Ipswich Port could be ‘realistic alternative to Dover’ after Brexit

The Port of Ipswich could play a vital role in cutting long queues of lorries trying to get into Dover after Brexit.

Associated British Ports (ABP), which operates the Port of Ipswich, has just announced it’s invested £250m across its 21 UK ports since the EU referendum, and that includes a £700,000 investment in Ipswich in the construction of a new, de-mountable warehouse to provide extra storage.

Situated at the head of the River Orwell and 12 miles from the open sea, the Port of Ipswich is within a short sailing time from the North Sea shipping lanes and is the UK’s leading export port for agricultural products. The major trunk roads A14 and A12 are both within easy reach and have connections to the M1 and M25, and the port has an active rail line at its West Bank.

Read the full article in the Ipswich Star here

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