The Royal Hospital Chelsea is delighted to have agreed an ongoing partnership with leading estate agents John D Wood & Co. In a wide ranging agreement we have the opportunity to learn from the experience of John D Wood & Co in raising awareness and funds for our charity as well as to engage with their staff to promote the work of the Hospital and the Chelsea Pensioners to new audiences.  

Chelsea Pensioner Mike Smith has taken to the skies for his first jump in 23 years.

Chelsea Pensioner and London Marathon veteran Fred shared his advice with charity duo.

Sales of company’s Victoria Cross poppy seeds raise almost £40,000 in support of the Chelsea Pensioners. 

Sales of seed of Mr Fothergill's Poppy Victoria Cross have now resulted in a massive £39,823 being raised for the Royal Hospital Chelsea.

Daring Chelsea Pensioner Steve ‘Tankie’ Allen (72) is to abseil down ‘The Big One’ rollercoaster in Blackpool to raise funds for the Royal Hospital Chelsea and ABF The Soldiers’ Charity.

Chelsea Pensioner takes to the skies on a zip wire to raise funds for the Royal Hospital Chelsea.

Retail sales of seed of Mr Fothergill's Poppy Victoria Cross this Spring (January to June 2014) have raised more than £24,000 for the Royal Hospital Chelsea.

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Brompton Cemetery Seed Sowing
Sowing wildflowers in memory of past Chelsea Pensioners

On 6 May, Chelsea Pensioners and members of the Royal Hospital’s grounds team joined representatives from the Royal Parks, the Royal Parks Guild and the Friends of Brompton Cemetery to sow a patch of wildflower seeds in Brompton Cemetery as part of the Battlefields and Butterflies initiative.

Chelsea Pensioner Centenarians
100 years old and still going strong

Recent research backs up the anecdote that Chelsea Pensioners not only live considerably longer than their peers outside (by over five years, on average), but that their lifetimes once they come to the Royal Hospital are extending, year on year. This strongly suggests that the care and community here contribute to greater longevity – as well as improving quality of life. 

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