Notting Hill, from deprivation to gentrification

On this walk you will learn how deprived this area was after World War II and what attracted the ‘Windrush’ generation to it. 

Hear about the living conditions of some of the WWII heroes and the sharp practices of one ‘estate agents in particular

This was where the Trinidad carnival was first conceived – whose idea was it?

Home to the famous Portobello Road market.  Find out how it got its name

Bob Marley and other musicians laid down tracks in a nearby studio;

The director Steve McQueen based a short film on the Mangrove Nine – see where this restaurant was once located and hear what happened to it

By the end of the walk you will have understood how Notting Hill grew from a deprived area to what it is today.

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