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    • Profile photo of News Robot Ipswich Empire Cinema launches D-Box film screens (4DX rival) by News Robot.

      Full seater ‘D-Box’ film screens to open at Ipswich’s Empire Cinema – the first in the world Empire Cinema in Ipswich has unveiled the world’s first full-seater D-Box screen – a film experience where the moviegoer’s reclining seat reacts to the action on screen. Two 14-seater screens will be open to the public on Friday at the cinema in the Buttermarket in Ipswich. Each movie is painstakingly translated into movement by a team …

      Latest: It is amazing you picked up at exactly the same phrase as I did in the article. First, I thought “skilled”? Does anyone say skilled doctor, skilled accountant, ...
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      by: Dan
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    • Profile photo of News Robot Buttermarket Centre in Ipswich is finished by News Robot.

      The Buttermarket Centre in Ipswich is finished – but has it improved the town? The multi-million pound redevelopment of the Buttermarket centre in the heart of Ipswich has now officially been completed with the opening of the Empire Cinema – but what do you think of the work? Developers Capital & Regional bought the centre for just over £9m in 2015 and invested £25m in converting part of it into the cinema, restaurants and other leisur…

    • Last reply: 3 weeks ago
      by: News Robot
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    • Profile photo of Dan Empire Cinema Ipswich Buttermarket Centre anti-climax by Dan.

      I went into the Buttermarket Centre this afternoon… up the escalator… and what an anti-climax for Empire Cinema! Big bold branding externally. Inside, after going up the escalator – the Buttermarket Centre – albeit Cosy Club and gym behind you… white empty shells for cafes and restaurants; somewhat fair enough, but I was surprised at Empire. Two Empire advertising flags… and that is about it. You need to ventu…

      Latest: Received an A4 flyer in the post. MORE SCREENS MORE CHOICE MORE COMFORT On the reverse were offers… WEEK 1: free regular 46oz popcorn (not prepackaged) with any ...
    • Last reply: 1 month, 2 weeks ago
      by: Dan
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    • Profile photo of Ipswi Empire Cinema: Details and Ticket Prices by Ipswi.

      Empire Cinema is getting ready to launch. I have been on their website to relay some information. This isn’t a sponsored post. Located in the Buttermarket Shopping Centre, our new 14 Screen Cinema opening on 31st March, will feature luxury seating as standard in all screens, along with giving cinemagoers the option to ‘upgrade’ and watch all the action on the biggest screens from the comfort of their very own luxury recliner or…

      Latest: Martin, I went up St Stephens Lane last night around 9pm-ish and almost got run down by a car. At night it is worse. Free-for-all parking on St Stephens Lane and Arras Square ...
    • Last reply: 1 month, 3 weeks ago
      by: Dan
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    • Profile photo of News Robot Krispy Kreme rodent on sex offenders register for sniffing underage girl by News Robot.

      Ipswich man on sex offenders’ register after sniffing 15-year-old girl’s neck in Buttermarket shopping centre A man has been given a suspended jail term and been put on the sex offenders’ register for seven years after sniffing a 15-year-old girl’s neck in an Ipswich shopping centre. Michael Kamp, of Willoughby Road, Ipswich, pleaded guilty when he appeared at the town’s magistrates’ court to sexual assault on a female. The 36-year-o…

      Latest: This is what I mean – other than the significant fact the victim was underage in this particular case (I am sure heavy makeup made her not look child-like but that ...
    • Last reply: 2 months ago
      by: Dan
      4 replies by 3 voices.
    • Profile photo of News Robot Ipswich town centre to get amusement arcade, laser quest and bowling alley by News Robot.

      Bowling, laser quest and an amusement arcade are on their way to the Buttermarket in Ipswich A 12-lane bowling alley, a laser quest arena and a ‘ninja warrior’ style assault course are among the exciting entertainment announced to open at the Buttermarket Centre in Ipswich this August. Superbowl UK has signed up to create a £1.8million, 25,000sq ft entertainment unit in the shopping complex next to the soon-to-open Empire Cinema which will …

      Latest: I consider tenpin bowling and laser quest as 20th century… Does anyone know why Bears closed? (well, their website states it). That is a recent bowling place… are ...
    • Last reply: 2 months ago
      by: Dan
      3 replies by 3 voices.
    • Profile photo of News Robot Desperate Cineworld frightened over Empire cinema competition by News Robot.

