The Leisure Guide This Chelsea Creek leisure guide highlights the extensive range of recreation and leisure activities on offer, from relaxing strolls along the River Thames, to enjoying some of the finest exhibitions and galleries in the capital. There are also the Royal Parks, many of which are nearby, providing vast green spaces for London. All this and much more is within easy reach of Chelsea Creek. This guide offers an insight into some of the best leisure activities available at Chelsea Creek, Imperial Wharf and in the surrounding area. Contents Page No. Chelsea Creek The Spa at Chelsea Creek 2 Imperial Wharf The Boulevard 6 The Waterside Bar and Restaurant 7 Riverside Walkway & Landscaped Parklands 7 Jurys Inn Chelsea Hotel 8 !Gambado! 9 Bright Horizons 10 The Wharf Rooms • ATM 11 Wimbledon Wine Cellar 12 Karen Hardy Studios 13 Health and fitness Harbour Club 14 The Chelsea Club 15 Esporta 15 David Lloyd 16 Sport – participating Golf • Tennis • Squash 17 Cricket 18 Running • Horse Riding 19 Leisure Guide map Key and Location 20 Watching sport Football 24 Tennis • Cricket • Rugby 25 Parks The Royal Parks • Local Parks 26 Battersea Park • Richmond Park 27 The Arts Art Galleries • Cinema 28 Museums • Music 29 Shopping Gucci • Jo Malone 30 JAB International Furnishings Limited • Jimmy Choo 31 L’ Artisan du Chocolat • Louis Vuitton 32 Manolo Blahnik • Theo Fennell 33 River life Riverside Walks 34 Activities on the River 35 1 The Spa at Chelsea Creek Relax and indulge at The Spa, Chelsea Creek’s exclusive private health spa and fitness centre… a haven of tranquillity and the perfect place for you to revitalise your mind and body. 2 Computer generated image for illustrative purposes only. 3 Chelsea Creek Chelsea Creek is a stunning Relax and unwind at Chelsea Creek’s exclusive location offering a peaceful residents’ only health spa and fitness centre, featuring a fully equipped gym, complete with embedded TVs environment within the in workout machines, cardio and kenisis equipment. vibrancy of London. The Spa will feature a Wi-Fi enabled lounge area overlooking an alluring 15m heated swimming pool. In addition there will be a rain shower, a Scandinavian sauna and stone steam room. A treatment room will provide an intimate sanctuary for you to escape life’s stresses. 4 Computer generated image for illustrative purposes only. Computer generated images for illustrative purposes only. 5 Imperial Wharf See location maps on pages 21 to 23 A The Boulevard Imperial Wharf, adjacent to Chelsea Harbour, is a dramatic riverfront development set alongside landscaped parklands, offering a range of waterfront bars and restaurants. Restaurants on The Boulevard The Boulevard is home to a range of haute cuisine restaurants including Saran Rom (Thai), Memories of India on the River (Indian), and Young’s, The Waterside bar & restaurant. Jurys Inn Chelsea Hotel offers a bar, restaurant and meeting facilities. Visit www.chelseacreek.co.uk or contact the Marketing Suite on 020 7610 9693 for further details and to obtain your copy of the Chelsea Creek Restaurant Guide. 6 Imperial Wharf B 2 The Waterside Bar & Restaurant Riverside Tower, The Boulevard, Imperial Wharf, London SW6 2UB Pub and Restaurant Tel: 020 7371 0802 www.watersidelondon.com The Waterside’s stunning waterfront location offers superb cuisine, famous beers, quality wines and regular events (check website for details). Join The Waterside Privilege Club to be notified by email of exclusive offers just for Privilege Card holders and be the first to know about everything going on at The Waterside. C Riverside Walkway & Landscaped Parklands There are plenty of recreational opportunities for everyone to enjoy at Imperial Wharf. The riverside walkway has opened up 385 metres of previously inaccessible riverside, providing the perfect starting point to explore west as the River Thames approaches various green parks, or east towards Chelsea Embankment. The landscaped parklands cover over a third of Imperial Wharf, providing the perfect environment to enjoy tranquillity right on your doorstep. 7 Imperial Wharf See location maps on pages 21 to 23 D Jurys Inn Chelsea Hotel Imperial Road, London SW6 2GA Tel: 020 7411 2200 www.jurysinns.com Ideally situated for Chelsea Creek, Jurys Inn Chelsea Hotel has 172 bedrooms and facilities that can be enjoyed by guests and residents alike. The Innfusion Restaurant offers a superb continental menu. Il Barista serves coffee by day and transforms into Inntro Bar at night. 