Rivers in towns

How can a town make good use of its river?

Saturday 17 April at 10.00 for 10.30 am

A meeting hosted by the Ipswich Society at the Waterfront Building, University Campus Suffolk, Ipswich

For a summary article please click here.


To access the presentation slides, where they are available, please click on the talk title below. Where slides are unavailable a link to the relevant website has been provided.

Jack Chapman (Ipswich Society): Welcome (Web link only)

Peter Scotcher (IBC Greenways Project): The River Gipping in Ipswich

Brian Human (Historic Towns Forum): Making water your friend

Alec Hartley (Norwich Society): Lessons from Norwich

Jenny Mant (River Restoration Centre): Lessons from the Thames

Stephen Earl (Great Yarmouth): Problems solved and unsolved at Yarmouth

John Norman (Ipswich Society): Waterfront tour (Web link only)

Richard Glen (Glen Associates): Waterspace strategy

Philippa Noon (Cam Conservators): Leisure pressures on rivers

Roger Estop (Chelmsford): Revealing rivers in a changing town (Web link only)

Anne Mason (Heritage Lottery Fund): Using rivers to celebrate local heritage (Web link only)

This was the third event in the series "Keeping our region special", organised by the                  East of England Civic Societies and the East of England RSA.