• Notable residents of Fulham include Brian May, Sir Roger Moore and Harry Potter actor Daniel Radcliffe.

  • The former Lillie Bridge sports ground (situated near to where Stamford Bridge stadium is today) played host to the first ever amateur boxing matches in 1867. Cups for this were supplied by the Marquess of Queensberry, which is why the rules in boxing are called the Queensberry Rules.

Fulham is a district of London, well known in Italy since the seventies, when the first Italians arrived in English in search of fortune. Together with Kensington and Chelsea, Fulham saw the capital’s first Italian restaurants flourish.  The most famous streets of Fulham are between Parsons Green, Fulham Road, Fulham Broadway and Fulham High Street, merging with the much better known King’s Road, which in turn reaches Sloane Square. Several attractions, in addition to the numerous pubs and restaurants suitable for nightlife, are worth mentioning in particular the Fulham Palace, once the residence of the Bishop of London from the 11th century to 1975 (although the foundation dates back to 704), and the adjoining Botanical Garden. Will football fans know for sure that the home stadium of the Chelsea F.C. team, its name, is also present in Fulham Road? Stamford Bridge.

  • Fulham has appeared in numerous films including The Omen and The L-Shaped Room. Fulham Broadway Tube Station was used in Sliding Doors.

  • Founded in 1879, Fulham FC is the oldest professional football team in London.

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