The elegant Georgian streets and bustling shopping mews of Holt make it one of the jewels in Norfolk’s crown.
But it has not stopped the community dreaming up a vision for its future, which aims to improve the townscape and the lives of its residents.
Among the ambitious plans are new town squares for market stalls and cultural events, and proposals to help young people find work.
But a survey by the EDP found many people on the street had not heard of the masterplan – and felt it was less important than the long-standing campaign to provide a new car park to ease the town’s traffic congestion, which many traders fear is holding it back.
The Holt Vision final report is the result of a £30,000 project – funded by a £25,000 grant from North Norfolk Community Partnership and £5,000 from the town council – which has been in the making since August last year.
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