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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly 2024




1930. The Garret room, Storyhouse. Guest Speaker Samantha Dixon MP

Constitution agreed 2016:CCT Constitution as agreed at Sept 2016 AGM

Draft CIO constitution: Final Draft CIO Constitution (Sept 2023)

Cheshire Live report on the BLP Open Day

‘The most beautiful building in Chester’ seemingly hidden in plain sight – Cheshire Live (

Given by Peter Elliott, 1930 Bishop Lloyds Palace. details and a booking for sent to Members.

A bitter sweet Legacy – Slavery, architecture and the British Landscape. Dr Victoria Perry, Historian, Architect and Director at Donald Insall Associates. Grosvenor Museum Lecture theatre 1930. Free to Members Guests £5 on the door.

19 October 1400. Members Event, Bishop Lloyds Palace. talk by  Nigel Griffiths. details and a booking form sent to Members.

Council’s capital projects and development proposals. Graham Pink Director of commercial management & delivery for Cheshire West and Chester. Grosvenor Museum Lecture theatre 1930. Free to Members Guests £5 on the door.

In 2021 members of Chester Civic Trust, after much hard work with partners Inland Waterways Association and Cheshire West and Chester Council, achieved Chester’s designation as the first canal and river system Heritage Port. This was by the national body responsible for promoting this designation scheme, the Maritime Heritage Trust (MHT) in partnership with National Historic Ships (NHS) and European Maritime Heritage (EMH).  Final semi-statutory designation by Historic England is in progress.

Chester Achieves First Heritage Port Status in U.K


Press Release-PDRs


The Future of Dee HouseDee House and Amphitheatre Working Group findings and recommendations report published:

Dee House The Future – Findings and Recommendations FINAL