Costessey is situated to the west of Norwich. It is a mixture of suburban low density housing - New Costessey; village - Old Costessey and 21st Century private housing projects - Lodge Farm and Queens Hills.
There is a modern business park housing national and international firms and to the east, The Royal Norfolk Show Ground holds the annual showcase for all that is special about a rural and agricultural County
There are four schools, six churches, two sports parks, a public library, a number of recreation areas, three public houses and an 18 hole golf club. There are two surgeries and two dental practices. The Southern Bypass allows easy access to other major routes.
The population of Costessey at the 2001 census was 9822 spread among 4255 households. This will rise significantly as the new housing developments are completed.
Costessey covers an area of 1239 hectares or 4.78 square miles.
Costessey Parish Council is here to serve YOU
The Parish Council owns and manages the Costessey Centre, Breckland Hall, the Owen Barnes Room, Breckland Recreation Ground, Longwater Recreation Ground, Gunton Lane Recreation Ground, Bunkers Hill Woodland, Greenhills Wood, the Parish Cemetery and the Roundwell Monument..
It maintains St Edmund’s Churchyard and various other smaller areas such as the green on which the village sign stands and it manages the allotments. It is also the Trustee of the Old Cricket Ground.
In addition it considers every planning application submitted in Costessey, is consulted on a huge range of local and national issues, lobbies and liaises and much, much more.
Why not come to a meeting—you might find it interesting!
Parish: Costessey Local Authority: South Norfolk Council
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