Proposals to “amend” i.e. remove St Margaret’s Green from Air Quality monitoring area!

Ipswich Borough Council are currently consulting on the proposal for changes to Ipswich Air Quality monitoring areas. Cycle Ipswich would like as many people as possible to respond to this consultation which closes on 12 July. Please do not wait for the UK government’s next court hearing In the past Cycle Ipswich decided that Stoke Bridge, […]

Cycle Ipswich object to removal of requirement to build cycle path on Harris Business Park

Cyclescape thread Google Groups thread Cycle Ipswich are objecting to planning application IP/17/00150/VC to remove the requirements in 2 previous planning applications(IP/16/00956/FUL and IP/08/00929/FUL) to provide a walking and cycling link from the development site to the river path. The Harris Business Park development is a commercial development, with plans for serviced land, industrial distribution, a trade counter, […]

Take action: Upper Orwell Crossing Consultation

Suffolk County Council are currently consulting on the proposal for 3 new crossings in Ipswich on the River Orwell. Cycle Ipswich would like as many people as possible to respond to this consultation, particularly noting the importance of cycle crossings, and protected cycle tracks, without cyclists and pedestrians having to share space, on any crossing […]

What should be included in the Ipswich Cycling Strategy SPD

Ipswich Borough Council are currently consulting on what should go into the Supplementary Planning Document (SPD). It is primarily about planning applications, and roads or footpaths as part of new housing schemes such as the Northern Fringe/Ipswich Garden Suburb. This blog post is a collection of the main items we (Cycle Ipswich) would like to […]

Respond to Ipswich Borough Council Supplementary Planning Document Call for ideas

Ipswich Borough Council are currently consulting on the Cycling Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) looking for ideas of what should be included. They are also doing so for some other SPDs, such are parking standards in the IP-One area, and the low emissions strategy, which may also be of interest. Discuss further on Cyclescape Please head […]

Open letter to Suffolk CC highlighting Major’s and Mulberry Corner junction changes making cycling environment more hostile

The following email was sent to Suffolk County Council/Travel Ipswich highlighting our concerns about proposed changes to the Majors and Mulberry Corner Junctions, which we believe makes the junctions more dangerous for cycling: Dear Sirs At the January meeting of Cycle Ipswich we reviewed in detail the proposed plans for the alterations to the Major’s […]

Tell Suffolk County Council that proposed changes at Nacton Road/Ransomes Way don’t give space for cycling

Suffolk Council currently have a consultation for the Nacton Road and Ransomes Way corridors “to meet the projected increase in traffic associated with development in this corridor”. However they haven’t considered cycle traffic. Cycle traffic currently has narrow cycle lanes, or shared use pavement cycling. See our discussion on our Cyclescape group and on our Google group. The […]

Please fill in survey to support Queen St/Princes St/St Nicholas St Travel Ipswich improvements

Please fill in survey to support Queen St/Princes St/St Nicholas St Travel Ipswich improvements Currently Travel Ipswich have a consultation running on the Queen Street, Princes Street, and St Nicholas Street area to extend the current pedestrian zone, including allowing cycling. Loading bays are provided. We would like as many people as possible to support […]