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Photo of Bowthorpe ward Councillors Mike and Sue Sands, Councillor Mike Stonard, and Councillor Beth Jones outside a newly built home at Three Score

City residents set to benefit from 88 new homes in Norwich

Published on Friday, 10th November 2023

Proposals to build 88 new zero-carbon homes have been set out in a consultation, highlighting the council’s ambitious plans to add more housing to a growing community on the outskirts of the city.

  • Statement: Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (RAAC)

    Published: Thursday, 14th September 2023

    Following serious safety concerns about the use of RAAC in certain public buildings, we have been carrying out urgent and detailed checks on the use of materials across all of our properties.

  • Residents set to return to their homes thanks to council intervention

    Published: Monday, 7th August 2023

    The safety of people living in private accommodation has been at the heart of sustained efforts by the city council after major safety issues emerged at an apartment block in Norwich.

  • Norwich partners work together to help vulnerable residents

    Published: Friday, 4th August 2023

    Norwich-based INTERACT, a partnership of local authorities, NHS and voluntary sector organisations, is helping vulnerable residents improve their housing situation and home environment.

  • Photograph of exterior of new homes for rough sleepers on Ketts Hill

    New homes to help rough sleepers off the street completed

    Published: Friday, 3rd March 2023

    New homes to help rough sleepers off the streets have been handed over in Norwich – the culmination of a £1.3 million joint initiative between Norwich City Council and Broadland Housing Association.

  • New play area.

    A new place to play for city neighbourhood

    Published: Wednesday, 15th February 2023

    Families living near Douro Place are enjoying a new and improved play area that allows children of all abilities to play together, thanks to investment from the council’s estate improvement budget.

  • Two new semi-detached homes with garden in Mile Cross

    New social homes transform derelict site

    Published: Friday, 9th December 2022

    Families are settling into eco-friendly new homes now standing on the site of the former Kings Arms public house in Mile Cross.

  • City households set to receive an energy boost

    Published: Wednesday, 13th April 2022

    Two new schemes are set to help residents facing rising fuel bills, thanks to investment from Norwich City Council.

  • Norwich City Council calls for Government to go further in support of Ukrainian refugees

    Published: Thursday, 31st March 2022

    Norwich City Council stands in solidarity with the people of Ukraine as they defend peace and democracy.

  • River Wensum

    Renewable energy to flow from river into council homes

    Published: Wednesday, 1st September 2021

    An innovative heating system using water from the River Wensum is set to achieve a major reduction in carbon emissions from a city council housing development, if proposals receive approval.

  • Prevention at the heart of Norfolk councils’ joint homelessness strategy

    Published: Thursday, 18th March 2021

    Covid-19 has left many people struggling financially, but three local councils are now better prepared to step in and help those who find themselves in housing need.

  • New roles announced to oversee key city services

    Published: Wednesday, 4th November 2020

    The city council is set to welcome three new faces following the successful appointment of three key roles to lead the workforce dedicated to delivering many vital city services for residents.

  • Goldsmith Street

    Goldsmith Street named Britain’s Best New Building

    Published: 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) .

  • Goldsmith Street, Passivhaus 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.

  • NPPS services website

    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.

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