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History

The Royal Hospital
Published 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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Sloane Sq
Published 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
Published 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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Mayor of Chelsea dies on Titanic
Published 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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The First Ten Years
Published 26/02/2024

THE FIRST TEN YEARS OF THE CHELSEA SOCIETY The Vice-Chairman, Michael Stephen, presented fascinating extracts from the first Annual Reports, from 1927-1937 – together …

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Benches neglected
Published 25/01/2024

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

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History of Chelsea
Published 05/01/2024

One of our members, Simon de Maré, has written some very interesting notes on the streets, squares, and buildings in Chelsea.

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Christmas Lights
Published 19/11/2023

Chelsea’s Christmas Lights were switched on at 5pm on Saturday 18th November 2023.  

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AGM 2023
Published 14/11/2023

            The 2023 AGM of the Society was held at Chelsea Old Town Hall on Monday 13th November. The …

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Lord Cadogan
Published 08/11/2023

The Chelsea Society is delighted that the 9th Earl Cadogan has agreed to be a Vice-president of the Society in the place of his …

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