The Major Capital Schemes (MCS) department is responsible for the Council’s repair and Maintenance of its public estates and is a significant driving force behind transformative projects within Ipswich.
Our dedicated team is committed to delivering exceptional projects and safe buildings which are sustainable, resilient, and beneficial for the community.
Our department is also responsible for preserving, enhancing, and prolonging the life of some of Ipswich’s highly regarded buildings and facilities through expert repairs and maintenance.
MCS has been responsible for numerous successful capital projects. This ranges from large-scale infrastructure developments, such as Eastern Gateway, to urban regeneration, such as the construction of a Skatepark.
For a more in-depth understanding of our projects, have a look at some of the below:
And many more!
We are dedicated to safeguarding and enhancing the buildings of Ipswich left within our care, ranging from Grade 1 listed buildings, such as Ancient House and Christchurch Mansion, to commonly utilised leisure facilities, such as Crown Pools and Gainsborough Sports Centre. The critical role of reactive repairs and proactive maintenance is essential to ensuring that this infrastructure continues to benefit the Ipswich public.
For a more in-depth understanding of the importance of these buildings, have a look at some of the information below:
The undeniable urgency of addressing climate change is at the forefront of everything MCS does. Reducing our carbon footprint is not an option: it is our responsibility to actively contribute to Ipswich becoming carbon neutral. We have undertaken countless projects in the past, and continuously work towards adopting clean energy solutions to create a healthier environment.
For a more in-depth understanding of some of our low carbon initiatives, see below:
For more information on the work Ipswich Borough Council does, and how you can help the climate emergency.