Changing Face of Norwich
- Red Lion Street

We see Red Lion Street today as a wide boulevarde with impressive Victorian mansions opposite the monolith of Debenham's department store. However before the trams came to Norwich this same street was a narrow thoroughfare with a ramshackle of somewhat run-down buildings facing the elegant Curls department store. The trams needed a wider street and so all of the east side was demolished enabling Norwich's foremost architects to demonstrate their talent in rebuilding Red Lion street.

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