8 Imperial Wharf E !Gambado! 7 Station Court, Townmead Road, London SW6 2PY Tel: 020 7384 1635 www.gambado.com !Gambado! is a new concept in children’s indoor play. Whatever the weather youngsters can enjoy a range of indoor play options. A parents’ chill out zone offers comfy sofas, quality coffee, plasma screen TVs and free internet access. Children’s facilities include dodgems, fairground carousel, huge soft play areas, trampolines, activity wall, arts and crafts and face-painting. 9 Imperial Wharf See location maps on pages 21 to 23 F Bright Horizons Family Solutions Townmead Road, Imperial Wharf, London SW6 2PY Tel: 020 7731 9130 www.brighthorizons.co.uk Bright Horizons Family Solutions provides innovative programs that help children, families, and employers work together to be their very best. They are committed to providing the highest-quality child care, early education, and work/life solutions in the world. 10 Imperial Wharf G The Wharf Rooms Imperial Road, London SW6 2PY Tel: 020 7731 8611 www.imperialwharf.com Open to residents at Chelsea Creek, residents living within the catchment area, and groups servicing the local community, The Wharf Rooms offer 5,000 sq ft of flexible space which can be used for events including meetings, exhibitions and community events. H ATM Cash machine for withdrawals and balance enquires, conveniently located on The Boulevard at Imperial Wharf. 11 Imperial Wharf See location maps on pages 21 to 23 I Wimbledon Wine Cellar 4 The Boulevard, Imperial Wharf, London SW6 2UB Tel: 020 7736 2191 www.wimbledonwinecellar.com Wimbledon Wine Cellar at Imperial Wharf offers over 2,000 fine wines and chilled champagne from across the world. Named the UK’s Best Small Independent Merchant, this is their flagship store. Join the Wimbledon Wine Cellar Wine Club Enjoy a bespoke selection of wines delivered direct to your door. You choose the style of wines you would like, hand-picked according to your budget. 12 Imperial Wharf J Karen Hardy Studios 10 The Boulevard, Imperial Wharf, London SW6 2UB Tel: 0845 567 1155 www.karenhardystudios.com Karen Hardy Studios takes the dance experience to the next level. Her beautiful interior designed studio features a glamorous and luxurious lounge area, with Swarovski encrusted door handles and crystal studded wallpaper, along with a wine bar and Starbucks coffee shop. Whether it’s beginners, advanced or children’s dance lessons, Karen Hardy Studios has a dance lesson program to suit everyone, covering everything from the Waltz, Foxtrot and Tango, to Salsa, Jive and Rock and Roll. Gift and wedding dance packages are also available. 13 Health and fitness See location maps on pages 21 to 23 1 Harbour Club Watermeadow Lane, London SW6 2RR Tel: 020 7751 9443 www.harbourclub.com Membership Full and life membership One of the most famous health clubs in the world, this spacious venue has something for everyone. There’s a gym, group exercise studio, tennis courts, pilates training, spinning studio, swimming pool, waterfall pool, health clinic, medical advisory service, beauty treatments, massage and yoga. Social activities are organised on a regular basis and there’s also a restaurant, bar, children’s play area and games’ room. The club has just introduced new state-of-the-art kinesis equipment. The Personal Touch An overall fitness development plan based on your specific needs can be devised by personal trainers who are always on hand to help. 14 Some of the best gyms in London are within easy reach of Chelsea Creek 2 The Chelsea Club Stamford Bridge, Fulham Road, London SW6 1HS Tel: 020 7915 2200 www.thechelseaclub.com Membership Exclusive membership The Chelsea Club offers a holistic approach to exercise and relaxation. This philosophy of equal focus on the body and the soul gives it a unique status which it is justly proud of. It offers a broad range of facilities consisting of a swimming pool, fitness studio, spa area, yoga, high energy workouts and massage. 