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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.

Welcome to the Website of the Harpenden Society

Harpenden Sign

Society Activities

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Harpenden Shopping

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The Society’s Social Media

Go to the Harpenden Shopping Twitter page

Harpenden Past & Present

Click here to see this YouTube video.

Library Volunteers

If you would like to be a library volunteer please email library@harpendensociety.org

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.

For information on the Harpenden Green Belt Association click here

Click here for the Society’s response to the SLP.

Councillor Julian Daly’s charts from the 20th October  meeting can be found here.

To see a report of the meeting click here.

Strategic Local Plan

Councillor David Williams’ chart set that he used for his presentation can be found here.  The meeting report can be found here.

Schools; Locations and Places; the provision of new schools and enough school places. Public Meeting 26th February 2015.

Community Safety

Environmental Issues  


Health and Social Welfare

Education and Leisure

Built Environment

Economic Activity


Members’ Email Addresses

Please sign the Red House petition

Follow the debate and add your comments on Facebook

Red House

Click here to see some of the activities with which  the Society has recently been involved.

Harpenden Society Activities 2014-15

Lookout for Scams. Click here for more information

Go to the Society’s Twitter page

Arts Trail

The Harpenden Society are proud to be one of the main sponsors of this year’s Harpenden Art Trail.

As part of the Herts OPEN STUDIO event from Sept 5 -27 the Trail is meant to encourage local residents to visit the studios of Harpenden artists and appreciate the work that they do in creating art in many formats. Click here for more information

News Update

Public Meeting 8 October, Park Hall, 7.30 for 8.00pm