Ashby de la Zouch

          Civic Society  

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Official Society web site

Our Success  Stories

All due to public pressure

Saved     Land at Willesley Road from
                building 41 houses.      
Saved     Bath Grounds from housing.
                  Formed 'Friends of Bath Grounds'
                  Call 0765 765156
Saved     Ashby Lido from closure 
Halted    Changes to Market Street
Saved     historic porch on Prior Park 
                from demolition

Civic Society
Design Awards
Look for them around the town       

Monthly meetings now at 7.30pm

Heritage Centre, St.Helen's Church
      South Street, Ashby  LE65 1AA
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       Don't forget can have      
  the Newsletters emailed if you are unable to attend the meetings           
Ashby Civic Society holds your personal details confidentially and only for Civic Society purposes.  We do not pass on information without your prior permission. Publicity photographs may be taken at Civic Society events and reproduced on our website, in the press and in print.  If you have any concerns please contact Chairman Ken Ward 01530 589268
                       New threat to build houses on Bath Grounds
                                Serious concerns about the proposed plans.....        
                Is it guaranteed the hotel will be restored ?  Only the usual promises have been given.
                Will any public car parking remain ? 
                Why do we need more houses ?  Ashby is already over allocated.
                        Friends of Bath Grounds website is very interesting Click Here
                          Hear full details and latest information at our monthly meetings

What is the Civic Society?

  • A collective voice Influencing changes to
     your town and

     Preserving our historic buildings & heritage.

  • A non-political, voluntary organisation.


What does the Civic Society do?

  • Enjoy monthly Speakers or local visits.
  • Engage with developers and Council with   
     your preferred changes to Ashby.
  • Fund town enhancements with floral displays,
     Armiliary sundial and benches.
  • Award plaques for buildings of exceptional
     good design.

Benefits of joining us

  •  Add your opinion to influence changes.
  •  Enjoy monthly Speakers and local visits.
  •  Receive regular newsletters by email/post  
      on planning proposals & changes to Ashby.
  •  Only £10 a year

      Call Margaret Mabey 01530 412410  

      Email [email protected]

   Your Local Concerns
     Discussed at our monthly meetings

   Neighbourhood and Local Plans
   3,200 more houses (65% increase) proposed 
   in Plans which affects Ashby for 20years.

   Money Hill Development
   Lack of facilities, infrastructure and effect of
   huge increase in traffic on Nottingham Road
   of real safety concern.

   More Take Aways
   More permissions granted giving precedence  
    for other applications and detrimental to local
                  and many more issues .... 
Remembrance Sunday 2017
A wreath was laid on behalf of members
of the Civic Society.
Enhancing the town
We sponsored the Armillary Sundial and Bench outside the library & the new bench in Bath Grounds