Ipswich is the oldest English town boasting a vibrant new waterfront, a dynamic university and a rich cultural centre for the arts. Its location makes national and international connection easy. It is the gateway to the celebrated Suffolk coast, with world-famous music, food and drink festivals and flagship wildlife destinations. Within the county town are major international insurance firms and flourishing high tech businesses.
Finance and IT are key sectors in the town centre and the Port of Felixstowe is nearby. Firms with a major presence in Ipswich include Willis Towers Watson and Axa and the wider Ipswich area is host to BT’s global research and development headquarters, an internationally important and pioneering centre of technology and telecommunications.