Postcode IP12 1AS (East Suffolk)

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The postcode IP12 1AS is located in East Suffolk, in the county of Suffolk. It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. IP12 1AS is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

IP12 1AS is one of the less deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 6.1 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 IP12 1AS as Urbanites > Ageing urban living > Self-sufficient retirement.

The closest road name to IP12 1AS is Orchard Gardens which is centered 19 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Council Offices and is 67 m away. The closest railway station is Entrance1, 628 m away.

The closest primary school to IP12 1AS (for ages 11 and under) is Woodbridge Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on May 9, 2018. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is Farlingaye High School. The last OFSTED inspection on April 26, 2013 rated this school as Outstanding

The local pub for residents of IP12 1AS is Woodbridge Royal British Legion Club and is 228 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on February 23, 2017.

Residents reported an average download speed of 53.5 Mbps and an average upload speed of 14.2 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 100% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps.

Gas consumption for the area is rated at 3.9 out of 10. Electricity consumption for the area is rated at 0.8 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

Policing for IP12 1AS 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 IP12 1AS and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to IP12 1AS, and the approximate distance away.

Orchard Gardens 19 m
Sun Lane 66 m
Gladstone Road 117 m
Sutton Close 146 m
Lime Kiln Quay Road 151 m
The Grove 167 m
St John's Street 179 m
Kingsway 182 m
Vicarage Hill 183 m
Beaconsfield Road 188 m
St John's Hill 190 m
Melton Hill 213 m
The Thoroughfare 217 m
Deben Road 222 m
Old Malting Approach 230 m


Information about the postcode IP12 1AS

Introduction January 1980
Termination n/a - Active Postcode
User Type Small User - may contain upto 100 addresses but 15 is more typical

Local Schools

School OFSTED ratings, last inspection dates, student age ranges and approximate distance from IP12 1AS - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Woodbridge Primary School Good
(May 9, 2018)
276 m
Woodbridge School 762 m
St Mary's Church of England Primary School, Woodbridge Good
(October 2, 2018)
965 m
Melton Primary School Good
(September 30, 2021)
1.15 km
Farlingaye High School Outstanding
(April 26, 2013)
1.3 km
Kyson Primary School Good
(November 6, 2018)
1.86 km
Martlesham Primary Academy Good
(October 10, 2018)
4.24 km
Sandlings Primary School Good
(March 12, 2020)
4.52 km
Eyke Church of England Primary School Good
(October 9, 2019)
4.62 km
Waldringfield Primary School Good
(January 11, 2018)
4.81 km
Bealings School Outstanding
(July 11, 2012)
4.99 km
Birchwood Primary School Outstanding
(October 14, 2016)
5.26 km
Gorseland Primary School Outstanding
(December 13, 2017)
5.3 km
Grundisburgh Primary School Good
(February 11, 2022)
5.4 km
Kesgrave High School Good
(December 6, 2017)
6.15 km
Wickham Market Primary School Good
(October 10, 2017)
6.88 km
Heath Primary School, Kesgrave Good
(November 21, 2017)
6.99 km
Cedarwood Primary School Good
(March 7, 2017)
6.99 km
Rendlesham Primary School 7.39 km
Charsfield Church of England Primary School 7.58 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from IP12 1AS - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Unashamedly Vegan Mobile caterer Awaiting Inspection
116 m
Wan's Home Made Retailers - other 5
Very Good
May 10, 2012
225 m
COOK Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 21, 2017
228 m
Grape Tree Retailers - other 5
Very Good
October 27, 2014
228 m
Les Chocolats Belges Retailers - other 5
Very Good
December 1, 2009
228 m
Mrs Pipers Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
August 2, 2021
228 m
Plant Cafe Woodbridge Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
April 27, 2021
228 m
Woodbridge Royal British Legion Club Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
February 23, 2017
228 m
Boots UK Ltd Retailers - other Exempt
October 12, 2009
245 m
Christine's Patisserie & Sucoca Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
January 20, 2022
245 m
Holland & Barrett Retailers - other 5
Very Good
June 10, 2009
245 m
Honey & Harvey Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 2, 2021
245 m
Oxfam Retailers - other Exempt
August 3, 2009
245 m
Red Lion Woodbridge Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
January 20, 2022
245 m
Two Magpies Bakery Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 8, 2022
245 m
Waterfall Elior At Woodbridge Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
February 15, 2022
276 m
Willow Garden School/college/university 5
Very Good
March 8, 2022
276 m
East Of England Co Op Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
December 1, 2016
299 m
J.R.Creaseys Retailers - other 5
Very Good
August 11, 2021
299 m
Market Garden Produce Ltd Retailers - other 3
November 30, 2011
299 m

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to IP12 1AS - Data from Apr 2022

Council Offices Bus Stop/Station 67 m
Council Offices Bus Stop/Station 71 m
The Grove Bus Stop/Station 133 m
The Grove Bus Stop/Station 135 m
Church Bus Stop/Station 209 m
Entrance1 Rail 628 m
Entrance2 Rail 637 m
Entrance Rail 1.52 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to IP12 1AS - Data from Dec 2021

Apricot Hill Plantation Woodland Or Forest 810 m
Long Tongue Woodland Or Forest 961 m
Garden Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.05 km
Ferry Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.05 km
Home Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.12 km
Top Hat Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.23 km
Warren Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.24 km
Deben Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.31 km
Brown's Planting Woodland Or Forest 1.42 km
Porters Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.59 km
Arundel Belt Woodland Or Forest 1.65 km
Shaftesbury Clump Woodland Or Forest 1.67 km
Allenby Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.77 km
Long Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.78 km
Broom Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.8 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for IP12 1AS - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 55.8 Mbps 53.5 Mbps 79.76 Mbps
Upload 17.5 Mbps 14.2 Mbps 20 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% - -
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% 17.7 2.7
30-300 Mbps 100% 62.5 17
300+ Mbps 0% - -

Gas Consumption

20 meters consuming 507,107 kWh - mean 25,355 kWh : median 23,371 kWh

Electricity Consumption

20 meters consuming 140,520 kWh - mean 7,026 kWh : median 4,774 kWh

Energy usage data for IP12 1AS - Data from 2020


Country England
County Suffolk
Latitude 52.09561500
Longitude 1.32132400
OS Easting 627597
OS Northing 0249346
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
Suffolk Coastal
County Electorial Division Woodbridge ED
Electoral Ward Woodbridge
Local Authority District East Suffolk
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 E07000244
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: Urbanites
Group: Ageing urban living
Subgroup: Self-sufficient retirement
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban city and town
Built-Up Area Ipswich BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Woodbridge BUASD
Workplace Zone E33024853
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Suffolk Coastal 008
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Suffolk Coastal 008D
Output Area / Small Area 5B3