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Statement – Legal Strategy

We have been reviewing the best legal strategy for the campaign. We have a group of lawyers who are overseeing the campaign’s legal strategy.

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Carol Singing – Friday December 4th

We will be carol singing from 4pm on the King’s Road, at the end of Royal Avenue.

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Statement: Meeting with Greg Hands MP

No Crossrail in Chelsea met local MP and Chief Secretary to the Treasury Greg Hands at the House of Commons on Friday 27 November.

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RBKC Council in Dire Straits as Mark Knopfler joins No Crossrail in Chelsea campaign

The four-time Grammy award winner and former front man of rock band Dire Straits, Mark Knopfler, is the latest to join the star studded No Crossrail in Chelsea campaign.

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Chelsea Society withdraws support for Chelsea Crossrail as members vote in overwhelming numbers to oppose new station

RBKC Council looks increasingly isolated as the Chelsea Society votes in overwhelming numbers to withdraw its support for a Chelsea Crossrail station.

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Former England star Sol Campbell wants Chelsea Crossrail plans scrapped

“Taking Crossrail 2 to Chelsea and the heart of the King’s Road makes no transport sense and no business sense,” says former footballer Sol Campbell.

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Leaked TfL document reveals plans for Crossrail development bonanza in Chelsea

The document reveals plans to demolish Waitrose and Marks and Spencer on the King’s Road – and even considers the use of the Grade II listed Pheasantry as a worksite for Crossrail 2 construction.

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Hundreds of locals call on TfL to scrap Chelsea Crossrail plans at public meeting

The message was clear and simple. Chelsea does not need and does not want Crossrail 2 on the King’s Road.

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James Bond novelist joins fight to stop Crossrail doing “irreparable damage” in Chelsea as public consultation begins

Best selling writers William Boyd and Wilbur Smith join campaign, alongside former WH Smith boss Sir Malcolm Field and recruitment magnate Robert Walters.

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Evening Standard: Royal Brompton hospital chiefs object to new Chelsea station

This article first appeared in the Evening Standard here. Tunnelling for a £1 billion railway station in King’s Road is planned close to a leading NHS heart and lung  hospital, it was revealed today. The proposed station, on the Crossrail 2 link between north and south London, has been relocated one road away from its […]

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