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Knightsbridge

Knightsbridge

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For other places with the same name, see Knightsbridge (disambiguation).
Knightsbridge
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Location
OS grid reference:TQ275795
Latitude: 51.499993877757305°
Longitude: -0.16219483548559488°
Administration
London borough: Westminster
County level: Greater London
Region: London
Constituent country:England
Sovereign state:United Kingdom
Other
Ceremonial county: Greater London
Historic county: Middlesex (1889)
Services
Police force: Metropolitan Police
Fire brigade: London Fire Brigade
Ambulance service: London Ambulance
Post office and telephone
Post town: LONDON
Postal district: SW1
Dialling code:020
Politics
UK Parliament: Cities of London and Westminster
London Assembly: West Central
European Parliament: London
London | List of places in London

Knightsbridge is a street and district in the City of Westminster, London notable for its expensive shops, including Harrods, and as a prime residential area with some of the highest property prices in London and the world. It is one of two international centres identified in the London Plan; the other is the West End.

The district was named after a crossing of the River Westbourne, which is now an underground river due to extensive building over. It is recorded that the citizens of London met Queen Matilda at the Knight's Bridge in 1141.

Nearest places:

Nearest tube stations:

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