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    • Profile photo of Ipswi Ipswich Rail Station forecourt completed by Ipswi.

      Suffolk County Council is pretty much reporting the works are complete… https://www.suffolk.gov.uk/roads-and-transport/roadworks/ipswich-railway-station/  Works Completed We have already completed: new forecourt layout with improved bus stops and taxi drop off points new pedestrian access, removing the need for pedestrians to cross the bus and taxi lanes on the station forecourt new cycle access new paving relocation of the 20 minute drop…

      Latest: A taxi driver has clarified on BBC Radio Suffolk (Mark Murphy at Breakfast) that they were unhappy with the taxi rank at Ipswich Station. They were initially consulted over ...
    • Last reply: 1 week, 1 day ago
      by: Dan
      4 replies by 2 voices.
    • Profile photo of News Robot When will roadworks in central Ipswich finally be totally completed? by News Robot.

      When will roadworks in central Ipswich finally be totally completed? Is it the end of the Queen Street roadworks – or is this the latest art installation to arrive on the streets of Ipswich? The long drawn-out roadworks that may – or may not – be the final part of the Travel Ipswich project (depending on which council official you speak to) seems to be nearing its conclusion at the junction of Falcon Street and St Nicholas Street. But a sm…

      Latest: This will never change, Noble is back in at Suffolk County Council as leader with Jane Storey as deputy.
    • Last reply: 2 weeks, 1 day ago
      by: Dan
      5 replies by 3 voices.
    • Profile photo of Dan Rail Station bus shelters delayed due to installation problems by Dan.

      Already many months overdue, another hurdle has been hit. The bus shelters due to be installed at the brand new renovated Ipswich Rail Station forecourt will not be installed until after the General Election! Perhaps, not until the Summer months. Street lighting, fencing and bus shelters are all pending projects, as the station forecourt remains incomplete and unfinished. Ben Gummer was able to influence additional trees to be installed along th…

      Latest: I just noticed your second comment after I posted… interesting how we both used the same word to describe it… shambles. I wouldn’t be surprised if they ...
    • Last reply: 2 weeks, 2 days ago
      by: Dan
      5 replies by 2 voices.
    • Profile photo of News Robot Travel Ipswich Queen St work completion delayed but will reopen to public by News Robot.

      Queen St in Ipswich to reopen for pedestrians – but completion delayed Work to pedestrianise Queen Street in the heart of Ipswich and create a new alternative venue for Ipswich market is over-running and has not been completed in time for Easter as planned. The barriers are being amended to allow pedestrians to use the newly-paved street but it will not be open for deliveries or market stalls until the final work is completed later in the spri…

      Latest: Have SCC EVER finished a road scheme on time? Have they heard of project management or is the delay to save money? If they always take longer then one assumes they are saving ...
    • Last reply: 1 month, 1 week ago
      by: Dan
      4 replies by 3 voices.
    • Profile photo of Dan Ipswich Railway Station Forecourt by Dan.

      I went into the forecourt of Ipswich Rail Station this morning….Unless I am mistaken by perception, the current incomplete design looks nothing like it.Bus Stop area looks larger than the taxi rank area – when it should look rather equal – is there enough room for the bus shelters on pavement? The Improved Pedestrian Access area (public realm) doesn’t seem that large – by this design it takes up 45% of the great…

      Latest: The trees are now installed and look really silly. An update to original post: I think there is space for bus stop shelters… just about. Instead of two rows of bus ...
    • Last reply: 1 month, 2 weeks ago
      by: Dan
      10 replies by 3 voices.
    • Profile photo of News Robot Traffic lights along Star Lane in Ipswich stop working by News Robot.

      ‘It’s very dangerous’: Traffic lights along Star Lane in Ipswich stop working A number of drivers were reportedly involved in a near-miss crash tonight as three sets of traffic lights have stopped working. The problem has occurred along the one way system in Star Lane in Ipswich between the Lower Brook Street and Fore Street junctions. One motorist, who did not wish to be named, said he was almost caught up in a collision around 7.20pm wit…

      Latest: Slow news day or perhaps due to upcoming elections? I see traffic lights stop working or traffic signals that have stopped working several times a year – perhaps much ...
    • Last reply: 2 months, 3 weeks ago
      by: Dan
      4 replies by 4 voices.
    • Profile photo of Dan Ranelagh Road Closure – Ipswich Railway Station forecourt improvement scheme by Dan.

      Ranelagh Road Closure (part) 10-weeks estimated for:-   replacing traffic lights upgrading street lighting National Grid gas main works new bus and taxi shelters replacing road markings and signs on all three approaches to the station resurfacing of the station forecourt area – bus and taxi lanes I wonder if the “replaced road markings” will result in pushed-back stop lines and introducing of ASL on Burrell Road and Prince…

      Latest: Tuesday 28 February 2017 09:28 P&R was 4 minutes late. I got on the 09:40 Park and Ride service which diverted through Hadleigh Road. At the lights waiting to turn right ...
    • Last reply: 2 months, 3 weeks ago
      by: Dan
      10 replies by 3 voices.
    • Profile photo of Dan Travel Ipswich: Tower Ramparts Bus Station set to be remodelled by Dan.

      Not much more than 3 years after the remodelling of Tower Ramparts Bus Station as part of Suffolk County Council’s Travel Ipswich scheme, there are plans to remodel it to ease congestion of bus stops. Public transport (i.e. buses) are seen to be the way of easing road traffic congestion, despite them not being able to properly organise a bus station to prevent problems with congestion of buses obstructing the way for other buses and blocki…

      Latest: Interesting clip… The lady is right. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NnWzcWv9mYYVideo can’t be loaded: Tower Ramparts Reopens ...
    • Last reply: 3 months ago
      by: Ipswi
      5 replies by 3 voices.
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