Overview

What is The Knowle Society?

  • A charity formed in 1962 to maintain the character of the Village. Registered Number 1111085
  • On 1st October 2005 the Society became a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales, Company Number: 05514023.
  • Registered Address: West & Co., Office 2, Greswolde House, 197b Station Road, Knowle, Solihull B93 0PU

The Objects of The Knowle Society

  • To promote high standards of planning and architecture in Knowle
  • To inform the public about the geography, history, natural history and architecture of Knowle
  • To secure the preservation protection, development and improvement of features of historic or public interest in Knowle so that the pressure for development does not destroy our heritage.

Achieving these aims

  • The Society works constructively with the local authority and the community at large by careful study of development plans and seeking dialogue with all parties concerned.
  • The Society shows appreciation to planning applicants where it believes that especially good developments have been proposed.
  • Specialist committees address local issues and interest areas.
  • The Society arranges speakers on a range of interesting topics of local and national interest and arranges occasional visits and local walks.
  • The Society publishes a quarterly newsletter and this website to keep its large membership informed and involved in its activities.