Welcome to South Canterbury
We are fortunate to live in the beautiful and historic city of Canterbury and we seek to preserve and enhance this unique heritage. The Oaten Hill & South Canterbury Association aims to support and improve the quality of life of our community of approximately 2,000 households. We cover an area south-east of the city walls, from Rhodaus Town to Lady Wootton’s Green, Pilgrims Way and east to Churchill Road along the New Dover Road, and south to Ridlands Farm, including South Canterbury Road, Nunnery Road and Oaten Hill. See Map below.
What we do
We systematically scrutinise planning applications in our area and we review and comment on environmental issues such as air quality and the provision of open space. Our members are kept informed about these developments through our weekly emails on planning applications, and our quarterly Newsletters. We support special interest groups on local history and gardening and our Green Team organises tree planting, litter picking and other activities which enhance the appearance and environmental integrity of the area. We organise a wide range of social events and activities which we hope brings the community closer together.
New members are always welcome, as is anyone who is interested to help with activities. We also have vacant positions on the Committee and would welcome members with fresh ideas to stand for them. The roles are not onerous, and you will have a hand in steering local decisions about planning, policies, street safety and the environment. Please think about helping. For a friendly chat and information do contact the OHSCA Secretary, Marion Bell (email@example.com or 07713 025245).
Gardening Interest Group
Regular meetings and events are arranged by this special interest group of the Association.Read more
Towards 10,000 Steps
Meets every Friday morning, at Kent & Canterbury Hospital gates opposite Cromwell Road at 9.30am.Read more
Local History Group
This special interest group of the Association holds meetings every other month.Read more