At the end of January 2019 we were really lucky to visit the Norfolk Record Office and view the original plans for the Waterways and Boating Lake. Designed by the Borough Surveyor, Mr S P Thompson, they were really fascinating to see!Read more
Make sure you grasp the opportunity to get involved in the Waterways restoration. That’s the message from the two gardeners appointed to help reinstate the planting scheme and care for the park into the future.Read more
Works on site have really got underway. Our contractor Blakedown and subcontractor Concrete Renovations have started planting the themed gardens, thatched the café and installed glass, making the building watertight. Surveys have been taken of the Boating Lake walls and reparation of the cracks has started.
Several community volunteers and Green Gym volunteers joined Ian and Duncan, our gardeners, to help plant up to 6,000 flowers and shrubs in the waterways. The site is really starting to transform.
National Lottery-funded restoration of historic Venetian Waterways.
The ground has been broken to start an inspirational community-led restoration of Great Yarmouth’s historic Venetian Waterways, ahead of its 90th anniversary in August 2018.Read more