Kensal Green cemetery is one of the oldest still in operation in London, having opened in 1832. It was one of the famous seven graveyards built on what was once the edge of London and is the final resting place of Harold Pinter, Sir Terence Rattigan and William Thackeray. There are regular tours led by the Friends of Kensal Green Cemetery.
Perhaps the most famous mention of Kensal Green is in The Rolling English Road, by GK Chesterton. First published in 1913, the last line ‘Before we go to Paradise by way of Kensal Green’ inspired a popular gastro pub in the area to take it as their name
Paramount have operated as estate agents and letting agents in this area for many years, and have seen rapid growth and an increase in popularity for this area.