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Upper Orwell Crossings, Ipswich

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A bridge project which won a RIBA award has now ben abandoned.

Period24 Apr 2018 → 15 Feb 2019

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TitleAxed Fosters bridge prompts calls for RIBA competitions review
Degree of recognitionNational
Media name/outletArchitects' Journal
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date15/02/19
DescriptionThe leader of Suffolk County Council’s Labour group has demanded a ‘root and branch review’ of RIBA competitions after the Upper Orwell Crossings project was scrapped amid rising costs
URLhttps://www.architectsjournal.co.uk/news/-axed-fosters-bridge-prompts-calls-for-riba-competitions-review/10039957.article?blocktitle=news-feature&contentID=19635
PersonsWalter Menteth
TitleRIBA competitions blasted following Ipswich revelations
Degree of recognitionNational
Media name/outletArchitects' Journal
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date24/04/18
DescriptionThe former chair of the RIBA Procurement Reform Group, Walter Menteth, has launched a scathing attack on the institute’s competition service after the AJ uncovered serious irregularities in its Upper Orwell Crossings contest.
URLhttps://www.architectsjournal.co.uk/news/riba-competitions-blasted-following-ipswich-revelations/10030356.article
PersonsWalter Menteth

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