Postcode IP1 1BG (Ipswich)

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The postcode IP1 1BG is located in Ipswich, in the county of Suffolk. It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. IP1 1BG is a large user postcode, usually allocated to a single address receiving at least 500 mail items per day.

IP1 1BG is one of the most deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 1.6 on the scale of the index of deprivation (where 10 are the least deprived and 0 are the most deprived areas). The 2011 UK census classified the residents of IP1 1BG as Cosmopolitans > Comfortable cosmopolitan > Migrant families.

The closest road name to IP1 1BG is Butter Market which is centered 46 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Revolution and is 125 m away. The closest railway station is Entrance, 965 m away.

The closest primary school to IP1 1BG (for ages 11 and under) is St Margaret's Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School, Ipswich. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on November 22, 2018.

The local pub for residents of IP1 1BG is Miller & Carter Steakhouse and is 5.92 km away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on July 27, 2021.

Policing for IP1 1BG is covered by the Suffolk police force association and Suffolk is the NHS Primary Care Trust (PCT) or Care Trust Plus (CT).


Nearby Postcodes

A list of Postcodes adjacent to IP1 1BG and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to IP1 1BG, and the approximate distance away.

Butter Market 46 m
Dial Lane 50 m
Thoroughfare 81 m
Tavern Street 89 m
St Stephen's Lane 108 m
Queen Street 110 m
St Lawrence Street 116 m
Falcon Street 120 m
Cornhill 136 m
Old Cattle Market 140 m
B1076 152 m
King Street 157 m
Upper Brook Street 158 m
Lion Street 160 m
Lloyds Avenue 163 m


Information about the postcode IP1 1BG

Introduction January 1980
Termination n/a - Active Postcode
User Type Large User - allocated to single addresses receiving at least 500 mail items per day

Local Schools

School OFSTED ratings, last inspection dates, student age ranges and approximate distance from IP1 1BG - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
St Margaret's Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School, Ipswich Good
(November 22, 2018)
523 m
St Matthew's Church of England Primary School, Ipswich 552 m
St Helen's Primary School Good
(January 23, 2018)
758 m
Ipswich School 846 m
Suffolk New College Requires improvement
(November 15, 2019)
851 m
Hillside Primary School Requires improvement
(October 2, 2019)
1.24 km
West Lodge School Requires improvement
(May 16, 2019)
1.29 km
Handford Hall Primary School Good
(February 12, 2020)
1.3 km
Clifford Road Primary School & Nursery Good
(January 30, 2019)
1.48 km
Ranelagh Primary School Good
(November 9, 2016)
1.56 km
Stoke High School - Ormiston Academy Requires improvement
(March 9, 2018)
1.59 km
St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Ipswich 1.61 km
Cliff Lane Primary School Requires improvement
(January 30, 2020)
1.74 km
Halifax Primary School Good
(December 4, 2019)
1.77 km
St Mark's Catholic Primary School, Ipswich Outstanding
(February 21, 2008)
1.84 km
Springfield Junior School 1.86 km
Stone Lodge Academy Good
(January 17, 2018)
1.91 km
Springfield Infant School and Nursery Good
(September 22, 2021)
1.96 km
St Joseph's College 1.96 km
Sidegate Primary School Good
(March 16, 2017)
2.07 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from IP1 1BG - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Shell Service Station Retailers - other 5
Very Good
March 22, 2018
4.36 km
Priory Park Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 25, 2022
4.99 km
Poppies Farm Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
April 2, 2019
5.71 km
Miller & Carter Steakhouse Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
July 27, 2021
5.92 km
Daysies Other catering premises 5
Very Good
March 18, 2022
6.33 km
Studio Flex Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
August 12, 2021
6.66 km
Orwell Stores Retailers - other 5
Very Good
May 21, 2015
7.06 km
The Lunch Van Other catering premises 5
Very Good
October 15, 2021
7.12 km
Vertas At Nacton Academy School/college/university 5
Very Good
March 4, 2022
7.12 km
Orwell Park School School/college/university 5
Very Good
March 4, 2022
7.36 km
Foskers Fresh Retailers - other 5
Very Good
January 24, 2018
7.49 km
P.L.O.T School/college/university Awaiting Inspection
7.6 km
Black Tiles Learning Centre Other catering premises 5
Very Good
February 19, 2009
8.28 km
Reach2 At Martlesham Primary Academy School/college/university 5
Very Good
January 18, 2022
8.28 km
Rhymes At Martlesham Out Of School Club Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
March 6, 2018
8.28 km
Black Tiles Public House Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
March 11, 2020
8.29 km
Martlesham Post Office Stores Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 29, 2019
8.29 km
The Shannon Inn Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
September 8, 2021
8.4 km
Busta Snax Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
February 7, 2022
8.48 km
St Marys Church LC / Bucklesham & Foxhall Village Hall Other catering premises 5
Very Good
March 4, 2022
8.48 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to IP1 1BG - Data from Apr 2022

Revolution Bus Stop/Station 125 m
Cafe Nero Bus Stop/Station 146 m
Buttermarket Bus Stop/Station 152 m
Old Cattle Market Bus Station Bus Stop/Station 153 m
Old Cattle Market Bus Station Bus Stop/Station 163 m
Old Cattle Market Bus Station Taxi Rank 136 m
Sainsbury's Taxi Rank 173 m
Opium Taxi Rank 302 m
Entrance Rail 965 m
Entrance2 Rail 2.07 km
Entrance3 Rail 2.08 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to IP1 1BG - Data from Dec 2021

Big Pond Inland Water 1.47 km
Alder Carr Woodland Or Forest 2.39 km
Spinney Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.43 km
Chantry Cut Inland Water 2.84 km
Fishpond Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.86 km
Beech Water Inland Water 2.86 km
The Grove Woodland Or Forest 3.09 km
Wild Flower Meadow Woodland Or Forest 3.1 km
Wherstead Ooze Wetland 3.12 km
Alder Carr Woodland Or Forest 3.22 km
Braky Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.28 km
Ashground Plantation Woodland Or Forest 3.32 km
Bourne Hill Hill Or Mountain 3.37 km
North Clump Woodland Or Forest 3.49 km
Home Covert Woodland Or Forest 3.52 km


Country England
County Suffolk
Latitude 52.05703400
Longitude 1.15402600
OS Easting 616327
OS Northing 0244545
OS Positional Quality Within the building of the matched address closest to the postcode mean

Index of Deprivation

Most Deprived
Least Deprived

Police Force Association



Westminster Parliamentary
County Electorial Division Bridge ED
Electoral Ward Alexandra
Local Authority District Ipswich
Region / Government Office Region East of England
European Electoral Region Eastern
Local Enterprise Partnership Primary: New Anglia
Local Learning and Skills Council Suffolk

ONS Statistical Regions

International Territorial Level Code E07000202
Travel To Work Area Ipswich


NHS England Region East of England
Primary Care Trust
Cancer Alliance East of England - North
Strategic Health Authority
East of England
Sustainability and Transformation
Suffolk and North East Essex
Clinical Comissioning Group
NHS Ipswich and East Suffolk CCG

2011 Census

Output Area Classification Supergroup: Cosmopolitans
Group: Comfortable cosmopolitan
Subgroup: Migrant families
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban city and town
Built-Up Area Ipswich BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Ipswich BUASD
Workplace Zone E33024985
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Ipswich 007
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Ipswich 007G
Output Area / Small Area 2C1