When visiting Ipswich, it's important that you're following the latest social distancing guidance to help keep yourself, your loved ones and the rest of the community safe and healthy.

  • STAY APART from people not from your household
  • KEEP LEFT on footpaths and streets
  • WASH YOUR HANDS regularly or use hand sanitiser
  • PAY BY CONTACTLESS or with your smartphone


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Adapted Shopping Hours

Many high street stores and independent shops have adapted their opening hours to help keep you and their staff safe and well.

If you're looking to visit Ipswich, check our COVID-19: ADAPTED SHOPPING HOURS page for up-to-date opening hours for shops, banks, services and more.

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Most car parks in the town centre will be open from Monday 15th June, however some will have a reduced capacity to help give visitors space to maintain social distancing when getting out of their cars.

Crown Street Car Park will be offering FREE parking for up to 5 hours until Friday 3rd July.


The following toilets will be open be open to the public:

  • Major's Corner (near the Regent Theatre)
    10am-4pm, Monday to Sunday
  • Christchurch Park (east side of the park)
    11am-5pm, weekdays / 11am-7pm, weekends

Please note: whilst the Buttermarket Centre and Sailmakers Shopping Centre have reopened, their public toilets are remaining closed.