Postcode IP18 6AX (East Suffolk)

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The postcode IP18 6AX is located in East Suffolk, in the county of Suffolk. It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. IP18 6AX is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

IP18 6AX 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 IP18 6AX as Constrained city dwellers > Ageing city dwellers > Ageing communities and families.

The closest road name to IP18 6AX is Station Road which is centered 16 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Pier Avenue and is 36 m away.

The closest primary school to IP18 6AX (for ages 11 and under) is Southwold Primary School.

The nearest takeaway food is available from Marks Fish & Chips and is 210 m distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Very Good on November 17, 2021.

Residents reported an average download speed of 55.5 Mbps and an average upload speed of 12.6 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 2.6 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

Policing for IP18 6AX is covered by the Suffolk police force association and Great Yarmouth and Waveney is the NHS Primary Care Trust (PCT) or Care Trust Plus (CT).


Nearby Postcodes

A list of Postcodes adjacent to IP18 6AX and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to IP18 6AX, and the approximate distance away.

Station Road 16 m
Spinners Lane 169 m
St Edmund's Road 184 m
Mights Road 204 m
Blyth Road 238 m
Black Mill Road 266 m
High Street 315 m
Field Stile Road 344 m
Pier Avenue 352 m
Bartholomew Green 359 m
North Road 384 m
Godyll Road 413 m
Hotson Road 423 m
York Road 644 m
Halesworth Road 2.48 km


Information about the postcode IP18 6AX

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 IP18 6AX - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Southwold Primary School 426 m
Reydon Primary School Good
(February 23, 2018)
1.15 km
Saint Felix School 1.47 km
Wenhaston Primary School Good
(January 16, 2020)
7.95 km
Brampton Church of England Primary School Good
(November 3, 2021)
8.78 km
The Old School 9.52 km
Middleton Community Primary School Good
(December 18, 2019)
11.51 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from IP18 6AX - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Clancy's Retailers - other 5
Very Good
July 14, 2015
0 m
Blyth Hotel Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
May 17, 2019
39 m
Southwold Food Co Other catering premises 5
Very Good
April 26, 2021
104 m
The Canteen Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
182 m
Jakery Bakery Other catering premises 5
Very Good
May 26, 2021
210 m
Marks Fish & Chips Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
November 17, 2021
210 m
Black Dog Deli Foods Limited Takeaway/sandwich shop Awaiting Inspection
214 m
Box Southwold Retailers - other 5
Very Good
October 28, 2017
214 m
The Jewel In The Box Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
April 29, 2021
214 m
Voluntary Help Centre Lunch Club Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
October 28, 2021
236 m
Adnams Cellar & Kitchen Store Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
December 3, 2021
258 m
Easton Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
July 30, 2021
289 m
St Barnabas Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
February 25, 2022
341 m
Slate Retailers - other 5
Very Good
October 30, 2019
343 m
Duchies Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
July 21, 2021
365 m
Enzos Pizzeria Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
June 1, 2018
365 m
Southwold Food & Gifts Retailers - other 5
Very Good
December 16, 2019
365 m
Sue Ryder Foundation Southwold Retailers - other Exempt
May 18, 2011
368 m
Sutherland House Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
February 28, 2019
368 m
The Cornish Bakery Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 4
October 23, 2021
368 m

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to IP18 6AX - Data from Apr 2022

Pier Avenue Bus Stop/Station 36 m
Pier Avenue Bus Stop/Station 100 m
North Green Bus Stop/Station 109 m
Kings Head Bus Stop/Station 225 m
Lowestoft Road Bus Stop/Station 465 m
Southwold Ferry Landing Ferry 1.54 km
Southwold Ferry Landing Ferry 1.57 km
Walberswick Ferry Landing Ferry 1.66 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to IP18 6AX - Data from Dec 2021

Bridge Marshes Wetland 434 m
Bridgefoot Marshes Wetland 478 m
The Three Marshes Wetland 529 m
Town Farm Marshes Wetland 604 m
Skilman's Hill Hill Or Mountain 618 m
Reydon Common Marshes Wetland 653 m
Paddle Boat Pond Inland Water 699 m
Botany Marshes Wetland 718 m
Easton Marshes Wetland 839 m
Gun Hill Hill Or Mountain 856 m
Busscreek Marshes Wetland 1.03 km
Woodsend Marshes Wetland 1.03 km
Havenbeach Marshes Wetland 1.22 km
The Denes Beach 1.37 km
Sole Bay Bay 1.38 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for IP18 6AX - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 59.1 Mbps 55.5 Mbps 79.67 Mbps
Upload 14 Mbps 12.6 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% 23.5 1
30-300 Mbps 100% 63.5 15.4
300+ Mbps 0% - -

Gas Consumption

11 meters consuming 183,377 kWh - mean 16,671 kWh : median 17,111 kWh

Energy usage data for IP18 6AX - Data from 2020


Country England
County Suffolk
Latitude 52.32999800
Longitude 1.67498000
OS Easting 650491
OS Northing 0276571
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 Kessingland and Southwold ED
Electoral Ward Southwold
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
Great Yarmouth and Waveney
Cancer Alliance East of England - North
Strategic Health Authority
East of England
Sustainability and Transformation
Norfolk and Waveney Health and Care Partnership
Clinical Comissioning Group
NHS Norfolk and Waveney CCG

2011 Census

Output Area Classification Supergroup: Constrained city dwellers
Group: Ageing city dwellers
Subgroup: Ageing communities and families
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Rural town and fringe
Built-Up Area Southwold BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division Southwold BUASD
Workplace Zone E33028749
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Waveney 014
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Waveney 014A
Output Area / Small Area 7D1