Aerial view of Orwell Bridge
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Ipswich constituency profile in 60 seconds

If a political party wants to hold the keys to Number 10 it is said they need to secure the classic swing seat of Ipswich, as it comes with an old adage that whoever holds it "normally runs the country".

Located on the River Orwell, the constituency takes in the urban area of Suffolk's county town and most of its suburbs.

BBC Look East's political correspondent Andrew Sinclair has been taking a look at what makes the seat so attractive.

  • 09 Apr 2015
  • From the section Suffolk