Housing and schooling

Affordable, family-friendly and safe, West Norfolk is a fantastic place to live and work.

With lower house prices than nearby Cambridge, Peterborough and Norwich, and with good transport links regionally, nationally and internationally, more and more people are looking to make the move to King’s Lynn and West Norfolk, for the benefits to their personal and work lives.

Whether you dream of living in a sleepy rural village or a bustling market town West Norfolk has something to suit everyone. West Norfolk provides housing to match any budget, lifestyle and family, from new developments in established housing estates to Hanseatic merchant homes, town centre flats to country houses.

West Norfolk is becoming one of the country’s best places to live and work.

Schools and colleges

On top of affordable housing and good transport, West Norfolk is home to a range of schools, colleges and academies, as well as being within easy reach of several world-leading universities.

The College of West Anglia is one of the largest and most successful training providers in the East of England, and amongst the top colleges in the country. The College has recently been awarded £6.5million for the funding of a new university campus in association with Anglia Ruskin University, bringing even more further education options to the region.

Just outside of West Norfolk sit two of the world’s leading universities, Cambridge University and the University of East Anglia. Specialising in a variety of fields between them, and with names carrying weight around the world, the proximity of these campuses to King’s Lynn and West Norfolk is a big advantage for local families and businesses.

Based only an hour away from King’s Lynn, these two universities bring opportunities for both businesses and students – providing a skilled, educated workforce for local business and providing world-class education within reach of affordable living.