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Welcome to Tenby Civic Society’s website

The Society’s origins were in the Friends of Tenby organisation which was set up back in 1955 to stimulate public interest in Tenby for both residents and visitors alike. The aim was to protect the elements and features that make Tenby so special by promoting high standards of planning, preservation, development and architecture.

Those aims to develop and maintain the best in Tenby continue today.

The Society is also lucky to have been bequeathed an area of land known as Allen’s View, a viewpoint and garden on the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path at the top of Northcliffe, between Tenby and Waterwynch Bay. The Society seeks to manage the gardens ethically and sustainably whilst continuing to provide a public place from which the views are truly breath-taking.
We currently have around 100 members including local residents, businesses and visitors, all seeking to contribute to Tenby’s future. Members do this through subscriptions and donations and via quarterly Newsletters, publication of comments in local press and through volunteering opportunities.
We always welcome guests to our regular meetings held every two months so why not come along and see us in action?
The meetings are usually held at the Fourcroft Hotel at 2pm but you can find out more detailed information from the PUBLICATIONS & DOWNLOADS area of this website.

Current Planning Issues

Tenby Civic Society makes comments on all planning applications affecting Tenby. At the meeting held on 30th January 2018 the following planning applications were discussed and comments will be/have been ...
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NEXT TRIP – Summer 2018

We are planning a guided tour of Castlemartin Range in July or August 2018 in collaboration with Tenby Historical Society. Please keep checking back here for further details and a ...
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Tell us a Story

Do you have a story about a family member or a place they used to live or work here in Tenby? As part of the Tenby Characterisation Study we'd love ...
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Tenby Civic Society Next Meeting

Next Meeting – AGM on 28th April 2018

We welcome guests at our regular meetings so why not come along and see us in action? Our next meeting will be our AGM now confirmed for Saturday 28th April ...
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Tenby Characterisation Study

Characterisation Study – Phase 2 in progress

The initial 'streetscape' part of the study is complete and a summary of the findings was sent to Tenby Town Council in May 2017 for consideration. We'll be mapping our data ...
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Allen’s View

Tenby Civic Society is a co-trustee of this beautiful area of land which is situated at the top of Northcliffe between Tenby and Waterwynch Bay sitting right next to the ...
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