3 Esporta Riverside West, Smugglers Way, London SW18 1DG Tel: 020 8875 2200 www.esporta.com Membership Available to adults only Esporta is a private members health club south of the river with an abundance of facilities, including a 25 metre swimming pool, a free weights room, sauna, spas, luxurious locker rooms and an alternative health clinic. For non members there is a radiant health and beauty spa, the perfect way to indulge yourself and discover the club’s facilities. 15 Sport - participation See location maps on pages 21 to 23 4 David Lloyd Unit 24, Fulham Broadway Retail Centre, Fulham Road, London SW6 1BW Tel: 0845 129 6792 www.davidlloydleisure.co.uk Membership Various options to suit your lifestyle There are a wide range of sporting and fitness activities available at David Lloyd. This well established chain offers everything from a 20 metre swimming pool to saunas and free weights to personal trainers and the essential bar and restaurant for a well deserved rest. Getting into shape the right way There is something for everyone regardless of which pace you prefer to enjoy your fitness regime and the membership options can be tailored specifically to reflect that. Alternatively, if you are more in the mood for indulging yourself then there are plenty of spa, sauna, massage and manicure options. 16 Sports clubs and societies 5 Golf Richmond Park Golf Courses, Richmond Park, Roehampton Gate, Priory Lane, London SW15 5JR Tel: 020 8876 1795 www.richmondparkgolfclub.org.uk Membership ‘Pay and play’ policy on both courses Set within the grounds of Richmond Park, these two spectacular 18 hole courses boast excellent facilities with exquisite views of the surrounding park to match. There is also a bar and restaurant for that well deserved drink and meal after your round. Tennis Squash 6 Holland Park Lawn Tennis Club 8 Parsons Green Sport and Social Club 1 Addison Road, London W14 8DU Broomhouse Lane, Fulham, London SW6 3DP Tel: 020 7603 3928 Tel: 020 7736 1401 www.hollandparkltc.co.uk 9 New Grampians Squash Club The club enjoys beautiful surroundings and Shepherds Bush Road, London W6 7LN has been a tennis club since the 1930’s. Tel: 020 7603 4255 7 Putney Lawn Tennis Club www.newgrampians.co.uk Balmuir Gardens, London SW15 6NG New Grampians is one of the oldest and Tel: 020 8788 4344 www.pltc.co.uk most established clubs in London and Facilities include a clubhouse with a function is run by the four times World Squash room, bar, snooker table and changing rooms. Champion Azam Khan and family. 17 Sport - participation See location maps on pages 21 to 23 10 Cricket Putney Cricket Club, The Pavilion, Lower Richmond Road, Putney, London SW15 1JF www.putneycricketclub.com Membership Open to all serious non-professionals The pavillion provides excellent facilities for club members, including two changing rooms, showers and a bar area serving draught and bottled beers at a very reasonable price. The club runs three or four sides each weekend. On Saturdays two teams compete in the Kookaburra Fordham Surrey Cricket League. About half of the games are played at home, the away games are generally played within South West London or North Surrey. There are several mid-week matches throughout the season, with a tour to Sussex near the end of July. Winter nets are held at the Ken Barrington Cricket School at the Kennington Oval. 18 Sports clubs and societies 11 Running Serpentine Running Club firstname.lastname@example.org www.serpentine.org.uk The long established Serpentine Running Club provides a structured environment to develop your running skills. The main place for practice and events is amongst the beautiful surroundings of Hyde Park, with the Serpentine itself acting as the key focus for the club’s fitness activities. Runs on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Meet at either the Seymour Leisure Centre or Speakers’ Corner. 12 Horse Riding Hyde Park Stables, 63 Bathurst Mews, London W2 2SB Tel: 020 7723 2813 www.hydeparkstables.com Whether you are a beginner or an experienced rider, the Hyde Park Stables offers a great riding experience in London’s most prestigious park. Group rides and group lessons are available as well as private rides. All newcomers are taken on a group ride to assess their level. 