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Fine building

Unmissable building on the waterfront. Very splendid building. It is now offices so access is not... read more

Reviewed August 5, 2018
itchyfeet2014
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Intersting architecture

Wonderful old building from Ipswich's Maritime past; unfortunately it's offices so access isn't... read more

Reviewed April 22, 2016
TheGreatRaymondo
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 Aug 2018
“Fine building”
1 week ago
“Conference Centre”
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Built in 1844 by JM Clark, this classical building is now fully restored.
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33 Key Street, Ipswich IP4 1BZ, England
+44 1473 231010
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Reviewed 1 week ago

An old building on the waterfront. arches , pillars and clock tower. Not been in for a conference but architecturally just average.

Thank tezpil
Reviewed August 5, 2018

Unmissable building on the waterfront. Very splendid building. It is now offices so access is not available. There is a gaol at street level that is worth a photo.

Thank itchyfeet2014
Reviewed May 21, 2018

The Old Customs House down on the waterfront has been photographed I would say more than a million times, it's been part of Ipswich history since 1844 and it's a Grade 2 listed building. It's a fascinating building with lots to learn about, so why...More

Thank glennsbrown
Reviewed April 30, 2018

Now the home of the port authority and although you can view the outside there is no indication that public viewing is encouraged.

Thank GibBob
Reviewed September 13, 2016

Not the sort of building one would actually make a point of visiting; but on a strole along the Waterfront it has a nice aspect to look at. Good from the other side of the river too; and another historical building.

Thank socialworker39
Reviewed May 31, 2016

Located in the town center, this is a beautiful building. I didn't go inside, but enjoyed the architecture.

Thank TravelsWithHounds
Reviewed April 22, 2016

Wonderful old building from Ipswich's Maritime past; unfortunately it's offices so access isn't available inside. The exterior however is imposing, from a time of sea faring strength and is majestic in it's prime site to view all shipping arrivals.........

Thank TheGreatRaymondo
Reviewed September 14, 2015

Disappointing in one way yet surprising in another. Visited this building during their open day and was hoping the whole building would be open to the public but sadly not. 3 rooms on the ground floor was all that was available but it gave a...More

Thank david p
Reviewed May 8, 2015

I was so pleased to see that the Authorities have seen fit to preserve this great historical building, despite allowing developers to ravage and utterly ruin the remainder of the waterside and docks. The building dates from the mid 19c and still contains the offices...More

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Reviewed April 11, 2015

Without a doubt the greatest building at the Ipswich Waterfront. It would have been nice if some of the newer developments slightly mimicked its style a little.

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