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Telephone kiosks as advertising hoardings
Published | February 10, 2019

The High Court has quashed a planning inspector’s consent for a new telephone kiosk in central London, ruling that such structures served a ‘dual ...

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The Cadogan Hotel
Published | February 3, 2019

Members of the Council of the Chelsea Society attended a reception at The Cadogan Hotel on 29th January at the kind invitation of Viscount ...

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Exhibition
Published | January 17, 2019

In 1719, Chelsea land owners and tenants successfully challenged the decision of the Royal surveyors which denied them the use of the King’s private ...

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Heathrow Expansion
Published | January 14, 2019

Greg Hands MP has arranged a briefing by Heathrow airport on their expansion plans and flight-paths over London on Thursday 7 February between 18:30-20:00 ...

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The Queen’s Head, Tryon Street
Published | January 13, 2019

UPDATE: The Society supported an application to RBKC to designate the pub as an “Asset of Community Value” (which restricts the permitted development rights ...

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Planning – RBKC Code of Conduct
Published | December 19, 2018

In response to residents’ concerns RBKC have published a draft code of conduct for Councillors and Officers when dealing with planning matters.  The Chelsea ...

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Thames Conservation Area
Published | December 10, 2018

The Chelsea Society has commented as follows on the Conservation Area Appraisal to   Mr. Graham Stallwood, Executive Director of Planning and Borough Development, ...

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2018 AGM
Published | November 28, 2018

Minutes of THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING of THE CHELSEA SOCIETY held on MONDAY 26th NOVEMBER 2018 in the GREAT HALL, CHELSEA OLD TOWN HALL ...

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Christ Church School, Chelsea
Published | November 18, 2018

Congratulations to the Head Teacher, staff and pupils on being ranked first of all the state primary schools in England (Sunday Times 18.11.18 page ...

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Organ concerts at Christ Church
Published | November 13, 2018

Chelsea Concert Series in 2019 Chelsea is home to many treasures more renowned around the world than in Chelsea itself.  One such is the ...

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Chelsea Creek Planning Application 2018/02929 
Published | November 6, 2018

  OBJECTIONS There are five principal reasons for Objecting to this latest application covering Buildings G & H. First there is an excessive increase ...

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Letters Page
Published | October 27, 2018

The Society has decided to have a letters page on its website. If you have something interesting to say about Chelsea past or present ...

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