Postcode IP17 3NW (East Suffolk)

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The postcode IP17 3NW is located in East Suffolk, in the county of Suffolk. It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. IP17 3NW is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

IP17 3NW is one of the more deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 4.2 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 3NW as Rural residents > Ageing rural dwellers > Detached rural retirement.

The closest road name to IP17 3NW is Rectory Road which is centered 131 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Bus Shelter and is 109 m away. The closest railway station is Entrance2, 3.18 km away.

The closest primary school to IP17 3NW (for ages 11 and under) is Middleton Community Primary School. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on December 18, 2019.

The local pub for residents of IP17 3NW is Bell Middleton and is 106 m away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Satisfactory on November 13, 2019.

Residents reported an average download speed of 29.7 Mbps and an average upload speed of 7.4 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 100% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps.

Electricity consumption for the area is rated at 0.7 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

Policing for IP17 3NW 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 3NW and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to IP17 3NW, and the approximate distance away.

Rectory Road 131 m
The Street 159 m
Back Road 219 m
Fletcher's Lane 224 m
Minsmere Rise 231 m
The Causeway 364 m
Fenstreet Road 459 m
Title Road 592 m
Mill Street 623 m
Leiston Road 1.46 km
B1122 5.13 km
A143 34.41 km
A12 58.77 km


Information about the postcode IP17 3NW

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 3NW - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Middleton Community Primary School Good
(December 18, 2019)
0 m
Yoxford & Peasenhall Primary Academy Good
(September 12, 2019)
3.65 km
Summerhill School 4.92 km
Compass Community School Aylward Park 5.45 km
Kelsale Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School Good
(May 9, 2017)
5.66 km
Leiston Primary School Good
(December 1, 2017)
5.73 km
Alde Valley Academy Good
(September 21, 2017)
6 km
Saxmundham Primary School 6.48 km
Bramfield Church of England Primary School Good
(June 19, 2019)
6.7 km
Set Saxmundham School Good
(February 20, 2018)
6.94 km
Coldfair Green Community Primary School 7.09 km
Bramfield House School Good
(January 30, 2020)
7.34 km
Benhall St Mary's Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School Good
(November 21, 2017)
7.48 km
Wenhaston Primary School Good
(January 16, 2020)
7.48 km
Snape Primary School 9.82 km
Saint Felix School 11.03 km
Southwold Primary School 11.61 km
Reydon Primary School Good
(February 23, 2018)
12 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from IP17 3NW - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Vertas At Middleton Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
February 16, 2022
0 m
Bell Middleton Pub/bar/nightclub 3
November 13, 2019
106 m
Reckford Roost Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 4, 2022
640 m
Valley Farm B&B Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
November 4, 2013
1.01 km
Argyll House Bed And Breakfast Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
October 21, 2021
1.44 km
Norwood House Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
February 28, 2022
1.59 km
Soup And Pud Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
November 1, 2021
1.6 km
The Westleton Crown Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
October 30, 2018
1.6 km
Westleton Village Hall - Coffee In The Foyer Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
December 7, 2021
1.6 km
Westleton Village Stores & Post Office Including The Snug Retailers - other 5
Very Good
January 12, 2022
1.6 km
White Horse Inn Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
October 28, 2019
1.72 km
Mill Hill Farm Mobile caterer 5
Very Good
May 9, 2017
1.78 km
The Silver Fox Mobile caterer 4
July 28, 2021
1.78 km
Church Farm Cottage Retailers - other 5
Very Good
February 4, 2015
2.03 km
Theberton Lion Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
February 28, 2020
2.16 km
Emmerdale Cafe & Bakehouse Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
March 10, 2022
2.35 km
Emmerdale Farm Shop Retailers - other 5
Very Good
June 5, 2017
2.35 km
Darsham Old Hall Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
April 18, 2018
2.68 km
The Eels Foot Public House Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
February 27, 2022
2.83 km
The Fox Inn Pub/bar/nightclub 4
April 29, 2021
2.85 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to IP17 3NW - Data from Apr 2022

Bus Shelter Bus Stop/Station 109 m
Bus Shelter Bus Stop/Station 116 m
Back Road Bus Stop/Station 470 m
Back Road Bus Stop/Station 479 m
Entrance2 Rail 3.18 km
Entrance1 Rail 3.19 km
Entrance1 Rail 6.48 km
Walberswick Ferry Landing Ferry 10.02 km
Walberswick Ferry Landing Ferry 10.04 km
Southwold Ferry Landing Ferry 10.11 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to IP17 3NW - Data from Dec 2021

Ash Yard Woodland Or Forest 1.11 km
Alder Carr Woodland Or Forest 1.18 km
Triangle Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.25 km
Plumtreehills Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.49 km
Marsh Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.6 km
Stonehill Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.66 km
The Wilderness Woodland Or Forest 1.83 km
Jubilee Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.03 km
Kiln Grove Woodland Or Forest 2.1 km
New Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.11 km
Old Decoy Inland Water 2.22 km
Mill Grove Woodland Or Forest 2.28 km
Peckover Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.36 km
Half Moon Covert Woodland Or Forest 2.42 km
Hangmans New Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.42 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for IP17 3NW - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 33.2 Mbps 29.7 Mbps 39.84 Mbps
Upload 7.9 Mbps 7.4 Mbps 10 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 7.5
30-300 Mbps 100% 37 8.3
300+ Mbps 0% - -

Electricity Consumption

11 meters consuming 70,649 kWh - mean 6,423 kWh : median 2,663 kWh

Energy usage data for IP17 3NW - Data from 2020


Country England
County Suffolk
Latitude 52.25470100
Longitude 1.55945100
OS Easting 643034
OS Northing 0267806
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 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 Lowestoft


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: Ageing rural dwellers
Subgroup: Detached rural retirement
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Rural village
Built-Up Area Middleton (Suffolk Coastal) BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division (pseudo) England (not covered)
Workplace Zone E33028589
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Suffolk Coastal 001
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Suffolk Coastal 001C
Output Area / Small Area 1C3