Moving to Norwich - Lifestyle of A Fine City - Canary Quay


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Norfolk's cultural verve

Moving to Norwich offers a lifestyle that both leads the way and sets the pace in Norfolk’s cultural verve.

The city bustles with creativity, flourishing entrepreneurship and cutting-edge research as well as connectivity, the beautiful countryside and fabulous coastline beyond.

It’s an historic city, with a distinctly modern attitude. From the Norman castle and Norwich Cathedral to the Forum, built to mark the new millennium, the city is packed with eye-catching architecture that spans the centuries, creating an endlessly fascinating backdrop to modern living.

Founded on the River Wensum, Norwich was once an important trade route. Today, the river is once again breathing life into the city, and offering you a unique lifestyle.

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Norwich is the only city in the UK located within a National Park, the Norfolk Broads, with over 125 miles of navigable lock-free waterways, stunning skies and open space.

The city, one of the country’s most vibrant and cosmopolitan capitals offers a lifestyle that both leads the way and sets the pace in Norfolk’s cultural verve. The first city in the UK to be named a UNESCO City of Literature, Norwich is also home to an open-air market, quirky independent shops, restaurants, cinemas, galleries, theatres, cafes, bars, live music venues, pubs and clubs. All these contribute to why Norwich is ranked in the Top 10 shopping cities in the country.

If you’re thinking of moving to Norwich, you certainly won’t be disappointed with all the city has to offer.

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With an incredibly diverse range of independent businesses and thriving food and drink scene, Norwich is also home to the headquarters of several national brands including Virgin, Aviva, Kettle Foods and Naked Wines. These wonderfully diverse businesses contribute
to the city being voted the happiest place to work in the UK, 2016. With a growing international reputation for world-changing research, the joint venture at the Norwich Research Park between the UEA and the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital includes scientists that are amongst the top 1% of the world’s most highly cited.

Home to both the Norwich University of the Arts and the University of East Anglia, a Top 15 UK University and ranked Top 200 world-wide, and Norwich School, the region’s top independent school, quality education in Norwich is in abundance.

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The North Norfolk coast can be reached in under an hour drive by car or bus, explore this stunning heritage coast with ease and at your own pace.


With the station being under a 10minute walk from Canary Quay, you can arrive at London Liverpool Street in just 90 minutes.


Norwich’s international airport is easily accessed in 15 minutes by taxi, travelling to European destinations such as Italy, France, Spain, Greece, Germany and even Lapland.

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