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Gallery: Former B&Q store ripped down to make way for Tesco

11:39 31 October 2012

Building work on the site of the new Tesco, Grafton Way, Ipswich

Building work on the site of the new Tesco, Grafton Way, Ipswich

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BULLDOZERS are today at work at the site of the town’s new Tesco store.

Work has started on the demolition of the old B&Q store at Grafton Way, Ipswich.

The front section of the store has now been reduced to a pile of rubble, as seen in our gallery, and the rest of the building will be flattened within days.

However, as previously reported, there is a delay with the replacement buildings with the planning application not due to be debated until the start of 2013.

Will we have a new Tesco before the end of 2013? Or will this saga rumble on for years to come? Register and leave your comments below.

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2 comments

  • don't worry about the replacement building's ,,we 've got used to seeing derelict building site's in Ipswich now

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    MIGUEL100

    Wednesday, October 31, 2012

  • I was just thinking the other day how much we really could do with another tesco in ipswich!

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    minimat

    Wednesday, October 31, 2012

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