The Oxton Society

The Past, the Present & the Future

Our Aims Are:

  • To preserve and enhance the Conservation Area
  • To raise awareness of our history and architecture
  • To encourage involvement in community and civic pride
  • To maintain our finances in order to support our activities

Benefits of Membership:

  • Quarterly Newsletter
  • Quarterly local history supplement
  • Regular updates on Oxton News and Society activities
  • Members’ emails, Facebook and Twitter notifications
  • Advice on planning and tree work
  • AGM, Annual Report and Accounts

Main Activities:

  • Comments to Council on Planning Policy and Applications for Planning and Tree work
  • Heritage Walks, Local History Research and Publications
  • Blue Plaques for Historic Oxton people
  • Secret Gardens
  • Hanging Baskets
  • Christmas Lights and Celebrations

Latest News

Oxton Society AGM

Oxton Society AGM

The Oxton Society AGM will be held on Wednseday Sept 29th at 7.30pm at St Saviour's Parish Centre   We have not been able to have an Annual General Meeting  since 2019. We have considered all the options available as we return to normal. St Saviour's can...

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Oxton’s 5th Blue Plaque, George Schultz

Oxton’s 5th Blue Plaque, George Schultz

We have unveilled our fifth Blue Plaque outside the former home of First World War hero George Schultz. The unveiling ceremony took place at 3 Silverdale Road, Oxton, on August 7. It was conducted by Major Paul Hands from Chetwynd Barracks. George's grandson, John...

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Hanging Baskets – welcome back

Hanging Baskets – welcome back

The Oxton Society's Hanging Baskets are now cheering up the village centre. Thanks to our volunteers, some heavy-lifting from Phil Piercy's ClearGround team and a very generous donation from one of our members in memory of their relatives, Barbara Taylor and earl...

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