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Kenilworth Court Wandsworth
   
Summary: Kenilworth Court is an Edwardian red-brick and terracotta mansion block of 150 flats in 'exuberant Northern Renaissance/Queen Anne style', which was aimed at professional people and families. A grand entrance arch off Lower Richmond Road leads to an internal courtyard overlooked by the blocks laid out with a communal garden, landscaped with lawns, shrub and flower beds, and an ornamental fountain. There were formerly tennis courts in the courtyard, but these later gave way to parking spaces. Originally let as rented accommodation, between the 1950s and '70s, the residents gradually acquired their individual leases and later jointly acquired the freehold of the whole property. It is now owned and managed by Kenilworth Court Co-ownership Housing Association Ltd.
Previous / Other name:
Site location: Lower Richmond Road
Postcode: SW15 1EW > Google Map
Type of site: Housing/Estate Landscaping
Date(s): early C20th
Designer(s):
Listed structures:
Borough: Wandsworth
Site ownership: Kenilworth Court Co-ownership Housing Association Ltd
Site management: Kenilworth Court Co-ownership Housing Association Ltd
Open to public? No
Opening times: private
Special conditions:
Facilities:
Events:
Public transport: Tube: Putney Bridge (District). Rail: Putney. Bus: 14, 22, 39, 74, 85, 93, 220, 265, 270
The information shown above was correct at the time of the last update 01/05/2005
Please check with the site owner or manager for latest news. www.kc.eclipse.co.uk

Fuller information:

Pending further research

Sources consulted:

History on Kenilworth Court Co-ownership Housing Association Ltd website
Grid ref: TQ240756
Size in hectares: 0.46
   
On EH National Register : No
EH grade:
Site on EH Heritage at Risk list:
Registered common or village green
on Commons Registration Act 1965:
No
Protected under London Squares
Preservation Act 1931:
No
 
The information below is taken from the relevant Local Authority's planning legislation, which was correct at the time of research but may have been amended in the interim. Please check with the Local Authority for latest planning information.
On Local List:
In Conservation Area: Yes
Conservation Area name: Putney Embankment
Tree Preservation Order: No
Nature Conservation Area: No
Green Belt: No
Metropolitan Open Land: No
Special Policy Area: Yes - Archaeological Priority Area
Other LA designation:
   

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