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Our Throwback Thursday series continues as we look back at November 1994

PUBLISHED: 14:12 23 November 2017 | UPDATED: 14:12 23 November 2017

Crowds gather to witness the three Cliff Quay power station chimneys be destroyed in 1994

Crowds gather to witness the three Cliff Quay power station chimneys be destroyed in 1994

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Our Throwback Thursday series continues as we look back to November 1994 which features the Cliff Quay towers being demolished, Bonfire night in Christchurch Park and Santa making his way through the town centre.

The Cliff Quay power station had been closed down since 1985 and in 1994 the station was ultimately demolished with the three chimneys coming down together which provided a spectacle for many on lookers.

The three chimneys gradually falling in a controlled demolision in 1994The three chimneys gradually falling in a controlled demolision in 1994

1994 also signified 150 years of the Co-op being in business, so to mark the occasion a concert was held at the Corn Exchange with a live orchestra and it included many performers that had done shows with the co-op juniors.

The Co-op celebrating 150 years with a massive concert at the Corn ExchangeThe Co-op celebrating 150 years with a massive concert at the Corn Exchange

At the beginning of November, skies were illuminated with the sights of fireworks as bonfire night rolled by with Christchurch Park playing host to such an occasion for the residents of Ipswich.

Santa Claus making his way down Ipswich high streetSanta Claus making his way down Ipswich high street

And finally, as Christmas light switch-ons kick off the Christmas shopping many flock to the high street to get the presents in for the big day.


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