Hollywood Mews is a gated, cobbled cul-de-sac off Hollywood Road in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. The Mews contains 9 properties, used for residential purposes. No access is granted to the general public, so little is known about the Mews. It is located on the site of an original Mews but has been re-developed to a degree that it no longer contains any surviving Mews properties.
In World War II, a high explosive bomb fell onto Farrier Walk, not far from the Mews. When the London Poverty Maps were published, the Mews was noted as having comfortable living conditions and ordinary household earnings for the time.
The Mews is part of Kensington’s ‘The Boltons’ Conservation Area. One of the more attractive of Kensington’s 32 Conservation Areas, it was designated in January 1970 and since extended to contain Dove Mews in the east and Seymour Walk in the south.
The two storey properties have pitched roof styles and rendered or painted brickwork facades. Parking is restricted along the cobbled road surface.
Built on an original site in the 1960’s, the primary purpose of the Mews properties is now residential.
Before and since 2003 there have been very few planning applications made for alterations to the properties in Hollywood Mews, mainly concerning the retention of the gates at the entrance to the Mews. Conservation Area controls apply to any new development in the Mews.