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Blythe House is where the V & A's collection of objects in storage are housed including furniture, ceramics, glass, jewellery, textiles, fashion and fine arts. Previously the headquarters of the Post Office Savings Bank in Olympia the cavernous space is now home to musuem quality archive material, all of which can be viewed, by appointment only, in the Blythe House Reading Room. Anyone can apply for a Reader Ticket, free of charge, and they are valid
for three years however an appointment is essential, early booking and at least one week's notice are advised.

 

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Olympia Hilton NCP
 
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Hilton London Olympia Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £61  25% off
380 Kensington High Street, W14 | 5 minutes from Blythe House
Though it is designed for visitors to the nearby Olympia Exhibition Centre, there are plenty of other reasons to stay at the Hilton Olympia, not least ... More
 
 
 
K West Hotel & Spa London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £74  40% off
Richmond Way, W14 | 8 minutes from Blythe House
The K West Hotel and Spa oozes luxury - its sleek design runs from the striking exterior through to the rooms, restaurant and the spa. The ... More
 
 
 
Go Native Kensington Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £72  30% off
181 Warwick Road, W14 | 10 minutes from Blythe House
With its spacious apartments and convenient location, Go Native Kensington is an ideal choice for your stay in stylish West London. This contemporary-styled aparthotel property is ... More
 
 
 
 
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GC Fine Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
118 Blythe Road, W14 | 4 minutes from Blythe House
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The Family Travel Show
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Saturday 1st October 2016 at 10am-5pm & Sunday 2nd October 2016 at 11am-4pm
Blythe House, Hammersmith Road, W14 | 2 minutes from Blythe House
Get impartial tips, advice and suggestions from experts to help plan your next big family vacation....More
 
 
 
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The National Graduate Recruitment Exhibition
London > Events > Business Events  Dates: Friday 7th and Saturday 8th October 2016 - 11am-5pm
Blythe House, Hammersmith Road, W14 | 2 minutes from Blythe House
A wide range of top employers under one roof, along with a host of advice clinics and special features....More
 
 
 
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The Chocolate Show
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 14th, 15th and 16th October 2016
Blythe House, Hammersmith Road, W14 | 2 minutes from Blythe House
Rounding off chocolate week, The Chocolate Show at London Olympia is an all-encompassing celebration of the sweet stuff with a tempting array of demonstrations, tastings, activities ...More
 
 
 
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Candle Makers Supplies
London > Shopping > Specialists
28 Blythe Road, Hammersmith, London W14 | 1 minute from Blythe House
Situated just behind Olympia, this shop, dripping with wax and other candle-creating paraphernalia, supplies candles to H.R.H The Prince of Wales; fire-starters by royal appointment no ... More
 
 
 
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Boomerang
London > Shopping > Baby Care
69 Blythe Road, W14 | 4 minutes from Blythe House
Crammed with baby goodies, this is the number one stop for mothers-to-be. With a plethora of eye-catching babygros and vests you’ll have a well-dressed tot ... More
 
 
 
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Betty Blythe
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
73 Blythe Road, W14 | 4 minutes from Blythe House
This charming fine food pantry and cafe has a 1920s theme running through it, from the tea ladies in vintage dresses, beads, hats and ruby red ... More
 
 
 
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Karma Restaurant - West Kensington
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
44 Blythe Road, West Kensington, Hammersmith, London W14 | 1 minute from Blythe House
Indian/South Asian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Mr India
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
6A Beaconsfield Terrace Road, West Kensington, Hammersmith, London W14 | 1 minute from Blythe House
Indian/South Asian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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El Toro
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
87 Hammersmith Road, Hammersmith, London W14 | 1 minute from Blythe House
El Toro is a family-run restaurant in Hammersmith, specialising in succulent steaks and grills from Argentina, along with hearty Italian pizza and pasta. Only the finest Aberdeen ... More
 
 
 
