ROYDON

Roydon is a small village, parish and electoral ward in the county of Norfolk. about a mile west of Diss. It covers an area of 5.54 km2 (2.14 sq mi) and had a population of 2,358 in 981 households at the 2001 census, the population of both parish and ward increasing to 2,457 at the 2011 Census.

 

Roydon's St Remigius church is mentioned in 1035 as Rygedune, and as Regadona and Regheduna in the Domesday Book, and later in 1242 as Reydon. It's one of 124 existing round-tower churches in Norfolk

It also has a large village primary school, Roydon Primary that teaches of over 250 pupils.

The A1066 High Road is the main route through the southern part of the village. Most of the residential properties are built on the northern side of the High Road. Apart from the High Road the streets are meandering with some cul-de-sacs branching off and are surrounded by open countryside.

Click here for Roydon Parish Council website.

Roydon Steering Group representatives: Paul Curson and Jane Jennifer

Local Issues:
  • Brewers Green and other common land needs protection from development

  • Provision of further open space needed, both formal and for wildlife

DISS AND DISTRICT NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN

c/o Diss Town Council

11-12 Market Hill

Diss, Norfolk, IP22 4JZ

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