Area Committees explained

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Area Committees give you the chance to influence Council decision making, share your opinion and contribute to positive changes in your neighbourhood. As a resident of Ipswich, this is your opportunity to say what you would like to see improved.

You can find out what’s going on in your area by selecting the marker for your area on the map below and clicking the second link in the pop-up dialogue box.

Ipswich is divided into five areas, and each of those areas are split into wards. There are three councillors per ward, representing you, a resident of that area. Councillors work with residents, businesses and community groups at these public meetings to discuss how money can be spent and how the area can be improved.

Use the interactive map below to find details of your local councillors, your next Area Committee meeting and find out which ward you live in. Agendas are released a week before each meeting.

You can also download the papers and minutes for previous and upcoming meetings on your smartphone or tablet with the Mod.Gov app:

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Area Committee meetings

North West Area Committee
Castle Hill United Reformed Church, Dryden Road, Ipswich IP1 6QF

Thursday 9th November 2023. Start at 19:00.

North East Area Committee
Ransomes Sports Pavilion, Sidegate Avenue, Ipswich IP4 4JJ

Thursday 16th November 2023. Start at 19:00.

Central Area Committee
Museum Street Methodist Church, Black Horse Lane, Ipswich IP1 2EF

Wednesday 1st November 2023. Start at 19:00.

South West Area Committee
St Francis Church, Hawthorn Drive, Ipswich IP2 0QQ

Thursday 2nd November 2023. Start at 18:30.

South East Area Committee
Landseer Road Methodist Church, Landseer Road, Ipswich IP3 9LX

Wednesday 8th November 2023. Start at 19:00.

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Asking questions at Area Committee meetings

Members of the public can ask questions at virtual Area Committee meetings. For further information visit How to ask questions at Area Committee meetings.


Visit Area Committee funding for information.

Follow us

You can keep up to date with your local Area Committee via social media:
Area Committees Facebook page
Area Committees Twitter page

Contact Details

Area Committees,
Ipswich Borough Council,
Grafton House,
15 - 17 Russell Road,