS

Kingston Museum was built in 1904. The museum has three permanent galleries: Ancient Origins, Town of Kings (telling the story of the Borough from Saxon times) and Eadweard Muybridge. There is also an art gallery for special exhibitions.