We welcome your interest in the Sudbury Society.
Why not become a Member and join us
Our broad objectives are:
- To stimulate local interest and pride in our attractive and historic market town.
- To encourage the very highest standard of planning and architecture in the construction of new buildings and in the renovation of existing structures.
- To protect, develop and improve the many features of historic or public interest.
The Society is a registered charity with some 270 members.
It is affiliated to Civic Voice and the Suffolk Preservation Society.
PAINTING OF WW2 SUDBURY UNVEILED AT SUDBURY HERITAGE CENTRE ‘Seeing Jessie Home’ – a painting by Steven Binks, first shown at our ‘Visions of Sudbury’ Art show back in October 2015. NEWS
CHILTON WOODS, The most important planning application for Sudbury submitted in the last 15 years is now open until the 18th March for public consultation. See our quick guide to the key issues that we think need addressing NEWS
LISTED BUILDINGS OF SUDBURY The Society is currently compiling a new book that will highlight features and often fascinating stories about many of the homes and shops in the town centre and beyond. Do contact the editor, Robin Drury if you would like to contribute information NEWS
NEW PLANS FOR ST PETERS. The public and users of this amazing building were invited to comment on the plans being drawn up at a Public Exhibition. See NEWS
BUS STATION DEBATE CONTINUES. The Sudbury Steering Group has voted in favour of re-siting the town’s Bus Station to the Girling Street car park, with the loss of over 70 parking spaces. We give our response. See NEWS
THOSE TOWN CENTRE TRAFFIC LIGHTS! – Sam Thornton gives his views on how traffic congestion could be eased with adjustment. See NEWS
THE DISASTROUS FIRE on Sunday 6TH September destroyed a significant part of the historic townscape. See NEWS for images of the fire and its aftermath
CHILTON – A new local history book by the Society’s former chairman, David Burnett, has recently been published. See NEWS
VICTORIA HALL AND CONSERVATIVE CLUB BUILDINGS – Planning proposals have been submitted for conversion to residential. We make comment. See PLANNING
Above pic shows the first of our outdoor 2016 monthly socials, organised in conjunction with Adrian Walters of Sudbury Common Lands Trust – a fascinating tour of Wardman’s Meadow