Welcome to The Ipswich Proposal

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The Link development

This site aims to document all major proposals that were not realised as well as those that are being planned.

All posts are broken into different categories.

  • Location
  • Year – of proposal
  • Type – multiple may be selected
  • Status
  • Masterplan
  • Case studies
  • By Street – search for a post by Street name

There will be a post every 3 -5 days.

Search by street name

Ipswich has seen much urban expansion over the last decade, especially in the Waterfront area, however, many of the ambitious proposals either get dropped or downgraded to a small scale development. Though ambition seems to have dwindled since the 2008 crash, the dire incompetence shown by local authorities is also having an effect, though Ipswich is once again gaining confidence… slowly.

Behind most of the larger scale developments, political interests and poor management by local authorities seems to be a recurring theme.