A large town located in the East England region within the county of Suffolk, Ipswich is a blend of urban life in a rural setting. Originally called “Gippeswick” after the River Gipping, Ipswich today is one of the cleanest and most hospitable places to live in the UK. The town has been home to numerous famous personalities such as Mervyn King, Sam Claflin, Ralph Fiennes and Nik Kershaw. The town is home to the Tolly Cobbold brewery as well as Willis Building, while Christchurch Mansion, Ancient House and Electric House are just some of the main attractions.
Ipswich has a number of serviced offices that house businesses and professionals such as accountants and financial advisors. There are a number of electronic engineering consultants as well as interior designers and management consultants. Ipswich also has a number of agricultural product manufacturers including Ransomes. Fairline Yachts and Fred Olsen also have office space in the area.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Ipswich has a number of entertainment facilities that offer everything from live-music and theatre to cinema and comedy. The New Wolsey Theatre is a great place for fans of the performing arts while Sir John Mills Theatre has a number of modern and classical productions throughout the year. Key Arts is a space that’s run by artists and hosts numerous live-acts and events. You will find a number of restaurants offering food from different parts of the world including Alaturka, which serves Turkish cuisine, and Trongs, which has Chinese food on the menu. Mariners Restaurant of Ipswich is a great place to sample Mediterranean cuisine while The Highway Man has a number of traditional British local dishes.
Bus and coach services are common modes of transport in Ipswich for non-drivers. Ipswich Railway Station is the town’s link to the overground railway network while London Stansted Airport and Norwich International Airport are just a short distance away. The Port of Ipswich offers another mode of transport for cargo.