Postcode IP16 4AX (East Suffolk)

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The postcode IP16 4AX is located in East Suffolk, in the county of Suffolk. It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. IP16 4AX is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

IP16 4AX is one of the more deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 4.1 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 IP16 4AX as Rural residents > Ageing rural dwellers > Renting rural retirement.

The closest road name to IP16 4AX is Crown Street which is centered 13 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Car Park and is 128 m away.

The closest primary school to IP16 4AX (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 4AX is The Bar and is 198 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on March 9, 2015. The nearest takeaway food is available from Golden House Chinese Takeaway and is 151 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on March 20, 2021.

Residents reported an average download speed of 55.8 Mbps and an average upload speed of 13.7 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 2 out of 10. Electricity consumption for the area is rated at 0.4 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

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

Nearby Roads

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

Crown Street 13 m
Prospect Place 93 m
Long Row 117 m
Urban Road 126 m
Sizewell Road 140 m
Neave Road 175 m
Valley Gardens 189 m
Roberts Road 225 m
Eastward Ho 226 m
High Street 248 m
Grimsey Road 253 m
Kitchener Road 254 m
Platers Walk 265 m
Paxton Chadwick Close 281 m
Sylvester Road 305 m


Information about the postcode IP16 4AX

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 IP16 4AX - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Compass Community School Aylward Park 0 m
Leiston Primary School Good
(December 1, 2017)
369 m
Alde Valley Academy Good
(September 21, 2017)
599 m
Summerhill School 666 m
Coldfair Green Community Primary School 2.11 km
Middleton Community Primary School Good
(December 18, 2019)
5.45 km
Benhall St Mary's Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School Good
(November 21, 2017)
6.2 km
Kelsale Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School Good
(May 9, 2017)
6.52 km
Snape Primary School 6.55 km
Aldeburgh Primary School Good
(March 5, 2020)
6.56 km
Saxmundham Primary School 6.65 km
Set Saxmundham School Good
(February 20, 2018)
6.68 km
Yoxford & Peasenhall Primary Academy Good
(September 12, 2019)
8.14 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Leiston East Of England Co Op Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
February 13, 2022
134 m
Subway Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 20, 2021
134 m
Giri Trading Ltd T/A Leiston Stores Retailers - other 5
Very Good
March 4, 2019
151 m
Golden House Chinese Takeaway Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
March 20, 2021
151 m
Nichols Family Butchers Retailers - other 5
Very Good
March 2, 2021
151 m
Seahawks Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 26, 2022
151 m
Leiston Traditional Fish & Chips Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
August 15, 2019
198 m
Perfect Charcoal Grill Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
November 7, 2019
198 m
Platts Fruit And Veg Retailers - other 5
Very Good
October 18, 2018
198 m
Sue Ryder Care Retailers - other 5
Very Good
December 6, 2018
198 m
The Bar Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
March 9, 2015
198 m
Titlow's Newsagents Retailers - other 5
Very Good
March 14, 2008
198 m
Evsen Takeaway Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
November 25, 2021
224 m
The Royal Standard Pub/bar/nightclub Awaiting Inspection
224 m
Tiffins Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 5, 2022
224 m
Yuan Feng Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
March 12, 2020
233 m
Gracies Kitchen Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 18, 2022
274 m
Leiston Newsagent Ltd Retailers - other Exempt
June 23, 2021
274 m
Taste Of China Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
February 20, 2019
274 m
Tasty Bites Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
February 26, 2022
274 m

Nearby Travel Links

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

Car Park Bus Stop/Station 128 m
Car Park Bus Stop/Station 140 m
Library Bus Stop/Station 274 m
Library Bus Stop/Station 295 m
Car Park Bus Stop/Station 300 m

Nearby Nature

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

Dunn's Hole Woodland Or Forest 757 m
Forty Acre Belt Woodland Or Forest 1.6 km
Spring Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.72 km
Buckle's Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.76 km
Leiston Carr Woodland Or Forest 1.8 km
Reckham Pits Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.89 km
Sizewell Belts Woodland Or Forest 1.9 km
Round Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.91 km
Stonehouse Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.92 km
Little Beauties Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.95 km
Greenhouse Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.06 km
Square Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.17 km
Rookyard Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.19 km
Square Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.19 km
Church Farm Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.35 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for IP16 4AX - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 62.5 Mbps 55.8 Mbps 79.67 Mbps
Upload 16.8 Mbps 13.7 Mbps 20 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% 8 0
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% 20.8 3.8
30-300 Mbps 100% 64.4 16.1
300+ Mbps 0% - -

Gas Consumption

33 meters consuming 438,843 kWh - mean 13,298 kWh : median 12,520 kWh

Electricity Consumption

35 meters consuming 142,044 kWh - mean 4,058 kWh : median 3,322 kWh

Energy usage data for IP16 4AX - Data from 2020


Country England
County Suffolk
Latitude 52.20745600
Longitude 1.58013500
OS Easting 644705
OS Northing 0262623
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: Rural residents
Group: Ageing rural dwellers
Subgroup: Renting rural retirement
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 E33028606
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Suffolk Coastal 004
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Suffolk Coastal 004E
Output Area / Small Area 1C2