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History and Heritage

The history and traditions of Lowestoft, and its society, including that of some of today's companies and businesses.

It's in the early stages.

Stories, information, and local links all about Lowestoft History

Try the Historic High Street Stroll where you can click on a building and find out some key facts about its history. And if it's a business, what it can do for you. There's a Cleveland Road Stroll - BUT this is just a sample of what could be done.

Or try the Timeline to look at some key dates in our history.

Just scroll or swipe down the page, or click on the 'related topic' below, or use the highlighted menus above.

And on the righthand side, stories with a connection to the area's history, from Heritage Action Zone to walks along The Scores.

Want to add information? Or suggest a link? Just email us with the details using the 'Oops' email box.

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Kensington Gardens

Kensington Gardens

Kensington Gardens is a park located on Kirkley clifftop, in the heart of the Lowestoft seafront. Within the park there are 4 public-use tennis courts, 2 bowling greens and a boating lake.

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1850 book - Lowestoft with details of the new route to Denmark

“Lowestoft has of late assumed so prominent a status, not merely among the new watering-places which have acquired more or less popularity within the last few years, chiefly owing to the extension

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Devereux wall advert restoration

Plans are afoot to try and sensitively recreate this 100 year old wall advert.

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Waller’s Raid CREDIT: AJ Turner, Letters from Lowestoft

Waller’s Raid

Lowestoft’s worst raid of world war 2

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