Independent & Specialist Shops
The medieval alleys and winding back streets in the heart of the city form the Norwich Lanes
which include Upper St Giles, St. Benedicts Street, Bridewell Alley, St John Maddermarket, Pottergate London Street and Guildhall Hill. In all these locations you will find independent small businesses selling original gifts
, specialist and lifestyle shops, or that something extra special, designer clothing, books, antiques, hairdressers, vintage clothes and accessories.
High street names and large department stores are well represented including a very large and comprehensive John Lewis, House of Fraser, BHS
, a regional flag-ship store for Marks & Spencer
and a newly refurbished Debenhams
. Mixed with this are a selection of all the usual eateries, coffee bars and pavement cafes - Starbucks, Pret a Manger, Costa Coffee
plus a selection of independent cafes, delis.
Malls & Retail Parks
Norwich houses two great shopping centres, Castle Mall
. Between them they offer over 150 shops plus restaurants and cafes. A five minute walk from the city centre takes you to the Cathedral Retail Park
. The other side of the city you will find Riverside Retail
adjacent to the train station. Riverside Retail features large stores include Mamas & Papas, Next and Argos
*Venuescore Survey, The Javelin Group 2011.