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Local stars lead opposition to new Chelsea Crossrail plans as TFL launches public consultation

Revised plans for a Crossrail 2 station in Chelsea have been met with vociferous local opposition. Transport for London have ditched their support for a Crossrail 2 station on the site of the Chelsea Fire Station at the last minute, instead now wanting it closer to Sloane Square, on Sydney Street. The campaign has been […]

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Chelsea shock at Council’s Crossrail development bonanza that will yield RBKC up to £100m

Pressure mounted today on Kensington and Chelsea Borough Council to withdraw its support for a proposed Crossrail 2 station on the King’s Road, as local campaigners learn that a  “1000 home housing bonanza” is planned for near the station. RBKC appears set to pocket up to £100m if the station goes ahead as a result […]

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Opposition to Chelsea Crossrail grows as it emerges remains of famous artist will be dug up to build King’s Road station

Kensington and Chelsea Borough Council came under renewed pressure today to withdraw their support for a Crossrail station on the King’s Road. The consecrated land at Dovehouse Green, which lies within the safeguarded area for the proposed site, will become a construction site if the plans are given a green light. Among those buried on the […]

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Hundreds march in protest at Chelsea Crossrail plans

This article was first published by the London Evening Standard here. You can also read coverage from The Metro, Londoner’s Diary and ITV News. Hundreds of residents living in Kensington and Chelsea today protested over plans to extend Crossrail to their borough, which they claim could harm businesses and damage the area’s identity. Campaigners from the No Crossrail […]

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Watch: Melinda Hughes performs official campaign song ‘We Love Chelsea’

Melinda Hughes performs ‘We Love Chelsea’, the official song of the No Crossrail in Chelsea campaign. The No Crossrail in Chelsea campaign is the voice of Chelsea. The campaign unites local residents and businesses in opposing a Crossrail 2 diversion through Chelsea and any Crossrail 2 station in Chelsea. Written by Melinda Hughes & Jeremy […]

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Protest March – Saturday October 3rd

Join the No Crossrail in Chelsea campaign in a protest march along the King’s Road on Saturday October 3rd. We will be marching from Sloane Square to Dovehouse Green. Assembling at 11.30am. March begins at midday.

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Political protest in Chelsea: champagne, drag and Dell’Olio

The Spectator Magazine reports on No Crossrail in Chelsea’s cabaret fundraiser, hosted by Melinda Hughes and starring Loyd Grossman, Nicky Haslam and Nancy Dell’Olio.

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Oscar-winning director Sir Alan Parker commits to opposing Crossrail 2 in Chelsea

The London Evening Standard reports as Sir Alan Parker joins the No Crossrail in Chelsea campaign – and it is revealed the former home of AA Milne is under threat if the plans get given the go ahead.

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Celebrities fight to ‘defend our streets’ from plans to build Crossrail 2 station near their Chelsea homes

The Evening Standard reports, as TV presenter and pasta sauce tycoon Loyd Grossman and actress Cherie Lunghi join the fight to prevent a Crossrail 2 station being built in Chelsea.

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Ignore the Council’s expensive propaganda on Crossrail. Here is the reality.

The No Crossrail in Chelsea campaign, which already has the support of 3000 local residents and business owners, has today launched an attack on Kensington and Chelsea Borough Council’s taxpayer funded propaganda on the proposed Crossrail 2 station on the King’s Road.

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