The Norfolk Hotel, before a devastating fire in 1957, was initially a three-storey building. The new building will provide homes for a total of 50 people. The quilt graphic reflects the Norfolk quilt trail, incorporating a stylized County crest with an Eastern Dogwood flower motif. Fund this project
Nine months ago, Indwell became the proud owners of the Norfolk Inn in Simcoe. The building had once been the beating heart of Norfolk County ’s social scene, but for more than a decade, it ’s been in decline. Over the years, numerous plans for converting the property had come and gone, leaving Norfolk County
After several meetings with Councillors, Indwell has the approval that will allow them to begin redevelopment on the Norfolk Inn.
The possibility that the Norfolk Inn might revert to its flophouse past motivated some on Norfolk council this week to support a partnership with social housing provider Indwell.
The vote Tuesday in favour of Norfolk participating in the $8.5 million renovation was 5-4.
Social housing provider Indwell will share its latest thinking on the Norfolk Inn renovation in downtown Simcoe with Norfolk council Tuesday. Indwell has ambitious plans for the property but the county is reluctant to make a long-term funding commitment.
Update: June 27, 2019 Council met on Tuesday afternoon. They still have some deliberating to do. We anticipate a decision next week. About Indwell A Christian registered charity creating affordable housing communities Operating in four Ontario communities: Hamilton, Woodstock (Oxford County), Simcoe (Norfolk County), London Supports over 550 tenants across these communities Provides deep affordability
Norfolk County is under pressure to make a substantial financial commitment to the redevelopment of the former Norfolk Inn in downtown Simcoe. This week, Norfolk council deferred a decision on the request from social housing provider Indwell for $5 million over 20 years. Read the article at The Simcoe Reformer