The Oxton Society

The Past, the Present & the Future

The Oxton Society

The Past, the Present & the Future

The Oxton Society

The Past, the Present & the Future

The Oxton Society

The Past, the Present & the Future

Our Aims

The aims of the Oxton Society are:

  • To promote high standards of planning and architecture
  • To educate the public in Oxton’s geography, history, natural history and architecture
  • To secure the preservation, protection, development and improvement of Oxton

A Civic Society is:

  • A friendly society
  • A concerned society
  • An active society

Now is time to:

  • Get involved
  • Find out what is going on in your area
  • Discover more about the work your local society
  • Help make our village work for everyone.

Latest News

War hero switches on Christmas Lights

War hero switches on Christmas Lights

One of Oxton’s oldest residents switched on the village Christmas Lights this year on Saturday 30 November.  Mike Carr, now in his 100th year, was a former distinguished SAS soldier who worked locally as an art and design teacher after the war, and was guest of honour...

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Death of Cyril Scott’s son

We are sad to hear of the death of Desmond Scott, son of the composer Cyril Scott for whom the Society unveiled two Blue Plaques in the village this summer. Desmond was a director, actor, writer and an accomplished sculptor and died in Canada, where he had lived since...

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Another Blooming Award!

Another Blooming Award!

We have won a Gold Award from Britain in Bloom North West in the Village Category for the third year running.  The judges said that Oxton was maintaining a very high standard and was highly commended for its community involvement and the number of volunteers engaged...

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Design Awards 2019

4 Commendations in the The Oxton Society Design Award scheme were presented at the AGM on Sept 25. Full details of the winning projects and the Panel's comments can be viewed here.  

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