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AGM - Tuesday 24th April, 7.30pm

All members are invited to our AGM at the Methodist Church, Prince Imperial Road, Chislehurst. More..

Cray Wanderers get the go ahead for new stadium

LBB gave approval for a new stadium on Flamingo Park on 13th March. Barry Redding, Chair of the planning sub-committee comments here.

Make a difference award

We are looking for people who have made a positive contribution to the community of Chislehurst. That person (or group), who has taken an extra step or gone above and beyond expectation, shown initiative and made a difference locally. Send in your nominations by 30th April, 2018.

Traffic Information

Take a look at the following articles written by our Chair of Traffic and Transport, Barry Wood.

Private and Unadopted Roads and Parking in the Road-The Law

Tony Turner

It is with great sadness that we have recently heard of Tony's passing. Tony was a leading figure in Chislehurst for over 30 years through his work with the Society. Chislehurst is a better place because of Tony and we will ensure that his hard work is remembered.

1917 Pioneering Plastic Surgery

Broken faces - Joanna Friel will be talking to fundraiser Ellie Grigsby and showing images from 1917 and the WW1 history of Queens Hospital, Sidcup. More...

Environmental Awards 2018

The Environmental Awards for 2018 have now been announced, the topic is 'Imperial Chislehurst'. See here for more details.

The Chislehurst Society buy the Commons

Find out the full story on why we purchased the commons and what it means for Chislehurst, also see an interview with Tony Allen, Chairman.

Birds of Chislehurst

BirdTrack in Chislehurst - Have you seen any species on the list? Take a look at our list and see if you have spotted any this year... #Chiswatch

All Steamed up in Chislehurst

Read a write-up by Jed Bailey of Jeremy Clarkes' recent talk 'Railway Rivalry in Kent', presented at the Old Chapel in October.

Telephone Kiosk on Royal Parade

The Telephone Kiosk on Royal Parade is under threat, find out what the Chislehurst Society plan to do...

Richmal Crompton Plaque

The Chislehurst Society has unveiled the next in our series of plaques to celebrate the lives of our residents of renown - Richmal Crompton author of 'Just William'. More..

Conservation Area Survey 2017

Tell us your views on the character of the Chislehurst Conservation Area in this quick appraisal.

Town Team News - October 2017

Find out what has been happening on and around the High Street in the Town Team news....

Environmental Awards 2017

The Environmental Awards 2017 took place on Thurs, 18th May and with over £2,000 of prize money awarded and many certificates areceived for some wonderful and imaginative creations. More on the awards.

Chislehurst Watch

Find out what you can do to help us record the health and beauty of Chislehurst’s natural world #ChisWatch

Welcome to Chislehurst Video

We are thrilled to finally release our 'Welcome to Chislehurst' video in conjuction with Visit Chislehurst. We hope you feel it captures Chislehurst at its best! See it here..

Make a Difference in Chislehurst - Join the team!

The Chislehurst Society Executive is recruiting. We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers who care about Chislehurst, its environment and amenities, to become trustees of our charity, join our committee and keep things moving. Find out more.

Chislehurst High Street Survey 2016 - The Results are in

We would like to thank all who participated in the Chislehurst High Street Survey, we had over 1000 responses! Your answers have now been collated, take a look at what we found....

Coffee & Cake Mornings - Every Wednesday

Every Wednesday morning at 9:30am - 12pm, we host a community coffee and cake morning at the Old Chapel, with homemade cakes from Aprils Kitchen. £2.50 suggested donation, refillable refreshments and cake, children free! More

The Chislehurst Society to Incorporate

The Society proposeed at this year's AGM, that it should incorporate. Members unanimously approved this proposal and work will now begin to effect the changes. Watch this space! Find out more on incorporation.

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Scadbury Park - looking for new friends

The Friends of Scadbury need help with our great Nature Reserve. More... Look here for the results of the survey... See a gallery here.. and join up on the new website here...

Chislehurst History Group

Keep an eye on the History Group's own section, where projects are published for members and others to enjoy. Recent additions include Agnes Tiarks, and Ann Murray. More...


Napoleon III in Chislehurst

We have a number of resources on Napoleon's exile and death here. We also now have an illustrated account of the life and death of Louis, the Prince Imperial here...


Chislehurst Lives

We continue to build our library of notable residents of Chislehurst. Recent additions include the first chairman of Harrods, Grace and Peter Redpath, and William Camden. More...


Become a Society member

Free first year membership if you join on line - save £5. Find out more