Kenrick Place is a cobbled through road off Paddington Street in Westminster, running directly in line with Broadstone Place and Sherlock Mews, other original/ surviving Mews. There are just 3 properties in the Mews, used for commercial purposes.
A high explosive bomb fell nearby onto Chiltern Street in World War II, north-east of the Mews. When the London Poverty Maps were published, the area was determined as having fairly comfortable households with good ordinary earnings.
Kenrick Place is a part of Westminster City Council’s Portman Estate Conservation Area. Situated in the boundaries of Marylebone, which was once covered with forest and marshland, the estate originally comprised about 270 acres and now contains a variety of buildings from different centuries, from many examples of Mews to the grand terraces of Bryanston Square and Montagu Square.
The Mews has three storey buildings with mansard roof styles and brickwork or rendered facades. Some garages present remain intact whilst others have been converted. The buildings are surrounded by a cobbled road surface and partial raised pavements.
The original purpose of the Mews was to provide stable/ coach house accommodation to the main houses in the surrounding area and is still being used for commercial purposes.
A few planning applications have been made before and since 2003 for alterations to the garage doors and changes to the fenestration. Conservation Area controls now apply to new development in the Mews.