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Wetherby Civic Society

Wetherby Civic Society was founded in 1994 with the following Aims and Objectives:


  • Civic Pride
  • High standards of architecture and town planning


  • Improvements in public amenities


  • The development of the built environment and the culture of the town

Since its formation the Society has:

  • Planted over 300 trees on public open spaces within the town
  • Published the Wetherby Historic Town Trail and a guide to the town's Conservation Area
  • Placed blue plaques on historic buildings and new noteworthy developments
  • Helped in restoring the river-side Bath House and developing the surrounding Jubilee public gardens
  • Responded to and influenced planning applications relating to new developments within the town centre
  • Agreed with Leeds Highway Authority and Wetherby Town Council a programme of town centre footpath and street lighting improvements
  • Taken part in the nationwide Heritage Open Days programme
  • Offered its members a varied programme of talks, lectures and outings


Membership is open to any person interested in the well-being of the town. It is the Society's membership subscription which provides the funds enabling it to carry out its tasks. Currently the annual subscription is just 10.00 per member.

For further information, please contact the Secretary at 01937 520591 or email:

Wetherby Civic Society is a registered charity.
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