Suffolk Chamber of Commerce response to Centre for Cities report
According to the Centre for cities, Ipswich has transformed itself from the 3rd least fiscally productive city in the UK (out of 63, ahead of only Burnley and Hull) to the 24th - the biggest change of any city in the UK.
Dave Muller, chair of Suffolk Chamber of Commerce in Greater Ipswich:
“This report backs up everything we know about Ipswichand can tangibly see around us.Ipswichis very much on the up. It has got everything right going for it.
“Ipswich is well located in relation to the rest of the UKandEurope, has a dynamic and diverse business community, good working relationships between the private and public sectors, a brilliant historical narrative, a wonderful sense of identity and a growing self-belief among across the wider community.
“Ipswich has the potential to be the model town for the twenty first century.”