Postcode IP16 4EL (East Suffolk)

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

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

The closest road name to IP16 4EL is Neave Road which is centered 25 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Library and is 106 m away.

The closest primary school to IP16 4EL (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 4EL is The Bar and is 0 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on March 9, 2015. The nearest takeaway food is available from Leiston Traditional Fish & Chips and is 0 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Satisfactory on August 15, 2019.

Residents reported an average download speed of 52 Mbps and an average upload speed of 11.9 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 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 4EL 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 4EL and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

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

Neave Road 25 m
Platers Walk 72 m
Long Row 87 m
Old Foundry Place 126 m
Prospect Place 139 m
Main Street 139 m
High Street 148 m
Cross Street 150 m
Upton Place 174 m
Park Hill 178 m
Urban Road 178 m
Crown Street 185 m
Sizewell Road 195 m
Kitchener Road 203 m
Dinsdale Road 214 m


Information about the postcode IP16 4EL

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 4EL - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Compass Community School Aylward Park 198 m
Leiston Primary School Good
(December 1, 2017)
531 m
Summerhill School 559 m
Alde Valley Academy Good
(September 21, 2017)
712 m
Coldfair Green Community Primary School 1.99 km
Middleton Community Primary School Good
(December 18, 2019)
5.43 km
Benhall St Mary's Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School Good
(November 21, 2017)
6 km
Kelsale Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School Good
(May 9, 2017)
6.35 km
Snape Primary School 6.37 km
Saxmundham Primary School 6.46 km
Set Saxmundham School Good
(February 20, 2018)
6.49 km
Aldeburgh Primary School Good
(March 5, 2020)
6.57 km
Yoxford & Peasenhall Primary Academy Good
(September 12, 2019)
8.06 km

Nearby Food

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

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Leiston Traditional Fish & Chips Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
August 15, 2019
0 m
Perfect Charcoal Grill Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
November 7, 2019
0 m
Platts Fruit And Veg Retailers - other 5
Very Good
October 18, 2018
0 m
Sue Ryder Care Retailers - other 5
Very Good
December 6, 2018
0 m
The Bar Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
March 9, 2015
0 m
Titlow's Newsagents Retailers - other 5
Very Good
March 14, 2008
0 m
Evsen Takeaway Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
November 25, 2021
29 m
The Royal Standard Pub/bar/nightclub Awaiting Inspection
29 m
Tiffins Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 5, 2022
29 m
Long Shop Museum Community Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
111 m
Leiston East Of England Co Op Retailers - supermarkets/hypermarkets 5
Very Good
February 13, 2022
146 m
Subway Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 20, 2021
146 m
The Engineers Arms Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
April 1, 2009
147 m
Giri Trading Ltd T/A Leiston Stores Retailers - other 5
Very Good
March 4, 2019
191 m
Golden House Chinese Takeaway Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
March 20, 2021
191 m
Nichols Family Butchers Retailers - other 5
Very Good
March 2, 2021
191 m
Seahawks Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 26, 2022
191 m
Gracies Kitchen Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 18, 2022
202 m
Leiston Newsagent Ltd Retailers - other Exempt
June 23, 2021
202 m
Taste Of China Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
February 20, 2019
202 m

Nearby Travel Links

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

Library Bus Stop/Station 106 m
Library Bus Stop/Station 131 m
Car Park Bus Stop/Station 225 m
Car Park Bus Stop/Station 235 m
Car Park Bus Stop/Station 237 m

Nearby Nature

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

Dunn's Hole Woodland Or Forest 561 m
Buckle's Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.62 km
Spring Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.67 km
Forty Acre Belt Woodland Or Forest 1.72 km
Leiston Carr Woodland Or Forest 1.96 km
Little Beauties Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.99 km
Stonehouse Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2 km
Reckham Pits Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.08 km
Sizewell Belts Woodland Or Forest 2.08 km
Round Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.11 km
Greenhouse Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.12 km
Square Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.22 km
Square Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.32 km
Church Farm Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.39 km
Rookyard Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.39 km


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

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 54.8 Mbps 52 Mbps 80 Mbps
Upload 10 Mbps 11.9 Mbps 20 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% 7 1
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% 19.5 1
30-300 Mbps 100% 67.1 16.7
300+ Mbps 0% - -

Gas Consumption

24 meters consuming 314,584 kWh - mean 13,108 kWh : median 9,485 kWh

Electricity Consumption

26 meters consuming 84,040 kWh - mean 3,232 kWh : median 2,629 kWh

Energy usage data for IP16 4EL - Data from 2020


Country England
County Suffolk
Latitude 52.20713700
Longitude 1.57728300
OS Easting 644512
OS Northing 0262578
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