Open today 8am - 6pm

Visiting Sailmakers

No matter what it is you might need from your visit to Sailmakers Shopping Centre, it is our aim and to ensure you have the best time possible. With that in mind, we have a number of services and facilities in place to ensure your shopping experience with us is as easy as it can be.

Getting here

Sailmakers is situated in the heart of Ipswich Town Centre, with pedestrian access directly off of Tavern Street on one side, and Crown Street beside the Bus Station on the other.


Sailmakers Shopping Centre,
Tavern Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 3BB

Right in the heart of Ipswich town centre, Sailmakers Shopping Centre is fairly easy to access - although it should be noted that the centre itself does not have its own car park. Instead, the closest car park is located on Peel Street, which is approximately 200 metres away from the entrance. Simply enter our postcode, IP1 3BB, into your SatNav and let your car do the rest.

Conveniently, Ipswich's Bus Station is right next to Sailmakers Shopping Centre, next to Crown Street. Serviced by the following buses: 113, 114, 12, 13, 3, 64, 77, 88, there is also a free Ipswich shuttle bus (number 37) that runs in a loop around the town centre every 15 minutes on a Monday to Friday between 12:00 and 14:00.

The main train station in Ipswich can be found on Burrell Road, which is a short 10-15 minute walk in to the town centre, or a short bus journey with buses running reguallry and full information displayed in the timetable display unit at the train station's bus stop. Served by Greater Anglia trains, it offers direct links to Colchester, Stratford, Bury St. Edmunds, Cambrige, Ely, Peterborough and more.

Opening Hours

Sailmakers is open 7 days a week, please see our opening hours below. To find out individual store opening hours please use the store finder.

Monday: 08.00 – 18.00

Tuesday: 08.00 – 18.00

Wednesday: 08.00 – 18.00

Thursday: 08.00 – 18.00

Friday: 08.00 – 18.00

Saturday: 08.00 – 18.00

Sunday: 10.00 – 16.30

Bank Holidays*: 10.30 – 16.30

Easter Opening Hours:

Friday 15th April                             08.00am to 06.00pm

Saturday 16th April                        08.00am to 06.00pm

Sunday 17th April                          Closed

Monday 18th April                         10.00am to 4.30pm

*Individual store opening times do vary so please check with stores before visiting.

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Sailmakers Shopping

Monday08.00 – 18.00
Tuesday08.00 – 18.00
Wednesday08.00 – 18.00
Thursday08.00 – 18.00
Friday08.00 – 18.00
Saturday09.00 – 18.00
Sunday10.30 – 16.30

Contact us

We love to hear from our shoppers whether that’s good or bad feedback, and there are a number of different ways you can get in contact with us here at Sailmakers Shopping Centre.

For all general enquiries at the centre, delvieries, or security matters, please contact a member of the centre management team:

Centre Security
01473 226386

Alternatively, for general enquiries or more information, please fill in the form on this page and a member of team will be in touch with you as soon as possible.


For leasing enquiries, please click here

Contact form

If you have a general enquiry or require more information, please fill in this form and you will be contacted as soon as possible. Please fill in all required fields.


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