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Meet the new Leader
Events || Oct 30, 2017

Monday 30th October in the Small Hall at Chelsea Old Town Hall, at 6.30 pm Councillor Elizabeth Campbell, the new Leader of the Council ...

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Autumn Lecture – Prof. William Ayliffe
Events || Nov 06, 2017

Monday 6th November at 6.30 at Chelsea Old Town Hall Prof William Ayliffe FRCS PhD is one of the most experienced ophthalmologists in the ...

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2017 AGM
Events || Nov 20, 2017

On Monday 20th November 2017 all the Members of the Society meet at 6.30 pm in the Great Hall at Chelsea Old Town Hall ...

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Anniversary Dinner – Caledonian Club
Events || Dec 11, 2017

Monday 11th December 7pm for 7.30 2017 is the 90th Anniversary of The Chelsea Society, and we will be holding a celebratory dinner at ...

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CADOGAN PIER
News | July 30, 2017

The Chelsea Society considers that this Application for a certificate of lawful use should be refused, for the reasons set out in our written ...

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POST OFFICES
News | July 29, 2017

The Chelsea Society has been concerned, since the Post Office in Kings Walk closed, that there is no Post Office in Chelsea east of ...

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CHANGE OF USE TO RESIDENTIAL
News | July 21, 2017

In May 2019 national planning regulations will change, and a system of prior approval will replace the existing need for planning permission for change ...

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Crossrail update
News | July 19, 2017

On 18th July 2017 the Crossrail 2 Local Engagement Manager of Transport for London answered a question as follows from Sir Paul Lever, a member of ...

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Serena Davidson
News | July 14, 2017

Serena Davidson 1938 – 2016   was secretary of The Chelsea Society for many years. Please click on the link to read her obituary.. Serena Davidson – ...

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Paul Aitkenhead
News | May 6, 2017

  It is with great regret that the Society announces the death on 5th May 2017 of Paul Aitkenhead.  Paul lived in Draycott Avenue ...

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Mayor of London’s Transport Strategy
Feature | October 4, 2017

Submission by the Planning Committee of the Chelsea Society 29th September 2017   THE BIG PICTURE In this 151-page document the Mayor of London sets out his proposals for enabling people to move around safely and conveniently in London in the foreseeable future.  The document contains many proposals with which we would agree, but the challenge will be overwhelming if the number of people living in London, working in London, and visiting London, continues to increase as rapidly as in recent years. Essentially anyone in the United Kingdom, or indeed…

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Grenfell Tower
Feature | June 18, 2017

On 19th July RBKC decided to acquire a long leasehold interest in 4 Hortensia Road SW10  to provide 31 flats as affordable housing for survivors of the fire at Grenfell Tower. On 20th July RBKC made the following further decisions: That the ‘Special Dispensation’ Rehousing Policy is implemented for the following reasons: To ensure that residents whose homes have been destroyed by the Grenfell Tower fire are prioritised for rehousing to permanent social housing. To aim to honour the Government’s commitment to provide a home in social housing for the…

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Our exhibition is now closed. It has been a huge success and we hope you all enjoyed learning more about Royal Chelsea.

We would not have achieved this without our wonderful sponsors: Pemberton Greenish, Cadogan Estate, Martins Property and Sloane Stanley.

Thank you also to these lovely partners and supporters: Partridges, Duke of York Square, My London Tours, Sloane Sq magazine, JF Marquees and Peter Jones.
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