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Meeting with Chelsea Residents’ Associations
Events | Sep 25, 2017

The Chelsea Society meets with the Residents’ Associations of Chelsea. This is a popular annual event, and was attended by more than 100 people ...

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Autumn Lecture
Events | Oct 30, 2017

Monday 30th October in the Small Hall at Chelsea Old Town Hall, at 6.30 pm on a subject to be announced

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2017 Annual General Meeting
Events | Nov 20, 2017

On Monday 20th November 2017 all the Members of the Society meet at 6.30 pm in the Great Hall at Chelsea Old Town Hall ...

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Paul Aitkenhead
News | May 6, 2017

  It is with great regret that the Society announces the death on 5th May 2017 of Paul Aitkenhead.  Paul lived in Draycott Avenue ...

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The cost of development
News | April 22, 2017

Email from a resident adversely affected by the cumulative impact of several construction projects over a long period  “Windows at the front of our properties ...

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Heathrow Expansion?
News | April 14, 2017

The Department for Transport has held a series of public exhibitions on Heathrow Expansion, including exhibitions in Kensington and Fulham A case has been ...

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Telephone kiosks
News | April 1, 2017

The Chelsea Society considers that in the age of the mobile phone there are far too many ugly telephone kiosks cluttering the streets of ...

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News | March 16, 2017

The Planning Application (PP/17/00583) to redevelop this site was granted on 20th April 2017 by 8 votes to 5 The Chelsea Society’s position is ...

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Cavaye House, Fulham Road
News | February 18, 2017

The Member of the Society’s Planning Committee for Stanley Ward, Patrick Baty, wrote to RBKC as follows on 9th February 2017 : 158-168 Fulham ...

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Sloane StreetRoyal Chelsea Exhibition


Sloane Street
Feature | July 28, 2016

On 11th April 2017 a meeting was held in Sloane Street between The Chairman of the Society, the Chairman of the Planning Committee of the Society, the member for Hans-Brompton Ward on the Planning Committee of the Society; the Cabinet Member for Transport and the Chief Transport Engineer of RBKC; two traffic engineers from TfL; the Chief Executive of Cadogan, and a traffic consultant engaged by Cadogan. When we were standing on the corner of Basil St at about 4pm the northbound traffic tailed back down Sloane St. as far as…

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Royal Chelsea Exhibition
Events | Jun 13, 2016

    Thanks to everyone who made the 2016 biennial exhibition, Royal Chelsea such a success. As we have looked back in time to rediscover the majesty of Chelsea we met nearly 3,000 people from near and far. The buildings, the stories, the personalities and the events that have shaped us here and which have now been seen far and wide. Even those who know and love Chelsea found something new in the history of royalty in Chelsea that goes back nearly 2,000 years. The exhibition is now closed.    

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Our exhibition is now closed. It has been a huge success and we hope you all enjoyed learning more about Royal Chelsea.

We would not have achieved this without our wonderful sponsors: Pemberton Greenish, Cadogan Estate, Martins Property and Sloane Stanley.

Thank you also to these lovely partners and supporters: Partridges, Duke of York Square, My London Tours, Sloane Sq magazine, JF Marquees and Peter Jones.
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The Chelsea Society added 4 new photos to the album: Royal Hospital Day at the Chelsea Society Exhibtion — at SW3. ... See MoreSee Less

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We celebrate the The Chelsea Pensioners tomorrow at our exhibition. To rouse spirits the choir from the Hampshire School are singing the National Anthem at 1.30pm do come and join in. Duke of York Square ... See MoreSee Less

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