Kensington is the largest suburb in Johannesburg. It stretches from Fairview and Troyeville in the West, to Eastgate and Bedfordview border in the East. It is bounded by Belgravia and Malvern in the South and by Judith's Paarl, Bezuidenhout Valley, Dewetshof and Bruma in the North. There are about 5200 properties in Kensington. Stands are typically 450m2 or 900m2 in size. The suburb was proclaimed in 1902 from a portion of the farm Doornfontein.