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
Life as a Chelsea Pensioner

Scarlets Appeal

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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First Lady, Melania Trump, visits the Royal Hospital Chelsea

Today First Lady of the USA, Melania Trump, visited the Royal Hospital Chelsea as part of her inaugural visit to the UK as First Lady.

James Blunt Visits Staff at the MTI

Staff at the Royal Hospital Chelsea were delighted to meet James Blunt ahead of his performance for the Live at Chelsea concert series last month.

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