Our Committee


Vice Presidents:

Kenneth Bird

Executive Committee:

David Bookless*       Chairman

Julian Luckett *         Vice Chairman, Chairman Planning Committee

Timothy Gorman       Hon. Secretary

Diana Hajikakou        Hon.Treasurer

Andy Stuart               Publicity and Membership Secretary

Wayne Jones*           Planning Liaison

Caroline Everett        Member

Rae Festing*             Member

John Spencer           Member

Michael Stott*           Member

Allan Thomson*         Member

Honorary Consultant:

Alan Dickinson*        Historical   

*Denotes member of the Planning Committee        

New members are welcome!


You don't need to live in Rye. Membership is open to all who are interested in safeguarding this beautiful part of East Sussex. 

The Society’s area of interest includes Playden, Rye Foreign, East Guldeford, Rye Harbour and Rye Harbour Road.  We organise excursions to places of interest, publish two newsletters a year, hold a summer garden party and end-of-year party, and have an AGM and annual lunch. See News for more details of current, past and future events.

SSingle Membership          £6
  Joint Membership           £10S
  Life Membership            £125
  Corporate Membership   £15

Please download the membership application form using button below and send the completed form to:

Little Orchard House, 3 West St, Rye, TN31 7ES

01797 223831

Download more information about the people serving the society.

Download a copy of our constitution 

(Approved 2019)

Download our most recent newsletter 

Download our application form to become a member

For information, contact the Chairman David Bookless

07719 283938  |  ryeconservation@gmail.com.

For planning matters contact Julian Luckett

01797 252114  |  millhousenorthiam@sky.com

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Your feedback is welcome. Let us have your comments about conservation issues on our News page.

If you have any suggestions for the site, or you notice any corrections which need to be made, please email ryeconservation@gmail.com