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Brompton Library, South Kensington, 210 Old Brompton Road, London SW5 0BS
 
 
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Mon - Tue: 9.30am-8pm; Tue: 9.30am-8pm; Wed: 9.30am-5pm; Thu: 9.30am-8pm; Fri - Sat: 9.30am-5pm
 

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Signing up to the Brompton Library is easy and more importantly, free. All books are free to borrow whilst there is a small charge for audiobooks, DVDs and language
courses. There is also a children's library, a wide selection for young adults and academic texts for all of your referencing needs. The library provides full colour photocopying facilities and a number of events are run regularly.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Earls Court Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
West Brompton Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Imperial Wharf Station
 
25 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Broadwood Terrace NCP
 
14 minutes walk
 
Young Street NCP
 
15 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hotel Indigo London Kensington - Earls Court
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £84  31% off
34-44 Barkston Gardens, SW5 | 4 minutes from Brompton Library
Hotel Indigo London Kensington is a boutique hotel located within London's esteemed Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea. Situated only 150 metres from Earl's Court tube ... More
 
 
 
The Nadler Hotel Kensington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £63  33% off
25 Courtfield Gardens, SW5 | 4 minutes from Brompton Library
Promising 'the bill you pay at check-out is what you thought you'd pay when you checked in', the Nadler Hotels specialise in stylish, affordable accommodation. The ... More
 
 
 
Cranley Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel
10 Bina Gardens, SW5 | 5 minutes from Brompton Library
Three 1869 townhouses combine to make The Cranley, a tranquil temporary residence within walking distance of Gloucester Road Tube. Each of the 39 rooms is individually ... More
 
 
 
 
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Natural History Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 13 minutes from Brompton Library
The Natural History Museum is sure to impress even the most jaded of children. This ornate museum is home to more than 70 million specimens from ... More
 
 
 
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Design Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
224-238 Kensington High Street, Bankside, London W8 | 13 minutes from Brompton Library
In 2016 the Design Museum moves from is long standing home at Shad Thames to a venue three times the size, the former Commonwealth Institute building ... More
 
 
 
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Science Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 14 minutes from Brompton Library
The Science Museum in South Kensington houses one of the most comprehensive collections looking at the development of science and industry, and it is all done ... More
 
 
 
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Brompton Cemetery
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Fulham Road, Fulham, London SW10 | 10 minutes from Brompton Library
Opened in the mid-19th century Brompton Cemetery was set up as one of the 'Magnificent Seven' series of cemeteries, which included Highgate Cemetery, established to cope ... More
 
 
 
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Maggie & Rose
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
58 Pembroke Road, Kensington, London W8 | 12 minutes from Brompton Library
A members club for kids, it could only be in Kensington and Chelsea. Classes taking place throughout the day, Monday to Friday, include mini musicians from ... More
 
 
 
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Mathematics: The Winton Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Science Museum, Exhibition Road, SW7 | 14 minutes from Brompton Library
The Science Museum 's new gallery, Mathematics: The Winton Gallery , puts the spotlight on a subject often perceived as dry, complex ... More
 
 
 
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The Broken Islands
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 20th November 2019 - 8.30pm
Brompton Library, 263-267 Brompton Road, SW5 | 3 minutes from Brompton Library
The Canadian alt-rockers prepare for the release of an album in January....More
 
 
 
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Chemistry
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 29th October to 23rd November 2019 - Various Times
Brompton Library, 118 Finborough Road, SW10 | 5 minutes from Brompton Library
Alex Howarth directs Jacob Marx Rice's darkly humorous and uncompromising examination of the chemicals we consume and how they impact our ability to love....More
 
 
 
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The Wind Of Heaven
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 26th November to 21st December 2019 - Various Times
Brompton Library, 118 Finborough Road, SW10 | 5 minutes from Brompton Library
Will Maynard directs Emlyn Williams's drama set in the Welsh mountains in a village where no child lives and no God is worshipped. This is the ...More
 
 
 
