Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 18°C

min temp: 11°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.

shares

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.

shares

0 comments

From left, Morgan O’Sullivan of Cushman, Simon Jennings of Ernest Doe & Sons, Darren Baldwin of Tottenham Hotspur FC and Andy Turbin, also fo Ernest Doe & Sons, with the fleet of electric vehicles supplied for the club's training ground.
Photo: Contributed

Tottenham Hotspur weren’t quite able to cut it in the Premier League, just missing out on this year’s title to Leicester City.

David Finch of Essex County Council.

The search is on for the fastest-growing and most innovative small and medium-sized businesses in Essex.

Estate agen John Palmer is having 2 St Nicholas Street, refurbishedfor Palmer & Partners.
St Nicholas Street is behind him with the new office in the foreground

History revealed in refurbishment of offices for estate agency

The 12 finalists in the Fast And Furious Pitch Off competition during their pitching training day at the St John’s Innovation Centre.

Representatives from 12 businesses selected to pitch for cash prizes at a major regional innovation event later this month got an opportunity to sharpen their pitching skills at a special workshop session.

Eliza Jones of Chosan, left, at her stand.

A Colchester entrepreneur has taken inspiration from her African heritage to launch a range of organic drinks.

Most read

Great Days Out

cover

Click here to view
the Great Days Out
supplement

View

Most commented

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Streetlife

Newsletter Sign Up

Great British Life

Great British Life
MyDate24 MyPhotos24