Merchants of Norwich: on the trail of the city’s lost fortunes
Here’s my recent travel story for The Independent, a lockdown-friendly tour of our fine city of #Norwich. My quest for clues takes me through the medieval streets of one of East Anglia’s finest cities. It’s a fascinating story: for hundreds of years Norwich was England’s richest provincial city. But just when the rest of the country was powering ahead, the city’s economy collapsed. Bankruptcy loomed. How could it reinvent itself and bounce back? To find out more, read my story in The Independent here or download a PDF version.