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Council leader keen to work with Ipswich Central to reinvigorate the town

Ipswich Borough Council leader, Cllr David Ellesmere, this morning announced that he is looking forward to working with Ipswich Central and others “to make improvements to the town centre [as] this is absolutely crucial to the prosperity of the town.”

Quoted in today’s Ipswich Star Mr Ellesmere said one of his main challenges would be to work together with the county council and Ipswich Central to reinvigorate the town centre.

He said: “We are preparing to rebuild the Crown Car Park and the work on Queen Street is due to get underway. But the most important thing is to get the Cornhill sorted out.

“We are very keen to work with other authorities, with Ipswich Central, and with the MP to make improvements to the town centre.”

In support of this, Terry Baxter, Chairman of Ipswich Central, said: “We are very pleased to see David Ellesmere has committed to working with Ipswich Central and others to continue and build upon work which will rejuvenate the town.

“Following his his re-election as leader to Ipswich Borough Council, we look forward to working with him and others to help reinvigorate Ipswich and see the area prosper.”