Michelin House - in Chelsea, London was the HQ for Michelin tyres in the UK and opened in 1911. It was reopened as a restaurant - Bibendum - & a Conran Shop in 1987. Often referred to as Art-Deco, it precedes that style by twenty years. Making it an extraordinary trend-setter. SW3, South Kensington Tube. By Jerry Desmond on Panoramio. @designerwallace
Chelsea Georgian Town Houses. The exclusivity of Chelsea as a result of its high property prices has historically resulted in the term Sloane Ranger to be used to describe its residents. Lady Diana Spencer, before becoming Princess Diana was known to be a Sloane Ranger.