Reject planning appeal for change of use of the Queens Head to form flats
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Reject planning appeal for change of use of the Queens Head to form flats

    1. Queens-Head Chelsea
    2. Petition by

      Queens-Head Chelsea

      London, United Kingdom

For over 170 years, this historic pub has been a hub for the local community.
The Queens Head is one of Chelsea's oldest surviving pubs and possibly London's oldest gay pub. As well as serving the gay community it is also a haven for local workers, residents and shoppers - a safe, comfortable and friendly place where people from all walks of life can have a drink, a bite to eat and relax away from the hubbub of the King's Road.
For many years, the pub's staff and customers have also raised money for local and national charities and currently supports St Stephen's Volunteers AIDS charity, Help for Heroes and Macmillan Cancer Support.
Without this pub, this part of Chelsea would be missing a vital community asset and the area would lose its character to become yet another bland residential-only desert.

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    1. Reached 500 signatures
    2. Thank you!

      Queens-Head Chelsea
      Petition Organizer

      Thanks to everyone who's signed so far - 395 of you lovely people!
      We've got less than a week to go now before the hearing so please pass this petition on to any or all of your friends who'd like to help save this wonderful old pub.
      The hearing's taking place next Wednesday, October 24th; anyone who'd like to come and show support for the Queens Head, please be at Kensington Town Hall, Hornton Street, London W8 for no later than 9:45 a.m. on Wednesday October 24th.
      Thanks again,
      Michael x

    3. Reached 250 signatures

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    • Laura Wellington LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM
      • almost 2 years ago

      History. And diversity

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    • matt katchis LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM
      • almost 2 years ago

      I live in Chelsea and I am fed up with every other pub closing down and more and more ridiculously priced flats being built. Also i think its important for at least one "gay" pub to stay open around this area. All the others have closed down.

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    • Gokhan unal LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM
      • almost 2 years ago

      i work in chelsea . I go every friday and for my perfect lunch . some nights we do have our events there as well. it will a shame . please stop buliding all this modern flats. keep some history to our kids

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    • Ian Kettle LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM
      • almost 2 years ago

      As there are far too few traditional pubs left. we all want to drink in the them and no one with the right mind wants to live in a shoddy conversion with stud walls and all the original features stripped away... have a little vision, those days are coming to an end!

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    • Richard Whitney 11 VOLTAIRE ROAD, LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM
      • almost 2 years ago

      Wonderful traditional back street old London pub.

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