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The Village of Bawburgh


Bawburgh lies in the valley of the River Yare about 5 miles (8.0 km) west of Norwich city centre. It has a population of around 600. 

Please respond to the latest Greater Norwich Local Plan consultations regarding the proposed Gypsy and Traveller sites and additional housing:

South Norfolk Village Clusters Housing Allocations Plan – Broadland and South Norfolk ( The closing date for this consultation was 5pm on Monday 8 March 2023.


The Gypsy and Traveller site would be located at land off Hockering Lane which would accommodate approximately 6 pitches (policy number GNLP5009). The closing date for this consultation is 20 March 2023 and can be found at Greater Norwich Local Plan Gypsy and Traveller Sites Focused Consultation | GNLP.

Bawburgh Parish Council


The Parish Council is made up of 5 members who all live in Bawburgh and represent the village on various matters.  We are effectively the third tier of local government, the other two being Norfolk County Council and South Norfolk District Council.


We meet on the third Thursday of every other month at 7.00pm in the village hall at Bawburgh.


The public are very welcome to attend and we encourage people to speak during the open forum which is part of each formal meeting.

Contact the Parish Clerk

Nicola Ledain​​
07855 947797
News & Events
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The next meeting of the Parish Council will be held on Thursday 23 March at 7pm at Bawburgh Village Hall. A public speaking item is always on the agenda. If you would like anything discussed please or would like to attend, please contact the clerk on

in 2023, Parish Elections take place. If you are interested in becoming a Parish Councillor please see details here

On Thursday 4 May 2023, local elections are taking place across England. To vote in a polling station, residents will need to bring photo ID.

No ID? You can apply for free voter ID Find out more at or call 0800 328 0280

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