Heritage Action Zone
King’s Lynn was designated a Heritage Action Zone (HAZ) status by Historic England during 2017-2022. The Borough Council worked in partnership with Historic England to support the development of.
The programme identified important sites and buildings with development potential and historic importance and ensure that refurbishment or new development reflects the local character.
The HAZ programme included;
- Masterplanning of Nelson Quay for mixed-use development on King’s Lynn’s riverfront
- Restoration, refurbishment and de risking of the Sommerfeld and Thomas and Grain Silo site at South Quay for future mixed use redevelopment
- Masterplanning of the Southgates Regeneration Area, the historic gateway to King’s Lynn