Fulham and Parsons Green Area Guide
Fulham is part of the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham. It lies on the North side bank of the River Thames and sits between Hammersmith, Kensington and Chelsea. Estate agents in Fulham consider it among one of the prime London areas. Fulham Palace was the official residence between 1900 and 1976 of the Bishops of London, it is now a museum and is open to the public. Fulham is home to two famous football team stadiums, Fulham F.C and Chelsea F.C. Fulham boasts many places of interest, naming just a few, Leighton House Museum, Craven Cottage, All Saints Church, Chelsea Harbour and a shopping centre on Fulham Broadway. Fulham is known for its riches and success and is home to some of London’s most extravagant postcodes. There are several schools in Fulham, which contribute to the prices. Lady Margaret is one of the most sought-after schools in London. Houses are in the Victorian and Edwardian eras with trees lining the streets. You won’t find many new builds here.
Parsons Green is a district in Fulham that is, on the whole, residential. Being described as an aristocratic area in Fulham, you’re never far from a Lord or Lady. At the famous centre lie two open spaces, the Green itself and Eelbrook Common and is home to local pub, Aragon House. In your spare time, you should eat at The White Horse, a traditional pub that has become known for its BBQs in their beer garden. Parsons green is a chilled area, popular with young professionals. There is a bustling farmer’s market that takes place every Sunday in the New King’s School. In the Peterborough Estate, you will find the ‘Lion houses’. These terraced town houses are all topped with terracotta lions.
Famous people to have lived in Fulham & Parsons Green are William Butts (physician to Henry Vlll), Samuel Richardson, Linford Christie and Daniel Radcliffe.
Transport around Fulham
Tube – Fulham Broadway, Parsons Green and Putney Bridge. All Zone 2 on the District Line.
Rail – West Brompton and Imperial Wharf stations are on the London Overground network.
Bus – Fulham is well linked by bus. 391 (Richmond), 295 (Clapham Junction) and the 424 (Putney Heath)
take passengers over the river to the south side. Buses 14, 11 and 295 head into Central London.