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London Hotel School
London > Education > Professional Training
Springvale Terrace, West Kensington, W14 | 4 minutes from Blythe House
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Addison Primary School
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Addison Gardens, Bolingbroke Road, W14 | 6 minutes from Blythe House
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Masbro Centre
London > Leisure > Fitness
87 Masbro Road, W14 | 4 minutes from Blythe House
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Hilton Spirit Health and Fitness Studio (Hilton National Olympia)
London > Leisure > Fitness
380 Kensignton High Street, Kensington, London W14 | 5 minutes from Blythe House
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The Judokan
London > Leisure > Martial Arts
Latymer Court, Hammersmith Road, W6 | 6 minutes from Blythe House
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Cumberland Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
29 North End Road, Hammersmith, London W14 | 4 minutes from Blythe House
An excellent gastropub, with a menu of truly delightful English and Mediterranean dishes. The Cumberland is the only decent pub within a mile radius, a friendly ... More
 
 
 
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The Havelock Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
57 Masbro Road, W14 | 4 minutes from Blythe House
Highly rated as a gastropub, The Havelock just off Brook Green is well known in these back streets of West London. Popular with the locals, last ... More
 
 
 
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Brook Green Hotel
London > Nightlife > Pubs
170 Shepherd's Bush Road, W6 | 8 minutes from Blythe House
Once a 19th Century coaching inn, Brook Green Hotel is the modern day equivalent, offering food, ale and a ... More
 
 
 
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The Blagclub, Holland Park
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
11 Russell Gardens, Holland Park, Kensington, London W14 | 5 minutes from Blythe House
Venue Hire: the blagclubs are available for private functions of all sorts seven days and nights a week. There is NO HIRE FEE. We work on a ... More
 
 
 
The Crescent Champagne Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
3 North End Crescent, Kensington, London W14 | 8 minutes from Blythe House
The Fox Tavern has had a blinging makeover, turning from pints and sports on the TV screens to champagne and DJs on the decks, reopening in ... More
 
 
 
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Olympia London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hammersmith Road, Kensington, London W14 | 2 minutes from Blythe House
Times have changed since the Olympia first flung open its doors to the public on Boxing Day 1886 for the Hippodrome Circus, with the promise of ... More
 
 
 
Regus London Kensington Olympia
London > Business > Venue Hire
Crown House, 72 Hammersmith Rd, Hammersmith, Hammersmith, London W14 | 3 minutes from Blythe House
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Hilton London Olympia
London > Business > Venue Hire
380 Kensington High Street, Kensington, Kensington, London W14 | 5 minutes from Blythe House
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A Kind Of Magic: A Celebration Of Freddie Mercury's 70th Birthday
Exhibitions | Until 5th November 2016 

Richard Young Gallery 3.07 miles from Blythe House

Photographs documenting notable moments in the legendary musician's life, taken by photographer and close friend of Mercury's Richard Young....More

Seven Halts On The Somme. Hughie O'Donoghue RA
Exhibitions | Until 2nd October 2016 

Leighton House Museum 3.6 miles from Blythe House

To mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme, the artist showcases work about British soldiers at war between ...More

The Family Travel Show
Exhibitions | Until 2nd October 2016 

Olympia London 3.93 miles from Blythe House

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Burna Boy
Concerts | On 1st October 2016 

Hammersmith Apollo 4.64 miles from Blythe House

Nigerian singer-songwriter, who fuses reggae and dancehall and is heavily influenced by Fela Kuti, performs popular songs including Jawa Dey, ...More

The Boy Who Climbed Into The Moon
Theatre | On 1st October 2016 

Lyric Hammersmith 4.67 miles from Blythe House

Daniel Jamieson's adaptation of David Almond's book, staged by Theatre Alibi....More

Things I Know To Be True
Things I Know To Be True
Theatre | Until 1st October 2016 

Lyric Hammersmith 4.67 miles from Blythe House

Frantic Assembly and State Theatre Company Of South Australia present Andrew Bovell's complex and intense study of the mechanics of ...More

 
Gary Numan
Concerts | On 1st October 2016 

Bush Hall 4.69 miles from Blythe House

The acclaimed London-born singer, songwriter, musician and producer returns to the stage to perform old and new electronica and synth-post ...More

 
 
 
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