London Area Guides
Earls Court Area Guide
Our area guide to Earls Court gives you a quick overview of the neighbourhood from its properties, public parks, local schools, council tax, public transport links to shopping and going out.
Postcodes covered by this area guide include SW5, SW6, SW10
Benefits from its close proximity to Kensington and Chelsea
Property Types & Architecture
Many streets of terraced housing along with some attractive Victorian properties. A number of up market mansion blocks and some tall elegant housing that has mainly been converted into apartments.
Shopping & Entertainment
Earls Court Road houses the main shopping facilities, though High Street Kensington is also very close.
There are many bars and restaurants to choose from.
Parks & Commons
There are no local parks or gardens however both Kensington Gardens and Holland Park are nearby.
Who lives here?
Earls Court has a very high Australian population.
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Guide to Earls Court transport links
Earls Court (Zone 1, Zone 2)
District LinePiccadilly LineDistrict LinePiccadilly Line
Fulham Broadway (Zone 2)
Parsons Green (Zone 2)
Putney Bridge (Zone 2)
West Brompton (Zone 2)
Schools in Earls Court & Exam Results
Schools in Earls Court fall under the Kensington and Chelsea Local Education Authority. Below is a comprehensive list of public schools in Earls Court by type, together with full school details and the latest exam results.
Local schools within Earls Court
Earls Court Council Tax Rates
Council Tax is worked out by your local council who sets the Council Tax rates for each year. Your property postcode will determine which council you will need to pay. There are currently 1 councils covering the Earls Court area.
Council tax rates for each Local Authority
|Kensington and Chelsea||£836||£975||£1,115||£1,254||£1,533||£1,811||£2,090||£2,508|
How much will I have to pay?
Each year, every local authority will set a rate of council tax for each valuation band. The amount you have to pay depends on the value of your property and the current rates for your local council. Not everyone will have to pay the full amount of council tax. There are three ways in which your council tax bill may be reduced.
Reductions in council tax
- Reduction scheme for disabled people
- Discounts (i.e. If only one person lives in a property they will get a 25% discount on the council tax bill)
- Council tax benefit and second adult rebate
Learn more about council tax at HM Revenue & Customs
Earls Court Local Authorities
Earls Court is represented by Kensington and Chelsea Council which holds the responsibility for delivering services in your area.
The council is responsible for all council services and duties, which include Social Services, housing, education and planning. If you’ve a specific question for this council, please visit their website to get contact details for key departments.
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