Parking is difficult although it does exist on-street at the southern end.
The very southern end in South Kensington has some shops.
There is a Post Office in the entrance to the Science Museum.
Exhibition Road leads directly onto the West Carriage Drive through Hyde Park at its northern end. This makes this a useful route from Paddington and Baker Street avoiding both Park Lane (including Marble Arch, Hyde Park Corner and Scotch House), and [Earl's Court Road]?.
Due to be redesigned as part of a �35m project which would see the street become a shared space between pedestrians and cars, in a scheme similar to established Dutch practice where drivers are forced to pay attention and make eye contact with pedestrians to negotiate the street.