Talk:King's Road

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The 'History' section requires a tremendous amount of revamping: it's full of grammar mistakes, inconsistencies and POV. Deerlike (talk) 04:58, 5 July 2010 (UTC)

Additions needed[edit]

The Pheasantry, World's End, Markham square, Duke of York's barracks, Saatchi museum, flood street, Antiquarius, chelsea old town hall, Cadogan estates. Kittybrewster 12:35, 17 April 2009 (UTC) king's road is also the name of a motion picture production company which also was involved with film distribution in the eighties. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 71.232.104.233 (talk) 19:01, 27 June 2009 (UTC)

Kings or King's?[edit]

Grammatically it should be "King's" (or possibly "Kings' "?!). But the Royal Mail directory, and photo of street sign, support "Kings". I've tidied up a lot of incoming links to King's Road so that those which ought to point to Chelsea now do so, and disambiguated some others. It may or may not be right, but is at least now consistent. PamD (talk) 10:36, 19 August 2009 (UTC)

But the London plan document which is cited in the article uses "King's Road" (pages 415-6), and I've now come round to thinking that "King's Road" has to be right and this article needs to be moved from the wrong version to the right one. The Royal Mail seems to have oversimplified it. PamD (talk) 18:14, 21 August 2009 (UTC)

Definite article?[edit]

The article is unable to make its mind up whether it is "King's Road" or "the King's Road". When I lived there in the 70s and 80s it was, I think, usual to call it "the King's Road", but perhaps the definite article is now out of fashion. Either way, oughtn't we to be consistent within the article? Tim riley talk 12:31, 10 May 2014 (UTC)

Same problem as "the" Strand. The lead should mention this variation; it literally was the King's road for several centuries, which is mentioned in the article. All of the other "the"s should be deleted.Radiopathy •talk• 14:50, 10 May 2014 (UTC)
Living at the less fashionable end, we rarely call it the New King's Road. I agree that we should drop the the. Edwardx (talk) 15:09, 10 May 2014 (UTC)
Done. I'll add something to the lead. Edwardx (talk) 15:10, 10 May 2014 (UTC)
How nice to bump into you here, Edward! Thanks for attending to that. I suspect I'll always call it "the King's Road", but that's allowed under the Old Codgers Act. Tim riley talk 18:56, 11 May 2014 (UTC)
Indeed it is Tim. But for your interest in the "the", I might not have bothered. Since our Royal Ballet day, I've been inspired to start several ballet and opera biographies. Plus it's a good way of finding out more about the singers and dancers in forthcoming productions. Edwardx (talk) 09:29, 12 May 2014 (UTC)