On July 15 2017 at 2 pm the singer and actor Jess Conrad OBE will unveil the Aldershot Civic Society’s first blue plaque to comedian and actor Arthur English at 22 Lysons Road, where English was born in 1919. Arthur… Read moreBlue Plaque for Arthur English
The Aldershot Civic Society has raised an objection to the Wellington Centre Car Park Development, after members raised their concerns at a meeting. The Aldershot Civic Society appreciate that there is a need for housing in the Town centre, but the… Read moreWellington Centre Car Park Development – ACS Objects
The Aldershot Civic Society is interested to see new plans have been suggested for the Lido and Pools Complex, with the council listening to suggestions by the Aldershot Civic Society and the findings of our Lido Questionnaire last year. The new plans suggest… Read moreIs This The Future For Aldershot Lido?
The Aldershot Civic Society, Surrey Hampshire Borders (SHB) Branch of CAMRA and the Aldershot History Society are dismayed that the future of public houses in Aldershot is once again in the spotlight with news that the Royal Staff and La… Read moreTwo more community pubs under threat
At our Christmas meeting on 6th December at Empire there were two planning applications that members were particularly interested in. Wellington Centre Car Park Development Concerns were raised over the proposed development on the Wellington Centre for 43 dwellings… Read morePlanning Applications Discussed 6th December
Aldershot showed its respects for all those that have lost their lives for our freedom at the Municipal Gardens Cenotaph. The chairman of the Aldershot Civic Society, Justin Coll, laid a wreath on behalf of the society and Aldershot Citizens…. Read moreAldershot Remembers
The Aldershot Civic Society would like your views on whether or not there should be more cafes in Aldershot’s parks. Aldershot Park presently has a cafe which compliments the children’s play area giving parents somewhere to get refreshments and socialise… Read moreShould there be more cafes in Aldershot’s Parks?
The Aldershot Civic Society will be holding its meeting at the West End Centre on Tuesday 1st November with a talk from Barney Jeavons, the venues director. Barney will be talking about what locals lovingly call the “Westy”, Aldershot’s gem of… Read moreACS Meeting with Barney from the West End Centre
The new owner of The Galleries hopes to support local community organisations and provide small and start-up businesses with a launch pad while covering some of his costs for empty space. Units start from as little as £10 per square… Read moreNew Galleries Owners Look To Renting Space
After our recent post on Manor Park playground being updated, the council are looking for feedback on proposed designs for new play equipment at another of our parks, Municipal Gardens. Click on the link below to see the 4 designs… Read moreMunicipal Gardens Playground Proposed Designs