Norwich’s Café Britannia set to tour the city’s parks this summer

Cafe Britannia development chef Mike outside the new food van in Waterloo Park. Picture: Cafe Britan

Cafe Britannia development chef Mike outside the new food van in Waterloo Park. Picture: Cafe Britannia - Credit: Archant

A social enterprise which is staffed by low-risk prisoners will take its new food van to the streets of the city this summer.

Cafe Britannia food van at Waterloo Park. Picture: Cafe Britannia

Cafe Britannia food van at Waterloo Park. Picture: Cafe Britannia - Credit: Archant

Café Britannia, located on Britannia Road and in the historic Guildhall, will be travelling around the city's parks and shows and events across Norfolk in the upcoming months, including the Royal Norfolk Show in June.

Their new vintage Citreon vans, called Mollie and Claude, serve a variety of food and debuted in Waterloo Park last month.

Hot dogs from the new Cafe Britannia food van. Picture: Cafe Britannia

Hot dogs from the new Cafe Britannia food van. Picture: Cafe Britannia - Credit: Archant

The social enterprise works alongside Norwich Prison on Knox Close and hires low-category prisoners to help rehabilitate them back into the working environment.

Gemma Johnson, 49, marketing and events manager at Café Britannia, said: 'We are always looking to be innovative in order to rehabilitate and support prisoners giving them new opportunities and skills.'

Cafe Britannia food van called 'Mollie'. Picture: Cafe Britannia

Cafe Britannia food van called 'Mollie'. Picture: Cafe Britannia - Credit: Archant


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