Our Local Heritage

The Norwich Society: Draft Local List: Public Consultation The Latest version of the Local Listing Project (Sept 2012) is available as a pdf download (This a large file and may take some time to download • 46.73mb) To access the original Local Listing click on one of these headings: By Road • By Type of…

NS comments Norwich South City Centre 13.12.2012

NS comments on the draft vision plan for Norwich South City Centre The Norwich Society broadly welcomes the plan for the South City Centre and is pleased to acknowledge the inclusion of many of the previous suggestions from the Society. The Society is of the opinion that work could start now on developing the proposed…

Chapelfield St Stephen’s NS Views Nov 2012

NORWICH AREA TRANSPORT STRATEGY IMPLEMENTATION: MAKING ROOM – ST STEPHEN’S STREET AREA PROJECT The Norwich Society supports this strategy and its objectives of improving the environment for retail and commercial development, of improving the quality and reliability of public transport and of further developing the ring-and-loop traffic model for the city centre. Our three reservations…

High Profile for Low Relief Work

Ever since we published a booklet by Alec Hartley about the ‘very public artist’ John Moray-Smith in 2007, the Norwich Society has taken an interest in the preservation of his bas-relief plaques that decorated Morgan brewery pubs. The most well-known one is probably the Prince of Denmark, Sprowston Road, because it takes up a large…

City Centre Strategy Nov 2013

What kind of City centre will best serve the people of Norwich in the future? The Society has initiated a project to look at what the City centre could look like in 2025 or even 2035 and to identify some of the issues that may need tackling to keep the City attractive and economically successful….

The Norwich Society

The Norwich Society invites you to join us in caring for this fine old City. We do this by: Watching planned city development to encourage the highest possible standards Identifying planning and development needs and arguing for them with the relevant authorities Gathering evidence of problems and concerns and making the case for change Explore…