The Chelsea Pensioners

The nation's iconic Army veterans

At the Royal Hospital Chelsea we offer excellent accommodation, comradeship and the highest standards of care for veterans of the British Army in recognition of their loyal service to the Nation.

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The Friends of the Royal Hospital Chelsea is an active and welcoming membership scheme, offering a sociable experience to all our members as well as a deeper engagement with the Royal Hospital and the Chelsea Pensioners.

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Being at the Royal Hospital has taken away my loneliness. My days are full.

Chelsea Pensioner Gordon “Sandy” Sanders
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Your support is instrumental in providing a comfortable, welcoming home for the Chelsea Pensioners, and in safeguarding this important heritage site for the veterans of tomorrow. Give a special donation below or find out more about our Scarlets Appeal.

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Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson Visits the Chelsea Pensioners
Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson visits the Chelsea Pensioners

The Chelsea Pensioners welcomed Defence Secretary, Gavin Williamson, alongside members of the Armed Forces & Veterans Breakfast Clubs to their home on Friday 7th September.

London Remembers WW1

On the 1st of September the Chelsea Pensioners, in partnership with The Reserve Forces' and Cadets' Association for Greater London, proudly led a military Parade down the King’s Road to commemorate Londoners who contributed to the war effort in World War One.

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