Issue details

OD/15/31 Restriction of Public Access to Christchurch Mansion on Sunday 8th November 2015

Christchurch Mansion annually hosts Ipswich’s Remembrance Day Parade. This year the date falls on Sunday 8th November.


The Mansion will be closed to the public until 1:30pm to allow for Remembrance Day attendees to gather before the parade and for refreshments in the Great Hall after the parade for veterans and attendees.


Signage will be placed around the Mansion to advise visitors, and details of the closure published on the IBC website.


Decision: To close Christchurch Mansion to visitors until 1.30pm on Sunday 8th November 2015


Reason: This closure will facilitate a key civic event.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: St Margaret's;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/11/2015

Decision due: 28 Oct 2015 by Officer Decision

Consultation process

The Portfolio Holder for Museums and Ipswich Museums Manager, CIMS, have been consulted in making this decision.