Plaque Award Presentation

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The Plaque Award for 2016 was won by the development at 55 Hide Hill whereby the derelict former Youngman Garage was converted into apartments and a retail facility on the ground floor. The official presentation of the Plaque was made by Zoreen Lady Hill  to the architect, Alan Swan, who accepted it on behalf of […]

BCS Plaque Award

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2016 Winning Entry – 55 Hide Hill This was formerly known as Youngman’s Corner and for many years was one of Berwick’s worst eyesores. Park Portfolio have constructed a much acclaimed development on the site which includes apartments on the upper levels and a restaurant and small shops at ground level. Demolition of the former  […]

Grant will allow new exhibition at Main Guard

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The Civic Society recently applied for and was successful in obtaining a Small Fund Grant from the Northeast Civic Trust. The money will be used to create a new display for the Main Guard by purchasing copies of a rare Elizabethan map from the British Library, which shows the town as a bird’s eye view […]

Neighbourhood Planning

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Civic Society members are playing an active role within The Built Environment working group of the Neighbourhood Planning group under the knowledgeable guidance of Elaine Paterson. This group has gathered relevant data on existing heritage assets, potential for new local listings and is currently trying to determine the extent to which the Plan can make […]