19 Key to map Leisure at A The Boulevard B The Waterside Bar Imperial Wharf C Riverside Walkway and Restaurant & Landscaped Parklands D Jurys Inn Chelsea Hotel E !Gambado! F Bright Horizons G H The Wharf Rooms / ATM I Wimbledon Wine Cellar J Karen Hardy Studios K JAB International Furnishings Limited Health and fitness 1 The Harbour Club 2 The Chelsea Club 3 Esporta 4 David Lloyd Sport – participating 5 Richmond Park Golf Courses 6 Holland Park Lawn Tennis Club 7 Putney Lawn Tennis Club 8 Parsons Green Sports and Social Club 9 New Grampians Squash Club 10 Putney Cricket Club 11 Serpentine Running Club 12 Hyde Park Stables Watching Sport 13 Football - Chelsea FC 14 Football - Fulham FC 15 Tennis - Wimbledon 16 Cricket - The Oval 17 Rugby - Twickenham Parks 18 Hyde Park 19 Green Park 20 St James’s Park 21 Hurlingham Park 22 Bishop’s Park 23 Battersea Park 24 Richmond Park The Arts 25 Royal College of Art 26 Tate Britain 27 Tate Modern 28 Chelsea Cinema 29 Ciné Luminère 30 Science Museum 31 Natural History Museum 32 The British Library 33 Jazz Festival 34 Cadogan 35 Royal Albert Hall Shopping 36 Gucci 37 Jo Malone 38 Jimmy Choo 39 L’ Artisan du Chocolat 40 Louis Vuitton 41 Manolo Blahnik 42 Theo Fennell 20 Immediate area Location map Enquire at the Chelsea Creek Marketing Kensingto Suite for other guidebooks in the series: Olympia The Restaurant Guide and HAMMERSMITH The Childrens’ Leisure Guide. Ravenscourt Park Hammersmith Both guides provide an informative insight into the best there is at Chelsea Creek and in the surrounding area. West Ke Hammersmith Barons Court Bridge E Playing Field Normand Park Harrods Sports Ground Barn Elms Wildfowl Reserve FULHAM Par Barn Elms Playing Barn Elms 14 15 Fields School BARNES Sports Centre 22 Bi 23 s ho p' sP 10 ar 11 k Barnes Common Putney B Cricket Putney Ground Barnes PUTNEY Bridge Contact the Marketing Suite on: Wan ds T: 020 7610 9693 Roehampton 7 8 Golf Course Putney E: email@example.com 21 The central location of Chelsea Creek means a leisure activity to suit you is never far away on Olympia 30 31 30 36 34 BELGRAVIA SOUTH KENSINGTON 38 Victoria 29 29 37 Gloucester Road South Kensington 34 42 40 Sloane Square 37 39 Pimlico 26 AD ensington RO AM Earl’s Court PIMLICO LH FU Earl’s Court 28 28 Vauxhall Bridge West Brompton CHELSEA k Chelsea Bridge 41 39 FULHAM VAUXHALL Albert Fulham Broadway 13 14 Bridge 4 5 2 2 Battersea Park Battersea Park Battersea CHELSEA Bridge 23 24 BATTERSEA Walham Green Queenstown Road Chelsea Harbour rsons Green Imperial Wharf 33 32 BATTERSEA A- K A- K South Park Wandsworth Road 21 Bridge 22 1 Hurlingham 8 9 CLAPHAM Park Wandsworth Clapham Junction Clapham Bridge High Street CLAPHAM swo rth P 3 4 ark Wandsworth Town Clapham Common 22 Surrounding area Location map A4 04 WEMBLEY 32 0 00 A4 11 12 Covent Garden A40(M) SOHO BAYSWATER A4020 NOTTING HILL Queensway 12MAYFAIR 13 Piccadilly Circus Notting Hill Gate 18 19 1 Westminster 27 19 2 SHEPHERD’S BUSH 6 6 7 KENSINGTON 35 25 27 Knightsbridge 20 2 20 21 3 EALING 9 10 2 High Street Kensington 5 40 38 St James’s Park Waterloo BELGRAVIA Chiswick Park Victoria South Kensington M4 CHISWICK Hammersmith SOUTH KENSINGTON HAMMERSMITH PIMLICO CHELSEA West Brompton 16 17 10 The Brit Oval Fulham Broadway VAUXHALL Kew Gardens 5 Imperial Wharf A31 FULHAM RICHMOND Barnes BATTERSEA MORTLAKE BARNES Clapham Junction Mortlake Putney SEE LARGER MAP CLAPHAM Richmond 17 18 16 PUTNEY 3 East Putney 9 A3 WANDSWORTH Twickenham Stadium Twickenham Wandsworth A20 5 TWICKENHAM Common 1 24 25 5 6 A3 8 A218 A21 4 15 16 A2 17 08 KINGSTON A3 A21 New Malden 9 Wimbledon Kingston Wimbledon 23 Watching sport See location maps on pages 21 to 23 13 Chelsea FC Stamford Bridge, Fulham Road, London SW6 1HS Tel: 0871 984 1905 www.chelseafc.com Situated at Chelsea Village, with easy access from Fulham Broadway and a mere 10-15 minute walk from Chelsea Creek, where parking is available. The Blues football ground’s charged atmosphere is a sight to behold. There are a number of match day hospitality packages available at the Chelsea Village Hotel which includes an overnight stay, a three course dinner, a full English breakfast, along with two match day tickets and two programmes. Within the Village itself there are a number of excellent bars and restaurants which provide great hospitality for a perfect day out. 14 Fulham FC Craven Cottage, Stevenage Road, London SW6 6HH Tel: 0870 442 1234 www.fulhamfc.com The riverside venue of Craven Cottage has recently undergone an £8.4m refurbishment and now provides a stunning hospitality venue. The home of Fulham FC boasts great views outside the ground as well as inside. New facilities include a variety of restaurants, lounges and bars which offer the perfect backdrop to an abundant choice of hospitality and entertainment packages. 