Normandy Road Area


Encompassing Cannon Street, Ladysmith Road, Kimberley Road and Worley Road, this peaceful conservation area offers handsome Victorian and Edwardian houses within a short walk of the city centre and excellent local schools.

Cafes, shops, bars and restaurants

Pop up the road to one of the cafes on Catherine Street for a coffee or bite to eat, or an evening beer and BBQ food at the Craft and Cleaver. Catherine Street’s row of independent shops include a local butcher, a kids clothes shop and Bricktraders for any Lego fans. A short walk further brings you to the city centre and its wide range of cafes, independent shops and high street brands, bars, restaurants and theatres


Popular local primary schools include Aboyne Lodge Primary and Nursery School and Garden Fields JMI School, both recently rated Good by OFSTED.

Parks and green spaces

Nearby Victoria Park offers green space for dog walking and escaping for some fresh air, a children’s play area and playing fields. Verulamium Park with its rolling parkland, lakes and children’s play areas is just a short walk away too.