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The Kensington neighborhood is situated just north of Langley Avenue and Hitzman-Optimist Park in Pensacola, Florida. This large neighborhood encompasses homes situated off Agincourt Road, Trafalgar Drive, Runnymede Road, Hilltop Road and portions of Andover Road and Alvarado Road. Kensington is largely a residential area.
Many of the streets within Kensington are cul-de-sacs. Traffic through the area is mainly from those living in the neighborhood.
Kensington has a mixture of owner-occupied homes and rentals. There are no apartment complexes within Kensington but these are available nearby.
Due to its locality, Kensington is a popular neighborhood for residential living. Kensington is only minutes away from Pensacola State College and the Pensacola Regional Airport. Escambia Bay is less than 2 miles east. Hitzman-Optimist Park is within walking distance south. This large park offers a large playground area for children that is handicapped accessible. Hitzman also provides athletic fields and rest facilities.
Located in the 32504 zip code area of Escambia County, public schools in the vicinity of Kensington include Scenic Heights Elementary, J.H. Workman Middle and Washington High School.
There are a variety of shopping, entertainment and dining venues surrounding Kensington. The Cordova Mall is just southwest near the college and University Mall is only a couple miles to the northwest. The area surrounding the college has a high concentration of small businesses, restaurants and larger chain stores. Popular family entertainment within the area includes Fast Eddies Fun Center, Chuck E. Cheese’s, Cordova Lanes Bowling Center and Dreamland Skate Center.
Residents of Kensington can enjoy a host of water activities on Escambia Bay including fishing, boating and canoeing. Downtown Pensacola is less than 6 miles to the south. Historic Downtown offers various museums and specialty shops.