James Mackay, Chairman of the Warwick Society write as follows: The County Council is about to ask us what we think of some ‘Warwick Town Centre Traffic Improvements’. A decade ago, having failed to win support for earlier proposals, it set out to build consensus on how to reduce the impact of too much traffic … More Adapting the Traffic to the Town, not the Town to the Traffic?
New Warwickshire ‘Pevsner’ Nikolaus Pevsner’s guide to the buildings of Warwickshire was first published 50 years ago. On 28 June, its second edition will be published. Chris Pickford, who has devoted several years to research for it and to writing the book, will be in Warwick on the evening of Saturday 9 July, and we … More AN EXTRA AND VERY SPECIAL MEETING Saturday 9 July 2016
TONIGHT! In the Great Hall of the Lord Leycester Hospital, starting at 19.30 Nigel Hamilton and Antony Butcher will outline the District Council’s new proposals for the enhancement of St Mary’s Lands. They are the outcome of a fresh look, by a new Working Party, and have none of the negatives of the old plan. … More St Mary’s Lands and Capability Brown
Friday, 22 April 2016, was the last day to make comments on the Proposed Modifications to the Warwick District Local Plan. The Local Plan Examination in Public is expected to resume in the autumn. The Inspector will have to decide whether a ‘transport strategy’ which will route much of the traffic from the new developments … More Warwick District Local Plan: Proposed Modifications, February 2016
The Spring newsletter is hot off the press. With important news of the Spring and Summer events including the popular Gardens Evening. Members automatically get a copy and it is also possible to read it here
Next Meeting Tuesday 8 March. Dr Nat Alcock on Mediaeval Peasant houses in Warwickshire and the Midlands. Nat Alcock is the leading expert on the mediaeval peasant houses which are still standing in villages in Warwickshire. In bringing together archival research, detailed architectural study and the science of tree-ring dating this talk will give a … More Tuesday 8th March: Nat Alcock on Mediaeval Peasant Houses in Warwickshire
Nooks and Crannies of the Industrial Heritage of Warwickshire. Tuesday 9 February, Lord Leycester Hospital, High Street, Warwick, Starting 7.30. The next talk to the Warwick Society will be given by Martin Green. He will explore some of the sites of former industrial activity in Warwickshire. Many may not be well known, making the speaker … More Nooks and Crannies of the Industrial Heritage of Warwickshire. Tuesday 9 February, Lord Leycester Hospital