The Upper Orwell Crossings

About Suffolk County Council's proposal for three new River Orwell crossings close to Ipswich town centre and waterfront.

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Updates

Date

County Council leader confirms backing for Upper Orwell Crossings 14 June 2017
Foster + Partners selected as Architectural Team to join the Upper Orwell Crossings Project, Ipswich 10 March 2017 
Public consultation round one findings report (PDF, 5MB) and findings summary (PDF, 113KB) November 2016 
November 2016 Community update (PDF, 3.6MB) or find previous community updates. November 2016

See all previous updates.


The Upper Orwell Crossings proposals

The Upper Orwell Crossings (formally known as Ipswich Wet Dock Crossing) would include all of the following three bridges:

Crossing A

Crossing B

Crossing C

A new road crossing to the south of the Wet Dock Island, which would connect the east and west banks. This crossing would be for all road users, including cyclists and pedestrians. A new road crossing of the New Cut, which would connect the west bank to the Wet Dock Island. This crossing would be for all road users, including cyclists and pedestrians.  An improved crossing over the Prince Philip Lock, which would connect the east bank to the Wet Dock Island. This crossing would be for cyclists and pedestrians only.

Provisional funding has been allocated for all three crossings (A, B and C).

Read the Upper Orwell Crossing proposals in full

Contact details

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Upper Orwell Crossings proposal

Read about the proposal, including the background, potential benefits and how the impact would be managed.

Upper Orwell Crossings appendices

List of appendices documents for the Upper Orwell Crossings proposals.

Upper Orwell Crossings Q&A

Answers to questions relating to the Upper Orwell Crossings proposal.

Upper Orwell Crossings updates

Community updates, news and planning applications for the Upper Orwell Crossings proposals in Ipswich.

Upper Orwell Crossings documents

List of all documents relating to the Upper Orwell Crossings proposals.