Status: Lapsed Type: Hotel/office/residential/retail Year: 2007 Developer: Braceforce Group Price: £75 Million
Status: Lapsed Type: Leisure/residential Year: 2004 Developer: Persimmon Homes Price: Unknown
Status: Proposal Type: Leisure/residential/retail/office Year: Unknown Developer: Williams Group Price: Unknown
With work set to begin on the Cornhill early next year, a home for the market is needs to be found, with talk of the location being Queen Street/Princes Street, Tacket Street or Cromwell Square. The council are currently backing Queen Street and/or Princes Street and from their perspective you can see why. The other … Continue reading Where will the market move to?
Status: Lapsed Type: Residential Year: 2006 Developer: Duke Street Developments (Ipswich) Ltd Price: Unknown
Concertus relocate to a vacant office block in Friars Bridge Road.
Status: Lapsed Type: Office Year: 2008 Developer: Equity Estates (Brooklands) Ltd Price: Unknown
The Upper Orwell Crossings are being sold on the idea that they can, not only relieve traffic congestion, but allow for the redevelopment of the island site into ‘Enterprise Island’ in the hope they can create a technological hub and expand the university as well as provide housing to the south of the island all while keeping existing industry.
With the councils constant emphasis on the waterfront, a lapse of coherent thinking has lead to a planning calamity which has ultimately resulted in the total isolation of the waterfront to the rest of the town and the golden mile as its known, from Hyde Park corner (where Westgate meets St Mathew's Street to Major's corner by the Regent theatre). Despite a 2011 proposal to link the two parts of the town, Ipswich is now left with a lacklustre, 4 storey development of retirement homes... what ambition.
The Princes Street office corridor is a prime example of poor planning, lack of imagination and complete inability to redevelop a ‘prime’ location.