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  • Development Committee Email

    Development Committee Email

    It remains our strong belief, that these are questions that should be resolved before the plans are passed, to confirm there is evidence for a public interest justification and to improve the design of the car park and toilet facilities.

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  • Goodbye summer, hello autumn

    Goodbye summer, hello autumn

    Over the past month we have continued to challenge the NNDC planning process in an attempt to understand why due process isn’t being followed by the planning system and to raise our concerns regarding the design of the proposed car park – the design really isn’t fit for purpose.

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  • Detailed car park design flaws

    Detailed car park design flaws

    There are a number of flaws in the design of the proposed car park that make it not fit for purpose. The table below consolidates our concerns which have been entered in the planning system.

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  • OBJECTION TO PF/16/1251 Change of use of former tennis court/play area to public car park (48 spaces) with new access from Overstrand Road & conversion and alteration of former potting shed to form new public toilets in North Lodge Park

    OBJECTION TO PF/16/1251 Change of use of former tennis court/play area to public car park (48 spaces) with new access from Overstrand Road & conversion and alteration of former potting shed to form new public toilets in North Lodge Park

    We have formally lodged our objection to the planning application PF/16/1251 for a car park and new toilet facilities on the old children’s play area in North Lodge Park.

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  • Play Park Option Exhibition

    Play Park Option Exhibition

    The two surveys conducted by the Friends of North Lodge Park identified the lack of children’s play in the Park as a priority to be addressed. As part of the cafe licence it was agreed the Friends would put forward plans for a children’s play area, on the old bowling green, funded in part by profits ...

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  • Poll no-win for North Lodge Park

    Poll no-win for North Lodge Park

    We need to find a way to have a sensible debate within the community and with NNDC. We do not think the proposed parish poll is the way to do it.

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  • 48 Spaces and new toilets

    48 Spaces and new toilets

    The car park proposal North Norfolk District Council have submitted plans for a car park in North Lodge Park, with conversion of the old bandstand to public toilets. In summary the proposals are: a 48 space car park, with 6 disabled spaces, wholly on the old children’s play area (‘concrete area’); conversion of the old bandstand into public toilets; no ...

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  • North Lodge Park proposed car park and public toilets

    North Lodge Park proposed car park and public toilets

    Implementation of the proposed car park in North Lodge Park will dramatically change the use of a significant part of this important and much loved Park. Acceptance of the development is a major decision for the community, one that should be made with all the right information, and put into context with the long term ...

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  • Cromer Carnival Open Air Open Mic

    Cromer Carnival Open Air Open Mic

    With thanks to COAST ARTS for organising the first Cromer Carnival (Official) Open Air Open Mic in North Lodge Park – and thanks to all the performers and supporters. Special thanks to Rock the Lobster

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  • Dr Dance

    Dr Dance

    Thanks to Dr Dance for a great evening in the Park.

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  • Cromer Carnival Open Air Open Mic | 13th August

    Cromer Carnival Open Air Open Mic | 13th August

    ROCK THE LOBSTER will be in North Lodge Park, Cromer, giving performers a chance to, well, perform. The day is to enable local performers gain experience, improve their skills and, perhaps most importantly, enjoy themselves!

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  • Dance Doctor Dance

    Dance Doctor Dance

    Dance Night with the dancer and psychologist Peter Lovatt, aka Dr Dance. Sunday 31 July 19:00-21:00 | North Lodge Park, Cromer | Free Do you want to know how swing frees up memory and tango triggers creativity? Are you burning to learn how barn dancing boosts puzzle-solving powers, ballroom hormones influence social identity and hardcore rave relates ...

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Friends of North Lodge Park

The Friends of North Lodge Park AIM To protect, enhance and promote North Lodge Park as a place of recreation and enjoyment for the long term benefit of the local community and visitors OBJECTIVES To encourage wide community input and participation in improving the Park so that the Park may best serve the local community and visitors To manage and assist with current and future projects that will improve the Park To represent the interests of the community and visitors through a positive, co-operative approach, working in partnership with North Norfolk District Council Registered Charity Number 1169907
Friends of North Lodge Park
Friends of North Lodge Park
Super night on Saturday with Earnest and Stuff of Dreams Theatre Company
Friends of North Lodge Park
Friends of North Lodge Park
The truth is rarely pure and never simple Stuff of Dreams Theatre Company bring Earnest to Cromer on Saturday. advance tickets only £6 from @merchants_place and northlodgepark.org.uk
Friends of North Lodge Park
Friends of North Lodge Park
Lovely day by the café and boating lake, summer is here.
Friends of North Lodge Park
Friends of North Lodge Park
Forecast is set fair for the weekend so why not bring a picnic on Saturday evening and enjoy the atmosphere when Stuff of Dreams Theatre Company return to North Lodge Park with The Importance of Being Earnest. Advance tickets £6 from NorthLodgePark.org.uk and Merchants' Place.