Anglia in Bloom judges take tour of Lowestoft

The Anglia in Bloom judges have visited Lowestoft. Picture: Lowestoft in Bloom.

The Anglia in Bloom judges have visited Lowestoft. Picture: Lowestoft in Bloom. - Credit: Archant

The Anglia in Blooms judges have been given a tour of Lowestoft.

The Anglia in Bloom judges have visited Lowestoft. Picture: Lowestoft in Bloom.

The Anglia in Bloom judges have visited Lowestoft. Picture: Lowestoft in Bloom. - Credit: Archant

The judges visited the town on July 5, and started their tour at the water fountains by South Pier.

Using the seafront train, they travelled up the promenade stopping off at the Flying Fifteens cafe, viewing the hanging baskets on every other lamppost, and onto Wellington Gardens and Lord Kitchener's garden, walking though to Kirkley Cliff to view the guest houses.

The Anglia in Bloom judges have visited Lowestoft. Picture: Lowestoft in Bloom.

The Anglia in Bloom judges have visited Lowestoft. Picture: Lowestoft in Bloom. - Credit: Archant

Back on the train, judges visited the Hotel Victoria's sunken garden, before stopping at Kensington Gardens.

After a short break, they visited the bottom promenade, and took in the view of Lowestoft and Pakefield beach and all the colourful beach huts.

The Anglia in Bloom judges have visited Lowestoft. Picture: Lowestoft in Bloom.

The Anglia in Bloom judges have visited Lowestoft. Picture: Lowestoft in Bloom. - Credit: Archant


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Next they visited Beachman's Court and then went to the oldest pub in Lowestoft - The Trowel and Hammer.

Their trip ended with a visit to Phoenix St Peter Academy and Whitton Court sheltered housing project.

The Anglia in Bloom judges have visited Lowestoft. Picture: Lowestoft in Bloom.

The Anglia in Bloom judges have visited Lowestoft. Picture: Lowestoft in Bloom. - Credit: Archant

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David Banks, secretary for Lowestoft in Bloom, said: 'The judges kept commenting that they thoroughly enjoyed the day, especially the variety of projects that Lowestoft has to offer.'

The winners will be announced at a ceremony in Gorleston on September 14.

The Anglia in Bloom judges have visited Lowestoft. Picture: Lowestoft in Bloom.

The Anglia in Bloom judges have visited Lowestoft. Picture: Lowestoft in Bloom. - Credit: Archant

The Anglia in Bloom judges have visited Lowestoft. Picture: Lowestoft in Bloom.

The Anglia in Bloom judges have visited Lowestoft. Picture: Lowestoft in Bloom. - Credit: Archant

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