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Goldsmith Street named Britain’s Best New Building

Published on Wednesday, 9th October 2019

Goldsmith Street, the city’s ground-breaking development of eco-efficient council homes, was awarded the RIBA Stirling Prize at a ceremony in London on Tuesday night (8 October) .

  • Passivehaus development

    New eco-houses become homes

    Published: Friday, 1st February 2019

    The first residents are settling into their new homes at Norwich City Council’s award winning Goldsmith Street development in Norwich.

  • Low-energy housing developments shortlisted for coveted award

    Published: Wednesday, 14th November 2018

    Our award-winning housing development on Goldsmith Street has helped to wow judges after the city council was shortlisted for a top accolade in next year’s prestigious LGC Awards.

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    National accolade for council’s homelessness services

    Published: Wednesday, 1st August 2018

    Norwich City Council has been recognised for its ongoing commitment to providing excellent homelessness services by being awarded ‘gold standard’ status from the National Practitioner Support Service.

  • Councillors and staff pictured at Goldsmith Street.

    City’s major eco homes project underway

    Published: Thursday, 19th January 2017

    A ground breaking ceremony was held at Goldsmith Street on Thursday (19 January) at a site that is set to be one of the largest collections of energy efficient homes ever built in the city.

  • Cllr Waters hands over keys to new council house to delighted family.

    Family delighted with new home

    Published: Wednesday, 19th October 2016

    A local family were delighted to receive the keys to a new council-owned property which promises to make a massive difference to their daily lives.

  • Councillors view plans for new homes

    City’s first eco homes take shape

    Published: Friday, 23rd September 2016

    City councillors made a special visit to Mile Cross this week to the development site of what is hoped will be the city’s most energy efficient homes.

  • City’s first eco homes move a step closer

    Published: Friday, 20th May 2016

    The creation of what is hoped will be the city’s most energy efficient homes moved a step closer this week with the arrival of timber frames at the city council’s new development in Mile Cross.

  • Martin & Co Norwich is the first organisation to be officially approved under the scheme

    Working together to raise standards in private housing

    Published: Monday, 18th April 2016

    Tenants in private rented accommodation in Norwich will benefit from a new property registration scheme being launched today.

  • City council leading the way

    Published: Friday, 15th January 2016

    Norwich is being put at the forefront of the development of energy efficient homes thanks to the city council’s ambitious building programme

  • Development company business plan gets go-ahead

    Published: Friday, 15th January 2016

    A Norwich City Council-owned development company is ready to get underway with its first project, following approval of a business plan by the authority’s cabinet.