Links and Resources


A wealth of publications have been produced about Ringwood, it’s people and places over the years and we have compiled a list of some useful reading for those who would like to know more about our town and its history. This list can be found on our Publications page.

Historic Building Guidance

For information on available guidance for historic buildings, please visit our Historic Building Guidance page.

Design Guidance

For information on available design guidance for buildings within Ringwood, please visit our Design Guidance page.

Energy Efficiency and Retrofit of Historic Building Guidance

For information on available guidance available for improving the energy efficiency of historic buildings through retrofit solutions, please visit our Energy Efficiency and Retrofit of Historic Building Guidance page.

Planning Policy

Information on New Forest District Council planning policy can be found here and information on planning policy within the New Forest National Park can be found here.


The Ringwood Society works with a range of local and national organisations and links to their websites can be found below.

Local Organisations

Greyfriars Community Centre: Greyfriars is a centre for the Ringwood community from toddlers to senior citizens.

Ringwood Meeting House: The Ringwood Meeting House offers a wide range of activities and events and has become one of the social hubs for the Ringwood community and visitors. The Ringwood Meeting House also includes an extensive archive of information relating to the town, it’s buildings and people.

Ringwood Town Council: The Town Council website provides information on local government for the area.

New Forest District Council Planning: To contact the council on any planning issues, please email

New Forest National Park Authority Planning: To contact the National Park Authority on any planning issues, please email

Hampshire Record Office: The Hampshire Record Office in Winchester is home to an extensive collection of archives relating to Hampshire, along with access to census returns, newspapers, images, video footage and much more.

Hampshire County Council: The Hampshire County Council website provides information on top level local government for the county including highways.

National Organisations

Civic Voice: Civic Voice is the national charity for the civic movement in England. For further information email