A major mixed-use development alongside a new riverside park The Vision The brownfield site along Grafton Way is a prime brownfield site in a very strategic location that can enable the development of a major mixed-use development and new public space. Current proposals for the site are 173 low density, car oriented houses with a … Continue reading Commercial Square (Grafton Way Phase 1)
An outline planning application has been submitted by Ipswich Borough Council for the erection of a 749 space, 7 floor multi storey car park as well as a realignment of the access road onto Friars Bridge Road and new paved external spaces. The outline application is seeking approval for access, scale and layout before a … Continue reading Portman Road Multi Storey Car Park
Planning has been submitted for the erection of 18 affordable dwellings with 22 car parking spaces for the Orwell Housing Association. The plan comprises of 12 houses along Prince of Wales Drive and 6 flats within a single block towards the rear of the site. The houses would be 2 storeys in height, whilst the … Continue reading 57-61 Prince of Wales Drive
An application has been submitted for the demolition of the Rivers Social Club and erection of 7 dwellings, 3 and 4 bed, with parking provision for 18 cars. This is a revision of a previous application that was refused for 9 dwellings on the site. Access is provided by two entrances directly onto Landseer Road … Continue reading The Rivers Social Club
Following the collapse of the Upper Orwell Crossing main bridge, the two smaller bridges and mixed use development always looked unlikely, evermore so in the current climate. The island is a designated enterprise zone, with the aim of attracting tech hubs and businesses, but having to compete with Princes Street and Adastral Park, this always … Continue reading What would you like to see happen to the Island site?
A full planning application has been submitted by HD Investments 18 for the redevelopment of 53 - 63 Carr Street. Previously occupied by Argos, the building has been vacant since the retailer left the premises in late 2019. The proposal will see the height of the building increased to 5 storeys, refurbished retail unit and … Continue reading 53 – 63 Carr Street
Ipswich Borough Assets have submitted planing for the erection of two speculative retail units to satisfy demand at Anglia Retail Park on the site of the old garden centre of B&Q. The buildings will stand adjacent to Bounce Indoor Trampoline Park. The building shell will be developed in a manner that will allow the tenants … Continue reading Anglia Retail Park
So after quite the hiatus, I have new plans for this website. Firstly a new layout and name, now Ipswich Proposal rather than the convoluted The Ipswich Proposal. Old links will no longer work. New site new plans. The layout has been streamlined and is now segregated into easy to navigate sections. Current proposalsCENTRAL - … Continue reading New Website
Planning has been approved for the demolition of the existing buildings at Webster's Yard, Dock Street, and for the erection of a 10 storey metal clad tower, containing eight residential units, and one four storey house described as an 'executive residence'. The site is accessed off Dock Street. To the front of the site is … Continue reading Webster’s Yard Tower Approved
A revised application has been submitted for the erection of 22 self contained one bedroom specialised support living apartments ancillary staff area, open space and car parking on Handford Road. The proposed apartment block is three-storey and its massing is in-keeping with theneighbouring residential properties and Booth Court Retirement Home.The scheme will provide high quality … Continue reading Handford Road Supported Living
Planning has gone in for the demolition of 28-50 Grimwade Street, and erection of 16 residential council flats in 2 four-storey blocks. The flats will be developed by Ipswich Borough Council owned Handford Homes. The design and arrangement of the two blocks are the result of the need to create a safe and secure scheme. … Continue reading 28 – 50 Grimwade Street
The developers of the recently refurbished 'Maltings', Pertwee Estates, have submitted a planning application for the erection of a four storey office building on the adjacent car park consisting of 1,753m2 of office accommodation. The site is allocated for employment use in the local plan.The Coalyard is phase II of the developers plan for the … Continue reading The Coalyard
Ipswich has struggled to attract large development since 2008, although development has started to again increase. However, many sites are now being developed at small scale, both in size and ambition. I aim to develop a concept for a Waterfront Gateway; Ipswich is crying out for a landmark and tourist attraction. The waterfront gateway between … Continue reading What would you like to see happen to the ‘Waterfront Gateway’?
What would a developed Enterprise Island look like?