Postcode IP16 4BX (East Suffolk)

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

IP16 4BX 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 4BX as Constrained city dwellers > Ageing city dwellers > Retired communal city dwellers.

The closest road name to IP16 4BX is High Street which is centered 55 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Car Park and is 27 m away.

The closest primary school to IP16 4BX (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 4BX is The Royal Standard and is 190 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as AwaitingInspection . The nearest takeaway food is available from Taste Of China and is 0 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on February 20, 2019.

Residents reported an average download speed of 51.4 Mbps and an average upload speed of 11.7 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 2.5 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 4BX 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 4BX and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

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

High Street 55 m
Central Road 100 m
Upton Place 109 m
Eastward Ho 127 m
Cross Street 134 m
Sizewell Road 151 m
Urban Road 154 m
Haven Road 179 m
Platers Walk 185 m
Orchard Road 193 m
Grimsey Road 200 m
Neave Road 210 m
Kings Road 235 m
Long Row 237 m
Old Foundry Place 241 m


Information about the postcode IP16 4BX

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 4BX - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Compass Community School Aylward Park 274 m
Leiston Primary School Good
(December 1, 2017)
457 m
Alde Valley Academy Good
(September 21, 2017)
568 m
Summerhill School 751 m
Coldfair Green Community Primary School 1.84 km
Middleton Community Primary School Good
(December 18, 2019)
5.63 km
Benhall St Mary's Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School Good
(November 21, 2017)
6.03 km
Snape Primary School 6.3 km
Aldeburgh Primary School Good
(March 5, 2020)
6.37 km
Kelsale Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School Good
(May 9, 2017)
6.47 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)
8.25 km

Nearby Food

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

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

Nearby Travel Links

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

Car Park Bus Stop/Station 27 m
Car Park Bus Stop/Station 36 m
Car Park Bus Stop/Station 191 m
Car Park Bus Stop/Station 198 m
Minden Drive Bus Stop/Station 263 m

Nearby Nature

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

Dunn's Hole Woodland Or Forest 581 m
Forty Acre Belt Woodland Or Forest 1.58 km
Buckle's Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.78 km
Little Beauties Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.8 km
Stonehouse Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.81 km
Spring Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.87 km
Square Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.02 km
Leiston Carr Woodland Or Forest 2.06 km
Reckham Pits Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.13 km
Round Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.14 km
Sizewell Belts Woodland Or Forest 2.17 km
Square Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.17 km
Church Farm Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.19 km
Greenhouse Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.3 km
Crackland's Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.37 km


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

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 54.8 Mbps 51.4 Mbps 79.67 Mbps
Upload 10 Mbps 11.7 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% 21.8 1
30-300 Mbps 100% 65 16.2
300+ Mbps 0% - -

Gas Consumption

21 meters consuming 337,222 kWh - mean 16,058 kWh : median 11,580 kWh

Electricity Consumption

21 meters consuming 70,375 kWh - mean 3,351 kWh : median 3,314 kWh

Energy usage data for IP16 4BX - Data from 2020


Country England
County Suffolk
Latitude 52.20540000
Longitude 1.57802300
OS Easting 644570
OS Northing 0262385
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