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22nd December, 2016


Planning permission has been granted and lottery funding secured for further work at Dragon Hall, Norwich.

Writer’ Centre Norwich has received the green light to develop the city’s medieval Dragon Hall, parts of which date back to circa 1430, into the National Centre for Writing.

Arts Council England has awarded £789,434 from National Lottery sources towards the project’s capital costs.

Opening its doors in April 2018, the centre will comprise educational and community spaces, enhanced office space and technical facilities, a refurbished public performance arena seating up to 120 people, and even residential space for visiting writers, in England’s first UNESCO City of Literature.

writers-centre

For further information http://www.writerscentrenorwich.org.uk

11th August, 2016


This proposal represents the culmination of a community led process to provide Thompson with a new hall that facilitates a range of activities in the village. The aim is that the building should be a focal point that enhances the life of the village. The principal of siting the new hall on part of the existing Millennium Green has been agreed and the proposals for the new building seek to make the most of the location, embracing the view and reinforcing links with the surrounding landscape.

The building aims to be truly sustainable not just in its construction but also in reducing maintenance and running costs to a minimum. In assessing their requirements Thompson Community Hall believe that a contemporary approach to the design most clearly reflects their aims for the project, combining their functional needs with a simple aesthetic that will have an enduring appeal well into the future.

Thompson Community Hall

9th August, 2016


Nerys achieved her MCIAT qualification!

12th May, 2016


Phase 1 of the Holkham Studios office development in the parkland of the Holkham Estate in North Norfolk has been successfully completed and is occupied by international jewellery designer.

This initial phase has received much acclaim and was awarded winner in the category of commercial property development for the 2015 RICS awards, East of England.

The Telegraph has written, is this the UK’s coolest office? See the full article here:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/interiors/is-this-the-uks-coolest-office/

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