When you hear the phrase 'Roaring Twenties' you probably think of smartly dressed gentlemen with top hats accompanied by ladies wearing flapper dresses and pearls. 

But 100 years ago everyday life may seem simpler compared to what is portrayed in media and fiction. 

Take a look at these archive photos of what life was like in Ipswich in the 1920s and compare it to what is there now. 

Tavern Street

Carr Street

Westgate Steet

Felixstowe Road


Princes Street

Norfolk Road