If you spend any time in Potter Heigham you might wonder why you are seeing the name Herbert woods above so many of the buildings. Herbert Woods was a famous local business man who, amongst his many achievements, built the Broads Haven yaght marina in the area and also created a large fleet of boats – his 'lady' fleet servicing families and individuals whilst his 'light fleet' was made up of motor cruisers for the more diverse river cruising and day hire boating market. Herbert Woods built the Broads Haven Boating Marina at Potter Heigham near the medievil bridge around 1931 and had the area dug out to create the marina entirely by hand. Herbert Woods enterprise begun in 1929 when he took over the family Boat Building business Walter Woods and Sons by buying out his siblings and expanded to create the current Broads Haven Boat Hire, Moorings and Marina enterprise you see today.
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Tourist information for Potter Heigham added on 2011-09-29 19:31:27