Media Centre

Our Media Centre aims to provide journalists with the best way to access information about the Society and our latest news.

The Open Spaces Society is a registered charity and Britain’s oldest conservation body – we have three main aims:

  • To campaign for stronger protection and opportunities for everyone to enjoy commons, greens and paths.
  • To defend open spaces against loss and pressures from development.
  • To assist local communities so that they can safeguard their green spaces for future generations to enjoy.

Well-maintained public footpath near Swallowfield, Wokingham


Here is our strategic plan for 2019-2024

To keep up to date with our campaigns, new publications and responses to Government initiatives search our posts by region or by topic

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For more details on the history of the Society read this summary

Explore our unique lantern slide archive containing images from 1900 – 1940 many of which show landscapes that are protected to this day.

As a member of the Wildlife and Countryside Link, the largest environment and wildlife coalition in England, we have signed up to this diversity and anti-racism statement.


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