King Edward IV statue Schoolhouse Lane (left) by Dave Mann, Westgate Fields (right) by Avril Huke

About Us

The Louth Civic Trust are active campaigners: they organise events and run schemes to award and recognise good practice and achievement in projects or buildings that will make a positive impact on the town’s built environment. The Trust has been successfully managing Louth’s architectural heritage and environment since its foundation in 1967 and are members of Civic Voice that campaigns on behalf of civic societies


Opposition to the sale of the old Market Hall by East Lindsey District Council through public petitions and commissioning of a report into the feasibility of markets and the potential for the restoration of the old Market Hall by East Lindsey District Council.

Campaigning for the extension of the Conservation Area and a re-survey of its historic buildings.

Campaigning for and guidance in the use of more traditional building materials

Campaigning for a better public understanding of our architectural history and guidance for residents living in a Conservation Area through publications and local media.

On-going campaign against breaches of planning within the Conservation Area including replacement windows, shop signage, satellite dishes.


We are consulted on and comment on planning applications made within the town’s conservation area.

Louth Civic Trust established and manage a Blue Plaque scheme to mark buildings and places in the town of particular historic significance.

An annual Pride of Place Award Scheme recognises the achievement and commitment of those who have made a difference to the quality of the town’s built environment.

We instigated the re-instatement of many of the town’s cast iron street name plates

Find out how you can get involved