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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.

Harpenden Past & Present

Click here to see this YouTube video.

Welcome to the Website of the Harpenden Society


Harpenden SignRed House

Big Issues

Go to the Society’s Facebook page


The Harpenden Society’s response to the plan to build a new secondary school in Harpenden can be found here.

Harpenden Shopping

Go to the Harpenden Shopping Facebook page

Other Sites

Go to the Harpenden Shopping Twitter page

Please sign the Red House petition

Follow the debate and add your comments on Facebook

News Update

The Society has arranged for Councillor Julian Daly to present the new Strategic Local Plan and to answer questions about the plan. The meeting is arranged for the 20 October at the Public Hall, Harpenden (7.30 for 8.00pm).

Entry is free but so that we can obtain a view of the demand will you please book your ticket online here.

Strategic Local Plan - Consultation Meeting -

20 October 2014

Library Volunteers

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


The NHS’s care.data scheme requires GPs to transfer patients’ medical records to a central data base supervised by the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC). Please read St. Albans and Harpenden Patient Group’s report on this here.

Harpenden Town Football Club- Request for volunteers

HTFC are looking for volunteers to help with various aspects of the club’s activities. See here for more details.