      Cineworld and Empire cinemas prepare to go head-to-head in Ipswich town centre The builders have moved in at Cineworld on Cardinal Park and its foyer now has clear evidence of work under way. The first-floor Starbucks is now closed and signs say the work there will continue until July – but cinema bosses are staying tight-lipped about what is happening. Some customers have been told that the cinema is creating a new screen to add to the 11 it …

      Latest: Impressive looking seats In Empire, might be worth going just for a nice sit down!   very angry now, don't like inappropriate censorship,
    • Last reply: 2 months, 2 weeks ago
      by: Mart
      3 replies by 3 voices.
    • Profile photo of Ipswi Ipswich Vision Central Quarter by Ipswi.

      Central Quarter The new Sailmakers Centre should be predominantly retail-led, with the Buttermarket converting to a more leisure-led use and extending its opening hours. There is a need to agree upon the location of future retail development within The Central Quarter. One idea is to demolish the line of existing shops on the eastern side of Upper Brook Street and construct replacement, modern two-storey (5,000-10,000 sq ft) units, served with c…

    • Last reply: 2 months, 3 weeks ago
      by: Ipswi
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    • Profile photo of Ipswi Has the Ipswich Waterfront bubble burst? by Ipswi.

      Cult Cafe bar and The Brewery Tap to close? Ipswich Star had recently reported that The Brewery Tap is closing. See: The Brewery Tap closes. Speculation of this due to zero rating from a food hygiene inspection to a struggling enterprise. The Brewery Tap could actually be closing due to the redevelopment of the Cliff Quay former Tolly Cobbold brewery site or Upper Orwell Crossing going through the site to Cliff Lane. As more information emerges …

      Latest: The James Hehir Building, floors 1-4 is jumping from £213,000 business rateable value to £270,000! £57,000 jump. This is an annual business rates bill of approx £28.5k ...
    • Last reply: 2 months, 3 weeks ago
      by: Ipswi
      6 replies by 3 voices.
    • Profile photo of News Robot Ipswich Cineworld foyer update as Empire cinema prepares to open by News Robot.

      Ipswich Cineworld to get a facelift as new Empire prepares to open soon Ipswich’s Cineworld is to get a new-look in its foyer as it prepares to battle with the new Empire Cinema due to open at the Buttermarket Centre later this month. The 11-screen Cineworld on Cardinal Park has dominated the film market in Ipswich since the Odeon closed in the town in 2005. But it will be joined by the new 12-screen Empire which is due to open its doors on Ma…

    • Last reply: 2 months, 4 weeks ago
      by: Dan
      2 replies by 2 voices.
    • Profile photo of News Robot Starbucks drive-thru opens in West End Road by News Robot.

      Drive-through Starbucks to open in Ipswich tomorrow The Starbucks drive-thru in West End Road is due to open on Saturday. Ipswich’s first drive-through Starbucks will open tomorrow with a special ribbon-cutting ceremony by mayor Roger Fern. The new store in West End Road is the company’s first drive-through franchisee store in Suffolk, and has created 15 jobs. Roger Fern will be officially opening the store from 9am, before staff host coffee…

      Latest: Went past Starbucks last night… the signs were lit bright white, the logo on forecourt sign was lit and so was the drive-thru sign… but guess what? No lights on ...
    • Last reply: 3 months ago
      by: Dan
      7 replies by 4 voices.
    • Profile photo of News Robot Ipswich Buttermarket Centre sold for nearly £55m – giving developers £20m profit by News Robot.

      Ipswich Buttermarket Centre sold for nearly £55m – giving developers £20m profit The Buttermarket Centre in the heart of Ipswich is being sold by its owners after a major redevelopment to create a leisure-based site in the heart of the town. Capital & Regional along with its partner the Drum Property Group bought the centre for just over £9m two years ago and spent £25m on its upgrade. The companies are now selling the centre to the Na…

      Latest: Never been to Arras but have seen streetview and images. Looks very nice. If I remember correctly (I should have checked perhaps) outside the railway station (not as good as ...
    • Last reply: 3 months, 1 week ago
      by: Dan
      7 replies by 4 voices.
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