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

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

    Published on: 10th November 2017

    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 […]

  • The History of Salisbury Pubs and Inns

    The History of Salisbury Pubs and Inns

    Published on: 2nd November 2017

    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 […]

  • THE SECRET GARDEN

    THE SECRET GARDEN

    Published on: 22nd September 2017

    The talk on Salisbury’s Secret Garden was exceptionally good.  Becky Twigg presented a wonderful account of how and where the venture has developed and is completely dedicated to her extraordinary project. There is so much of interest, planting, clearing, history, volunteers, involvement and appreciation from so many different groups and people, Salisbury bee trail, with […]

  • SUCCESSFUL HERITAGE OPEN DAYS

    SUCCESSFUL HERITAGE OPEN DAYS

    Published on: 6th September 2017

    On Thursday 7th September local archaeologist Phil Harding unveiled a Salisbury Civic Society Blue Plaque dedicated to Agnes Bottenham outside the Rai D’Or pub and restaurant on Brown Street. The plaque reads “Here dwelt Agnes Bottenham Landlady of the Rydedorre who founded Trinity Hospital for the poor c 1370”. Trinity Hospital was established to give […]

  • Civic Day

    Civic Day

    Published on: 14th June 2017

    Civic Day, hosted by Salisbury Civic Society, on Saturday 17th June provided visitors and exhibitors alike with an opportunity to find out about the work of the Civic Society and many other local organisations. The day was formally opened by John Glen MP who praised the important work carried out by all the organisations present, […]

  • Thursday 6th April, Planning Forum: Conservation Areas

    Thursday 6th April, Planning Forum: Conservation Areas

    Published on: 3rd April 2017

    The Society’s Annual Planning Forum will take place on at 6.30 pm on Thursday 6th April at The Methodist Church, St Edmund’s Church Street, Salisbury SP1 1EF. This year’s forum will be on the theme of conservation areas, and Civic Voice suggests a focus on them for Civic Days. The Society’s own Civic Day on […]

  • Guided Tour of Longford Castle

    Guided Tour of Longford Castle

    Published on: 10th March 2017

    On Saturday 25th March, members of the Society and their guests will be given a guided tour of the Longford Castle, home of the Earls of Radnor for over 300 years, and one of the grandest stately homes of Britain. It was originally built in the late 16th century to an unusual triangular plan, then […]

  • Civic Society Conservation Awards Scheme 2016

    Civic Society Conservation Awards Scheme 2016

    Published on: 17th January 2017

    Over 120 people attended the Salisbury Civic Society Conservations Awards party at the Guildhall on Thursday 12th January 2017. The judging panel, which was chaired by Salisbury Museum director Adrian Green and also included Georgina Wright, Dieter Scholz and Melanie Latham, considered eleven nominations. Of these three were within Salisbury, and eight were outside the […]

  • White Hart Hotel

    White Hart Hotel

    Published on: 16th January 2017

    The application for the proposed extension to the White Hart Hotel was turned down at the Southern Area Planning Committee on Thursday 12th January. Whilst the Society remains unopposed to redevelopment of this existing rear extension; this recent planning refusal presents an opportunity to readdress our serious concerns on the two previous versions submitted. Efforts […]

  • Unveiling of Blue Plaque dedicated to Charlotte Cradock

    Unveiling of Blue Plaque dedicated to Charlotte Cradock

    Published on: 3rd January 2017

    Latest – 26th January:   Nice double-spread of photographs from the event in today’s Wiltshire Living – the glossy magazine that comes with the Salisbury Journal – see pages 56-57 The Society unveiled its latest Salisbury Civic Society Blue Plaque on Friday 6th January 2017 at House Number 14 in Salisbury Cathedral Close. The plaque […]