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Norwich could be the next place you and/or your business calls home. Are you ready to
discover the everyday wins working
in Norwich can bring? Download our prospectus to find out.


If you’d like to order some physical copies of our prospectus to give out yourself, you can do so below.

We have a choice of two prospectuses: a lite prospectus containing an overview of working in Norwich as a 1/3rd A4 fold-out leaflet, to be distributed widely at events. The main prospectus provides a wealth of knowledge on the everyday WiNs of working in Norwich, covering lifestyle & culture, education & people, and business & infrastructure as the one-stop-shop for the City of Stories, across 12 pages of glossy imagery.


Here are the sources we’ve acquired some of the key facts from in our prospectus:

Page 04 – 05
“Discover the only English city inside a national park”
Norwich is the only English city with part of a national park in its midst. The stretch of the River Wensum that flows through the city is part of the Broads (11/08/2022)

Page 06 – 07
“We’ve been voted as one of the best places to live so many times we’ve lost count”
Sunday Times Best Place to Live (Regional winner East) 2022
Sunday Times Best Place to Live (Regional winner East) 2021
Sunday Times Best Place to Live (Regional winner East) 2020

“Norwich became England’s first City of Literature”
Norwich became England’s first UNESCO City of Literature in 2012, which now involve 42 cities from 32 countries across 6 continents

“Norwich Market – one of the largest in the UK
“One of the largest outdoor markets in the country”: (10/08/2022)

Norwich Market – which has stood in the same spot for 900 years
“When the Normans arrived in Norwich after the Conquest, they established a new Borough to the west of the Castle. They also established a new market in what became known as the French Borough. This market has been at the heart of Norwich ever since”

“Norwich market “won best large market is 2019”
Best Large Outdoor Market winner Norwich can be described as a “phoenix that has risen from the ashes”. The market has demonstrated the power of social media for the market; its work with partners and the local BID; the outreach to young traders and the marked increase in footfall and business expansion”

“Our combination of independent shops and big name brands have seen out high-street win national awards.”
Won 2014 Great British High Street of the Year in the City Category. “The judges were impressed with the leadership exhibited by Norwich Lanes Association, describing them as a team of media savvy business leaders, who are working in partnership with traders and Norwich BID to develop a strong brand, organising a series of innovative events and marketing campaigns. The enthusiasm and passion of the volunteer ambassadors, prolific throughout the town, was another reason why the judges chose Norwich Lanes as the winner in this category”.

“In 2021 we were named the most romantic city in the UK”
Research by Foxy Bingo, ranking the 100 biggest cities and towns in the UK on the number of romantic hotels, restaurants and things to do per square kilometre

“One of the best cities in the England in which to raise a family”

“You could be in London in 90 minutes”
You can travel from London Liverpool Street to Norwich in 90 minutes on selected services, with two trains leaving at 11am and 7pm Monday to Saturday 24% of Norwich residents walk or cycle to work.

“Norwich House prices are on average 18.3% cheaper than the rest of the UK”
Land registry data to July 2022. UK average = £292,188 Norwich average = £238,454

“Rated as one of the best places to live by the Sunday Times in 2022.”
Sunday Times Best Place to Live (Regional winner East) 2022.

“Purple flag accreditation”

“Norwich Lanes are home ot over 300 independent shops, bars and restaurants”
Norwich Lanes is home to over 300 independent shops (11/08/2022)

“Home to six theatres:”
Norwich Theatre Royal, Norwich Playhouse, Maddermarket Theatre, Norwich Puppet Theatre, Sewell Barn Theatre, The Garage UNESCO ‘City of Literature’ and home to National Centre for Writing.

“Seven pedalways”

“Norwich City council to be Net Zero carbon by 2030.”,this%20objective%20from%202019%20onwards. (2020)

Page 10 – 11

“Two Teaching Excellence Framework Gold-standard universities”
UEA awarded Golf Teaching Excellence Framework award in 2017.

“NUA awarded Gold Teaching Excellence Framework award in 2017”

“UEA is ranked in the UK Top 30 and World Top 200 Universities”,and%20Complete%20University%20Guide%202021.

“NUA was ranked in the top 10 for teaching quality”

NUA ranked in the top two creative arts universities by the complete student guide,the%202023%20Complete%20University%20Guide.

“79 schools, 20 of which are ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted rated”,middle-deemed-secondary,primary,middle-deemed-primary

“Norwich Boasts 36 primary schools serving 10,549 students for the 2022 school year.”

“At City College Norwich a brand-new dedicated digital skills institute engages teenage innovators.”

“Our start-up retention rate is 43.2%”

“UEA has a student population of 19,000”

“1/3 of graduates choose to stay in Norwich”

“Norwich Research Park hosts four independent, internationally renowned research institutions, where around 30,000 people are based”

“Helpful Tech Community’ named as number one strength of the city by Norwich start ups”

Page 14 – 15

Norwich is a Centre for Cities Fast Growth City

“Norwich has been home to one of the largest insurance centres in the UK for over 200 years”

“Norfolk is home to the largest free-to-access IoT” and

“£50 million investment in high-speed broadband”

“Rent prices in Norwich are over 20% lower than the national average”
As of May 2022, the average asking rent for Norwich was £786 per month
This is 23.47% cheaper rent than the national average (correct as of May 2022)

“ The county’s offshore windfarms will help supply green energy to more than 4 million UK homes”

“The urban area of Norwich is among the top 10 fastest-growing urban centres in the country”

“Recently awarded a Town Deal”

“Pinpointed as a vibrant technology cluster by Tech Nation”

“Norwich boasts six key growth sectors (financial services, life science, advanced manufacturing, food & drink, digital and creative industries) and a substantial presence of knowledge intensive business services (KIBS)”

“Rent prices in Norwich are over 55% lower than in London”
Cost of Living in Norwich. Sep 2022. Prices in Norwich.