Postcode IP17 2NP (East Suffolk)

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The postcode IP17 2NP is located in East Suffolk, in the county of Suffolk. It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. IP17 2NP is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

IP17 2NP is one of the more deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 2.9 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 2NP as Hard-pressed living > Hard pressed ageing workers > Ageing rural industry workers.

The closest road name to IP17 2NP is Southview which is centered 89 m away.

The nearest bus stop is School and is 119 m away. The closest railway station is Entrance1, 1.33 km away.

The closest primary school to IP17 2NP (for ages 11 and under) is Kelsale Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on May 9, 2017.

The local pub for residents of IP17 2NP is Kelsale Social Club and is 564 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as AwaitingInspection . The nearest takeaway food is available from Zorbas Kebab Cafe and is 1.28 km distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on February 27, 2019.

Residents reported an average download speed of 60.7 Mbps and an average upload speed of 13.6 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 58.7% of residents have broadband access of ultrafast 300+ Mbps. 100% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps.

Gas consumption for the area is rated at 1.8 out of 10. Electricity consumption for the area is rated at 0.6 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

Policing for IP17 2NP 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 2NP and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to IP17 2NP, and the approximate distance away.

Southview 89 m
Spinney Close 225 m
Carlton Road 293 m
Ronald Lane 388 m
Rosemary Lane 437 m
Rendham Road 1.52 km
Main Road 1.69 km
B1121 3.33 km
B1119 3.6 km
A1120 15.58 km
A143 31.23 km
A12 53.14 km


Information about the postcode IP17 2NP

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 2NP - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Kelsale Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School Good
(May 9, 2017)
0 m
Saxmundham Primary School 969 m
Set Saxmundham School Good
(February 20, 2018)
1.55 km
Benhall St Mary's Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School Good
(November 21, 2017)
2.68 km
Yoxford & Peasenhall Primary Academy Good
(September 12, 2019)
4.59 km
Middleton Community Primary School Good
(December 18, 2019)
5.66 km
Summerhill School 5.9 km
Snape Primary School 5.94 km
Coldfair Green Community Primary School 6.46 km
Compass Community School Aylward Park 6.52 km
Leiston Primary School Good
(December 1, 2017)
6.88 km
Alde Valley Academy Good
(September 21, 2017)
7.04 km
Bramfield House School Good
(January 30, 2020)
9.33 km
Bramfield Church of England Primary School Good
(June 19, 2019)
9.47 km
Aldeburgh Primary School Good
(March 5, 2020)
11.33 km
Easton Primary School Good
(September 27, 2017)
11.61 km
Wickham Market Primary School Good
(October 10, 2017)
12.13 km
All Saints Church of England Primary School, Laxfield Outstanding
(October 20, 2021)
12.17 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from IP17 2NP - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Suffolk Smokehouse & Deli Manufacturers/packers 5
Very Good
November 18, 2021
0 m
Waterfall Elior At Kelsale CEVC Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
March 25, 2022
0 m
Willow Tree Cottage B&B Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
May 11, 2010
510 m
Kelsale Social Club Pub/bar/nightclub Awaiting Inspection
564 m
The Poachers Pocket Pub/bar/nightclub 4
November 18, 2021
566 m
Lunchtime Company Ltd At Saxmundham Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
January 12, 2022
969 m
Swann House Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
April 9, 2019
1.05 km
Iron Mighty Ltd Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
January 9, 2020
1.19 km
Get Stuffed Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 4, 2022
1.28 km
Jinny's Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
April 5, 2022
1.28 km
Saxmundham Local Retailers - other 4
December 3, 2021
1.28 km
Saxon Wines Retailers - other 5
Very Good
October 20, 2021
1.28 km
Zorbas Kebab Cafe Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
February 27, 2019
1.28 km
Vela Art Gallery Other catering premises 5
Very Good
August 27, 2021
1.3 km
Mandarin House Takeaway/sandwich shop 3
October 29, 2021
1.31 km
The Edge Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
October 11, 2021
1.31 km
Trawlers Catch Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
April 5, 2022
1.31 km
CandyHeaven Retailers - other 4
December 7, 2021
1.31 km
Railway Tavern Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
February 4, 2019
1.35 km
Saxmundham Town Council (Foodbank) Retailers - other 5
Very Good
August 20, 2021
1.35 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to IP17 2NP - Data from Apr 2022

School Bus Stop/Station 119 m
Carlton Road Bus Stop/Station 259 m
Carlton Road Bus Stop/Station 277 m
Pear Tree Close Bus Stop/Station 354 m
West View Bus Stop/Station 356 m
Entrance1 Rail 1.33 km
Entrance2 Rail 1.35 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to IP17 2NP - Data from Dec 2021

Gardener's Belt Woodland Or Forest 467 m
Rookery Wood Woodland Or Forest 691 m
Boundary Belt Woodland Or Forest 805 m
New Plantation Woodland Or Forest 843 m
Bullockshed Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.01 km
Lonely Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.5 km
Lodge Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.63 km
Moss's Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.77 km
New Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.86 km
Park Farm Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.87 km
Pearls Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.95 km
King's Belt Woodland Or Forest 2.14 km
The Garden Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.16 km
The Spring Woodland Or Forest 2.18 km
Scales's Belt Woodland Or Forest 2.31 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for IP17 2NP - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 46 Mbps 60.7 Mbps 160 Mbps
Upload 10.3 Mbps 13.6 Mbps 30 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% 2 1
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% 17.5 3.3
30-300 Mbps 41.3% 75.9 17.2
300+ Mbps 58.7% - -

Gas Consumption

22 meters consuming 261,565 kWh - mean 11,889 kWh : median 10,501 kWh

Electricity Consumption

44 meters consuming 224,610 kWh - mean 5,105 kWh : median 3,296 kWh

Energy usage data for IP17 2NP - Data from 2020


Country England
County Suffolk
Latitude 52.22690300
Longitude 1.49011200
OS Easting 638452
OS Northing 0264485
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 Kelsale & Yoxford
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 rural industry workers
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Rural village
Built-Up Area Saxmundham BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Carlton (Suffolk Coastal) BUASD
Workplace Zone E33028603
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Suffolk Coastal 003
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Suffolk Coastal 003B
Output Area / Small Area 8C2