The Greater Norwich Growth Board is supported by several cross authority working groups, which ensure the strategic delivery of infrastructure across Greater Norwich.
The IDB is made up of Directors from each partner authority: South Norfolk and Broadland District Councils, Norwich City Council and Norfolk County Council. The IDB supports the work of the GNGB and is responsible for the management of the Infrastructure Investment Fund and delivery of the Greater Norwich Growth Programme. This meeting is the key monthly forum where issues are discussed and proposals assessed, ensuring that informed recommendations are presented to the GNGB for approval.
The Delivery Officers Group is made up of cross authority senior officers who are leads in the delivery of each eligible infrastructure thematic subgroup; Transport, Green Infrastructure, Education and Community (which includes Libraries.), together with representatives from the Greater Norwich Local Plan team, Active Norfolk and The Broads Authority.
This group plays a vital role in thematic infrastructure delivery in Greater Norwich, and is responsible for:
The Green Infrastructure Programme Team (GIPT) is made up of specialist officer representatives from the four Greater Norwich partner authorities, together with the Broads Authority as a key stakeholder. It is responsible for assembling and managing a programme of Green Infrastructure projects across Greater Norwich, and for identifying the green infrastructure strategic priorities within the Greater Norwich area. These projects and priorities inform the Greater Norwich Infrastructure Plan.
The GIPT is responsible for:
The GIPT is currently overseeing an updated Green Infrastructure Strategy for Greater Norwich.
The Sports and Physical Activity Working Group (SPAWG) is made up of specialist officer representatives from the four Greater Norwich partner authorities, together with Active Norfolk. It is responsible for assembling and managing a programme of Physical Activity and Sports projects across Greater Norwich, and for identifying the strategic priorities within the Greater Norwich. These projects and priorities inform the Greater Norwich Infrastructure Plan.
The SPAWG is responsible for:
Together the SPAWG progressed the development of the Greater Norwich Physical Activity and Sports Strategy (PASS) which was accepted by the GNGB at their meeting on 6 October 2022. This strategy replaces the 2014 Sports Facilities and Playing Pitches study, which has previously informed decisions around sport and physical activity infrastructure.
The Greater Norwich Project Team are responsible for the overall programme management of the Greater Norwich workstreams, coordinating the partnership working groups, managing the publications and reports, and monitoring the projects in the Annual Growth Programme.