24 The best of British sport 15 Wimbledon The All England Lawn Tennis Club, Church Road, Wimbledon, London SW19 5AE Tel: 020 8971 2473 www.wimbledon.org Wimbledon, the legendary home of lawn tennis, is within easy reach of Chelsea Creek. The atmosphere is electric even when a tournament is not being held, and its sheer breathtaking scale is reason to go in itself. Aside from the tennis courts there is an engaging museum that charts the history of the club, and the players who have attained tennis’s most prestigious award, the Championship Trophy. 16 The oval 17 Twickenham The Brit Oval, Kennington, London SE11 5SS Twickenham Stadium, Rugby Road, Tel: 020 7582 6660 Twickenham, Middlesex TW1 1DZ www.surreycricket.com Tel: 0870 405 2000 www.rfu.com The Oval’s exciting design provides a unique Although Twickenham Stadium hosts and fitting tribute to one of the UK’s most a great number of events, it is primarily celebrated cricket grounds. The Ashes, One celebrated as the England team’s rugby Day Internationals, County matches and Twenty ground. There are various matches at these 20 are all hosted by this venue, so there really grounds throughout the year, from the world is something for everyone no matter what renowned Six Nations Championship to your level of enthusiasm is for the game. the ever popular Rugby Sevens matches. 25 Parks See location maps on pages 21 to 23 The Royal Parks Enquiries The Old Police House, Hyde Park, London W2 2UH Tel: 020 7298 2000 www.royalparks.org.uk 18 Hyde Park London’s most famous park covers 350 acres and offers a place to relax and generally unwind. Rowing on the Serpentine or a swim in the neighbouring lido are just two of the park’s appeals. 19 Green Park Within the Royal Park family Green Park has a unique standing. Its mature trees and grassland create an atmosphere that is more reflective of the countryside than a Central London park. 20 St James’s Park The oldest of all the Royal Parks in London. Local Parks Its historical links are reflected by the Beautiful local parks in which you can relax, three landmark buildings that surround unwind and enjoy a peaceful stroll: it - The Houses of Parliament, St James’s 21 Hurlingham Park Palace and Buckingham Palace. Situated in a beautiful location on the Thames, it has a cricket ground, a running track and a picturesque lake which provides the perfect setting for a relaxing stroll. 22 Bishop’s Park Formerly part of the grounds of Fulham Palace this stretch of parkland on the Thames is now open for everyone’s enjoyment. 26 Extensive open spaces to rest and relax 23 Battersea Park Enquiries Wandsworth Borough Council, The Town Hall, Wandsworth High Street, London SW18 2PU Tel: 020 8871 6000 www.wandsworth.gov.uk A broad variety of elements come together to create the character of Battersea Park. The park’s location on the Thames makes for a relaxing and peaceful walk along the riverside path. There are also a number of activities within the grounds including rowing on the boating lake, tennis and athletics. Another point of interest is the visually stunning Peace Pagoda that overlooks the river. Well worth a visit. 24 Richmond Park Enquiries Richmond Park Office, Holly Lodge, Bog Lodge Yard, Richmond Park, Surrey TW10 5HS Tel: 020 8948 3209 www.royalparks.org.uk The area of parkland near Roehampton Gate abounds with wildlife and has altered very little over the centuries. A number of deer herds can be frequently spotted while out for a stroll as the main deer pen is situated nearby. Within the vicinity there are also sports grounds, horse trails and a whole range of enchanting footpaths. From its highest vantage point Richmond Park offers stunning views of the Thames and on fine days you can even spot St. Paul’s Cathedral. 27 The Arts See location maps on pages 21 to 23 Art Galleries 25 Royal College of Art Kensington Gore, London SW7 2EU Tel: 020 7590 4498 www.rca.ac.uk This world famous art school hosts delightful graduation and post-graduation shows that encompass a range of subjects, including men’s and women’s clothes, shoes, hats, accessories, painting, photography, printmaking and ceramics. 