Office to residential conversions soar

As city and town centres change in character and work, retail and leisure patterns change, is it little wonder that residential conversions are soaring? 30 years ago, perhaps even 10 years ago, most people commuted to a workplace. Weekends were time for leisure, whether that was a trip to the countryside or a town or [...]

By |2020-01-25T12:18:40+00:00January 25th, 2020|Commercial|0 Comments

Skinny latte for your skinny office block?

We're fortunate at Envision Cad to be based in the Union Building on Rose Lane, rubbing shoulders with businesses like Aston Shaw and the Rooftop Gardens, with space never an issue.  If we ever feel claustrophobic and who would in such expansive surroundings, this Norwich architectural planning service has the city at its feet. A [...]

By |2019-09-18T14:02:20+00:00September 18th, 2019|Commercial|0 Comments

What can planning do to save high streets?

Envision CAD are based in Norwich.  Generally the retail scene there is positive, but there's pockets of difficulties. If you walk from St Stephen's Street towards John Lewis up Timber Hill or Westlegate there's businesses closed. Step further into the city centre and the beautiful Royal Arcade is slowly beginning to empty of businesses. CLOSURE [...]

By |2019-07-07T10:07:43+00:00July 7th, 2019|Commercial|0 Comments

Norwich is named a “sharing city”

As a company based in Norwich city centre, we read with interest today, that it has been named as Britain's first sharing city. You can read more here. It's a vision for the city that embraces collaboration and it's one we fully endorse. Norwich has a proud history as a place of partnerships: Norwich Union, [...]

By |2019-01-29T20:49:43+00:00January 29th, 2019|Commercial|0 Comments
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