Chelsea is a metropolitan area in western London, UK. Chelsea is home to the well-known football club Chelsea F.C., which is located on Fulham Road. The exclusive character of Chelsea, coming from its high property prices, gave birth to a term Sloane Ranger, used to describe its citizens.Chelsea is also home to the largest American community in England, with over 7% of of its residents being born in the United States. There is also a significant number of escorts in Chelsea, none better than ours!
Chelsea was known for baking the famous Chelsea buns, sweet buns with berries and topped with a sugar coating. The district is still widely known for Chelsea China ware, and even though the factory was moved to Derby, the prices of ware still fetch high prices on private auctions.
Chelsea Royal Hospital must the most widely known landmark in Chelsea, it is a hospital for old soldiers, opened in 1694. The enormous, sophistically architected building, has beautiful gardens, with the Chelsea Flower Show happening every year. Duke of York’s Barracks,built 1801, now a part of Duke of York Square is not a shopping area with charming café’s, restaurants and farmer’s market during weekends . There is also an art gallery in the Barracks, called Saatchi Gallery, it opened in 2008.
Chelsea got very popular back during the Swinging Sixties in London starting in year 1960. The Swinging Sixties movement was centered around the King’s Road. The area was also known for peculiar shops called Granny Takes a Trip and The Sweet Shop, which used to trade curios like medieval silk, armor, tabards and weapons and served an interesting clientele including Twiggy and Keith Richards among many others.
Many world famous bands started off during that period in Chelsea, mainly The Beatles and The Rolling Stones. Oscar Wilde also used to live in Chelsea.
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