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  • Notice of Salisbury Civic Society Annual General Meeting

    Notice of Salisbury Civic Society Annual General Meeting

    Published on: 17th May 2019

    The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Salisbury Civic Society will be held in the Methodist Church, St Edmunds Church Street, Salisbury, SP1 1EF on Wednesday 12th June 2019 commencing at 6.30pm. This event is free to members and non-members; bring a guest if you wish. We need your help. The AGM will be unable […]

  • Account of Planning Forum

    Account of Planning Forum

    Published on: 25th April 2019

    The Civic Society’s annual Planning Forum took place on April 11th, with the title ‘Staging a Recovery: Current Initiatives towards Revitalising Salisbury’, and was judged to have been extremely successful. It covered various aspects of the current ‘Salisbury recovery’ project, with particular looks at possible improvements to Fisherton Street, and at a Maltings masterplan, which […]

  • The Maltings

    The Maltings

    Published on: 20th March 2019

    The relocation of Salisbury library to Fisherton Street, or close by, has been an agreed local policy for at least 12 years, and has been supported by the Civic Society, as a sensible accompaniment to redevelopment of the Maltings. It enables the re-use of the existing library area as a new entrance to that part […]

  • Back Issues of Magazine available online

    Back Issues of Magazine available online

    Published on: 11th March 2019

    The December issue of our quarterly magazine is now available to read online December 2018 Magazine .   Opening with the explosive photo, by Adrian Harris, of the firework display at the opening event of the Lift Off! weekend organised by Wiltshire Creative, this issue has the normal mix of coverage, some very topical, some rather wider.  Our […]

  • Conservation Awards and New Year Party

    Conservation Awards and New Year Party

    Published on: 18th January 2019

    Around 150 people attended the Salisbury Civic Society Conservation Awards and New Year party at Salisbury Arts Centre on Thursday 17th January 2018. The conservation awards party is a highlight event in the Society’s calendar, promoting high standards of conservation in all aspects of the built environment within Salisbury and South Wiltshire, the geographical area […]

  • The Maltings Redevelopment

    The Maltings Redevelopment

    Published on: 12th January 2019

    Plans for part of the proposed Maltings redevelopment have been submitted to Wiltshire Council. The submission for the site, adjacent to the United Reformed Church (1879), on Fisherton Street marks the initial phase of the redevelopment of The Maltings to include the relocation of the new Salisbury library, a gym, maybe a restaurant and an […]

  • Maltings Plans Unveiled

    Maltings Plans Unveiled

    Published on: 11th October 2018

    Breaking news today (Thursday 11 Oct) on the proposed plans for the redevelopment of the Maltings https://bit.ly/2pIULIl details are covered in both Salisbury Journal online https://bit.ly/2ycIwsj and Spire FM. It’s hoped that the planning application will go in to Wiltshire Council in December 2018. If that goes through with no issues, work could start on […]

  • Heritage Open Day Weekend

    Heritage Open Day Weekend

    Published on: 10th September 2018

    The two Haunch of Venison tours on Thursday 6th and Friday 7th were fully booked  and took round 28 people in total,  attracting a mixture of locals and visitors from the surrounding counties with people for example travelling from Poole, Andover, Basingstoke, and  London.  Visitors were shown the ‘Churchill’ bar and given an insight into […]

  • Blue Plaque unveiled to composer John Marsh

    Blue Plaque unveiled to composer John Marsh

    Published on: 9th July 2018

    On Sunday 8 July a Salisbury Civic Society blue plaque to John Marsh was unveiled above the entrance to Myddleton & Major’s offices at 49 High Street, one of his former homes in Salisbury. John Marsh (1752-1828) was a notable English composer, instrumentalist, philanthropist, writer and diarist, who composed his first 14 symphonies in Salisbury […]

  • Salisbury Tourist Information Centre

    Salisbury Tourist Information Centre

    Published on: 5th July 2018

    The Chair of SCS – Peter Dunbar, has written the following letter to the Salisbury Journal with regard to the proposed closure of Salisbury’s Tourist Information Centre Sir CLOSURE OF VISITOR INFORMATION CENTRE AT GUILDHALL The Salisbury City Council Services Committee met on Monday 25 th June and voted by a majority to close the […]