Welcome to Reading Civic Society & the Conservation Area Advisory Committee

Reading Civic Society was formed in 1962 to fight a wave of insensitive developments which threatened the historic town centre.

Information about our role may be found HERE

Information about our activities and how to join us may be found HERE

Please do join us to support our work. HERE

Our Facebook Page is HERE

Our Twitter Page is HERE

You may contact the Chair (Richard Bennett) to discuss any particular interests on Bennettbaker@msn.com

You may have been directed to this page from Reading Borough Council’s page about Conservation Areas.  If so you can find information about these by clicking on the links which follow:

Conservation Areas

Listed Buildings

Locally Listed Buildings

Article 4 Directions

The CAAC was established in 2016  its aims include taking the lead in updating Conservation Area Appraisals and make proposals for the enhancement and general care of maintenance of CAs. For further information about its work, progress to date and Committee members go to:

Conservation Area Advisory Committee.  

Recent Posts

Civic Society Membership renewal

The membership year runs from January to December and so renewals are now due.  We do hope that existing members will wish to rejoin to support our activities. In March we are planning hold the AGM (these are always brief) along with a talk.  COVID may however push us on line.

The membership renewal form may be accessed Membership renewal form 2022  The annual fee is £10 (single) or £15 (for two people at the same address).  The membership form gives details of our bank account to enable payment electronically.  We do however accept the good old fashioned cheque.

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  2. Station Retail Park development plans submitted Comments Off on Station Retail Park development plans submitted
  3. New proposals for Local Listing Comments Off on New proposals for Local Listing
  4. Drews buildings added to local list Comments Off on Drews buildings added to local list
  5. Plans for Station Hill Comments Off on Plans for Station Hill
  6. SSE site, Vastern Road Comments Off on SSE site, Vastern Road
  7. King Edwards Building added to local list Comments Off on King Edwards Building added to local list
  8. The future of Reading Golf Club Comments Off on The future of Reading Golf Club
  9. Updated information about plans for Reading Golf Club Comments Off on Updated information about plans for Reading Golf Club