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The Listening Council
Events | Oct 30, 2018

RBKC wishes to be seen to be listening to people who live and work in the Borough, so they have established a series of ...

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2018 Annual General Meeting
Events | Nov 26, 2018

The 90th AGM of the Society will be held at 6.30 pm on Monday 26th November 2018 at Chelsea Old Town Hall. THIS IS ...

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Annual Dinner 2018
Events | Dec 05, 2018

at The Caledonian Club, 19 Halkin St., Belgrave Square.  7pm for 7.30  Dress:  Black Tie. The guest Speaker will be John Lewes, the nephew ...

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Autumn Bulletin – 15th October 2018
News | October 15, 2018

Click on the link below to download the details of the forthcoming Annual General Meeting  – plus the Autumn Bulletin Click on the link ...

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Permitted Development Rights
News | October 14, 2018

The Milner Street Area Residents’ Association (MISARA) has pointed out that Islington, Richmond and Camden have all removed PD rights in Conservation areas. PD ...

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Empty flats & houses
News | October 8, 2018

The Council of RBKC has written to the Government asking them to make regulations making it easier for the Council to put tenants into ...

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Buses – consultation on route changes
News | October 8, 2018

Transport for London are consulting on their proposed changes to bus routes. See https://consultations.tfl.gov.uk/buses/central-london/#Proposing The Chelsea Society will be responding, but please send your views ...

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Green & Stone
News | October 8, 2018

Green & Stone have moved to 251-253  Fulham Road

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Chelsea Art Society
News | September 20, 2018

The Chelsea Society was represented by its Chairman and Vice-chairman at a reception at The London Sketch Club on 19th September 2018 by the ...

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Sutton Estate – Secretary of State to decide not later than 17th December
Feature | May 18, 2018

Planning Appeal  -   The William Sutton Estate is a large estate bounded by Cale St., Elystan St., Marlborough St. and Ixworth Place. It was built in the early 20th century to provide housing for people with very limited incomes. LATEST NEWS The owners of the estate applied for planning permission for redevelopment, which was refused by RBKC.  The owners appealed, and the appeal was heard by a government-appointed Inspector at a Public Enquiry in Kensington Town Hall from 9th - 18th May 2018.  In September 2018 the Inspector reported…

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Volunteers wanted!
Feature | January 20, 2016

YOUR SOCIETY NEEDS YOU! If you have an interest in Chelsea - its architecture, its people, local events or other aspects of Chelsea life - We are looking for volunteers to help us on planning matters, organising and helping at events, or with financial matters or secretarial work.  You do not have to live in Chelsea.  Please get in touch by emailing vice-chair@chelseasociety.org.uk  

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