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The Maids Head Hotel in Norwich is hosting the visit to Norfolk of the 392nd Bomb Group Association from the USA, from 6 to 10 September.

Thirty members of the association have made the trip to the UK to honour the memory of their loved ones, who were killed flying B24 Liberator bombers from Wendling Air Base, during World War II. The 392ndBomb Group flew 285 operational missions from Wendling near Dereham, from August 1943 to April 1945, comprising 7000 sorties; 781 young crewmen lost their lives.

Bob Books, President of the Bomb Group Association is making his first visit to Norfolk. His father 1/LT Dallas O Books , a pilot in 579 squadron, was killed in action on 18 March 1944, a day when the Bomb Group lost 14 aircraft and their crews.

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Tuesday, 13 September 2016 00:00

Maids Head Hotel New Entrance Launch

The Maids Head Hotel in Norwich has completed a £150,000 project to refurbish the public lounges and reception and create a new entrance on Tombland, including a revolving door. The Dean of Norwich, The Very Reverend Jane Hedges, officially 'launched' the new entrance, on Tuesday, September 13. 
 
Christine Malcolm, General Manager the Maids Head Hotel said: “The hotel has been privately owned by the Chaplin family since December 2012. Our owners have embarked on a range of sympathetic refurbishment and renovation projects, to ensure that our historic building meets the expectations of 21st century visitors. Our new entrance and reception area provides a much more welcoming environment with lovely views out onto Tombland. We have also been pleased to be able to work with a range of local contractors and suppliers on this project.”
Tuesday, 15 December 2015 00:00

The Maids Head Hotel flushed with success

The Maids Head Hotel in Norwich has won best English hotel loo, in the Loo of the Year Awards 2015.  

In addition to winning the National Award for Hotels in England, the Maids Head’s toilets received top Platinum grading and a special Attendant of the Year Award for cleanliness.

The Loo of the Year Awards, www.loo.co.uk, have been identifying the best in Britain since 1987, and are recognised as standard setters for all those who provide ‘away from home’ facilities for staff, customers and visitors.

Tuesday, 17 November 2015 00:00

Maids Head Hotel £1.3 million Refurbishment

The Lord Mayor of Norwich, Councillor Brenda Arthur visited the Maids Head Hotel on Tuesday, November 17, to mark the completion of £1.3 million of refurbishment projects at the historic hotel, carried out over the last 12 months.
 
Christine Malcolm, General Manager, the Maids Head Hotel said: “We were delighted to welcome the Lord Mayor to the hotel to mark the completion of our current refurbishment work at the hotel. We are very proud of the Maids Head’s long history, serving the people of Norwich and Norfolk and visitors to the city for at least eight centuries. We have carried out a range of sympathetic renovation projects to ensure that the historic building meets the expectations of 21st century visitors and operates in a much more environmentally friendly way.”