Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 5°C

min temp: 3°C

Search

Gallery: Former B&Q store ripped down to make way for Tesco

11:39 31 October 2012

Building work on the site of the new Tesco, Grafton Way, Ipswich

Building work on the site of the new Tesco, Grafton Way, Ipswich

Archant

BULLDOZERS are today at work at the site of the town’s new Tesco store.

Work has started on the demolition of the old B&Q store at Grafton Way, Ipswich.

The front section of the store has now been reduced to a pile of rubble, as seen in our gallery, and the rest of the building will be flattened within days.

However, as previously reported, there is a delay with the replacement buildings with the planning application not due to be debated until the start of 2013.

Will we have a new Tesco before the end of 2013? Or will this saga rumble on for years to come? Register and leave your comments below.

Related articles

2 comments

  • don't worry about the replacement building's ,,we 've got used to seeing derelict building site's in Ipswich now

    Report this comment

    MIGUEL100

    Wednesday, October 31, 2012

  • I was just thinking the other day how much we really could do with another tesco in ipswich!

    Report this comment

    minimat

    Wednesday, October 31, 2012

The views expressed in the above comments do not necessarily reflect the views of this site

Delivering millions of presents around the world in a single night won’t seem as strenuous this Christmas for Santa after he completed a gruelling obstacle course in Ipswich.

The RSPCA are appealing for animal lovers to come forward and adopt some of the cute creatures they are looking to rehome.

Eagle-eyed shoppers have spent the day looking for the ideal gift at a Christmas market at a church in Felixstowe.

A young man was killed during a crash between a car and a lorry in Essex this morning.

“We won’t let this happen without making a lot of noise”.

A diving club has marked its 60th anniversary by renaming two boats after founding members.

An Ipswich musician is this month ditching the razor in tribute to his sister who bravely overcame bowel cancer.

A coroner looking into the death of an 85-year-old man whose body was washed up in Orford Ness says we might never know what happened to him.

Members of Suffolk County Council are expected to call for Network Rail to invest heavily in the region’s railways following the start of the new Greater Anglia franchise.

The train lines from London to Ipswich have now reopened after a man was hit and killed by a train between Colchester and Manningtree earlier today.

Most read

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Topic pages

Streetlife

Newsletter Sign Up

MyDate24 MyPhotos24