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Studies from the Urban Fringe -Ipswich

 

Site of the new South West Ipswich and South Suffolk Sixth Form Centre (SWISS)

 

Photos to support   Geofile 267 'A decision making exercise about the rural-urban fringe' by Tom Miller

 

 

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Copdock Business Park  

 

 

Towards the south-west, the retail park at Copdock Mill interchange - A12 and A14.

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The site entrance is on Scrivener Drive, alongside which is the office accommodation, centre. the entrance to a muddy field is manned and you can see the wash tank for outgoing vehicles.

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A number of pile-drivers are on site. The two outside photos are looking towards the old A12, the dual-carriageway that is now London Road. In the background can be seen the Holiday Inn. Copdock Business Park is planned for the site to the left of this hotel - to its south-west.

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More photos from the footpath that runs through the site, a useful vantage point. At the northern end of the site a bund has been built, behind ten foot high wooden boards along the site boundary.

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Drainage pipes would seem to be the order of the day in the winter of 2009!

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Ipswich Scrivener Drive South West Ipswich Suffolk Sixth Form Centre College Urban Rural Fringe Land Use Education Growth Node

 

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