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Louth King Edward IV/Westgate Fields
King Edward IV statue Schoolhouse Lane: Dave Mann Westgate Fields: Avril Huke

What We Do
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 part of Civic Voice, that campaigns on behalf of
civic societies nationally. Some of it's past and current activities include:

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.

Providing a consultancy on all planning applications that affect 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.

A long-term project to research and re-instate the traditional cast iron in the street name plates was recently completed in collaboration with East Lindsey District Council and the Springside and Gatherums Regeneration Group.

Find out how you can get involved.


Louth Civic Trust Ltd is a company limited by guarantee. Registered in England Number 00923707. Charity Registration Number 256578.