Beccles Society - promoting a better Beccles for everyone

Beccles Society is a citizens' voice group concerned with the quality of the built environment in Beccles and its impact on people's daily lives

Beccles Society seeks to ensure that Beccles flourishes in a challenging and fast changing world, to promote and preserve the unique character of Beccles and its surrounding countryside, not only for the people who live here but also for the many visitors that come here each year.


  • Stimulate

    To stimulate public awareness and appreciation of the beauty, history and character of Beccles and its surroundings.

  • Conserve

    To conserve the architectural heritage of the town, its streetscape and the conservation area, and to work for an enhancement of the town environment by encouraging good development.

  • Awareness

    To stimulate awareness of the impact physical developments have on the social, cultural and commercial life of Beccles and its surroundings.

Stimulate - Conserve - Awareness

Beccles Society does this by : - scrutinising planning applications and forwarding comments to Waveney District Council or the Broads Authority, where relevant - a programme of awards to architects, builders, schools and business people. - meeting to discuss issues that affect the town and its environs.

Up & Coming Events

Cross Keys House, 22 Hungate, Beccles - 7pm