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Draper’s Hall visit
Events || Feb 20, 2018

Visit to Drapers’ Hall, Throgmorton Avenue, London EC2N 2DQ Tuesday 20th February 2018 10.30am coffee on arrival followed by an accompanied tour of the ...

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Annual Dinner 2018
Events || Dec 05, 2018

The Anniversary dinner in 2017 was such a success (See  http://chelseasociety.org.uk/anniversary-dinner-caledonian-club/  ) that the Chairman has decided to make this an annual event. In ...

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Soane Stable Block
News | December 6, 2017

The Chelsea Society has been consulted by the Royal Hospital on their plans to restore the old stable block designed by Sir John Soane, ...

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Chairman’s Annual Report
News | November 21, 2017

The Chairman’s report to the Annual General Meeting of the Chelsea Society  (Held at 6.30pm on Monday 20th November 2017 at Chelsea Old Town ...

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Enforcement
News | November 16, 2017

On 15th November the Deputy Leader of the Council, Cllr. Will Pascall, held a meeting with the Chairman of the Society, James Thompson, the ...

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London in Bloom
News | November 3, 2017

London in Bloom As a result of the recent London in Bloom competition, three public gardens in Chelsea Riverside Ward – Cremorne Gardens, St ...

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Nigel Stenhouse
News | October 23, 2017

It is with great regret that the Society announces the death on 16th October of Nigel Stenhouse, who had been a member of the ...

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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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Planning Law Review
Feature | October 31, 2017

The Society contributed on 28th October 2017 to the Raynsford Review of Planning Law as follows GEOGRAPHICAL APPLICATION Central London has particular pressures which do not apply with as much force or at all to other parts of the country.  We therefore think that the issues which we mention here need to be addressed in a London Bill and not in general legislation.  Our submissions relate to Chelsea but may well apply to other densely-populated parts of Inner London where pressures on our local communities are significantly greater than elsewhere. …

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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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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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