Links

Please find below a list of links related to the town and the Society.

Amersham & Chesham E-mail Newsletter
http://www.amersham.org
Free community newsletter service.
Amersham History
https://amershammuseum.org/history/
An off-shoot of the Amersham Museum, this “giant scrap-book” collects  together an increasing number of articles about the history of buildings and people in the Amersham area.
Amersham Martyrs Community Play
http://themartyrsofamersham.co.uk/
The web site for the highly acclaimed community play, to be staged in March 2016 in St Mary’s Church, Amersham, by the Amersham Society.
Amersham Museum
https://amershammuseum.org
Local history museum based in a 15th century timber-frame hall house.  Open July to November (2017), Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Bank Holiday Mondays, 12.00 to 16.30 + special events or pre-booked groups
Also organises local guided walks.
Amersham News, Views and Information
http://www.amersham.org.uk/
Excellent Source of local information, photographs, history, events and emphemera, including a comprehensive list of films and television productions that have used Amersham as a location
Amersham Town Council
http://www.amersham-tc.gov.uk/
3rd Tier Local Authority, parks, cemeteries etc. Councillor contact details
Association of North Thames Amenity Societies (ANTAS)
https://www.antas.org.uk/
Sub regional grouping of civic and amenity societies from Bucks, Oxfordshire, Berkshire and Hertfordshire
Beaconsfield Society
http://www.beaconsfieldnow.org.uk/
Neighbouring Society
Buckinghamshire Archaeological Society
http://www.bucksas.org.uk/
Publishes reports (Records of Buckinghamshire), organises lectures and maintains a library.
Buckinghamshire Churches
http://www.buckschurches.uk/
Covers historic churches throughout the county, mainly focussing on stained glass. St Mary’s Amersham features prominently
Buckinghamshire County Council
https://www.buckscc.gov.uk/
Ist Tier Local Authority. Responsibilities include highways, footpaths etc
Buckinghamshire Family History Society
https://www.bucksfhs.org.uk/
Family History research in Bucks. Registered Charity founded in 1976
Bucks Tree Club
https://sites.google.com/site/buckstreeclub/
The Bucks Tree Club was formed for anyone keen to share their interest and knowledge of trees and where the notable ones are to be found in Buckinghamshire.
Chesham Society
http://www.cheshamsociety.org.uk/
Neighbouring Society
Chilterns Conservation Board
https://www.chilternsaonb.org/
Public body established to conserve and enhance the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
Chiltern District Council
http://www.chiltern.gov.uk/
Local Planning Authority (LPA) see below. 2nd Tier Authority also responsible for refuse collection etc
Chiltern District Council Planning
http://www.chiltern.gov.uk/planning
Local Planning Authority (LPA) for all planning matters incuding Applications and Consultation
Chiltern Railway
https://www.chilternrailways.co.uk/before-you-travel/download-our-timetable
Timetables for fast overground service from London Marylebone and Aylesbury. See also Transport for London for Metropolitan Line Service
Chiltern Society
https://chilternsociety.org.uk/
Caring About the Chilterns
Chiltern Voice
http://www.chilternvoice.fm/
Excellent news source for Chesham, Amersham & the local district
Civic Voice
http://www.civicvoice.org.uk/
The new national umbrella Civic Societies organisation and successor to the Civic Trust
County Museum Aylesbury
https://www.buckscountymuseum.org/museum/
Award winning County Museum in attractive old town area of Aylesbury
Crown Hotel Amersham
https://www.thecrownamersham.com/
Local accommodation. Under the same management as the King’s Arms- see below
Department for Communities and Local Government
https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/ministry-of-housing-communities-and-local-government
Central government department responsible for local government
Department for Transport
https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-transport
Information on proposals for a high speed rail network and the work of High Speed Two Ltd (HS2 Ltd).
English Heritage
https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/
Exists to protect and promote England’s spectacular historic environment
HS2 Action Alliance
http://www.hs2actionalliance.org/
Local Campaigning Organisation suported by the Amersham Society against HS2
HS2 Amersham Action Group
http://www.hs2amersham.org.uk/
Local Campaigning Organisation suported by the Amersham Society against HS2
HS2 Watch
http://hs2watch.org.uk/
To monitor progress and assist with complaints
King’s Arms
https://www.kings-arms-hotel.com/
Local accommodation. Under the same management as the Crown Hotel- see above
Lenborough Hoard Appeal
http://www.buckscountymuseum.org/museum/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2016/02/Lenborough-Hoard-Schools-Fundraising.pdf
The appeal, launched by the Aylesbury Museum, to raise money to allow the Museum to buy the hoard of over 5 000 Saxon coins (mostly from the reigns of Æthelred and Cnut) found near Buckingham in 2014.
Old Amersham Business Association
http://www.oaba.co.uk/
Local Business Association for Old Amersham. Tel: 01494 434830
Parish Church of St Mary’s
http://stmaryschurchamersham.com/
Ancient Church in the centre of Old Amersham
South Buckinghamshire Riding for the Disabled
http://southbucksrda.org/
South Buckinghamshire Riding for the Disabled Association is a UK charity promoting the aims of the Riding for the Disabled Association  by providing people with the opportunity to ride to benefit their health and well-being. Other RDA groups exist in other parts of the county.
Seasons Café Deli
https://www.seasons-cafe.co.uk/
A place to meet – a coffee shop and cafe deli. Rated by The Independent one of the top coffee shops and delis in England. At 6 Market Square.
The Grocer at 91 The Grocer at 15
https://www.thegrocershops.co.uk/
More places to meet, coffee shops and grocer delis with Italian influence. “Well worth going out of your way to visit”  TRIP ADVISOR May 2013.

At 91 High Street and at 15 The Broadway

Transport for London
https://tfl.gov.uk/plan-a-journey/
Timetable for Metropolitan Line Underground service from Baker Street and the City to Amersham. See also Chiltern LIne.
Thames & Chilterns in Bloom
https://en-gb.facebook.com/ThamesAndChilternsInBloom/
Local Information on Thames & Chilterns in Bloom and how to enter.

Please note the Amersham Society is not responsible for any of the contents or services offered by these third party websites listed here under Links, nor any liabilities associated with them.