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Do we need a new Ipswich Northern Route?

The challenges faced by Suffolk, both in terms of transport capacity and housing growth, have been featured widely in the news since before even the Orwell Bridge was built. Here are some of the local news stories which have appeared over the years and provide some context as to why a new Ipswich northern route is still an option to consider. ·   

 

Does Ipswich need a northern bypass? Public consultation to be launched into project

https://www.ipswichstar.co.uk/news/ipswich-northern-bypass-latest-1-5908955

      

Ipswich’s travel problems raised with Transport Secretary

https://www.ipswichstar.co.uk/news/grayling-hears-ipswich-transport-woes-1-5984651    

How many hours has the Orwell Bridge been closed for due to high winds?

https://www.ipswichstar.co.uk/news/a14-orwell-bridge-closures-ipswich-suffolk-since-2013-1-5943729

Orwell Bridge ‘costs businesses in Ipswich £1million a day’ every time it closes

https://www.ipswichstar.co.uk/news/paul-clement-says-a14-orwell-bridge-closures-cost-town-1million-a-time-1-5936570       

EADT and Star says…Serious action needed over frustrating Orwell Bridge closures

https://www.ipswichstar.co.uk/news/orwell-bridge-a14-closures-ipswich-suffolk-eadt-ipswich-star-opinion-1-5936226      

Frustrated drivers hit out over ‘utterly ridiculous’ traffic nightmare

https://www.ipswichstar.co.uk/news/anger-at-traffic-chaos-in-ipswich-town-centre-1-5808102       

The winners and the losers in the Suffolk property market game

https://www.ipswichstar.co.uk/news/business/buy-to-let-landlords-first-time-buyers-1-5770804        

Committee backs plan for 2,000 homes to be decided later this year

https://www.ipswichstar.co.uk/news/ipswich-northern-fringe-development-moves-step-closer-after-committee-decision-1-5463694       

Prospect of third Orwell Bridge closure this year sees Ipswich MP make renewed calls for northern bypass

https://www.ipswichstar.co.uk/news/ipswich-mp-sandy-martin-calls-for-northern-bypass-after-orwell-bridge-closure-warning-1-5366897

        

Northern by-pass raised in parliament as traffic chaos hits Ipswich again

https://www.ipswichstar.co.uk/news/ipswich-mp-sandy-martin-raises-northern-by-pass-in-commons-1-5361057       

Have your say on how Ipswich will grow over the next two decades

https://www.ipswichstar.co.uk/news/have-your-say-on-how-ipswich-will-grow-over-the-next-two-decades-1-5194940        

Ipswich: Could northern by-pass rise from the grave?

https://www.ipswichstar.co.uk/news/ipswich-could-northern-by-pass-rise-from-the-grave-1-2872816