Kensington Leisure Centre

London, England, UNITED KINGDOM

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Updated April 14, 2020.

Facility Overview

Facility Name
Kensington Leisure Centre
Silchester Road, Kensington, Kensington and Chelsea, Central London
London, England W10 6EX
(020) 3793 8210

Adult Admission Price & Policy

£4.70. [January, 2020]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
25m x 17m, 8 lanes, 0.9m - 2m depth, indoors, 28ºC (82ºF).
Pool 2
20m teaching pool, indoors, water temperature not reported.


Nearest tubes: Ladbroke Grove / Latimer Rd./ Holland Park.
Historical County
London Metropolitan Area
51.513470, -0.213426

Teams That Use This Facility

Youth Swim
Click on the Team Name to view its website.

Facility Notes

The facility closed in Novmeber, 2012, for a complete reconstruction and reopened in March, 2015. The reconstruction was valued at £29,400,000!

Facility Reviews

This is a modern, well equipped pool, a short walk from Latimer tube station. The entrance is on the south side of the building, which is reached from Bomore Road or Lancaster Green. Lockers require a £1 coin , which is returned. The main pool has eight, ridiculously narrow lanes that can make passing tricky; some lanes may be reserved for lessons, so call in advance to check. The water temperature is OK. Upside: on a mid-week lunch time I had a lane for myself for the best part of an hour -a rare treat in London indeed!
[May 2015]