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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 3rd September 2019 the following planning applications were discussed and comments will be/have been ...
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NEXT EVENT – will be in 2020 so watch this space

We are still working on the details for our main trip to Castlemartin Range which will be arranged for 2020 ...
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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 – 5th November 2019

 Our next executive committee meeting will be on Tuesday 5th November 2019 at 2pm at The Fourcroft. PLEASE JOIN US! Minutes, agendas and past newsletters can be downloaded from the ...
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Tenby Characterisation Study

Tenby Plaques – the 3 R’s

Our Chairman, Tudor Thomas, has been undertaking an ongoing programme to Remove, Renovate and Replace the commemorative plaques around Tenby. Many have already been completed but these four are the ...
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Allen’s View – also in ‘News & Views’

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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