Welcome to The Meeting Place, Whitehouse, Ipswich, Suffolk UK, close to the No 7 and 8 bus stop, and buses running along Norwich Road.

There’s also easy access by road to the A14.

See Contact and map for our location and travel details.


covid-montage-1We’re in the process of reopening the centre and our groups and activities in line with government rules. As we do this we’ll be updating the website, but please bear in mind that, with Covid, things can change at short notice, so the information on the website won’t always be up to date. Please bear with us! Read more on Covid.

Café and events

Outdoor terrace
The Meeting Place has a bookable kitchen/café and four bookable rooms, two of which can be used for functions. We are not currently booking function rooms.

Check our calendar for groups using the centre.

Private bookings

The Meeting Place is also available for private hire. Contact us for details and availability and prices. Read more about our facilities here. We are not currently booking function rooms.


A number of local groups hold activities at The Meeting Place including music, dance and training groups.

Wot’sUp is based in The Meeting Place which arranges social and learning activities for people with learning disabilities aged 18 upwards. Read more on the Wot’s Up page.

Keep up with our news

Covid-19 Accuracy of information
Circumstances can change at very short notice because of the Covid-19 situation. All information is therefore subject to change, whether The Meeting Place, or Wot’s Up information or other information outside our control such as bus timetables.

Please check the information you are relying on is up to date, before committing to any journeys or expenditure etc.

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WifiFree wifi

There is free wifi at The Meeting Place (a reasonable use policy applies).