Sunshine and Showers

Sunshine and Showers

max temp: 14°C

min temp: 10°C

ESTD 1874 Search

Ipswich: Scrutton Bland to relocate after more than 80 years in Museum Street

09:05 13 March 2014

A computer generated image of how the new Scrutton Bland offices in Crown Street, Ipswich, will look.

A computer generated image of how the new Scrutton Bland offices in Crown Street, Ipswich, will look.

Archant

Accountants and insurance brokers firm Scrutton Bland, which has been based in Museum Street, Ipswich, for more than 80 years, is to relocate to Crown Street later this year.

Its new home, previously occupied by insurance company Churchill, is undergoing a £1million refurbishment to create 13,500sq ft of open plan office space for Scrutton Bland.

Partner Jason Fayers, said: “We have been growing out of our current buildings very quickly and have been very keen, for a while now, to get everyone under one roof.

“The new offices give us the perfect balance of a modern working environment for our existing staff, combined with scope for expansion as we continue to grow all aspects of our business.”

He continued: “The move within Ipswich town centre sends out strong signals. We operate from two large offices – one in Ipswich and the other in Colchester.

“We have always seen the two markets as distinct and considered it extremely important that we maintain a strong presence in both towns.

“We’re firmly rooted in Ipswich, as we are in Colchester. Our clients appreciate being able to visit, park and deal through a local office.

“This is the right move for us following our very successful move to Colchester Business Park a few years ago,”added Mr Fayers.

Search hundreds of local jobs at Jobs24

0 comments

Dr Donald Gilbert of ProSynth receiving the company's Queen's Award fom Clare, Countess of Euston, Lord Lieutenant of Suffolk.

A Suffolk company which provides complex chemistry services for research and development work at some of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies was yesterday presented with the Queen’s Award for Enterprise.

The East of England Co-op has put in a planning application to demolish the building as part of a regeneration project.

The East of England Co-op has announced plans to demolish an unused building in Ipswich which will pave the way for more regeneration.

From left, apprentices Bethany Brame, Lydia Lloyd-Potts and  Josephine Brady, Greene King chief executive Rooney Anand, Robert Halfon MP and Jo Churchill MP.

Skills minister Robert Halfon MP has praised the commitment of Bury St Edmunds-based pubs and brewing group Greene King to apprenticeships.

Greenpeace has published a list of the UK's top 100 recipients of European Union farming subsidies.

A number of East Anglian estates and farm businesses are among those receiving hundreds of thousands of pounds under the European Union’s Common Agri-cultural Policy (CAP), according to analysis by environmental group Greenpeace.

Alton Towers in Staffordshire, whose owner, Merlin Entertainments, says it has

Alton Towers owner Merlin Entertainments said today it had “learned every lesson” from last year’s Smiler rollercoaster crash as it revealed that visitor numbers are still being affected.

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Most read

Most commented

Topic pages

Streetlife

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

MyDate24 MyPhotos24