Transforming Streets, Transforming Lives
In 1900 the first trams ran in Norwich. They were greeted with awe, as a technological wonder of the age. Their arrival not only revolutionised travel, but also radically changed streets, as buildings were demolished, roads widened, and tracks installed.
This book combines newspaper articles, anecdotes, atmospheric photographs and contemporary documents to vividly illustrate the pivotal role trams played in both the development of Norwich and the lives of its people. It is the story about so much more than a vehicle; it is the story about
how that vehicle transformed a city.