Upper Orwell Crossings





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    • Profile photo of Ipswi Ben Gummer by Ipswi. 1 2 3

      Benedict Michael Gummer (Ben Gummer) has been our MP for coming up to 7 years now after defeating Chris Mole at the 2010 General Election. This topic will serve for all discussions directly relating to Ben Gummer. Ben Gummer Contract Ben’s Contract with Ipswich Voters. Many people have lost their faith in politicians. Voters are fed up with the lies and the failure to deliver real change. I want to be different. That is why I have drawn up…

      Latest: I uploaded the above photo and didn’t think to notice the post had been deleted – that is very poor. Surely that is the right thing to do? Having a message of ...
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      by: Dan
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    • Profile photo of Ipswi The Upper Orwell Crossings a bridge too far? by Ipswi. 1 2

      From Ipswich Society newsletter Ipswich Society April 2017 (issue 207):- Clever politicians throw their weight behind projects that are likely to succeed and avoid those that will be a long time coming. Thus we can guess that the proposals to build additional bridges over the Orwell and the New Cut are likely to happen sooner rather than later. However the rationale for the biggest of these bridges is debatable and the methodology used to establ…

      Latest: Breaking News: Labour candidate Sandy Martin said today on BBC Radio Suffolk battle bus at Cornhill he wants to allocate the Upper Orwell Crossing funding for a road north of ...
    • Last reply: 1 week, 2 days ago
      by: Ipswi
      21 replies by 5 voices.
    • Profile photo of News Robot Paul West puppet for Ben Gummer as Ipswich cabinet member SCC by News Robot.

      Paul West gives Ipswich a new voice at cabinet of Suffolk County Council Bixley councillor Paul West is to take over as cabinet member for Ipswich later this month after the Conservative victory in the county council elections. He is one of two new members on the cabinet which is largely unchanged after the Tories strengthened their position at Endeavour House. The other newcomer is Newmarket councillor Robin Millar who takes on a new role as ca…

      Latest: From the article, it is clear he is all about the Ipswich Waterfront. A small area of the town! I have always been under the impression from what I have heard from people ...
    • Last reply: 2 weeks ago
      by: Dan
      3 replies by 3 voices.
    • Profile photo of Dan Ben Gummer Bens Bulletin Spring 2017 by Dan.

      Most residents in Ipswich would have received Ben’s Bulletin Spring 2017. From Ben Gummer – Delivering for Ipswich. Well, he didn’t deliver his Spring 2017 bulletin to me… that is for sure!What is more interesting than the poor quality of the above images, is the High Street Update photo isn’t of the High Street and the specific part has had no new shops moving in… and we are presented with the photo of …

    • Last reply: 3 weeks ago
      by: Dan
      1 replies by 1 voices.
    • Profile photo of Dan Ipswich 2020 Enterprise Island by Dan.

      This is a propaganda video unleashed on the Ipswich public shortly before the 2015 General Election which saw Ben Gummer re-elected. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DR0jAS4z0z4Video can’t be loaded: IPSWICH2020 FINAL (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DR0jAS4z0z4) As you can tell, the actual proposed Upper Orwell Crossing design is nothing like the designs revealed to public in the past – not limited to just this video. Another case o…

    • Last reply: 3 weeks ago
      by: Dan
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    • Profile photo of Dan Wet Dock Crossing 2016 Comments by Dan.

      Taking a look back to the year 2016 discussion on the Wet Dock Crossing to see what people thought of the project then. A new £100m Wet Dock crossing would give Ipswich town centre a boost worth many times that sum according to an official feasibility report published today. 56 comments Actually Ipswich bristol I might believe you are not from Ipswich.. Woodbridge was very heavily considered as the new Ipswich airport..it only lost out due to G…

      Latest: Willis architect in race to design new Orwell crossing I have a better idea, no need for the little drummer boys folly but their is a need for a northern ...
    • Last reply: 4 weeks ago
      by: Dan
      6 replies by 1 voices.
    • Profile photo of Dan Upper Orwell Crossings vanity project by Dan.

