Thanet Road's right Royal party

AS evening descended upon Ipswich the people of Thanet Road were still out enjoying their jubilee celebrations.This was a real street party reminiscent of the Silver Jubilee back in 1977.

AS evening descended upon Ipswich the people of Thanet Road were still out enjoying their jubilee celebrations.

This was a real street party reminiscent of the Silver Jubilee back in 1977.

Tables and chairs lined the road and bunting hung from the houses like the decoration around a well iced cake.

Children took part in egg and spoon races and everyone wore name badges.


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Residents had also got together and served up a right royal buffet.

Maureen Taylor, of Thanet Road, said the response had been fantastic.

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"I am so glad to be celebrating the jubilee. The turn out has been wonderful and lots of the people here are the children and grandchildren of residents. It has been a great response and a great day."

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