Two/three fine buildings?
The British Council for Offices has named Grafton House the best new office
block in the Midlands and East Anglia -- a result which may surprise some of
its earlier critics. With Endeavour House across the Road and the Crown
Court next door, Ipswich has a worthy trio. But how will the first two be
used in the future? The court house can always rely on users!
"Beyond the Horizon"
This is the appropriate name for the imaginatively designed 12m long glass
panel by York-based Dan Savage. Installed on Orwell Quay in October, the
work commemorates Suffolk's role in the founding of Jamestown Virginia in
1607. It will be seen by more people regularly when the rest of Orwell Quay
There's still a hole in the middle of town. The current developers who
teamed up with NCP two years ago admit the failure to re-build here has
affected Upper Orwell Street and now Upper Brook Street. Please get on with
Two Historical Exhibitions
Congratulations to the creators of the Clarkson and Gosnold exhibitions at
the Museum and Mansion respectively. We hope they've been seen by many,
especially young people. Strange to think that when we older people were at
school little was popularly known about these hugely important pioneers.