Ipswich Transport Museum
Preserving the transport heritage of Ipswich since 1965, and now supported by the Friends of the Ipswich Transport Museum. The Ipswich Transport Museum is a Registered Charity No. 276626 and an Accredited Museum, number RD890.
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Ipswich Corporation Handcart
Ipswich Corporation Handcart
Acquired by the Museum:1986
Current State:As acquired
One of a pair built in 1903 or 1904 by Gilbert Brothers, Birmingham to the order of Ipswich Corporation Tramways for permanent way work. This handcart would have mainly been used in repairing the stone setts which paved the road between the tram rails and for 18" either side.

It was donated by executors of the late Mrs. Richard Chandler, wife of the former manager of Ipswich Corporation Transport, in 1986.