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An historic part of the town

The open space forming the centre of the town is dominated by the 150 year old Town Hall. This... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Suffolk, United Kingdom
Crowded and scruffy.

Constantly being dug up, altered and generally chaotic. The market is unattractive and poorly... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2017
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Ipswich IP1 1BH, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The open space forming the centre of the town is dominated by the 150 year old Town Hall. This building is of an ornate Venetian type style very different to it's surroundings. Inside it has a grand style entrance and many rooms have distinctive ceilings...More

Thank EnglandD&B
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Constantly being dug up, altered and generally chaotic. The market is unattractive and poorly sited, often blocking access to other premises. A visit to Ipswich is only by necessity and not choice.

Thank GibBob
Reviewed 25 August 2017

A structure that comes from a time when builders took the effort to produce an attractive edifice. The large canopy at the top of the front of the building gives the place an air of being from Holland or Belgium. Inside the entrance staircase is...More

Thank Antarctic
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Now wholly a pedestrianised area, the Cornhill has always been the heart of the City. It comprises the Town Hall and the period building which used to be the Post Office. Pedestrian only roads lead from it in all directions so it's an ideal location...More

Thank mgsnorwich
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Having lived in Ipswich for many years it is easy to take the Cornhill for granted and I have often been surprised at the very positive comments from visitors, many from abroad. Taking a fresh look at the Town Hall, the former Post Office and...More

Thank paddy1232017
Reviewed 17 May 2017

My daughter and I arrived there on saturday afternoon to find a street marke closing down but everything looked totally run down. I found the area pretty sad and a waste of going down to see.

Thank Kari D
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We did. Had a quick mooch around and it's as beautiful inside as it is out. The market on the square tried to hide it, but the stunning exterior caught my eye, so we wandered over and wandered in. You should too. Some beautiful things...More

Thank MrsBsTravels
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Walking through the centre of the town and you come across the council building and you won't be disappointed beautiful built building.

Thank Derek B
Reviewed 17 March 2017

The old town hall is an amazing Victorian building that is well worth a walk around and quick visit inside. there is a café inside with a good selection of food.

Thank Jerry P
Reviewed 23 January 2017

This is very much the heart of Ipswich with the Town Hall standing on one side of the Princes Street junction and what was the Post Office on the other. There have been many changes and yet more are scheduled soon. The Corn Exchange stands...More

Thank DavidEBelton
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