We were proud to host the topping out ceremony for the first 60 new flats, at the vibrant new quarter, Canary Quay, in Norwich.

Broadland Housing Chief Executive, Michael Newey, and Executive Development Director, Andrew Savage, were joined by James Carter and the site team to perform the topping out ceremony – involving the pouring of locally-brewed beer on the roof.

The one and two-bedroom apartments have been built next to Norwich City Football Club’s Carrow Road stadium.

The homes have been partly funded by Norwich City Council using the proceeds of Right to Buy sales and are part of the Canary Quay development of 323 new homes being built by Broadland Housing Group.

Michael Newey said: “Canary Quay is transforming a space that was neglected and derelict into a vibrant new living quarter for Norwich, providing high-quality homes near the city centre for people who need them the most, at rents they can afford. This is an extension of our enduring partnership with RG Carter – which has lasted over 50 years – and this scheme is another great example of how by working together we can improve lives for people in Norfolk.”

Mario Rackham, Director and General Manager said: “The topping out ceremony at Canary Quay is a great opportunity for us to welcome local stakeholders, after months of building, to enjoy a first look at the progress we have made, and to thank everyone who has got the project top this crucial stage. We look forward to completing this fantastic project, and to handing the new homes over so that people can enjoy the new community which is being created here for many years to come.”