Postcode IP12 4QL (East Suffolk)

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The postcode IP12 4QL is located in East Suffolk, in the county of Suffolk. It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. IP12 4QL is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

IP12 4QL is one of the more deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 4.3 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 4QL as Rural residents > Rural tenants > Rural white-collar workers.

The closest road name to IP12 4QL is Cliff Road which is centered 79 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Mill Road and is 335 m away. The closest railway station is Entrance2, 4.24 km away.

The closest primary school to IP12 4QL (for ages 11 and under) is Waldringfield Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on January 11, 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 4QL is The Maybush Inn and is 0 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Needs Improvement on March 17, 2022. The nearest takeaway food is available from The Stables Coffee And Sandwich Shop and is 2.89 km distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on March 28, 2022.

Residents reported an average download speed of 47.6 Mbps and an average upload speed of 11.4 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 100% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps.

Electricity consumption for the area is rated at 0.5 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

Policing for IP12 4QL 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 4QL and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to IP12 4QL, and the approximate distance away.

Cliff Road 79 m
Deben Lane 161 m
Sandy Lane 319 m
Mill Road 889 m
A12 33.19 km
A143 37.41 km
A14 88.49 km


Information about the postcode IP12 4QL

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 4QL - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Waldringfield Primary School Good
(January 11, 2018)
0 m
Birchwood Primary School Outstanding
(October 14, 2016)
4.07 km
Bucklesham Primary School Good
(May 14, 2019)
4.14 km
Martlesham Primary Academy Good
(October 10, 2018)
4.39 km
Gorseland Primary School Outstanding
(December 13, 2017)
4.57 km
Kyson Primary School Good
(November 6, 2018)
4.69 km
St Mary's Church of England Primary School, Woodbridge Good
(October 2, 2018)
4.94 km
Woodbridge School 5.02 km
Woodbridge Primary School Good
(May 9, 2018)
5.08 km
Sandlings Primary School Good
(March 12, 2020)
5.13 km
Farlingaye High School Outstanding
(April 26, 2013)
5.57 km
Melton Primary School Good
(September 30, 2021)
5.77 km
Kesgrave High School Good
(December 6, 2017)
5.89 km
Cedarwood Primary School Good
(March 7, 2017)
5.94 km
Trimley St Martin Primary School Good
(June 6, 2018)
6.03 km
Bealings School Outstanding
(July 11, 2012)
6.35 km
Heath Primary School, Kesgrave Good
(November 21, 2017)
6.54 km
Hollesley Primary School Good
(July 6, 2021)
7.23 km
Nacton Church of England Primary School Good
(October 2, 2019)
7.63 km
Eyke Church of England Primary School Good
(October 9, 2019)
7.87 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from IP12 4QL - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
The Maybush Inn Pub/bar/nightclub 2
Needs Improvement
March 17, 2022
0 m
Waldringfield Primary School Kitchen School/college/university 5
Very Good
April 28, 2021
0 m
Waldringfield Sailing Club Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
February 1, 2022
295 m
Waldringfield Village Hall Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
January 14, 2020
559 m
Thatched Farm B&B Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 4
June 10, 2010
1.16 km
The Fox Inn Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
February 28, 2019
1.66 km
Newbourne Farm Retailers - other 5
Very Good
November 10, 2010
2.27 km
Newbourne Pork Retailers - other 5
Very Good
August 21, 2013
2.27 km
Nourish Cafe Newbourne Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 8, 2021
2.27 km
Simper's Silver Harvest LLP Manufacturers/packers 5
Very Good
December 14, 2020
2.42 km
Virginia Nurseries Retailers - other 5
Very Good
January 16, 2018
2.74 km
Mill Cottage Retailers - other 5
Very Good
May 29, 2012
2.87 km
Woodhall Events Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
February 11, 2019
2.88 km
The Plough Inn Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
March 23, 2022
2.89 km
Holeshot Cafe Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
February 1, 2022
2.89 km
The Stables Coffee And Sandwich Shop Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
March 28, 2022
2.89 km
J's Traditional Fish & Chip Shop Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
January 18, 2022
3.88 km
Blue Rabbit Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
May 8, 2018
3.97 km
The Sorrel Horse Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
December 3, 2018
3.97 km
Red Lion Public House Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
January 17, 2019
4 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to IP12 4QL - Data from Apr 2022

Mill Road Bus Stop/Station 335 m
Mill Road Bus Stop/Station 341 m
Primary School Bus Stop/Station 410 m
Primary School Bus Stop/Station 420 m
Entrance2 Rail 4.24 km
Entrance1 Rail 4.27 km
Felixstowe for Bawdsey Ferry Landing Ferry 8.27 km
Felixstowe for Bawdsey Ferry Landing Ferry 8.28 km
Felixstowe for Bawdsey Ferry Landing Ferry 8.29 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to IP12 4QL - Data from Dec 2021

The Tips Wetland 1.43 km
Alder Carr Woodland Or Forest 1.77 km
Tyburnhill Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.81 km
Spinny Marsh Wetland 1.84 km
Eleven Acre Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.11 km
Ranglins Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.11 km
Kiln Walk Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.25 km
Newshill Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.28 km
News Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.28 km
Rockhall Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.3 km
Reddenpit Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.36 km
Foxburrow Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.41 km
Lodge Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.45 km
Lumber Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.45 km
White Horse Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.55 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for IP12 4QL - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 48.8 Mbps 47.6 Mbps 79.67 Mbps
Upload 10 Mbps 11.4 Mbps 20 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% 10 1
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% 22.5 4.6
30-300 Mbps 100% 58 14.2
300+ Mbps 0% - -

Electricity Consumption

58 meters consuming 285,081 kWh - mean 4,915 kWh : median 3,674 kWh

Energy usage data for IP12 4QL - Data from 2020


Country England
County Suffolk
Latitude 52.05254600
Longitude 1.32723000
OS Easting 628221
OS Northing 0244576
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 Martlesham ED
Electoral Ward Orwell & Villages
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: Rural residents
Group: Rural tenants
Subgroup: Rural white-collar workers
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Rural village
Built-Up Area Waldringfield BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division (pseudo) England (not covered)
Workplace Zone E33028652
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Suffolk Coastal 010
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Suffolk Coastal 010F
Output Area / Small Area 1B2