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 -  7.30pm

Heritage Centre, St.Helen's Church
South Street, Ashby  LE65 1AA
    Click Programme 'tab' for details
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Newsletters emailed iunable 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
Why not let us give a short talk to your group?  
Or display our information boards? 
We would be pleased to meet you.                                   
                 Merry Christmas &  happy new year
                                           to all our members and friends
                     Thank you for your support during 2018
                   and look forward to seeing you at our monthly meetings
                                Neighbourhood Plan - Referendum

                       Yes votes : 2246         No votes : 183        22% turnout   
                                A successful result for the future of Ashby
                   The Neighbourhood Plan is now a legal and usable document.
                     To view the full document  CLICK here or visit Ashby Library

What is the Civic Society?

  • A collective voice Influencing changes to
     your town

     Preservation of 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.
   And many more issues .....
   Proposed Lorry Park, Arla Dairy Estate,
   Royal Hotel plans, Ashby Project,
   New 'Extra Care' building on Burton Rd.
Enhancing the town
We sponsored the Armillary Sundial and Bench outside the library & the new bench in Bath Grounds