Postcode IP16 4AA (East Suffolk)

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The postcode IP16 4AA is located in East Suffolk, in the county of Suffolk. It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. IP16 4AA is a large user postcode, usually allocated to a single address receiving at least 500 mail items per day.

IP16 4AA is one of the more deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 4 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 IP16 4AA as Constrained city dwellers > Ageing city dwellers > Retired communal city dwellers.

The closest road name to IP16 4AA is High Street which is centered 44 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Car Park and is 101 m away.

The closest primary school to IP16 4AA (for ages 11 and under) is Leiston Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on December 1, 2017.

The local pub for residents of IP16 4AA is The Royal Standard and is 135 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as AwaitingInspection . The nearest takeaway food is available from Taste Of China and is 74 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on February 20, 2019.

Policing for IP16 4AA 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 IP16 4AA and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to IP16 4AA, and the approximate distance away.

High Street 44 m
Urban Road 100 m
Sizewell Road 105 m
Upton Place 127 m
Eastward Ho 129 m
Cross Street 134 m
Neave Road 143 m
Platers Walk 145 m
Central Road 149 m
Long Row 163 m
Crown Street 195 m
Grimsey Road 204 m
Prospect Place 210 m
Old Foundry Place 211 m
Haven Road 222 m


Information about the postcode IP16 4AA

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 IP16 4AA - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Compass Community School Aylward Park 206 m
Leiston Primary School Good
(December 1, 2017)
442 m
Alde Valley Academy Good
(September 21, 2017)
589 m
Summerhill School 697 m
Coldfair Green Community Primary School 1.91 km
Middleton Community Primary School Good
(December 18, 2019)
5.57 km
Benhall St Mary's Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School Good
(November 21, 2017)
6.05 km
Snape Primary School 6.36 km
Aldeburgh Primary School Good
(March 5, 2020)
6.43 km
Kelsale Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School Good
(May 9, 2017)
6.46 km
Saxmundham Primary School 6.55 km
Set Saxmundham School Good
(February 20, 2018)
6.57 km
Yoxford & Peasenhall Primary Academy Good
(September 12, 2019)
8.19 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from IP16 4AA - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Gracies Kitchen Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 18, 2022
74 m
Leiston Newsagent Ltd Retailers - other Exempt
June 23, 2021
74 m
Taste Of China Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
February 20, 2019
74 m
Tasty Bites Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
February 26, 2022
74 m
Leiston East Of England Co Op Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
February 13, 2022
75 m
Subway Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 20, 2021
75 m
Giri Trading Ltd T/A Leiston Stores Retailers - other 5
Very Good
March 4, 2019
93 m
Golden House Chinese Takeaway Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
March 20, 2021
93 m
Nichols Family Butchers Retailers - other 5
Very Good
March 2, 2021
93 m
Seahawks Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 26, 2022
93 m
Cinnamon Indian Restaurant T/A Taj Mahal Suffolk Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
June 18, 2021
114 m
La Vita Pizza Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
February 26, 2022
114 m
Leiston Pharmacy Retailers - other Exempt
December 16, 2010
114 m
Leiston Picture House Retailers - other Exempt
October 23, 2009
114 m
Simply Delicious Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 26, 2022
114 m
Smyth House Residential Home Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
August 20, 2018
114 m
Evsen Takeaway Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
November 25, 2021
135 m
The Royal Standard Pub/bar/nightclub Awaiting Inspection
135 m
Tiffins Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 5, 2022
135 m
Leiston Traditional Fish & Chips Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
August 15, 2019
139 m

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to IP16 4AA - Data from Apr 2022

Car Park Bus Stop/Station 101 m
Car Park Bus Stop/Station 109 m
Car Park Bus Stop/Station 153 m
Car Park Bus Stop/Station 156 m
Library Bus Stop/Station 242 m

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to IP16 4AA - Data from Dec 2021

Dunn's Hole Woodland Or Forest 599 m
Forty Acre Belt Woodland Or Forest 1.6 km
Buckle's Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.74 km
Spring Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.81 km
Little Beauties Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.86 km
Stonehouse Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.86 km
Leiston Carr Woodland Or Forest 2 km
Reckham Pits Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.08 km
Square Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.08 km
Round Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.09 km
Sizewell Belts Woodland Or Forest 2.11 km
Square Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.2 km
Greenhouse Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.23 km
Church Farm Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.25 km
Rookyard Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.36 km


Country England
County Suffolk
Latitude 52.20603000
Longitude 1.57821900
OS Easting 644582
OS Northing 0262458
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 Aldeburgh and Leiston ED
Electoral Ward Aldeburgh & Leiston
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: Constrained city dwellers
Group: Ageing city dwellers
Subgroup: Retired communal city dwellers
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Rural town and fringe in a sparse setting
Built-Up Area Leiston BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Leiston BUASD
Workplace Zone E33028608
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Suffolk Coastal 004
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Suffolk Coastal 004D
Output Area / Small Area 7D3