Pembridge Mews is a cobbled cul-de-sac off Pembridge Crescent in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. It contains 24 properties used for residential and commercial purposes.
When the London Poverty Maps were published, the area was noted as having comfortable living conditions with ordinary household salaries for the time. A high explosive bomb fell directly onto the Mews in World War II.
The Mews is part of Kensington’s ‘Pembridge’ Conservation Area; one of the earliest designations in 1969, the area has since been developed in the 19th Century and contains a wide variety of different building types, from Mews to terraces and semi-detached/ detached villas.
The two storey properties have pitched roof styles and rendered or painted brickwork facades. Parking is restricted along the cobbled road, and there are lots of benches and plants to be seen.
Originally the stable house accommodation for the main houses on Pembridge Crescent and Chepstow Crescent, the primary purpose of the Mews properties is now a mixture of both commercial and residential.
Before and since 2003 there have been a number of planning applications made for alterations to the properties in Pembridge Mews, most notably; basement excavations and changes to the fenestration.
Conservation Area controls now apply to new development in the Mews.