26 Tate Britain Millbank, London SW1P 4RG Tel: 020 7887 8888 www.tate.org.uk This magnificent, world-class gallery houses displays of important British art from the Cinema sixteenth century to the present. There’s an 28 Chelsea Cinema impressive collection of contemporary paintings, 206 King’s Road, London SW3 5XP prints, installations and sculpture. Tel: 020 7351 3742 www.curzoncinemas.com 27 Tate Modern Independent, arthouse and the latest Hollywood Bankside, London SE1 9TG film releases are shown at this spacious, luxurious Tel: 020 7887 8888 www.tate.org.uk/modern and comfortable cinema, which has a lively bar. The Tate Modern is the national gallery 29 Ciné Lumière of international modern art, created in 17 Queensberry Place, London SW7 2DT 2000 from a disused power station. Tel: 020 7073 1350 www.institut-francais.org.uk The Tate collection represents all the Classic and contemporary French arthouse major movements from Fauvism onwards, films are shown at this cosy cinema inside the including important masterpieces by Picasso, French Institute – which also runs language Matisse, Dalí, Lichtenstein and Warhol. classes and houses a small café. 28 Visit an abundance of museums and places of cultural interest Museums Music 30 Science Museum 33 Jazz Festival Exhibition Road, London SW7 2DD The Boulevard, Imperial Wharf, London SW6 2UB Tel: 0870 870 4868 www.imperialwharf.com/jazz www.sciencemuseum.org.uk This free annual event held on the Boulevard Educational as well as a treat for fans at Imperial Wharf presents some of the of science fiction and animation, this very best jazz artists in the UK. It provides brilliant museum houses regularly a superb opportunity to hear great artists changing exhibitions, interactive on the banks of the River Thames. displays and an IMAX 3D cinema. 34 Cadogan Hall 31 Natural History Museum 5 Sloane Terrace, London SW1X 9DQ Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD Tel: 020 7730 4500 www.cadoganhall.com Tel: 020 7942 5000 www.nhm.ac.uk London’s newest concert hall has a The museum is home to the largest natural convivial bar, and is home to the Royal history collection in the world. Experience the Philharmonic Orchestra. In addition to age of dinosaurs or meet the blue whale! classical music concerts, it also offers live jazz, opera, contemporary dance, and 32 The British Library celebrity talks, and hosts events for the St Pancras, 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB annual Chelsea Festival and BBC Proms. Tel: 0843 208 1144 www.bl.co.uk The library holds books, journals and 35 Royal Albert Hall Kensington Gore, London SW7 2AP newspaper titles, patents and sound Tel: 0845 401 5034 www.royalalberthall.com recordings as well treasure collections including the Magna Carta, Leonardo The Royal Albert Hall is a Grade I Listed da Vinci’s Notebook, The Times first building, hosting concerts from some of the edition and the Beatles manuscripts. worlds biggest names in music, exhibitions and high profile award ceremonies. 29 Shopping See location maps on pages 21 to 23 36 Gucci 17-18 Sloane Street, London SW1X 9NE Tel: 020 7235 6707 www.gucci.com Renowned for its sexy and glamourous menswear and womenswear, this marvellous shop also has a great collection of handbags, luggage, shoes, jewellery, sunglasses, wallets, belts, ties and hats. The astronomic growth of the Gucci brand is in no small way due to their awareness of cutting edge design, that works equally well on the catwalk as the high street. This unique approach to fashion is in evidence all around you at this, their flagship store. 37 Jo Malone 150 Sloane Street, London SW1X 9BX Tel: 0870 192 5121 www.jomalone.co.uk This slick shop is the flagship branch of the eponymous internationally-renowned fragrance-meister. Other than beautiful perfumes and colognes that come in minimalist packaging, there’s also a fabulous range of skincare, bodycare, bath scents, and candles. Jo Malone’s famous massage-based facials are also available, and there’s a service that allows you to create your own fragrances. 30 Experience one of the world’s most exclusive shopping districts K JAB International Furnishings Limited 17 The Boulevard, Imperial Wharf, London SW6 2UB Tel: 020 7348 6620 www.jab-uk.co.uk Founded in Germany in 1946, JAB is one of the world’s leading fabric houses offering stylish, premium fabrics for discerning clients. This stylish and spacious showroom is the first JAB Anstoetz street level showroom in the UK, serving both UK and international clients. JAB Anstoetz is renowned for providing the very best furnishing and decoration fabrics, wall coverings, curtain rails and carpets and has representation in over 80 countries. 