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The Chelsea Society was founded in 1927 to protect the interests of all who live and work here, and to preserve and enhance the unique character of Chelsea for the public benefit.

Events, Lectures, & Visits

Germany’s role in the defence of Europe
Events | Sep 02, 2024

Prof. Matthias Strohn M.St. (Oxon), DPhil (Oxon), FRHistS is a Lt. Col. in the German Army reserve, and is attached to the German Military ...

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Robert Hardman
Events | Nov 04, 2024

Robert Hardman is a renowned writer and broadcaster, specializing in royalty and history for more than twenty-five years. He is the author of several international bestsellers. ...

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Remembrance Sunday
Events | Nov 10, 2024

There will be a short service of remembrance at the War Memorial on Sloane Square on Sunday 10th November 2024 and then at Holy ...

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Events | Nov 18, 2024

The 2024 AGM will be held at Chelsea Old Town Hall, Kings Road, at 6pm.

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Past Events, Lectures, & Visits

Past Events, Lectures, & Visits


Marks & Spencer site
News | 12/07/2024

The Chelsea Society and very many local people objected to this planning application, but two Chelsea members of the RBKC Planning Applications Committee abstained, ...

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Benches neglected
News | 07/07/2024

    The benches on the Embankment are an important part of Chelsea’s riverside heritage but they were in an appalling state. If woodwork ...

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Ben Coleman MP
News | 06/07/2024

The Chelsea Society welcomes Ben Coleman MP as the new Member of Parliament for Chelsea. He has accepted his appointment as an ex-officio Vice-President ...

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Greg Hands
News | 06/07/2024

The Chairman of the Society has written to thank Greg Hands for his service to Chelsea whilst its MP, and for all the help ...

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The Royal Hospital
News | 07/06/2024

The Chelsea Society was represented by its Chairman and Vice-chairman at the Founder’s Day parade at the Royal Hospital on 6th June 2024.  The ...

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Skyscraper proposal
News | 03/06/2024

There is a proposal to build a 34-storey skyscraper at the south end of Battersea Bridge. This is what it would look like (with ...

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Sloane Sq
News | 31/05/2024

The Society has been consulted by Cadogan and RBKC about the possible widening of pavements around the Square. Easing pedestrian congestion would be a ...

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Statue of Oscar Wilde
News | 02/05/2024

Here is the bronze sculpture of Oscar Wilde by Sir Eduardo Paolozzi, which the church have allowed to be sited on Dovehouse Green, subject ...

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Ian Henderson B.E.M.
News | 16/04/2024

Ian is a member of the Council of The Chelsea Society, and a former RBKC Councillor

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Mayor of Chelsea dies on Titanic
News | 15/04/2024

On this day in April 1912 Christopher Head, Mayor of Chelsea 1909-1911, died in the sinking of the Titanic. He boarded the Titanic at ...

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