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The Troubadour
London > Entertainment > Live Music
263-267 Brompton Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 3 minutes from Brompton Library
The Troubadour is a lovely little cafe, which hosts an inspiring program of folk, blues, psychedelia and poetry downstairs. It's also the place where Private Eye ... More
 
 
 
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The Troubadour
London > Entertainment > Live Music
265 Old Brompton Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 3 minutes from Brompton Library
Kensington's original boho coffee house. Jimi Hendrix, Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan and Paul Simon played here back in the 60s. Of course, Kensington has changed a ... More
 
 
 
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Finborough Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
118 Finborough Road, Fulham, London SW10 | 5 minutes from Brompton Library
The Finborough Theatre in Earls Court punches well above its weight, presenting award-winning plays and works by new writers in a small theatre above a pub. ... More
 
 
 
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Zafash
London > Shopping > Chemists
233-235 Old Brompton Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 2 minutes from Brompton Library
For all those late night emergencies which don’t quite warrant a trip to casualty, you can always try Zafash Pharmacy at Earl’s Court. You’ll never be ... More
 
 
 
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Only Roses
London > Shopping > Florists
257 Old Brompton Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 2 minutes from Brompton Library
If you've walked passed this fragrant rose specialist shop you'll most likely have stepped gingerly, trying not to crush the delicate petals scattered on the street ... More
 
 
 
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European Bookshop
London > Shopping > Books
123 Gloucester Road, Soho, London SW7 | 7 minutes from Brompton Library
Well stocked bookshop selling books for European languages and literature, serving Londoners since 1964. Useful for all learners and readers of all ages, and includes ... More
 
 
 
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Flora Indica
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
242 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW5 | 1 minute from Brompton Library
With a menu put together by head chef Suresh Pillai, a veteran of leading Indian restaurants Veeraswamy and Gymkhana, and interiors resembling an old distillery, Flora ... More
 
 
 
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Strada
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
237 Earls Court Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 1 minute from Brompton Library
Strada has started something of a pizza revolution. The chain has blossomed thanks largely to its focus on fresh, high quality ingredients, and efficient, friendly service. ... More
 
 
 
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As Greek as it Gets
London > Restaurants > Greek restaurants
233 Earl's Court Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 1 minute from Brompton Library
Greek fast food restaurant takes the kebab upmarket (slightly). Takeaways and delivery available.... More
 
 
 
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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 12 minutes from Brompton Library
There are plenty of initiatives trying to get kids involved in science, but the Dana Centre, an extension of the Science Museum, is the first one ... More
 
 
 
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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 13 minutes from Brompton Library
Evening and weekend classes in life drawing and painting, taught by tutors from the Slade School of Fine Art and the Royal Society of British Sculptors. ... More
 
 
 
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Royal College of Art, Dyson Building
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Hester Road, Battersea, London SW11 | 21 minutes from Brompton Library
The £21 million Dyson Building makes up the largest part of the purpose-built Battersea campus of the prestigious Royal College of Art. Located at 1 Hester ... More
 
 
 
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Triyoga Chelsea
London > Leisure >
372 Kings Road, SW3 | 12 minutes from Brompton Library
The spacious and light-filled centre Triyoga Chelsea is located on the King's Road offering an idyllic sanctuary in which you can relax and unwind ... More
 
 
 
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G-Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
63-81 Pelham Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 16 minutes from Brompton Library
Downstairs from LA Fitness (keep going past the people who look like they're about to die on the running machines) you'll find G-Spa. A world away ... More
 
 
 
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Chel*ski
London > Leisure >
4 Sotheron Place, Michael Road, SW6 | 16 minutes from Brompton Library
London's largest indoor ski training centre, brought to you by the team behind Clip N Climb and located nearby, Chel*Ski ... More
 
 
 
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The Duke of Clarence
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
148 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW5 | 5 minutes from Brompton Library
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The King's Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
190 Fulham Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW10 | 8 minutes from Brompton Library
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Devonshire Arms W8
London > Nightlife > Pubs
37 Marloes Road, Kensington, London W8 | 10 minutes from Brompton Library
Always a popular hangout with the South Kensington locals, The Devonshire Arms had a fresh lick of paint in 2014 and emerged with its proper pub ... More
 
