We’re excited to announce our latest project at Emmaus Norfolk & Waveney: The restoration of the historic nuns’ cells above our retail showroom into a unique Bed and Breakfast!

Every time a guest stays at our B&B they will be supporting our charity help more vulnerable people at risk of homelessness, by giving them a home and meaningful work opportunities.

The B&B will diversify our business and provide companions with a whole new set of skills in hospitality.

We’ve received full planning permission and we can’t wait to get stuck in! We need your help to restore this beautiful historic building, find out how you can be a part of its legacy here.

Want to help us with fundraising? Contact [email protected]

Developing our Business

Developing our Business

Once restored the B&B will feature 23 bedrooms, the former nuns’ cells (bedrooms) beautifully designed ready for you to visit!

Emmaus Norfolk & Waveney is situated along walking and cycling routes, including the new Via Beata pilgrimage trail, a Sustran’s cycle route and Angles Way, and will be the perfect place to stay and explore Norfolk and Suffolk. 

The B&B will continue to support our companions long into the future. Every time guests books a room, the annual income from one room will provide a homeless person a home in our community for one whole year!

We’re looking forward to sharing the progress of this project with you. Be sure to follow us on social media and read our blog to keep up to date.

Supporting Companions

Supporting Companions

The development of the B&B comes as a result of companions wanting more tangible work experience in hospitality.

We continue to develop and evolve our charity to the benefit of our companions and this project will provide them with new opportunities to gain new skills, work experience, undergo training and receive mentorship all while boosting their self-esteem and confidence.

We have an amazing team of companions living and working with us and we know they are just as excited as we are!

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The All Hallows Legacy
Building on history

The All Hallows Legacy

We want to ensure the legacy of the Sisters of All Hallows lives on. The site of our charity has a rich history and we’re excited to continue in the footsteps of the sisters and support more vulnerable people.

Historically, the Community of All Hallows was used as a ‘House of Mercy’ to provide a home and shelter for women, and in later years it was used as a refuge, hospital, a boarding school, and nursery.

In June last year, The Abbe Pierre building, received grade II listed status by Historic England and Emmaus will be working to sympathetically restore the nun’s cells, protecting all original features.

Do you want to help us restore this beautiful historic building? You can have an important role in this amazing project and help us create this new social enterprise to support companions personal development for years to come.

To be part of this incredible legacy, donate and learn more here