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Kings Road

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Kings Road is a major east-west street in London's Chelsea. During the hippie and punk eras, it was a major centre for the counterculture, but is now gentrified.

Kings Road was home in the 1960s to the Chelsea Drugstore (originally a chemist, that is to say a pharmacy, with a highly stylized chrome-and-neon soda fountain upstairs, later a public house; more recently the site became a McDonalds) and in the 1970s to Malcolm McLaren's boutique SEX.


Kings Road or Old Kings Road is also a name given to many old highways that were laid out by various kings. One ran from New Smyrna Beach, Florida to Charleston, South Carolina.


King's Road is a major east-west street along the northern shore of Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong, extending from Causeway Bay, where it joins Yee Wo Street, to Sai Wan Ho, where it joins Shau Kei Wan Road.

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