Welcome to the website of The Harpenden Society, Harpenden’s Civic Society.
The Harpenden Society exists for everyone who appreciates the richness of life in Harpenden and wants to ensure that the town remains a green and pleasant place in which to live, work or visit.
The Society was founded in 1930, is a registered Charity (278154), and currently has over 1,000 members, and a very active executive committee and a number of subcommittees or task groups to deal with particular activities or campaigns.
Please contact us if you would like further information about The Harpenden Society or to make comments about its current activities.
If you would like to join The Harpenden Society the details can be found here.
We hope that you enjoy your visit to our site and may consider joining the Society.
Information on Volunteer For Harpenden can be found here.
Members’ Email Addresses
If you are a member of the Society and have not supplied the Society with your email address you can do that by clicking here.
This will enable you to receive regular email updates about public meeting and other interesting news items.
Awards alert. Time to make your nominations.
Society members have already started to nominate their favoured building developments in Harpenden that were completed in 2016. So why not get involved and nominate something that you think is worthy. We will be presenting these prestigious awards at our AGM on Thursday April 20.
Nominations have already been received for:
The 'Waterside' flats development, Lower Luton Road.
The Rothamsted Research Conference Centre
The Royal British Legion, known as ‘Bennet’s in Leyton Road.
Baulk Court, the redevelopment of the Pinewood Builders' Yard area around the Red Cow Pub in Westfield Road.
The beautiful new Christmas lights on the High Street.
Cromwell Court the block of flats in Southdown.
The rebuilt 'Stepping Stones', The Common, Kinsbourne Green.
Decide which buildings/facilities you wish to nominate for the Plaque, a Certificate of Merit or a Letter of Commendation, then complete the form in the Winter Newsletter or use the below form to make your entries.