Announced Friday 10 March 2017: Foster + Partners selected as Architectural Team to join the Upper Orwell Crossings Project, Ipswich
Introducing the Upper Orwell Crossings
The Upper Orwell Crossings (formally known as Ipswich Wet Dock Crossing) would include all of the following three bridges:
|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).
Upper Orwell Crossings Public Consultation Round one findings report
- Public consultation round one findings report (PDF, 5MB)
- Public consultation round one findings summary (PDF, 113KB)
Published November 2016.
Latest community updates relating to the Upper Orwell Crossings proposals.
Watch the virtual fly-through
You can see where the proposed crossings would be located by watching the video below. On the project proposal page you can find a video showing the projected effect on journey times.