About The Kew Society

About The Kew Society

The Kew Society, which is more than 100 years old, is an influential organisation dedicated to enhancing the beauty and character of Kew with its historic legacy of buildings and green spaces.

In 1987 the Kew Society became a registered charity.

Main Aims of The Kew Society

Main Aims of The Kew Society

To review all planning applications in Kew with special regard to the architectural integrity and character of the neighbourhood.

To play an active role in the improvement of local amenities.

Keeping residents in touch with what is happening in their community.

To achieve its aims The Kew Society

To achieve its aims The Kew Society

Works closely with Local Government Councillors and the local Member of Parliament

Monitors all the planning applications and comments as needed

Makes representations to public and private organisations

Works with other organisations involved with local environmental issues including our green spaces, the towpath, pollution and aircraft noise.

Committee and Volunteers

Committee and Volunteers

The Kew Society is run by unpaid volunteers.  The Executive Committee meets eleven times a year while sub-committees look after particular areas of interest.

The Society organises community events including parties, picnics, lectures and outings and produces the Kew Society Newsletter with information about general local issues, events, planning matters and forthcoming activities.

Come and join us – get in touch


Event Information:

  • Wed
    8:00 pmCoach & Horses Hotel, Kew Green

    Need help with House Plant problems ?

    Look no further - Richard Ward (ex Kew Gardens student and Kew resident) is giving a free talk all about houseplants at the Rotary Club of Kew Gardens supper meeting.

    Bring your own diseased, sick or needy specimens and Richard will endeavour to offer a hands on demonstration. Plus discussions on propagation, staking, tying, potting, watering, soil pests and diseases.

    For supper the staff will take your Individual a la carte meal orders at 8pm, cash payment to the Club Treasurer during the evening.

    Booking by email to attendance@kewrotary.org.uk before 12 noon on Monday 13th 2015.

    Queries to Richard Ward on 020 8878 6696 or wienaw@aol.com

    Kew Rotary website