Postcode IP17 1AP (East Suffolk)

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The postcode IP17 1AP is located in East Suffolk, in the county of Suffolk. It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. IP17 1AP is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

IP17 1AP is one of the more deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 4.7 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 IP17 1AP as Rural residents > Rural tenants > Ageing rural flat tenants.

The closest road name to IP17 1AP is North Entrance which is centered 29 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Lambsale Meadow and is 60 m away. The closest railway station is Entrance1, 286 m away.

The closest primary school to IP17 1AP (for ages 11 and under) is Saxmundham Primary School.

The local pub for residents of IP17 1AP is Community Fridge and is 320 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on November 18, 2019. The nearest takeaway food is available from Zorbas Kebab Cafe and is 226 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on February 27, 2019.

Residents reported an average download speed of 50.9 Mbps and an average upload speed of 14.2 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 100% of residents have broadband access of ultrafast 300+ Mbps. 100% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps.

Policing for IP17 1AP 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 IP17 1AP and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to IP17 1AP, and the approximate distance away.

North Entrance 29 m
Lambsale Meadow 79 m
Harpers Lane 101 m
Fairfield Drive 102 m
Howards Walk 148 m
Street Farm Road 166 m
Sawmill Close 169 m
Waveney Close 187 m
Market Place 222 m
Deben Road 230 m
Back of Market Place 237 m
Holly Way 242 m
Bakers Mews 244 m
Fairfield Road 254 m
The Spinney 263 m


Information about the postcode IP17 1AP

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 IP17 1AP - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Saxmundham Primary School 483 m
Set Saxmundham School Good
(February 20, 2018)
710 m
Kelsale Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School Good
(May 9, 2017)
1.06 km
Benhall St Mary's Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School Good
(November 21, 2017)
1.63 km
Snape Primary School 4.88 km
Yoxford & Peasenhall Primary Academy Good
(September 12, 2019)
5.59 km
Summerhill School 5.6 km
Coldfair Green Community Primary School 5.8 km
Compass Community School Aylward Park 6.17 km
Middleton Community Primary School Good
(December 18, 2019)
6.23 km
Leiston Primary School Good
(December 1, 2017)
6.51 km
Alde Valley Academy Good
(September 21, 2017)
6.63 km
Aldeburgh Primary School Good
(March 5, 2020)
10.49 km
Wickham Market Primary School Good
(October 10, 2017)
11.5 km
All Saints Church of England Primary School, Laxfield Outstanding
(October 20, 2021)
12.97 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from IP17 1AP - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Get Stuffed Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 4, 2022
226 m
Jinny's Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
April 5, 2022
226 m
Saxmundham Local Retailers - other 4
December 3, 2021
226 m
Saxon Wines Retailers - other 5
Very Good
October 20, 2021
226 m
Zorbas Kebab Cafe Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
February 27, 2019
226 m
Vela Art Gallery Other catering premises 5
Very Good
August 27, 2021
249 m
CandyHeaven Retailers - other 4
December 7, 2021
251 m
Mandarin House Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
October 29, 2021
251 m
The Edge Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
October 11, 2021
251 m
Trawlers Catch Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
April 5, 2022
251 m
Saxmundham Town Council (Foodbank) Retailers - other 5
Very Good
August 20, 2021
298 m
The Gannon Rooms Charity Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 7, 2018
298 m
The Bell At Sax Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 4
October 29, 2021
312 m
Community Fridge Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
November 18, 2019
320 m
Railway Tavern Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
February 4, 2019
335 m
Number 1 Bakery Retailers - other 5
Very Good
February 19, 2022
364 m
Queens Head Inn Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
November 22, 2018
364 m
Truffles Et Al Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
364 m
At The Crossroads Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
June 28, 2007
375 m
K B Stannard & Sons Retailers - other 5
Very Good
March 30, 2022
375 m

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to IP17 1AP - Data from Apr 2022

Lambsale Meadow Bus Stop/Station 60 m
Lambsale Meadow Bus Stop/Station 66 m
Street Farm Road Bus Stop/Station 127 m
Street Farm Road Bus Stop/Station 135 m
The Limes Bus Stop/Station 244 m
Entrance1 Rail 286 m
Entrance2 Rail 309 m

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to IP17 1AP - Data from Dec 2021

Boundary Belt Woodland Or Forest 442 m
Rookery Wood Woodland Or Forest 541 m
Lodge Plantation Woodland Or Forest 576 m
New Plantation Woodland Or Forest 866 m
Park Farm Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.08 km
Gardener's Belt Woodland Or Forest 1.12 km
New Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.3 km
Bullockshed Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.35 km
Catsnaps Belt Woodland Or Forest 1.35 km
King's Belt Woodland Or Forest 1.48 km
Moss's Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.53 km
Bloomfield's Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.54 km
Ash Belt Woodland Or Forest 1.61 km
Pearls Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.62 km
Leekhill Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.7 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for IP17 1AP - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 45.3 Mbps 50.9 Mbps 79.99 Mbps
Upload 20 Mbps 14.2 Mbps 20 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% - -
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% 22 1
30-300 Mbps 0% 58.3 17.5
300+ Mbps 100% - -


Country England
County Suffolk
Latitude 52.21742100
Longitude 1.49138800
OS Easting 638590
OS Northing 0263435
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 Blything ED
Electoral Ward Saxmundham
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: Rural tenants
Subgroup: Ageing rural flat tenants
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Rural town and fringe
Built-Up Area Saxmundham BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Saxmundham BUASD
Workplace Zone E33028601
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Suffolk Coastal 003
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Suffolk Coastal 003C
Output Area / Small Area 1B3