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Membership is open to all – to everyone who shares our aim to make our City attractive for residents and visitors. Whether you would like to be an active member, or simply remain in the background, we value your support. Membership entitles you to regular lively meetings, a quarterly newsletter, regular email updates, visits to other towns and cities and – above all – a chance to be involved in how our city and its green spaces prosper.

Membership information

The Society’s subscription year runs from 1 April, though new members are welcome to join at any time. Those joining after 31 January are offered free membership until 31 March of the same year but should supply their payment details (see below) with their membership registration.

How to join

To register as a member, please email* the following information to
Postal address
Email address
Phone number (optional)
Payment date and type (Standing Order/BACS payment/cheque – see below)
(* for those without email access the Membership Secretary’s postal address can be found in payment information below)

Subscription Rates

  • Subscription rates: payment due annually on 1 April
  • Pensioner, student or unwaged £7
  • Individual £10
  • Family (2 or more living at the same address) £15
  • Corporate £50

Subscriptions are best paid by Standing Order. The SO can be cancelled at any time though no refunds are offered for cancellation after the start of the subscription year.

Annual BACS payments are also acceptable using the same bank details.

Cheque payments can be accepted but our bank now levies a charge for each cheque paid into the Society’s account. For this reason we would much prefer payment by Standing Order or via BACS.

For bank details or where to send a cheque click here


As a registered charity, the Society can claim Gift Aid on subscriptions at no cost to the member. If you are a UK taxpayer, please complete the following declaration and include it in your membership registration email/letter.

GIFT AID DECLARATION. I (name and address) pay tax at not less than the basic rate. From the date of this declaration, I want any payments I may make to St Albans Civic Society (charity number 200330) to be treated as Gift Aid donations.



Upcoming Events

Our 2024 programme will run through the Spring with in person talks including a social gathering before and afterwards. Details appear here as dates are confirmed

There are no upcoming events.

Join us

Membership is open to everyone who shares our aim to make our City attractive for residents and visitors.

The membership / financial year runs from 1st April through to 31st March but you may of course join at any time so don’t delay, join today!

Become a member


Do you know of a project that might deserve recognition in the Society’s Awards? These can be for new developments, large or small, but could be for a small extension, restored windows on a period property, or a rebuilt wall. Its not just about buildings either. Remember the Society’s Awards cover things that enhance the quality of St Albans environment or amenities and the Trevelyan Award is presented for a conservation project.

Get looking about now. Send your nominations to us Please provide a brief description and thoughts on why it should be considered.