Wirksworth Civic Society

The aim of the Wirksworth Civic Society is to promote and assist the best possible stewardship of the whole of Wirksworth and its environs Mission
The objectives of the Society shall be to promote and encourage the following objectives by charitable means but not otherwise: (a) To encourage high standards of architecture and town planning in the Town of Wirksworth. (b) To stimulate public interest in and care for the beauty, history and character of the area of the town and it surroundings. (c) To encourage the preservation, development and improvement of features of general public amenity or historic interest. (d) To pursue these ends by means of meetings, exhibitions, lectures and promotion of schemes of a charitable nature. (e) To encourage appropriate sustainable economic development and renewal.


Lychgate This paved area was restored by the society in 1992 with financial assistance from David Knightly Charitable Trust, English Heritage, Derbyshire Dales District Council, Derbyshire County Council and owners of adjoining properties. The work marks the completion of the Wirksworth project which began in 1978

Near Ken's Supermarket & Off-Licence - St John's Street, Wirksworth, United Kingdom