Consisting of 31 one and two bed flats, this development benefits from shared facilities such as a guest room, laundry and gardens. Your on-site manager is your point of contact, overseeing the properties and estate services, as well as helping you to access further help and support if you need it.
A convenience store, parish church and post office are just down the road, plus there are bus routes operating nearby. The New Wolsey Theatre is also a short walk away on Civic Drive. Residents of Black Horse Lane are welcome to attend social activities held at other Hanover estates in the town.
In the local area
The town has a fine array of high street stores in the Buttermarket and Tower Ramparts shopping centres. There are three theatres, two museums and an abundance of independent boutiques and restaurants. The town features some of the most historic architecture in Suffolk. Ipswich is home to many artists and has a number of galleries. The historic Blackfriars area on the waterfront has a lively mix of restaurants, bars, coffee shops and smaller shops.
Things to see and do
Christchurch Mansion houses a fine collection of art from Suffolk artists including Thomas Gainsborough and John Constable. Holywells Park, painted by Gainsborough, is located near the docks and Alexandra Park near the waterfront. The Ipswich Arts Festival, known as Ip-art, is the town’s annual summer arts festival. At nearby Bucklesham village you’ll find Trinity Park, home to the annual Suffolk Show. The seaside resorts of Felixstowe and Lowestoft are nearby for day trips, plus you may enjoy the horseracing at Newmarket.
How to get here
Ipswich is a large medieval town in Suffolk on the River Orwell, known as East Anglia’s premier waterfront town. Black Horse Lane can be reached via the A1022 Civic Drive, not far from the A14 and A12. Ipswich railway station is not far away for services to London, Norwich and Lowestoft. Nearby towns are Felixstowe, Needham Market and Stowmarket in Suffolk and Harwich and Colchester in Essex. Stansted airport and Harwich International Port are within an hour’s drive.
Distance to GP: 0.28 miles
Distance to shop: 0.28 miles
Distance to bus stop: 0.28 miles
Distance to Post Office: 0.28 miles