Celebrating our Heritage Enhancing our Environment Shaping our Future


The President of the Society is Dame Rosemary Spencer DCMG

Vice Presidents:
Mr Ken Wiltshire
Brigadier Alastair Clark

The Chair of the Society is Peter Dunbar
The Vice Chair of the Society is Richard Deane

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE:   The governing body of the Society,  responsible for the overall policy and activities of the Society, and its financial management.

Hon Secretary: Barrie Sinclair-Kemp
Hon Treasurer: Adrian Harris
Publicity: Neil Beagrie
Membership Scout: Charles Villiers
Acting Membership Secretary: Richard Deane
Chair, General Purposes Committee: James Woods

The committee meets on  alternate months;  February, April, June, August, October, December, for more information please contact Barrie Sinclair-Kemp civic@salisburycivicsociety.org.uk

DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE: The scrutiny body of the Society, concerned with the maintenance and improvement of our environment.  It responds to planning applications in Salisbury District, and encourages architectural projects of quality through its Conservation and New Buildings Awards.  It also seeks to encourage informed debate of current issues through the annual Planning Forum and Open Meeting.

Paul Stevens (Acting Chair)
Richard Deane (Secretary)
Nicola Lipscombe
Leslie Lipscombe
Elaine Milton
Louise Rendell
Jeremy Turtle
Melanie Latham
David Gregory
James Salman
Dieter Scholz
Dan Roycroft
Edward Jameson
Anne Upson

The Development committee meets monthly, for more information please contact the Secretary,  Richard Deane, development@salisburycivicsociety.org.uk  07974 140888

GENERAL PURPOSES COMMITTEE:  The General Purposes team plays an important role within the Society, fostering the cultural life of the community by publishing a magazine, arranging lectures on a wide range of topics and visits to places of interest, commissioning plaques to prominent people or places of local significance, and organising the Society’s contribution to the national Heritage Open Days scheme. It promotes the Society by publicising and reporting upon events through the local press, members magazine, website and social media.

James Woods (Chair)
Lis Woods (Secretary)
Judy Howles (Lectures)
Brenda Hunt (Visits)
Janet Patch (Plaques)
Hadrian Cook
Neil Beagrie (Publicity)
Sara Blackburn (Heritage Open Days)

The GP committee meets every other month; January, March, May, July, September, November for more information please contact,  James Woods, events@salisburycivicsociety.org.uk  01722 422169

The Society’s work is supported entirely by the subscriptions of the membership and all its officers are unpaid.

The Society is registered with Civic Voice, the national charity for the civic movement in England.  Charity Registration No 293143