Kensington Central Library

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Kensington Central Library, London W8

Kensington Central Library is a Grade II* listed building on Hornton Street and Phillimore Walk, Kensington, London. It was built in 1958-60 by the architect E. Vincent Harris, and opened by the Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother on 13 July 1960.[1]

The public library is within the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and is managed as part of Tri-Borough "an integrated libraries and archives service" along with Westminster and Hammersmith and Fulham library services.[2]


Coordinates: 51°30′05″N 0°11′40″W / 51.5015°N 0.1945°W / 51.5015; -0.1945