Become a Chelsea Pensioner

Today some 320 army veterans call the Royal Hospital Chelsea home, including those who have served in Korea, the Falkland Islands, Cyprus, Northern Ireland and World War II. Others may not have served in campaigns, but all understand what it means to be a soldier and the potential sacrifice that it entails.

We encourage retired soldiers who would otherwise spend their advanced years alone to consider applying to become a Chelsea Pensioner. A vibrant community, excellent standards of accommodation and the very best care is on offer.

Browse the pages below to find out more about becoming a Chelsea Pensioner.

 

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The Royal Hospital Chelsea turns 325 years old

The Chelsea Pensioners are celebrating the 325th anniversary of the opening of their historic home, the Royal Hospital Chelsea.

A fond farewell to the Royal Hospital's Director of Health and Wellbeing

The Royal Hospital Chelsea has said goodbye to its Director of Health and Wellbeing, Colonel Laura Bale, whose career at the Royal Hospital has spanned the last eight and a half years.

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