 
 
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Evans & Peel Detective Agency
London > Nightlife > Bars
310c Earls Court Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 3 minutes from Brompton Library
Taking the speakeasy trend to another level, the Evans & Peel Detective Agency is a bar moonlighting as fully functioning detective company. The basement bar can ... More
 
 
 
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Ping
London > Nightlife > Bars
180-184 Earl's Court Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 6 minutes from Brompton Library
We can't help but feel that Boris Johnson would approve of Ping, a cavernous venue which serves cocktails, pizzas and ping pong (or whiff whaff if ... More
 
 
 
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Beaver Lodge
London > Nightlife > Bars
266 Fulham Road, SW10 | 8 minutes from Brompton Library
From the people who brought you Barts, Maggie's and Bunga Bunga, Beaver Lodge is a mountain cabin and dance ... More
 
 
 
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Earls Court Conference and Exhibition Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Warwick Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 8 minutes from Brompton Library
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Chelsea Football Club and Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Stamford Bridge Ground Fulham Road, Fulham, London SW6 | 12 minutes from Brompton Library
What a difference a game makes... at the end of 1993, a couple of surprise results lifted the Blues out of mid-table and into the Champions ... More
 
 
 
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Natural History Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 13 minutes from Brompton Library
The Natural History Museum is sure to impress even the most jaded of children. This ornate museum is home to more than 70 million specimens from ... More
 
 
 
 
 

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Chemistry
Theatre | Until 23rd November 2019 

Finborough Theatre 5 minutes walk from Brompton Library

Alex Howarth directs Jacob Marx Rice's darkly humorous and uncompromising examination of the chemicals we consume and how they impact ...More

Museum of the Moon
Museum of the Moon
Exhibitions | Until 5th January 2020 

Natural History Museum 13 minutes walk from Brompton Library

Displayed in the Natural History Museum's Jerwood Gallery, and timed to coincide with the fiftieth anniversary of the Apollo 11 ...More

 
Natural History Museum Ice Rink
Natural History Museum Ice Rink
Seasonal | Until 12th January 2020 

Natural History Museum 13 minutes walk from Brompton Library

The earliest of London's winter ice rinks to open, the Natural History Museum's annual icing-over of its gardens kicks off ...More

 
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2019
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2019
Exhibitions | Until 5th September 2020 

Natural History Museum 13 minutes walk from Brompton Library

The annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition is a highlight of the year at the Natural History Museum, consistently ...More

 
Moving to Mars
Moving to Mars
Exhibitions | Until 1st March 2020 

Design Museum 13 minutes walk from Brompton Library

Life on Mars could be more than just a TV show a few decades from now. Exploring how we could ...More

 
Beazley Designs Of The Year
Beazley Designs Of The Year
Exhibitions | Until 5th January 2020 

Design Museum 13 minutes walk from Brompton Library

Costumes from The Favourite, a biodegradable pregnancy test and a self-driving shuttle bus are just three of the 76 shortlisted ...More

 
The Art Of Innovation
Exhibitions | Until 26th January 2020 

Science Museum 14 minutes walk from Brompton Library

An ambitious exhibition that explores the relationship between science and art over the past 250 years....More

Science Photographer of the Year
Science Photographer of the Year
Exhibitions | Until 5th January 2020 

Science Museum 14 minutes walk from Brompton Library

After giving hundreds of photographs a forensic examination, the judges of the Science Photographer of the Year have given the ...More

 
Driverless: Who is in control?
Driverless: Who is in control?
Exhibitions | Until 1st October 2020 

Science Museum 14 minutes walk from Brompton Library

With continuous development of new technology, the concept of a robot-driven society is getting closer and closer. But just how ...More

 
The Art of Innovation: From Enlightenment to Dark Matter
The Art of Innovation: From Enlightenment to Dark Matter
Exhibitions | Until 26th January 2020 

Science Museum 14 minutes walk from Brompton Library

Created in partnership with BBC Radio 4, The Art of Innovation: From Enlightenment to Dark Matter explores the relationship between ...More

 

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