Norfolk Street

2013-05-18 14.55.35 Norfolk Street sign
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Norfolk Street is a focal point for the north Petersfield area. Cambridge City Council call it ‘local centre 18‘, we call it a great shopping street!

Norfolk Street is the venue for our annual Summer Event, this year on Saturday 22 June.

2013-05-18 15.14.16 CB2 row of shops on Norfolk Street Getting here:

From the city centre, you can get to Norfolk Street by going up Burleigh Street past the Grafton Centre, and crossing East Road at the pedestrian crossing. From Mill Road, you can walk through the Mill Road Cemetery or up Gwydir Street and come out on Norfolk Street.

Places of interest:

Tree at the Millennium Garden

At the corner of Norfolk Street and St. Matthew’s Street is the Millennium Garden, created in 2002 by PACT and the City Council. The PACT noticeboard is by the Millennium Garden, outside the dental surgery.

St. Matthew’s School, headmaster Tony Davis, at 19 Norfolk St is the area’s primary school.

Alex Wood Hall

The Mill Road Cemetery comes out onto Norfolk Street, and leads to Mill Road and the Cambridge Blue pub on Gwydir Street.

Alex Wood Hall, 75 Norfolk St, is Cambridge Labour Party headquarters.

Boys entrance to the Old SchoolThe Old School, now converted into housing but still identifiable by the ‘Boys’ and ‘Girls’ entrances. This was Norfolk Street infants, the first school in St. Matthew’s parish, which opened in 1875, and closed in 1933.

Shops and businesses:


Adilia's Norfolk St Bakery

Adilia’s Norfolk Street Bakery, run by Adilia Frazao. 89 Norfolk St.
Entry in Independent Cambridge, Facebookreview by The Guardian.


All Seasons Food

All Seasons Food, Afro-Caribbean specialist food & convenience store, owner Yemi Macaulay. 4 Norfolk St.

Andrew Grove solicitor

Andrew Grove and Co., solicitor. 11 Norfolk St.


Bengal Diner

Bengal Diner (formerly Panahar Tandoori), Indian restaurant. 8 Norfolk St.
Website, Facebook.


2013-05-18 15.13.19 CB2 Bistro on Norfolk StreetCB2 Bistro, restaurant, coffee shop, and music and performance venue, the same owners as Mill Road’s CB1. 5/7 Norfolk St.
Website, Facebook.
Featuring the Cambridge Improv Factory, every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month. Website, Facebook.

2013-05-18 15.05.17 Cook for You on Norfolk StreetCook for You, Chinese takeaway and fish & chips. 61 Norfolk St.

Divine Hair and Beauty, Afro Caribbean hairdressing for men & women. 16 Norfolk St.

2013-05-18 15.13.07 Former Ark shop on Norfolk StreetThe Drawing Cube, pop up art by Changing Spaces in the former Ark shop. 9 Norfolk St.
Website, review in Cambridge News.

2013-05-18 15.02.30 Lan Hong House on Norfolk StreetLan Hong House, Chinese restaurant and takeaway. 12 Norfolk St.


Laxshan Day 1, convenience store. 20 Norfolk St.

Lingo Cards, language cards for travellers, owned by Percy Chikobvu and Sabina Wortley. 16 Norfolk St.

Man on the Moon pub

Man on the Moon, pub and music venue, landlord John Nixon. 2 Norfolk St.
Website, Facebook.

Norfolk News & More

News and More, newsagents, owned by Shailesh Patel. 92 Norfolk St.


Norfolk Street Deli

Norfolk Street Deli, buffet, sandwiches, and packaged food and drink, run by Caroline Best. 67 Norfolk St.
WebsiteFacebook, Twitter.

Norfolk Street Dental Surgery, dentist Peter Mullins. 24 Norfolk St.

Norfolk Street Enterprise Centre, 47-51 Norfolk St. Website. This contains:

  • Arts & Minds, charity offering arts participation for people with mental illness and learning disabilities. WebsiteFacebookTwitter
  • Cogwheel Trust, counselling and psychotherapy. Website.
    Salus Wellness Clincs
  • Salus Wellness Clinics, complementary health centre, owned by Massimo Gaetani. WebsiteFacebookTwitter.
  • Spanish Amigos Cambridge, Spanish language classes and clubs. WebsiteFacebook.
  • Squeaky Gate, creative education, production and performance company/charity. WebsiteFacebookTwitter.The Box Cafe
  • The Box Café, family-friendly coffee shop, Turkish meze, English snacks, owned by Ozy. Websiteentry in Independent CambridgeFacebook.
  • Uppercuts Cutting Company, hairdressers.

Zhonghua Traditional Snacks,Zhonghua Traditional Snacks Chinese restaurant, owned by Banghai Li and Lora Lei Trueman. 13 Norfolk St. Website, review by The Guardian.

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