Artists Impression of proposed Anglia Square, showing six and seven storey buildings surrounding an open space with trees and benches

Anglia Square in the news – April to July 2022

The planning application to develop Anglia Square is still with the council’s planning department, and a decision yet to be made.

Although the formal consultation period has closed, representations are still being accepted by the city council, so if you haven’t yet made your views known, you can do so by looking at the plans at, where there is also a link to the planning site where you can make comments.

In the meantime, the debate continues in the media.  Here are some of the latest stories:

Evening News 20/7/22: Claims rival Anglia Square plan ‘will cost taxpayers £100m’

Evening News 12/7/22: Call for ‘joined-up’ strategy to protect city’s heritage amid housing boom

Evening News 11/7/22: New vision for Anglia Square to rival Weston Homes application

SAVE Britain’s Heritage: Leading archaeologists and historians back listing bid for Norwich Church

EDP 30/6/22: Will Anglia Square developer be spared levy of millions of pounds?

Evening News 21/6/22: Fears Anglia Square homes will heap pressure on city GP surgeries

EDP 14/6/22: Plans submitted to rip down former Anglia Square bank for flats – NOTE: This building is not owned by the Anglia Square developer.

Evening News 14/6/22: Hopes block on thousands of new homes can be lifted within months

EDP 14/6/22: Westminster Abbey archaeologist backs campaign to save Anglia Square church

EDP 7/6/22: ‘Fundamentally at odds’ – Historic England opposes Anglia Square plans

EDP 1/6/22: Heritage watchdog objects to Anglia Square redevelopment plans

Architects’ Journal 31/5/22: Broadway Malyan’s revised Norwich scheme sparks fresh objections

Evening News 12/5/22: Why has it taken 30 years to get Anglia Square redeveloped?

Evening News 10/5/22: Will Anglia Square redevelopment create its own new high street?

Evening News 8/5/22: Doctor’s surgery access fears raised during Anglia Square consultation

EDP 4/5/22: Protection plea after potential Anglia Square medieval church discovery

EDP 30/4/22: How two words left Norfolk’s plans for thousands of homes in limbo

Evening News 20/4/22: New plans unveiled for Norwich’s Anglia Square

Artists impression showing vibrant narrow street used by pedestrians cyclists and a car, with small shops and cafes, and flats above. 3-4 storeys
Artists impression of Botolph Street as it could be developed to designs by Ash Sakula Architects