38 Jimmy Choo 32 Sloane Street, London SW1X 9NR Tel: 020 7823 1051 www.jimmychoo.com Luxury accessories brand Jimmy Choo boasts clients including, amongst others, Nicole Kidman and Gwyneth Paltrow. This world famous brand includes pumps, sandals, boots and the to-die-for selection of bags, totes and clutches. 31 Shopping See location maps on pages 21 to 23 39 L’Artisan du Chocolat 89 Lower Sloane Street, London SW1W 8DA Tel: 020 7824 8365 www.artisanduchocolat.com Belgian-trained ex-pastry chef Gerard Coleman’s freshly made chocolates are acclaimed by many food writers and used by Michelin-starred chefs. At this stunning glass-fronted shop, he sells chocolates in imaginative flavours such as lavender bud, hosts chocolate-tasting evenings, and the must-try salt caramels are among the most delicious treats available in London. 40 Louis Vuitton 190-192 Sloane Street, London SW1X 9QX Tel: 020 7399 4050 www.louisvuitton.com The ready to wear collections are designed by Marc Jacobs, but it’s the chic luggage and handbags that this elegant glass-fronted store is famous for. There’s also an impressive selection of ties, watches and sunglasses. The Louis Vuitton label, synonymous with style, has become a mark of consistent distinction in the fickle world of fashion and brands. The attention to style and detail, as found in this store, will ensure that it continues to do so. 32 Designer boutiques and fashion-forward shops 41 Manolo Blahnik 49-51 Old Church Street, London SW3 5BS Tel: 020 7352 8622 www.manoloblahnik.com Established for more than 30 years, this small, understated boutique has an international following for its ultra-feminine shoes. They’re made from a variety of materials – ranging from brocades to crocodile skin – and stylish trimmings include colourful gems and satin roses. 42 Theo Fennell 169 Fulham Road, London SW3 6SP Tel: 020 7591 5000 www.theofennell.com Famous for its stylish jewellery for women, this pretty shop also sells watches and cufflinks for men. The jewellery comes in a range of playful, imaginative designs, with silver and precious and semi-precious stones being a speciality. 33 River life See location maps on pages 21 to 23 Riverside Walks National Trails, The National Trails Office, Holton, Oxford OX33 1QQ Tel: 01865 810 224 www.nationaltrail.co.uk The network of walks along the River Thames start from the source of the river at Gloucestershire as it meanders through to the bustle of the City of London. The path can be picked up from either side of the river. Imperial Wharf provides the perfect starting point to explore west as the Thames approaches various green parks, or east towards Chelsea Embankment and Chelsea Royal Hospital. Imperial Wharf lies on the Thames Path National Trail, providing a new and vibrant section to over 184 miles of riverside walkways along the Thames. 34 Leisure activities on the River Thames The Thames has long Activities on the River provided Londoners with Thames Rowing Club, Putney Embankment, London SW15 1LB a whole range of exciting Tel: 020 8788 0798 www.thamesrc.co.uk leisure activities. Its tranquil waters make the The TRC is currently the largest and most successful perfect setting for both rowing club in the UK making it the best place on the exercise and relaxation. Thames to get involved with competitive rowing. Thames Executive Charters, 8 Riverview Business Park, Station Road, Forest Row, East Sussex RH18 5DW Tel: 01342 820 600 www.thamesexecutivecharters.com This boat charter service provides a truly unique way to experience dining on the river, while professional staff will cater for your every need. 35 Chelsea Creek Marketing Suite 195 Townmead Road, London SW6 2QD T: +44 (0) 20 7610 9693 E: firstname.lastname@example.org www.chelseacreek.co.uk Up to 50% of the total fibre content of the text pages in this brochure come from de-inked post consumer recycled waste paper. The use of recycled paper reduces the use of virgin materials and further reduces environmental waste.
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