West Kensington is located in the borough of Hammersmith and Fulham and is just a step away from Barons court, Earls Court and Hammersmith. The area is mainly residential and you will find mostly mansions and Victorian house broken down into flats. It is a very safe area and prices tend be to slightly lower than in nearby places, mainly due to the West Kensington being only on the district line. However, Barons Court is literally a few minutes away in order for residents to reach Central London through the Piccadilly line.
Most amenities are available at a walking distance, with a large Tesco a few minutes from the West Kensington station, heading toward Earls Court. North End road, in the opposite direction, is well known for its Saturday fruits and vegetables as well as many local stores.
Kensington attracts a cosmopolitan crowd of young professional and families thanks to its closeness to the Fulham and Kensington area, fairly affordable rents and available of amenities and restaurants nearby.