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EJQ12nLBPV8Video can’t be loaded: upper Orwell Crossings – A Bridge Too Far (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EJQ12nLBPV8) Trying to fill in the gaps of the details for the Upper Orwell Crossings vanity project.

    • Last reply: 1 month, 1 week ago
      by: Dan
      1 replies by 1 voices.
    • Profile photo of Dan Upper Orwell Crossings Model by Dan.

      A student Jordan Wright posted on IPSWI a Sketchup Model of the Upper Orwell Crossings with all known information at this moment in time. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U5xNHrkvkcgVideo can’t be loaded: Upper Orwell Crossing – SketchUp model (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U5xNHrkvkcg) A quick SketchUp model of the proposed Upper Orwell Crossing. *Note – all measurements are innacurate, all based on the first render images. h…

    • Last reply: 1 month, 1 week ago
      by: Dan
      1 replies by 1 voices.
    • Profile photo of Ipswi Ipswich Waterfront Vs Orwell Country Park by Ipswi.

      What is better? Ipswich Waterfront with Ben’s vanity project Upper Orwell Crossings or Orwell County Park with Orwell Bridge? ( This isn’t about Upper Orwell Crossing Vs Orwell Bridge… but what is more of a gem for Ipswich… ) Yesterday, I made a trip down to Orwell Country Park armed with a 5-year old mobile phone camera (i.e. no professional camera, no fancy software, expensive lenses) a quick point-and-shoot by someone …

    • Last reply: 2 months, 1 week ago
      by: Mart
      2 replies by 2 voices.
    • Profile photo of News Robot Ben Gummer mouthpiece Paul Geater shoots down usual suspect whingers by News Robot.

      New Orwell crossings and Cornhill upgrade signal bright future for Ipswich town centre Together these developments could really transform Ipswich town centre, and I’m sure most people welcome the investment that they will bring to the town. But of course there will be critics who don’t like what is planned – and we’ve already seen some of their comments appearing on our websites. While many of the comments have come from “usual suspect…

      Latest: I am proper pissed off with their choice of Enterprise Zone zoning:-3 sites on Princes Street (fisons (now connexions), Birketts new HQ and the car park/car place for a new ...
    • Last reply: 2 months, 1 week ago
      by: Dan
      5 replies by 3 voices.
    • Profile photo of News Robot New Orwell Crossings in Ipswich could be open to traffic in six years by News Robot.

      New Orwell Crossings in Ipswich should be open to traffic in six years Three new crossings over the River Orwell near Ipswich town centre should be open by 2023, county councillors have been told. Members of the county’s scrutiny committee looked at the way the project to build the three new crossings in Ipswich and a new bascule bridge in Lowestoft would be managed. Most of the funding for the bridges will come from central government – but…

      Latest: It might be a good time to drop some leaflets through doors! I am not sure how this bridge vanity project is intended to boost the waterfront (or how £6bn of benefits can be ...
    • Last reply: 2 months, 2 weeks ago
      by: Ipswi
      4 replies by 3 voices.
    • Profile photo of News Robot The Brewery Tap closes after Zero Star Hygiene Rating by News Robot.

      The Brewery Tap in Ipswich is closing down, pub owner Mike Keen announces Owner and renowned chef Mike Keen made the announcement on his official Twitter and Instagram pages on Friday night. It comes after the gastro-pub, based in Cliff Lane and near the town’s flagship waterfront, was given zero stars out of five for food hygiene, it was revealed in January. At the time, Mr Keen said the main concern was a vac pack machine which was used for …

    • Last reply: 2 months, 3 weeks ago
      by: Dan
      2 replies by 2 voices.
    • Profile photo of Ipswi Upper Orwell Crossings Public Consultation by Ipswi.

      Don’t want the Upper Orwell Crossings destroying the Ipswich Waterfront? Speak up! The Upper Orwell Crossings a Southern Relief Route for a closed Orwell Bridge. An alternative for out-of-town infrastructure improvements Originally, the Wet Dock Crossing was intended to be financed through Ipswich Waterfront developments. On this failure, Ben Gummer and Co, renamed the project to Upper Orwell Crossings and seeked Central Government support…

    • Last reply: 2 months, 3 weeks ago
      by: Ipswi
      1 replies by 1 voices.
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