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Weymouth Civic Society

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Our Objectives

The Society was founded in 1944 to serve the people of Weymouth, Portland and surrounding areas.

We aim to stimulate public iterest in the environment within the Weymouth & Portland area, particularly the built environment, and to promote igh standards of planning and architecture in the area.

   We work to secure the preservation, protection, development and improvement of features of historic, public or natural interest in the area.

   The Society monitors local planning applications and makes observations and offers opinions to the local authorities, based on the views of representative groups of members.

More details are to be found on the information and planning pages.

   We hold regular monthly meetings, and Membership Secretary Pauline Crump issues a Newsletter three times a year which summarises our recent activities and future programme.

Planning applications

The Council’s “Dorset-for-You” website pages include full details of all recent and current planning applications, with easy to follow instructions which enable you to locate and view them.

Please  click the button below to go there.

( The YELLOW  buttons on this site usually take you direct to pages on a Local Authority website.)

Home Page

Please Join Us - Become a Member

To join the Society, please come along to one of our meetings, or download an an application form (click the button below) and return it  by post to the address on the form.

Click here for details of how we use your personal information.

Application Form


Our Planning pages include reports, opinions and links to  key pages of the Local Authority and other websites.

Planning News (Every other month)

We publish a bi-monthly Planning Newsletter which  outlines many of the collective views of a representative group of members, with actions taken. Click the button below to explore the last year’s publications.

Local Council Websites

Dorset Council Weymouth Town Council Portland Town Council Chickerell Town Council DorchesterTown Council

2019 Awards - Certificate of Merit
awarded to Beresford House

Picture from the Andy Hutchings Collection

Go to Awards page

Current Planning Issues

There are several major local issues which have proved to be of interest to members, including -

Development of Weymouth Peninsula

Weymouth Town Centre Enhancement

Joint Local Plan for Weymouth, Portland and West Dorset  

For more information, please  click the button below to go to our “Issues” page, where you will also find direct links to local authority websites which invite you to share your views.

Go to Issues Page Search Planning Applications Tudor House - One of Weymouth’s few remaining Tudor buildings Planning News & Opinion


Our next meeting

Monday, 9th March
at 7-30 pm

At St. Paul’s Church Hall
53 Abbotsbury Road
Weymouth, DT4 0BJ
(See info Page for venue details)

Annual General Meeting
Including appointment of Directors

Meeting documents are not available for download this year, but may be obtained on request to Membership Secretary
Pauline Crump

Minutes of the 2019 AGM

Click the symbol above to take an aerial journey across Weymouth and Portland

Click the symbol above to take a journey along the Weymouth to West Bay coast road