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The Civic Society is a community-based organisation, made up of a group of volunteers carrying out activities and campaigns that improve the environment and enrich our  quality of life in Salisbury and South Wiltshire. For members, we host meetings and forums to stimulate debate, providing information through publications and social media. We monitor and comment on local planning applications and development proposals, run a prestigious annual awards scheme for new buildings and conservation projects, and maintain a programme of commissioning historical blue plaques.

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Latest News

  • New Buildings Awards and New Year party

    The Society New Buildings Awards and New Year party at the Guildhall on Thursday 11th January 2018 was attended by 155 people.   The new buildings awards party is a highlight event in the Society’s calendar, promoting high standards of contemporary design in all aspects of the built environment within Salisbury and South Wiltshire, the geographical […]

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  • Report on our Annual Open Meeting: The Maltings Redevelopment: First Public Presentation and Consultation

    Tuesday November 21st 2017. A capacity audience of some 140 people heard speakers from the developers and Wiltshire County Council present their emerging studies and ideas for the redevelopment of the Maltings and Central Car Park in Salisbury. The developers TH Real Estate along with the development managers Rivington Land and the architects Haskoll, outlined […]

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  • The History of Salisbury Pubs and Inns

    There were 68 attendees, including 14 non- members at the latest Salisbury Civic Society’s lecture Thursday 9th November, 2017 given by Ed Garman on “The history of Salisbury’s Inns and Public Houses”. Ed has undertaken extensive research on some 270 premises in Salisbury of all periods that are or have been inns, alehouses, taverns, public […]

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