We are a networking, social and discussion group having business or personal interest in transportation issues, methods and logistics.
Next Monthly Dinner Meeting
Wednesday 10th April 2019
Venue- The Chairman’s Suite Mercure Norwich Hotel, 6.00 pm for 6.30 pm as usual.
Menu – Seafood pie, herb mash, cheddar crust Broccoli and carrots. Sticky toffee pudding, sticky toffee sauce, fresh cream Tea/coffee & mints.
Cost - 17.50 per person payable when booking. Five portions of cheese and biscuit are available on “first come first served basis at time of booking” as an alternative to the desert at no extra charge. Any additional Cheese and biscuit options over the five will be charged at £2.50 each.
Guest Speaker – Paddy Anstey Heritage and Education Manager from the Mid Norfolk Railway who will address us on “Making Tracks through Mid-Norfolk.
We held our 79th Annual Dinner on Friday 15th March, What a great night. In the view of many of those attending –
- Venue – Perfect, ideal for the occasion
- Meal - Really good, the best they have tasted at a large event for some time.
- Entertainment – Exceptional
- Ian Richardson, a really funny man, “he had us in stitches”.
- Sean Goodman his close- up magic was very clever and intriguing.
- Overall - . A resounding success. Will be extremely difficult to replicate or to top.
Matching last year, the event was attended by 114 dinners. It was good to see not only regular attendees but also many new guests, including women representing their companies. The more inclusive we can make these events the better. The game of Heads and Tails raised a total of £800 for the Feed Foundation charity and this was topped up to £1000 by the Club.
In his welcome speech the President expressed his thanks to H. J. Boswell; Ford & Slater; J Medler Haulage and Redline MOT & Service who provided generous sponsorship, making it possible to engage such good entertainment
Progress can be perceived in many organisations and institutions and the Norwich Traffic Club is no exception. In fact it has seen exceptional forward change since its inception in 1933. Much of this is allied to the development of transport in its many forms, but as a club we are not bound to merely worship the motor car.
We are committed to social and business aims which embrace all forms of transport – by land, sea and air..... click here to see the May 2018 Presidents Report
A Brief History of Norwich Traffic Club
The Norwich Traffic Club was born on 25th January 1933, the date of the preliminary meeting at Langfords Restaurant at which it was founded with 31 members.
The Club came into being at the time when transport problems were assuming greater importance than ever before, and there was a need for some common ground on which responsible managers could meet irrespective of the forms of transport in which they were engaged.
Today the Club boasts around 100 members from all aspects of the Transport Industry, who meet monthly for informal Luncheons and to debate and discuss important topics related to Transport today. The opportunity for business networking is also at the core of the Club’s activity and best practice and business improvement develops from these meetings.
The Story of the Little Known Norwich Traffic Club - click here