The Flower Walk to the south side of Kensington Gardens.
Tension mounts as the doors for the Barkers department store sale are readied and opened.
Barkers is now Whole Food on Kensington High Street.
17th October 1959
Celebrations mark the laying of the foundation stone of Baden-Powell House by the World Chief Guide, Olave Baden-Powell (widow of Lord Baden-Powell).
The building was opened by the Queen two years later in 1961 and is still in use and owned by the Scouts Association.
People relax across Kensington Gardens during a bank holiday on the 27th of May 1957.
Shoppers browse a supermarket on Kensington High Street, 1959.
Coco the Clown (Nicolai Poliakoff) entertains children at a party in the hall of Kent House in Kensington.
Standing room only as Holland Park plays host to a symphony orchestra.