Sovereign House was the headquarters of the HMSO (Her Majesty’s Stationery Office) between 1968 and 1996. Sovereign House itself was located at the Anglia Square shopping precinct and was a very large brutalist office block that employed around 800 people at its peak. Though it might be surprising to know that even though Sovereign House was specifically built for the HMSO they did not own the building and in fact leased it from the owners on a 40-year lease, paying £97,000 per year in rent.
As the 1990s came to the close, A relatively large part of the Norwich area went through a period of rapid redevelopment. That is not surprising as just like the rest of England, most of Norfolk benefited greatly from the influx of cash from the housing boom of the early to mid-2000s. Some of the building projects around Norwich in this time period had at least some degree of controversy and even worse, the 2007 to 2010 financial crisis led to some projects being delayed or outright cancelled.
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North Norfolk Documentaries North Norfolk is the most rural part of Norfolk, this is because it is the only district within the county to have less than a third of its’ population living within an urban area (Note 1).