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Photography Competition
Published | July 6, 2019

The Chelsea Society was invited by Cllr. Alison Jackson, a well-known photographer, to participate in a photographic competition which she had organised. The Society ...

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The Old Police Station, Lucan Place
Published | July 4, 2019

Planning Application PP/18/03491 was refused in September 2018 See https://www.rbkc.gov.uk/planning/searches/details.aspx?address=&streetname=&postcode=&ward=&consarea=&caseyear=&casenumber=&proposal=&decisionyear=&decisionmonth=&appealref=&batch=20&id=PP/18/03491&type=decision&tab=tabs-planning-1#tabs-planning-2 We have met with the developers of this site several times, and one of the issues ...

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Mallord Street, Chelsea
Published | June 27, 2019

The Planning Applications Committee of RBKC heard an application on 27th June 2019 to convert the old telephone exchange in Mallord St. into a ...

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Annual Reports index
Published | June 11, 2019

The Chelsea Society has published an annual report every year since it was formed in 1927. This is a treasure-trove of information about Chelsea, ...

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Chelsea Physic Garden
Published | June 8, 2019

“On 5 June the Chairman (seen here with staff members) visited the Chelsea Physic Garden for a reception which launched their efforts to raise ...

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Permitted Development Rights
Published | June 2, 2019

The Government has changed the permitted development rights through The Town and Country Planning (Permitted Development, Advertisement and Compensation Amendments) (England) Regulations 2019, which ...

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New Conservation Area
Published | June 2, 2019

RBKC is proposing to designate the William Sutton Estate and the Samuel Lewis Estate, both in Chelsea as a new “Chelsea Estates Conservation Area.” ...

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18 Milner Street
Published | May 7, 2019

The Society has objected to Application number: PP/19/02264 to change the use of part of shop to residential use, erection of extensions at lower ...

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The Queen’s Head, Tryon Street
Published | May 7, 2019

UPDATE: The Chairman of the Society’s Planning Committee, and the Member for Royal Hospital Ward met the owner and his architect at the Queen’s ...

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A new school in Mallord St?
Published | May 1, 2019

The Chelsea Society has objected to a proposal to convert the old telephone exchange in Mallord Street into a school for more than 400 ...

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Sloane Street
Published | April 24, 2019

On 24th April 2019 the Chairman of the Society, Dr. James Thompson, wrote to the Leader of RBKC, Cllr. Elizabeth Campbell, as follows: Dear ...

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Pre-application Advice
Published | April 9, 2019

The Chairman of the Scrutiny Committee of RBKC, Cllr. Malcolm Spalding, called a meeting on 8th April 2019 to examine whether changes need to ...

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