The Luddenden Conservation Society was established to:
- stimulate interest in Luddenden and the Luddenden Valley
- promote high standards of planning and architecture
- secure the preservation of features of historical interest
- improve amenities.
The Conservation Society is open to all who support these objectives. Membership is free and there are regular open meetings. The Luddenden in Bloom group is supported by the Luddenden Conservation Society.
The Society also carries out projects in accordance with the above aims. Recent projects (click here for more information) include:
- Nature Trail boards
- Stone at the entrance to the village
- Natural History display boards
- new equipment in the children’s playground (in association with other local organisations)
- purchase of a Roll of Honour (in association with the Luddenden Mayor’s Fund)
- village historical displays
- historical and visitor signage
- Millennium Car Park.
Current projects include:
- WW1 Commemoration
- Phone box information centre
The Society was founded in 1975, and is a registered charity (No. 504387).
Current Officers of the Society are:
Chair: Nigel Perterson-White
Vice Chair: currently vacant
Treasurer: Tony Hillyard
Secretary: Catherine Elgar
Honorary President : Rodney Collinge
Honorary Vice President: Trevor Oaten
Luddenden In Bloom Co-ordinator: Roly Mier
Planning Applications Secretary: currently vacant
Trustees: Roly Mier, Tony Hillyard and Brenda McArdle.
We can be contacted by email here