Plymouth Civic Society was established in 2007 as a non-political organisation for the public benefit and for the following purposes:
Our areas of interest include Area Action Plans and Local Development Framework; the Plymouth Plan; heritage conservation; environmental issues such as nuclear submarine dismantling and the Dockyard incinerator; transportation infrastructure issues such as Plymouth airport, pedestrian/cycle ways, car parking and road signage, public transport, and road and rail access. We participate in consultation processes and actively support improvements to the cultural profile of the city.
- To promote public interest in civic design in Plymouth,
- To stimulate public consciousness and appreciation of the heritage, history and character of Plymouth and its surroundings,
- To encourage the preservation, development and improvement of features which enhance the attractiveness of the area, and
- To pursue these objectives through the normal consultation processes with the City Council, holding meetings with local political and council leaders, and actively engaging in meetings, lectures, study groups, cultural activities, exhibitions, publications and social activities with other civic and environmentally minded groups.
By joining our society you are able to meet with similarly motivated people; influence and participate in discussions about current issues; raise and elicit support for matters of particular importance to you; and get involved in consultation processes with the benefit and advantages arising from a considered group perspective. Importantly, you potentially get a "seat at the table" in Council consultation meetings which might not normally be open to you. Many members are also involved in Friends groups, Conservation and Heritage groups and local Action groups and see Plymouth Civic Society as an overarching society that brings their group to a wider forum.
Plymouth Civic Society is a member of the
Civic Trust and a Member of the Environmental Law Foundation
Civic Society meetings
Meetings are held quarterly on the third Tuesday of the month at the University of Plymouth, North Hill. Free car parking is available on the University campus in designated parking areas after 4pm. Prospective members and those interested in civic matters are welcome. There is currently no membership fee or attendance fee for the next scheduled meetings which are:
15th October 2013, 7pm: Seminar Room 402 Babbage Building
21st January 2014, 7pm: Seminar Room 402, Babbage Building
20th May 2014, 7pm: Lecture Theatre 117 Rolle Building
19th August 2014, 7pm: Seminar Room 402, Babbage Building.
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