The frame of The Hold is starting to take place on the University of Suffolk campus

February 20, 2019

Article from East Anglian Daily Time The skeleton of the new “The Hold” heritage centre and records office in Ipswich is now taking shape on the campus of the University of Suffolk. The framework of the building – which will hold most of the county’s records and also be a resource for historians and family […]

Eye Library is now open!

January 29, 2019

The new Eye library is now open and opened its doors for the first time on Thursday 24th January. The new library in Cross Street was being built during 2018 and was handed over to Suffolk Libraries just before Christmas. The old library closed on Sunday 13th January and there was a temporary closure whilst […]

Construction underway of new teaching blocks at Sybil Andrews Academy

January 29, 2019

The same construction team that built Sybil Andrews Academy in 2016 has returned to build new phases of the high school based on Bury St Edmunds’ Moreton Hall estate. Over recent months Barnes Construction have been carrying out a programme of enabling works in preparation for the main work to start. This has included creating […]

Official opening of Leiston police and fire station

December 13, 2018

Leiston’s new shared Fire and Police Station is now fully operational. Tim Passmore, Police and Crime Commissioner and Suffolk County Councillor, Richard Rout, formally opened the shared base in King George’s Ave, Leiston on Wednesday 5th December. This is the tenth shared community fire and police facility in Suffolk with stations already operating in Newmarket, […]

Grand Opening of The Limes Primary Academy

December 4, 2018

Sir Steve Lancashire officially opens new primary school for Suffolk The Limes Primary Academy opened its doors to its pupils in September 2018.  The Limes is one of Suffolk’s newest primary schools and is part of the REAch2 Academy Trust, the largest primary-only academy trust in the country. The school is situated at the heart […]

Pines Primary School

October 29, 2018

We recently celebrated the successful completion of the new Pines Primary School in Red Lodge, Suffolk with a ribbon-cutting opening ceremony. The project for Suffolk County Council includes reception, year one and year two places, with pupils having already joined the school at the beginning of this academic year. It also includes the Pine Cones […]

Official Opening of Otley Primary School

October 1, 2018

EX ITFC PLAYER CELEBRATES COMPLETION OF CONSTRUCTION AT HIS OLD PRIMARY SCHOOL Ex Ipswich Town Football Club player, Roger Osborne has paid a visit to his old primary school to officially open the new school hall and pre-school building. The event marked the culmination of a 30-week construction programme at Otley Primary School which aimed […]

Home Farm Official Opening

September 25, 2018

TEACHERS and pupils celebrated the completion a £2.3 million project to create eight new classrooms at their primary school. Home Farm Primary School in Shelley Road, Lexden, will have space for an extra 210 places following the completion of the seven-month project just in time for the start of the school’s autumn term. These classrooms are […]

The Limes, pupil visit

July 19, 2018

Some of the children who will be part of the first intake at a new primary school being built in Oulton near Lowestoft have paid a visit to the construction site. Opening in the early Autumn, The Limes Primary Academy will be run by the REAch2 Academy Trust and initially offer 60 places in Reception […]

Hyde Hall, Rettendon Handover

July 19, 2018

A yearlong construction by Ipswich construction company, Brooks and Wood Ltd at the Royal Horticultural Society’s only East Anglian garden was officially handed over yesterday. Hyde Hall in Rettendon near Chelmsford was bequeathed to the society by the Robinson family and has been steadily turned into the attraction it has become today drawing visitors from […]