“If Torquil can do for the Country what he has done for the Roundhouse, we should get on with it at once”
Bob Geldof KBE
“Torquil Norman makes an irresistible plea for the humane, constructive and imaginative treatment of the young – whether deviant, disaffected, disadvantaged or simply bored. And he has a personal record of practical engagement to support it”
Lord Bingham of Cornhill KG, former Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales and Senior Law Lord of the United Kingdom.
“As our debt reaches £800bn any government would be crazy not to study his radical approach. Sir Torquil’s solutions are inspirational ideas based on his own practical and productive life experience.”
Sir James Dyson CBE

Latest News

Sir Torquil Norman – an Inspiration

By Mary Couzin published in Global Toy News 11 April 2011.

During the London Toy Fair, I attended the brilliant UK Inventor's Dinner and sat next to the most intriguing person - Torquil Norman. He was engaging, entertaining, charming and a proper English gentleman (the latter until he told stories of past inventor dinners and running across table tops to elude the police and such).  read more »

Letter to the Press

Torquil writes to the Financial Times March 2011.  read more »

Article: This welfare web is snuffing out the will to work

Torquil Norman writes in The Sunday Times 8 August 2010.  read more »

London Evening Standard: Roundhouse man has got a manifesto for Britain

Sir Torquil Norman, the man who restored the Roundhouse in Chalk Farm to glory as an arts centre, has more ambitious plans.  read more »