Postcode IP16 4AY (East Suffolk)

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

IP16 4AY 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 4AY as Hard-pressed living > Hard pressed ageing workers > Ageing industrious workers.

The closest road name to IP16 4AY is Eastward Ho which is centered 31 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Car Park and is 119 m away.

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

The nearest takeaway food is available from Yuan Feng and is 76 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on March 12, 2020.

Residents reported an average download speed of 55 Mbps and an average upload speed of 12.9 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 2.2 out of 10. 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 IP16 4AY 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 4AY and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

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

Eastward Ho 31 m
Grimsey Road 61 m
Haven Road 90 m
Sizewell Road 119 m
Arnhem Road 120 m
Urban Road 137 m
Sylvester Road 157 m
High Street 177 m
Seaward Avenue 182 m
Paxton Chadwick Close 202 m
Central Road 235 m
Crown Street 250 m
Upton Place 250 m
Cross Street 271 m
Long Row 280 m


Information about the postcode IP16 4AY

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 4AY - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Compass Community School Aylward Park 254 m
Leiston Primary School Good
(December 1, 2017)
321 m
Alde Valley Academy Good
(September 21, 2017)
434 m
Summerhill School 846 m
Coldfair Green Community Primary School 1.9 km
Middleton Community Primary School Good
(December 18, 2019)
5.69 km
Benhall St Mary's Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School Good
(November 21, 2017)
6.17 km
Aldeburgh Primary School Good
(March 5, 2020)
6.31 km
Snape Primary School 6.41 km
Kelsale Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School Good
(May 9, 2017)
6.61 km
Saxmundham Primary School 6.69 km
Set Saxmundham School Good
(February 20, 2018)
6.71 km
Yoxford & Peasenhall Primary Academy Good
(September 12, 2019)
8.34 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Yuan Feng Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
March 12, 2020
76 m
Giri Trading Ltd T/A Leiston Stores Retailers - other 5
Very Good
March 4, 2019
112 m
Golden House Chinese Takeaway Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
March 20, 2021
112 m
Nichols Family Butchers Retailers - other 5
Very Good
March 2, 2021
112 m
Seahawks Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 26, 2022
112 m
Gracies Kitchen Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 18, 2022
141 m
Leiston Newsagent Ltd Retailers - other Exempt
June 23, 2021
141 m
Taste Of China Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
February 20, 2019
141 m
Tasty Bites Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
February 26, 2022
141 m
Leiston East Of England Co Op Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
February 13, 2022
154 m
Subway Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 20, 2021
154 m
Cinnamon Indian Restaurant T/A Taj Mahal Suffolk Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
June 18, 2021
157 m
La Vita Pizza Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
February 26, 2022
157 m
Leiston Pharmacy Retailers - other Exempt
December 16, 2010
157 m
Leiston Picture House Retailers - other Exempt
October 23, 2009
157 m
Simply Delicious Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 26, 2022
157 m
Smyth House Residential Home Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
August 20, 2018
157 m
Leiston Traditional Fish & Chips Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
August 15, 2019
288 m
Perfect Charcoal Grill Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
November 7, 2019
288 m
Platts Fruit And Veg Retailers - other 5
Very Good
October 18, 2018
288 m

Nearby Travel Links

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

Car Park Bus Stop/Station 119 m
Car Park Bus Stop/Station 131 m
Car Park Bus Stop/Station 138 m
Car Park Bus Stop/Station 148 m
Minden Drive Bus Stop/Station 267 m

Nearby Nature

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

Dunn's Hole Woodland Or Forest 721 m
Forty Acre Belt Woodland Or Forest 1.45 km
Stonehouse Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.71 km
Little Beauties Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.72 km
Buckle's Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.9 km
Spring Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.95 km
Square Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.95 km
Leiston Carr Woodland Or Forest 1.99 km
Round Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.02 km
Reckham Pits Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.03 km
Square Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.04 km
Sizewell Belts Woodland Or Forest 2.08 km
Church Farm Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.12 km
Rookyard Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.28 km
Greenhouse Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.31 km


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

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 59.2 Mbps 55 Mbps 79.67 Mbps
Upload 12.7 Mbps 12.9 Mbps 20 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% 9 1
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% 23.8 2.2
30-300 Mbps 100% 61.5 15
300+ Mbps 0% - -

Gas Consumption

44 meters consuming 644,429 kWh - mean 14,646 kWh : median 14,982 kWh

Electricity Consumption

49 meters consuming 217,349 kWh - mean 4,436 kWh : median 3,352 kWh

Energy usage data for IP16 4AY - Data from 2020


Country England
County Suffolk
Latitude 52.20519500
Longitude 1.58005600
OS Easting 644710
OS Northing 0262369
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: Hard-pressed living
Group: Hard pressed ageing workers
Subgroup: Ageing industrious workers
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 004D
Output Area / Small Area 8C1