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The Old Custom House

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33 Key Street, Ipswich IP4 1BZ, England
+44 1473 231010
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Fine building

Unmissable building on the waterfront. Very splendid building. It is now offices so access is not... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
itchyfeet2014
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Interesting but would like to find out more!

The Old Customs House down on the waterfront has been photographed I would say more than a million... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2018
glennsbrown
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Built in 1844 by JM Clark, this classical building is now fully restored.
  • Excellent23%
  • Very good47%
  • Average30%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
2 weeks ago
“Fine building”
21 May 2018
“Interesting but would like to find out more!”
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33 Key Street, Ipswich IP4 1BZ, England
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+44 1473 231010
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unmissable building on the waterfront. Very splendid building. It is now offices so access is not available. There is a gaol at street level that is worth a photo.

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Reviewed 21 May 2018

The Old Customs House down on the waterfront has been photographed I would say more than a million times, it's been part of Ipswich history since 1844 and it's a Grade 2 listed building. It's a fascinating building with lots to learn about, so why...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Now the home of the port authority and although you can view the outside there is no indication that public viewing is encouraged.

Thank GibBob
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

Not the sort of building one would actually make a point of visiting; but on a strole along the Waterfront it has a nice aspect to look at. Good from the other side of the river too; and another historical building.

Thank socialworker39
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Reviewed 31 May 2016

Located in the town center, this is a beautiful building. I didn't go inside, but enjoyed the architecture.

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Reviewed 22 April 2016

Wonderful old building from Ipswich's Maritime past; unfortunately it's offices so access isn't available inside. The exterior however is imposing, from a time of sea faring strength and is majestic in it's prime site to view all shipping arrivals.........

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Reviewed 14 September 2015

Disappointing in one way yet surprising in another. Visited this building during their open day and was hoping the whole building would be open to the public but sadly not. 3 rooms on the ground floor was all that was available but it gave a...More

Thank david p
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Reviewed 8 May 2015

I was so pleased to see that the Authorities have seen fit to preserve this great historical building, despite allowing developers to ravage and utterly ruin the remainder of the waterside and docks. The building dates from the mid 19c and still contains the offices...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2015

Without a doubt the greatest building at the Ipswich Waterfront. It would have been nice if some of the newer developments slightly mimicked its style a little.

Thank IpswichGuy
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Reviewed 2 January 2013

I attended training at this venue and loved it - nice to go somewhere different. The facilities and food were excellent. amazing how the 'shell' echoes

Thank Sue H
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