South West Ipswich

This covers South West Ipswich areas including the political wards Gipping, Bridge, Stoke Park and Sprites - includes Chantry (Flowers and Birds), Stoke Park, Stoke, and Maidenhall; and non-Ipswich Borough areas such as Pinewood, Thorrington Park in Babergh District and villages nearby including Washbrook, Copdock, Belstead and Wherstead.

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  1. dan5

    Harris Business Park in Hadleigh Road collapses

    by dan5 in South West IpswichDec 30, 2017 with 0 replies and 40 views.

    Sproughton Enterprise Park has killed off Harris Business Park in Hadleigh Road in the Ipswich borough. We can confirm the industrial B1, B2 and B8 master plan has been axed, and the site is for sale!1005 Originally advertised as "Land * Warehouse * Industrial * Starter Units" of 9.5 acre land available (~6.75 acres reserved) is now up for sale as "Freehold Industrial Development Site FOR SALE" of 16.25 acres. This is really sad to see,...

  2. wrightie

    Amazing spaces - Shed of the year - Ipswich

    by wrightie in South West IpswichSep 10, 2017 with 7 replies and 88 views.

    Ipswich has a long maritime history, yet its not celebrated, bar a few hidden displays. This is a clip from Amazing Spaces, shed of the year (wasted about 20 minutes sorting out a YouTube upload, turns out its blocked only in the UK !!!! Uploaded to dailymotion instead). A shed, dedicated to the craft of rope making and celebration of maritime heritage. If only the waterfront had something like this on a larger scale... not just about rope...

    Latest reply: would you like to come and visit the important collection of plastic flower pots in my shed? By invitation only, but its world class. I even have the very rare Optipot LR2, 2 litre in blue!

  3. dan5

    Anglian Water replacing water main in Chantry and Stoke Park areas for 18 months

    by dan5 in South West IpswichApr 12, 2017 with 0 replies and 42 views.

    Anglian Water will be carrying out work in the Chantry and Stoke Park areas for about 18 months.Work to replace a major water main in the Chantry and Stoke Park area of Ipswich is due to start on Tuesday.Anglian Water is installing a new main to serve thousands of properties in that part of town. The whole project is costing £3.4m and will not be completed until the end of summer next year.It will replace an old main which can lead to...

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