Fulham is an area of the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham in South West London, England, 3.7 miles south-west of Charing Cross. It lies on the north bank of the River Thames, among Hammersmith and Kensington and Chelsea, confronting Wandsworth, Putney and the Barn Elms part of Barnes. Fulham has a background marked by industry and venture going back to the fifteenth century, with stoneware, woven artwork weaving, paper-production and preparing in the 17th and 18th hundreds of years in present-day Fulham High Street, and later contribution in the car business, early avionics, nourishment creation, and laundries.
Lillie Bridge Depot, a railroad designing stop opened in 1872, is related with the building and expansion of the London Underground, the jolt of Tube lines from the adjacent Lots Road Power Station, and for well over a century has been the upkeep center for moving stock and track. Fulham is viewed as a prime London territory by domain operators. Two football clubs, Fulham and Chelsea, play in Fulham. There are two restrictive wearing clubs, the Hurlingham Club, known for polo, and the Queen's social club, known for its yearly pre-Wimbledon tennis competition. In the 1800s, Lillie Bridge Grounds facilitated the main gatherings of the Amateur Athletic Association of England, the second FA Cup Final, and the primary novice bouts.