Our Kensington

The purpose of this page is to collect and aggregate information about present-day Kensington and Kensington residents. If you would like to contribute something to this page, please email contact@kra.org.au.

The “new” Rising Sun Hotel 1882-

The State Heritage listed Rising Sun Hotel is Kensington’s most prominent building with grand sandstone frontage and a central position at the intersection of High and Bridge Streets. The showy new establishment for Kent Town Brewery magnate Sir E T Smith was designed...

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Adelaide & Suburban Tramway Co. shed in Kensington

Thanks to Kensington resident Andrew C who alerted us to this wonderful photo posted on the 'Adelaide Yesterday and Today' Facebook page. Kensington c1905, between Shipsters Road and Regent Street: within the Adelaide and Suburban Tramway Co. tram shed we can see a...

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My Kensington – Nicholas Crouch

I moved to Kensington in 2002, when I purchased my house from my late uncle’s estate. However, my family has been part of Kensington for over one-hundred years…

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