One in five visit Ipswich town centre on a daily basis - but what do they make of selection of shops?

Ipswich town centre

Ipswich town centre - Credit: Lucy Taylor

Nearly 60% of those who replied to our Ipswich town survey visit the town centre at least once a week – with 20% coming to the heart of the town on a daily basis.

But the view of many people is not that positive – more than two thirds of those visiting the town feel the mix of national names and inde-pendent stores is poor or very poor.

Only 5% think the town has a good mix, and the number saying it is “excellent” is only 1%.

Only 18% of those replying said they did the majority of their Christmas shopping in the town centre. The largest single proportion (37%) said they did their shopping


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