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Aside from 5-star hotels and boutiques, Brompton Road is home to some of the most high-priced residences in the city. London has several abandoned tube stations, and you’ll find one in this area.
Victoria and Albert Museum, the biggest museum of decorated art and design in the world, is located a bit further past Brompton Cross. English director Alfred Hitchcock married Alma Reville in 1926 at the Church of Immaculate Heart of Mary in Brompton SW3. The church is also called Brompton Oratory.
A paperback novel publisher, Panther Books was established in this area in 1966. Brompton SW3 is mentioned in Dickens’s Dictionary of London written by the eldest child of Charles Dickens. He notices that in 1879 Brompton SW3 was a place for artists.